Head of E-Commerce

Seeking an Ecommerce Head who has the ability to drive optimal commercial interpretation and implementation of the brand’s strategy and vision across the online experience.

Required Skills, Qualifications & Experiences: Key Skills Summary

  1. A natural leader of the eCommerce agenda at a board, executive, department and team level

  2. Experienced strategic thinker and developer of OmniChannel strategy at a company and eCommerce

    perspective (Commercial, Technology and Logistics)

  3. Proven digital marketing expert within performance marketing and google analytics

  4. A passionate sales driven personality, who knows and has experience of trading eCommerce in a

    dynamic, entrepreneurial and fast moving environment that understands how to navigate commercial teams

Technology experience

  1. Preferable experience in Salesforce Commerce Cloud (SFCC).

  2. Must have experience of working with a System Implementer (SI).

  3. Should have an excellent view of how and which products are needed by the business to develop and

    measure the online experience

Commercial experience

  1. Must have worked at scale with an OmniChannel environment that has driven in excess of 15M USD sales

  2. Must have worked with a digital budget of over 0.6M USD, with very good understanding with PPC, social

    and SEO.

  3. Must understand how to trade and merchandise a website for maximum eCommerce conversion and

    category development

  4. Previous P&L responsibility and ownership

  5. Must have experience in growing Marketplace business(Amazon, noon...)

  6. Commercial experience to add extended categories to the website.


    Logistics experience

    1. Experience of improving and growing online propositions such as click and collect and same day delivery.

    2. Thorough understanding of ecommerce logistics models including drop ship and international delivery.


    Has a minimum of 5 years eCommerce experience. He must be a native Digital marketer, exploiter of ecommerce technology including experience of Sales Force Commerce Cloud (SFCC) and an expert online trader.

    The role requires a strategic thinker to ensure the business continue to evolve in the medium and long term in line with the strategic direction of the company. The Ecommerce Head will ensure delivery of the eCommerce sales and marketing plan through tactical and planned promotional execution and merchandising of the digital platforms including App. The job holder will own the development roadmap of feature developments, and the ongoing user experience and trading. He will also drive the innovation of the logistics propositions such as click and collect and same day delivery.

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