Digital & eCommerce

Rise to the demand of the digital age with innovative, up-to-date recruitment in the eCommerce arena.

With the rise of new technologies and advances in communications the digital and eCommerce space is perhaps the most rapidly advancing sector, with the pace and scale of change requiring organisations to move swiftly to cope with threats and capitalise on opportunities.

In this environment, the battle for the best Digital and eCommerce talent is extremely competitive, with top talent in very strong demand. When you work with Green Park’s Digital and eCommerce Practice, you can trust our strategic focus, attention to detail and commitment to building a deep understanding of your business challenges.

With our finger firmly on the pulse of new innovations and technologies, coupled with our commitment and diligence, we successfully place roles within this rapidly evolving digital and eCommerce space.  We help our clients to identify and attract senior professionals with the business critical skills sets to make a significant difference.  Plus we also strive for with the culture fit and behavioural aspects that match the particular organisational environment.

We pride ourselves on our ability to operate as genuine brand ambassadors and our customers trust our discretion, attention to detail and thorough methods of working in high-paced, high-pressured markets.

Digital & eCommerce roles which we are regularly undertaken to deliver include both interim and permanent placings of the following:

  • Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
  • Head of eCommerce
  • Head of Digital Trading
  • Design and Build Director – eCommerce
  • Content Director – eCommerce
  • Head of Trading – eCommerce
  • Director of Multi-channel
  • Digital Director
  • Wholesale Director - eCommerce

Track Record

Interim Head of Payments Strategy and Architecture
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JR14818
Location:
North West
Salary:
£1000 per day
Duration:
6 months

Client description
Green Park are looking for an Interim Head of Payments Strategy and Architecture to develop and implement a group wide payments strategy for a leading financial services organisation.

The Interim Assignment
The Interim Head of Payments Strategy and Architecture will be responsible for:

•   Formulating and delivering a group wide payments strategy
•   Developing and owning the architectural strategy
•   Managing the change pipeline and working with key stakeholders to deliver transformation and necessary developments
•   Responding to developments in the UK payments services as well as ensuring that the team maintain the skills and knowledge to assure delivery of innovations and requirements

The Interim Manager
The successful Head of Payments Strategy and Architecture must be able to demonstrate the following:

•   Extensive experience of the UK payments industry and the complexities of external payment schemes
•   A track record of developing architectural and process driven strategies
•   Have highly developed leadership, negotiating and influencing skills

Director of Digital Services & Technology
Job Type:
Executive Search
Reference:
AB14759
Location:
South West
Salary:
Circa £105,000

The Client
Formed in April 2014, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) brought together the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency and the Driving Standards Agency.As the Agency that holds the responsibility for setting, testing and enforcing safe and responsible driver and motor vehicle standards, the work of the DVSA affects every household in Great Britain.

The Role
The role of Director of Digital Services and Technology is a high profile position that carries with it significant visibility and influence within the Agency and across Government. As a key member of the Executive Board you will help set the direction, brand and culture of the new Agency.  You will shape and deliver the Agency’s Digital and Technology strategy which will underpin the transformation of existing service delivery models to enable the Agency to deliver crucial improvements and efficiencies in service provision. As a member of the Technology Leaders Forum, you will have the rare opportunity to be part of a large scale programme of change at the heart of central government that will radically improve how the civil service works and how government interacts with its citizens.

The Person
The DVSA is seeking an exceptional IT professional who can demonstrate proven experience in the use of new technologies to drive the digitally-led transformation of organisations or major companies. A strong and visible leader, you will quickly command the respect of government as a highly effective ambassador for your Agency and profession.

Closing Date
Monday 20 October 2014

How to Apply
1. Visit our microsite for more information and to apply: http://www.green-park-jobs.co.uk/dvsa/application.php

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2. Register / login to our site and apply below.

Further Information
Please call Ella Milward Hamylton on 020 7339 3996

Interim Head of E-Commerce / Multi Channel
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JN27381
Location:
London
Salary:
£800 per day
Duration:
6 months

The Client
Green Park is excited to be partnering a household retail brand with their continued development by adding strength within their digital offering by appoint an Interim Head of E-Commerce / Multi Channel. This is a fantastic opportunity for a commercial established e-commerce specialist to come in and add value to this rapidly growing organisation.

The Interim Assignment
The role will surround maximising the commercial potential of our client’s ecommerce sales channel by achieving sales and profit budgets through commercial understanding of the product, customers and internal capabilities. The Interim Head of E-Commerce / Multi Channel will need to translate the digital vision into clear goals and objectives for the online trading team by leading all Online Trading & Planning activities and manage the online critical path calendar. You will need to maximise margin while growing sales and customer recruitment by effectively managing markdown and promotional events with the senior management team. This role will deputise the Multi-Channel Director when required and lead and develop the online trading team with clear succession plans.

The Interim Manager
The Interim Head of E-Commerce / Multi Channel will need to be a well-established commercial e-commerce specialist with a proven track record in household brands, whether that’s retail, fashion, wider consumer. You will need to approachable with strong management skills and though this is an interim assignment, you would be expected to resonate the company ethos from day one.

Interim IT Project Manager – Risk
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
PH14831
Location:
North West
Salary:
£600 - £900 per day
Duration:
6 months

The Client
Green Park is partnering with a financial service institution who is going through significant IT transformation that impacts the whole organisation.  The client is looking for a capable and experienced Interim IT project/programme manager to work within the risk function looking at the project from a risk perspective.

The Interim Assignment
The Interim IT Project Manager role will involve on the IT projects within risk. These will sit across AML, reg risk and outsourcing, managing a mix of projects across different areas of IT risk.  You will be working as part of broader community on a number of projects and ensuring adequate involvement on the risk projects around transformation.

The Interim Manager
The successful Interim IT Project Manager must be able to display the following experience:

•   Have worked in the IT department and moved into Risk
•   Worked with outsourced solutions and the inherent risks associated with this activity
•   Solid project management experience
•   Strong stakeholder experience as you will be dealing with the Board and their reports Experience in Financial services and risk will be ESSENTIAL in this role. It would be preferable if you are immediately available on or a short notice period.

Interim Head of Direct & E-Commerce
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
PH14810
Location:
London
Salary:
£750 - £850 per day
Duration:
6 months

Client Description
Green Park are looking for an Interim Head of Direct & E-Commerce to work for one of the UK’s leading insurance companies, to lead the build of its e-commerce capability and deliver growth for its affinity partners and direct to consumer business channels.

The Interim Assignment
The Interim Head of Direct & E-Commerce will report to the CMO and responsibilities will include:

•   Developing a market leading e-commerce capability, that supports and enables the rapid and profitable development of the Direct to Consumer business.
•   Producing and executing a long-term, customer focused business plan that drives delivery through the available resources of the business
•   Identification and implementation of e-commerce technologies/capabilities that will further enable the business to deliver its corporate objectives
•   Establishing the brand as a reputable service provider within its chosen markets
•   Work with the business to identify and launch new market leading propositions

This is an exciting opportunity who likes to launch new products and revenue streams.

The Interim Manager
The successful candidate will be a well-rounded commercial Marketer who is able to display:

•   Strong leadership experience from within the Insurance sector
•   Strong knowledge in developing and implementing e commerce/digital model
•   Direct to consumer market experience  

Interim Head of Digital and E-Commerce
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JN14730
Location:
London
Salary:
£800 per day
Duration:
6 months

The Client
Green Park is excited to be partnering a global fashion house renowned on the high street.  We will be helping their digital business to continue to be at the forefront of .com with the addition of an Interim Head of Digital and E-Commerce.

The Interim Assignment
The Interim Head of Digital and E-Commerce will be reporting into the VP of Digital and E-Commerce with dotted lines into the VP of Marketing.  As the lead within digital and e-commerce, you will have ownership and management of multiple .com sites. You will be responsible for driving sales and profitability by improving conversion rate, increase average order size and improving user experience across multi-channels. You will manage the .com structure, navigation, performance and functionality for the UK site as well as their international standalone sites. You’ll own and drive the testing strategy and plan.

The Interim Manager
The successful Interim Head of Digital and E-Commerce will need to be a proven digital / e-commerce expert who has strong experience of launching and running international (localised) websites and directed an e-commerce roadmap for their business. You will need to approachable with strong management / stakeholder skills and though this is an interim assignment, you would be expected to resonate the company ethos from day one. Retail exposure is a minimum and candidates with heavy fashion exposure will be given preference in long / shortlist. 

Interim MS Dynamics AX Solution Architect
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JN14656
Location:
West Europe
Salary:
£700 - £800 per day
Duration:
6 months

The Client
Green Park is partnering an established pan-European consumer business through an exciting next stage of their technology journey and creating a team to handle a Microsoft Dynamics AX implementation.

The Interim Assignment
The Dynamics AX Technical Solution Architects will be responsible for managing all technical aspects during the full lifecycle of the Dynamics AX implementation. This includes pre-sales, solution engineering, project estimation, business requirement analysis, functional design, technical design and on-going activities related to build and deployment phases of the project. This person will have a strong overall knowledge of both the functional and technical aspects of Microsoft Dynamics AX. Responsibilities: • Works closely with Programme Director to ensure that all deadlines related to technical aspects of the Dynamics AX implementation are either met or exceeded. • Developing customizations for pre-sales activities • Working closely with the infrastructure team to build hardware sizing requirements • Support or execution of data migrations into a Dynamics AX environment using the Microsoft Data Migration Framework or other technologies. • Communicate project deadlines to the Technical Consulting director and ensure that resources are scheduled to meet these deadlines. • Work closely with the functional team to create requirements documents that will be used by developers for customizing Dynamics AX. • Support developers as questions or issues arise. • Communicate development guidelines to both internal and external development resources • Monitor development activities to ensure development guidelines are being followed • Document customer environment specifications • Communicate Dynamics AX implementation environment methodology • Build and/or copy new Dynamics AX environments as needed throughout the project • Engage the project team and end-users to architect and develop Microsoft Dynamics AX gap/fit solutions.

The Interim Manager
This is an opportunity for an established, seasoned interim / contract / freelance MS Dynamics AX Solution Architect with change experience to see such an implementation through from ‘cradle to grave’. You will need to have proven experience within Microsoft Dynamics AX as well as Coda, ideally multi-site multi-country experience would be highly advantageous. Regretably, we will not be able to consider applications without MS Dynamics AX Implementation exposure with 2012+ Dynamics AX

Interim Campaign Insights Manager
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
PH14683
Location:
North West
Salary:
£700 per day
Duration:
3 - 6 months

The Client
Our client is a business going through a period of change which is looking for an Interim Campaign Insights Manager to work with the business in a developing capacity.

The Interim Assignment
The Interim Campaign Insights Manager will be required to work within a team to improve market effectiveness of direct customer communications.  You will be required to review all current and scheduled campaign plans, provide an overview on the current status and forward plans, create a plan to deliver solutions and train and develop junior staff members.

The Interim Manager
The Interim Campaign Insights Manager will be a proven marketing professional with in-depth experience of working within this area of marketing and MUST have experience of Affinium. However, the client is flexible on sector background. 

Global Director of Digital IT & Analytics
Job Type:
Executive Search
Reference:
WR14672
Location:
West Europe
Salary:
€130,000 per annum

The Client
Our client is an international fashion company that designs clothes and accessories for men, women and children. The company’s collections and accessories are sold in over 250 owned retail stores, department stores, chain stores, specialist stores and nearly 300 franchise stores. They are on a mission to define and implement a truly global omni-channel vision with a clear 3 year roadmap.

The Position
Reporting to the Global VP, Digital and CRM, the Global Director of Digital IT & Analytics will support the brand through accomplishing the formulation and implementation of a global digital platform, translating into a seamless brand & shopping experience; an integrated digital commercial strategy; a robust and cost effective digital consumer value proposition and an integrated digital Go-to-Market process to ensure flawless execution. You will define the strategic and tactical digital roadmap by providing technology leadership for the end-to-end digital consumer experience, partaking and contributing to all cross-channel and omni-channel initiatives. Consulting with the IT management team to ensure that all digital technologies and enhancements are in line with the enterprise architecture, you will develop a robust consumer journey, marketing analytics roadmaps and delivering actionable insights. You will lead the project management of the digital platform project across all areas including technical architecture, design, development and delivery.

The Person
With solid digital IT and analytics experience - preferably for a fashion pure-player or iconic omni-channel fashion brand - you will drive an organisational culture that instils focus on customer satisfaction and profitability by continuously improving services, processes, systems and collaborative capabilities. Able to think through problem solutions, sell cooperative solution agendas and integrate internal/external efficiencies, you will have a proven track record of success with metric-driven results. With strong coordination and multitasking skills, you will have the ability to effectively manage multiple projects and tasks of various complexities. Experience in leading enterprise ecommerce platforms such as Demandware, Hybris, etc. and analytical tools such as Omniture and E-crm tools are necessary. For further information, please contact William Richards at Green Park on 020 7399 4300.

Interim Head of Digital Technology
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
PH14629
Location:
North West
Salary:
£1000 per day
Duration:
6 months

The Client
Our client is a financial services organisation which requires an interim Head of Digital Technology to sit within the IT department.

The Interim Assignment
The Interim Head of Digital Technology will be pivotal in working with IT, the business and the marketing team to influence and shape strategic business plans. These plans will aid in providing technology insights to build competitive advantage and effectiveness of the business. The Interim Head of Digital Technology will be involved in the following areas:

• Delivering technology-related change for the digital area by utilising resources from across the business and external suppliers
• Working closely with the exec and the leadership team to influence outcomes in relation to digital
• Deliver technology production performance and outcomes for the business
• Working with third-party providers
• Managing a multi-disciplinary team in a matrix environment

The Interim Manager
The Interim Head of Digital Technology will possess strong experience of the following:

• delivering large technology programmes through managing internal and external stakeholders, suppliers and transformation teams
• digital delivery
• driving IT performance within a business
• Financial Services - essential

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