Head of Quality / Technical (General Merchandise Retailer) - Retail

ASP Group
West Bromwich
06 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a leading retailer with stores nationwide and a reputation for outstanding customer service and value. They are currently looking to recruit a Head of Quality to join their HQ team.

Reporting directly to the board the main responsibilities of the role will be:

·Setting the companywide Quality / Technical agenda and strategy

·Leading the Quality / Technical team with significant direct and indirect reports both in the UK and overseas

·Working closely with key internal stakeholders to develop best practice

·Driving development of Own Brand ranges across all categories in conjunction with the Design team

·Management of the supply base from a Quality / Technical perspective, including supplier visits abroad

·Working in-line with the company values and ethos to develop a culture of excellence

Applicants will need to have the following skills and attributes:

·Educated to degree level with a strong academic background

·Senior level experience for a leading large scale Retailer or Supplier in a Quality / Technical leadership role

·Experience working with Retail Own Brand products across multiple categories

·Excellent communication skills, able to build relationships at all levels

·Excellent supplier management skills

·Ability to deliver results in a fast paced head office environment

·Experience working closely with board level colleagues

·Accountability for achieving and excelling company targets

·Demonstrable management experience, coaching and developing team members

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/76703902

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