Head of Trading Operations
Location: Head Office in Park Royal, London
Salary: Competitive+ bonus, £8k Car allowance, healthcare, pension scheme
About Bestway Wholesale
Bestway Wholesale Trading Team is Recruiting!
Established in 1976, Bestway Wholesale has grown to become the UK’s largest independent food and drink wholesaler. Our mission is to be the ‘Best Way to Grow your Food and Drinks Business’. With 58 depots spanning the length and breadth of the UK, Bestway Wholesale is a supply partner to over 70,000 independent retailers and 40,000 catering and foodservice operators. We have scale and purchasing power to help our customers compete in an ever-changing market. In addition to supplying to thousands of convenience stores, Bestway wholesale also operates the award-winning Best-one symbol group which has 1,400 members across the country and over 3,500 independent retailers have chosen our depot-run promotion club, Xtra Local, as their retail club of choice.
Bestway have recently acquired the Costcutter retail group, moving our annual wholesale turnover to £3b per year. This acquisition has created some exciting roles that we are looking to recruit talented, dynamic and driven individuals with a passion for the ever-changing world of retail and wholesale.
About the role
A senior role in our Trading team with group accountability for process development and continual improvement to drive efficient ways of working across the group Trading team. You will have ownership of the Trading team workplan and be the lead for the Trading team on all projects across the business. You will have line manager responsibility for the range management teams and central administration teams across the group.
You will currently be operating at a senior level from a Commercial or Supply Chain background and have a demonstratable track record of improvement of processes and efficiencies across multiple teams and locations. You must be hands on and able to both plan and implement improvements across the group.