- Developer - Digital
22 August 2018 X

Head of eCommerce - Magento–

Salary £45,000 - £60,000
Location Manchester
Type Permanent
Sector Digital Technology

About the post–

POST is recruiting for a Head of eCommerce to work for one of the UK’s leading full-service digital agencies. Based in Manchester, they are at the forefront of technology and innovation with an unwavering commitment towards creating quality solutions for their clients.

They provide bespoke web solutions using the best web technologies for CMS’s, ecommerce, bespoke applications and integrated solutions which has seen them earn a reputation as the 'go-to’ agency for projects where a high level of technical expertise is required.

As the Head of eCommerce, you should have experience and expertise developing on Magento as you will be responsible for overseeing all projects in the eCommerce department, primarily built on the Magento platform.

Both client-facing and internally-focused, you will be tasked with helping to propose and secure new contracts, as well as improving efficient processes within your team and the business as a whole.

The role involves collaborating with colleagues across all departments, principally leading and motivating the eCommerce development team, you will also work closely with the sales team and senior management. As a department head, you will be expected to communicate with the Production Manager and HR, to efficiently manage the resources of your team.

What we need from you–

  • Experienced - working with Magento 1 & 2.
  • An excellent communicator - written and verbally
  • An effective team leader who is able to coordinate and collaborate across departments.
  • Strong commercial acumen and negotiation skills.
  • Organised - with excellent time management.
  • Flexible - constantly learning new approaches and adapting quickly to changing priorities.
  • Meticulous - with high attention to detail and consistency.
  • Influential - successfully leading and working with those not directly under your control.
  • A natural aptitude for solving challenging problems.
  • Ambition: continually striving for quality.
  • An ability to focus on a clear goal in all actions.
  • Active engagement with the Magento community.
  • Skill in some or all of the management tools used e.g. Atlassian Suite, Hubspot, Google Apps.

What you’ll get–

  • Highly Competitive Salary: with potential opportunities for progression and performance-related bonuses.
  • Personal Development: A host of possibilities for personal development, from in-house training workshops to conference and training opportunities.
  • Generous Holiday Allowance: enjoy 23 days holiday, plus 5 days over Christmas, and 8 Bank Holidays per year on top.
  • Work from Home Allowance: Need to escape the commute or take delivery of a new sofa? We appreciate that some days it can be more convenient to work from home, so we offer an allocation of days to allow for this.
  • Flexible Working Hours: we all work 7.5 hours per day, but team members can plan their schedule to suit them. Provided we can collaborate during the core office hours (10 am- 4.30 pm) then the rest is up to you.
  • Company-issued MacBook Pro: every employee is issued with a MacBook Pro, to tailor to their needs and preferences. The aim is to give every team member the freedom to work where they choose: at their own two-screen workstation, at a standing desk or in a private pod.
  • The chance to socialise and unwind: when you need to take a break, the office bar and games area is the social hub.
  • And then… after successfully passing your probation at, the benefits package gets a boost! Access to the company pension scheme, private healthcare, discounted rail commute and cycle to work programmes all ensure that you continue to be healthy and happy whilst working with us.