Group Commercial Director

MERC Partners
Dublin with international travel.
06 February 2019
22 February 2019
Commercial Director
Position / level
Director, Professional
Contract Type
Full Time


Group Commercial Director

Organisation: Leading convenience retailer

Job Title: Group Commercial Director

Reports to: CEO

Location: Dublin with international travel required

Our client, a leader in convenience retailing in Ireland and abroad, seek to hire a dynamic, innovative Group Commercial Director who will thrive in a scaling organisation and has the ability to lead and drive commercial and purchasing activity.

As a member of the Leadership Team, the Group Commercial Director will be required to contribute to the strategic direction of the organisation and will be responsible for delivery of organisational targets and achievement of commercial priorities.

The successful candidate will exude integrity and authority and will naturally inspire credibility and confidence in all stakeholders, through their performance and behaviour. They will be a confident people person who can fit into the organisation seamlessly and adopt a hands-on approach to developing the business.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have held a senior commercial leadership role(s) in a leading multi-site organisation of national scale with a proven track record of support to CEOs and potentially Boards and a successful track record of delivering growth in competitive markets.
  • Hold a minimum of 10 years’ relevant experience.
  • Hold proven and extensive commercial experience in developing customer and supplier relationships and a track record of leading significant financial negotiations and decisions.
  • Hold an Honours Bachelor’s degree (finance or accounting preferred but other disciplines will also be considered).

Ideally, the successful candidate will:

  • Possess significant knowledge of international markets.
  • Hold experience in food, retail or fuel industries.
  • Hold previous purchasing experience.

To apply, please send a cover letter and up-to-date CV quoting reference ‘Commercial Director’ to

Closing date for receipt of applications is 22nd February 2019.

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