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 Transformation Lead
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JN14681
Location:
West Europe
Salary:
£1200 per day
Duration:
18 months

Client description
Green Park is partnering a renowned high street retailer through an exciting international brand / repositioning journey by appointing an Interim Transformation Lead to act as the conduit between the turnaround / implementation business improvement teams and the wider international business, board and private equity house.

Assignment description
The Interim Transformation Lead will be pivotal in driving organisational commercial change and decisions while assisting the business improvement team in delivering implementations within finance and technology. You will have full view of the organisation and engagement with the board / senior leadership team. In addition, you be responsible for agenda and delivery of the finished article in partnership with the business improvement team.

Candidate description
The Interim Transformation Lead will need to have proven experience with handling business change, specifically within a retail / fashion / apparel orientated environment. Our client’s store network is 300+ so this will be an incredibly hands on assignment and will involve European travel. This is an opportunity for an established, seasoned Interim board-level executive. 

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

Interim Business Change Consultant / Programme Manager – Digital
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JN14681
Location:
London
Duration:
3 months

The Client
Green Park is partnering a renowned international high street fashion retailer through an exciting next stage within their global business programme. As part of this process they are looking to appoint an Interim Business Change Consultant / Programme Manager within digital.

The Interim Assignment
The Interim Business Change Consultant will assist the European website re-launch by creating a cradle-to-grave target operating model, sitting between the European operations and international group function. The operating model will consist of end-to-end design (people, process, policies and procedures).  It will be an incredibly hands-on role, dealing with multiple teams, functions and countries. You will have full view of the European organisation, in addition to board level, within the international group leadership team.

The Interim Manager
This is an opportunity for an established, seasoned Interim Business Change Consultant / Programme Manager with proven experience in lean working environments. You need to be commercially engaging with senior stakeholders.  It is imperative that you have proven working knowledge of pure-play retail, ideally within a fashion and apparel organisation.  However we will consider general merchandise.

If you have not worked in digital / fashion, retail or wholesale environment, regrettably we will not be able to progress your application.

Interim Risk SME - Digital
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
KM14545
Location:
North West
Salary:
£600 - £800 per day
Duration:
3 - 6 months

The Client
Our client is a major UK financial services organisation.

The Interim Assignment
Our client is looking for an interim risk specialist who has worked within the digital arena in financial service. The successful applicant will be required to: • build a digital risk framework that will satisfy the regulator • be able to shape policy • possess in-depth knowledge of risk management frameworks

The Interim Manager
The successful Interim Risk SME - Digital will possess the following skills and experience: • experience of working as a Risk specialist within the digital arena • financial services experience • strong ability to influence stakeholders • strong communication skills 

Head of Customer Insight & Research
Job Type:
Executive Search
Reference:
WR14477
Location:
London
Salary:
Competitive

The Client
Our client is rapidly-growing multi-channel retailer.

The Role
A newly formed role, the Head of Customer Insight & Research will support the Multi-channel Director to lead the Insight & research function, building an ecosystem of business intelligence that informs strategy across the business. You will lead projects across a variety of disciplines including data analytics, customer research and campaign management. This high profile role will involve building key relationships with board members and senior executives, and will involve collaborating with all internal functions and divisions. This role will be responsible for designing and managing analysis which reveals growth opportunities, influences business strategy and measures marketing effectiveness, and will develop and communicate goals, strategies, tactics, project plans, timelines, milestones, and key performance metrics for moving the Company toward its established vision of being one of the UK’s leading multichannel retailers with an unparalleled customer ethos.

The Ideal Candidate
The Head of Customer Insight & Research will have solid experience working with customer insight teams within a data intensive organisation, ideally a retailer, or an environment in which significant volumes of customer data are regularly used to drive insight, and will have a passion for consumer analysis, digital business, mobile, media and emerging technologies and with an understanding how data shapes business strategy.

Interim Head of E-Commerce / Online Trading (Multi Channel)
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JN14476
Location:
London
Salary:
£700 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 / Online Trading. This is a fantastic opportunity for a commercial established e-commerce / online trading specialist to come in and add value to this rapidly growing organisation.

The Interim Assignment
The Interim Head of E-Commerce / Online Trading (Multi Channel) role will maximise the commercial potential of our client’s e-commerce sales channel by achieving sales and profit budgets through commercial understanding of the product, customers and internal capabilities. You will need to translate the Multi-Channel 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 E-Commerce Director when required and lead and develop the online trading team with clear succession plans.

The Interim Manager
The Interim Head of E-Commerce / Online Trading (Multi Channel) will need to be a well-established commercial e-commerce / online trading 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.  

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