eCommerce Trading Manager, Dropship - Boots UK

Job reference: 133756BR Previous
Location: Nottingham Support Office
Function area: E-Commerce
Shift pattern: Full-time
Contract type: Permanent
Hours per week: Over 35 hours per week

Welcome to the team – an exciting team within Boots UK which is at the heart of our growth plans as more customers look to us for online help, advice and shopping inspiration, as well as the best Boots products, prices and offers. As customers are changing, so are we: focusing on really understanding our customers’ needs and making the most of our great products and services to optimise the online shopping experience and drive growth.

The eCommerce Trading Manager will be responsible for the delivery and success of new category expansion. Working closely with the eCommerce Trading, SBMs and Insights teams to identify new opportunities for This will play a key role in delivering our total revenue & profit and market share ambitions.

On occasions, the role will be required to be available out of normal office hours and has significant responsibility to ensure the website performs strongly to achieve it’s yearly P&L expectations. Accountable for driving the e-commerce agenda for their categories across the business while managing key relationship both internally and externally.

Key Responsibilities:

• Landing new categories on, plus driving the new category to the business care objectives
• Managing multiple stakeholders across varying functions both internally & externally
• Responsible for the strategic direction of the new category/sub-categories online
• Identifying new range opportunities.
• Responsible for legal and safe trade of categories online and delivery of our key KPI’s
• Manage key relationship with Drop Ship supplier
• Key influencer in the ranging decision making

A bit about you:

• Online experience or strong trading experience.
• Understanding and exposure to performance marketing and the trading levers this includes.
• Data & insight led using analysis to develop customer & site actions.
• Stake holder management across multiple functions and third parties. Being able to influence and engage peers and key suppliers.
• Willingness to push boundaries and take calculated risks, while being unpredictable to gain a competitive advantage.
• People management and development experience preferable
• Champion boldness in delivery.
• Project management capability
• Takes ownership and hold others to account.

A bit about us:

Work right at the heart of the business and join us on the exciting digital journey we’re on.

Play a leading role in driving growth by co-ordinating our transformation agenda to drive business performance and continually improve the customer experience. Life in the team is fast paced, every day is different and brings new opportunities to improve what we do. We work with great people across the business and externally to execute our digital strategy and meet our customers’ needs.

Boots UK is part of the Retail Pharmacy International Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance and is the UKs leading pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer. With over 2500 stores in the UK our purpose is to help our customers look and feel better than they ever thought possible. You can learn more by visiting

What we can offer you:

• Competitive salary
• 25 days annual leave, plus statutory bank holidays
• Annual discretionary bonus plan
• Generous staff discount scheme including Boots Opticians - frames and contact lenses
• Competitive company pension scheme
• Flexible benefits scheme available ranging from private medical insurance, holiday buying, cycle to work scheme and many more
• Onsite Staff Shop, Opticians, Gym, Costa, Canteen, Dry Cleaning and Cash Point
• Boots Benevolent Fund - a registered charity that can offer support to eligible current and former colleagues in the UK, as well as their immediate relatives and dependants, at times of financial hardship

Diversity and inclusion is at the centre of everything we do. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We offer a number of flexible working options to suit our colleagues’ needs including job share and part time working. Our website shows examples of colleagues enjoying different working patterns. If this interests you, please talk to us about it.

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