Job Description: Commercial Delivery Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Job title

 

Commercial Delivery Manager

Reports to

 

Head of Trading

Reporting to this position

 

TBC

Location of work

 

Support centre, Co-operative House, Don Street

 

Role Purpose

To support and / or lead the commercial projects and initiatives within the trading working cross functionally across the society.

 

 

Society’s Vision

To make a real difference to the communities we serve

 

Society’s Mission

To develop and protect long-term member value

 

Society’s Values

COOPERATION: embracing the co-operative principles in everything we do.

OPENNESS: honesty and trustworthy in what we say and how we behave. Being prepared to listen.

PASSION: pride in our business, determination to succeed, radiating positive energy.

EMPOWERMENT: providing opportunity, encouraging contribution and involvement, believing in our people.

RECOGNITION: ensuring our colleagues are appreciated, valued and rewarded for their achievements.

 

 

 

 

 MAIN AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY

  1. To keep up to date and relevant in terms of current trends on ranging or concession opportunities to ensure that the store estate is market leading in respect of the Island competition.
  2. To lead and / or support the delivery of commercial initiatives.
  3. To prepare, maintain and deliver recommendations on commercial opportunities. To work with our current suppliers on initiatives and projects which may benefit the society.
  4. Project manage initiatives from concept to delivery as required.
  5. Support the retail team on ranging and merchandising decisions.
  6. Prepare and present analysis of current and future initiatives in order to better inform commercial decisions.
  7. To ensure compliance throughout the Society of all relevant regulations and legislation applicable in the jurisdictions in which it operates, as well as following internal Society standards where higher, with reference to the health and safety of employees, agents and customers

 

SKILLS, COMPETENCIES AND BEHAVIOURS

 

Demonstration of these key leadership behaviours is required:

 

Self-development

Team development

Strategic development

Information Gathering

Analytical Thinking

Technical Expertise

Results Orientation

Teamwork and collaboration

Influence and Impact

Managing Performance management

Customer focus

 Developing others

Customer Focus

Decisiveness

Self confidence

 Flexibility

Self- Development

 

 

 

 

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS 
Broad understanding of the business and the broader co-operative movement

  1. Good level of business and financial acumen
  2. Consults, collaborates, and communicates effectively.
  3. Has the ability to ensure that transactional aspects of the role are well executed in a fast-moving, changing working environment.
  4. The ability to work cross functionally both within the Trading Team and across the Retail Estate
  5. A pro-active nature with a willingness to investigate problems and suggest solutions.
  6. Excellent interpersonal skills with positive and enthusiastic attitude
  7. Able to work with minimum supervision.
  8. Strong attention to detail & accuracy
  9. Knowledge of FMCG Retail
  10. Buying and Merchandising experience