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Commercial Director

Published on: 10th November 2022

Key Details

Type Permanent
Industry Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering
Location United Kingdom


4c Executive is partnering exclusively with the Cooneen Group to appoint a Commercial Director for their licensed apparel division, Cooneen By Design. Cooneen By Design is an innovative, design-led specialist provider of licensed childrenswear to the UK retail and online marketplaces. Founded in 1966, Cooneen By Design is headquartered in Salford, Manchester with additional offices in China, India and Bangladesh. The company has developed strong relationships with a wide range of retail customers and seeks to bring together innovative design, excellent customer service, and strong, stable supply chains in order to meet and exceed their customers’ expectations.

As a member of the Senior Management Team, the Commercial Director will be responsible for the development and implementation of an effective commercial strategy to enable growth into existing and new customers. The post holder will implement robust processes to ensure continuous improvement across the supply chain and drive operational excellence throughout the business.

The Commercial Director will display significant commercial acumen as well as having a clear focus on driving results and achieving growth targets. They will also display the following skills and experience:

· Significant commercial experience operating in a senior retail supply role within the textile apparel industry.

· Demonstrable licensing and product management experience in a fast-paced environment.

· Proven experience of managing a multi-million pound, textile apparel ecommerce business.

· Proven track record of achieving business excellence leading successful business transformation projects.

· Degree level qualification or equivalent industry related qualification.

It is desirable to have experience in children’s character clothing as well as experience of working with offshore production facilities.

For further information and a confidential discussion, please contact Richard Greenwood, Senior Search Consultant on 029 9043 4343 or admin@4cexecutive.com.

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