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I'm very impressed by the professionalism and preparation that is behind every conversation and engagement. Clear that everyone on the team gives a lot of thought to their work.

Candidate Testimonial - Sept 2016

Temporary Head of Retail

Up to £20 per hour plus holiday pay
Central Oxford
Work type
Job ref
Your Job

We are looking for an exceptional candidate to take on the very senior position of Head of Retail on a temporary basis in Central Oxford. There is no parking provided on site, so you will need to rely on public transport. To start ASAP and ongoing for a few weeks, with potential to go permanent for the right candidate.

You must be organised, highly motivated and results orientated. You will also be managing a team of three, so you must be friendly yet assertive, with extensive leadership experience.

Your duties will include:

  • Overseeing the day-to-day operations to ensure that everything is running smoothly and efficiently
  • Ensuring targets and KPIs are met accordingly
  • Carrying out payroll and making sure that employees are paid promptly and accurately
  • Implementing all HR policies and procedures whilst ensuring that they are adhered to at all times
  • Participating in Buying, and Merchandising tasks including ordering new stock
  • Managing the use of e-commerce and the online shop.

Job Requirements

It is essential that you have a strong background in retail within a senior management position. Involvement with e-commerce tasks is also highly desirable.

You must have a history of delivering against target, and achieving a high turnover.

You must also be able to work to ambitious financial deadlines and pressured turnaround times.

Previous experience in a managerial role will allow you to settle in to this position with ease. You must have a ‘can do’ attitude and be willing to get stuck in with the rest of the team.


Holiday pay is offered alongside a competitive hourly rate.
This is an excellent opportunity to get stuck in to a varied role which will allow you to be truly visible within the business.
The Company

Our client is a well-known outlet within Central Oxford and would allow you to receive excellent job satisfaction.

Allen Associates is one of Oxfordshire’s leading recruitment companies, with Marketing, Finance, PA/Admin, Human Resources and Temporary divisions. Allen Associates operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin and Google+.

If you are keen to apply, please email us your CV, covering letter and required salary details, to temporary@allen-associates.co.uk.