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The Role The Accouter Group is an award winning interior design and furnishing company based in London which has grown impressively year on year from its formation five years ago. The Group is an umbrella to 3 brands which between them have an offering spanning high end to base level furniture through interior architecture, show homes and furniture package services. We are seeking a Commercial Director who will perform a prominent leadership position and a strategic role ensuring efficiencies in service, operational and procurement functions whilst meeting the expectations of the group’s brand profile and clients. Reporting to the company founders, you will be responsible for helping to achieve the company’s sales turnover, on time delivery and profit and quality assurance targets by; • •
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Proactively adding value by constantly assessing alternative ways of working, mitigating risks, driving down cost and improving quality of service. Lead the Operational & Procurement functions (incl. Logistics, Service Delivery, Buying) to ensure optimum operational efficiencies whilst collaborating with diverse teams (Sales, Design, Finance, Marketing) and ensure adherence to process. Implement strategies and process to drive revenue and ultimately business growth. Efficient management of company assets in line with sales demands. Maintain quality of operational and customer care standards in line with ‘Best in Class’ policy. Oversee product development and identify new market opportunities. Understand the requirements of existing customers to ensure their needs are being met. Reviewing contracts and making recommendations on commerciality. Interpreting market trends and adapting to industry changes. Ownership of the management and reporting of supplier contracts and terms. Making commercial recommendations to the board of directors. Setting and delivering the company plan alongside other directors. Review long term strategic planning and achieve improvements within the operational delivery
of projects for the company, including system development and implementation.
Owning relationships with outsourced partners, ensuring effciency of process and delivery.
About You: • • •
Impressive, demonstrable track record and skills/experience gained within a similar position(s), at a similar level. Strong leadership skills and experience. Has experience of working in a fast growing SME environment.
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Innovative with entrepreneurial flair and ability to spot opportunities for revenue growth Gravitas, with the ability to build strong external relationships to enhance and strengthen the company’s profile. Expert negotiating and influencing skills. Ability to influence at a senior level, both internally and externally. Tenacious and results driven with sound business judgement. Passionate about achieving high levels of excellence. Highly energised and motivated with a high level of commitment. Commercially astute and customer focused. Ability to work collaboratively and motivate others to provide a high quality service. Numerate with strong analytical and problem solving ability. Excellent project management skills and ability to encourage teams to push projects through to completition. A ‘can-do’ attitude. Excellent attention to detail, with the ability to work accurately in a busy and demanding environment. Self-motivated, with the ability to work proactively using own initiative. A broad background in operations and logistics plus an understanding of stock management systems is desirable.
How To Apply Please send your CV to: Stella Gittins. [email protected]
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