Head of eCommerce UK - Slough / Remote

Job Description

Are you driven by shaping the eCommerce and digital landscape? Do you love technology, building and scaling solutions?


Then join us as a member of the LEGO UK and Ireland Leadership Team and take our industry leading eCommerce team into the era of voice and social commerce!


Inspire change and digital transformation, implementing globally scalable & local solutions that integrate seamlessly to retailer sites and impact their digital go-to-market vision.


Core Responsibilities

  • Continue to grow the LEGO eCommerce business in a strategic and sustainable way
  • Drive growth with our pureplay &marketplace accounts and through our omnichannel customers, delivering a brilliant experience for our shoppers
  • Lead a high performing team of 10 to deliver our online sales plan through optimised discoverability, engagement and shoppability.
  • Lead and inspire beyond the eCommerce team. Support and build a pipeline for digital talent within the LEGO Group
  • Establish a data-driven decision mentality and capture relevant data points across the partner, market and LEGO ecosystems
  • Inculcate a culture of test, learn and scale through the UK eCommerce team to ensure we maximise the opportunities presented by new trends and technologies (e.g. voice search)
  • Engage with Regional and Global Centres of Excellence to jointly build eCommerce strategy, harmonise tactics and share insights


Play your part in our team succeeding

We want to assure the highest level of digital shopping experiences (online & mobile/eCommerce) for shoppers of LEGO products on third party pureplayer sites, marketplaces and omnichannel eco-systems; allowing shoppers access to the products they want it, where they want it and how they want it.


This role will be tasked with delivering best in class LEGO (online, mobile and omni-channel) shopper and consumer experiences in conjunction with the LEGO digital strategy by working directly with our retail partners, technology and tool solution providers.


The shopper and consumer will be at the heart of all of your planning. Whether you are developing growth driving activities, building traffic plans, testing conversion optimisation, or focusing on profitability or testing technology solutions.


Do you have what it takes?

  • Proven & successful experience in eCommerce, Digital Marketing and/or technology/digital agency leadership roles
  • Confidence in your team leadership and ability to develop people
  • Digital transformation and digital capability building skills
  • Examples of working with technology, adtech, algorithm or agency providers to optimise and automate business flows
  • Experience in leading retailer relationships, working with KAMs, driving negotiations and joint business planning


What’s in it for you?

Here are some of what to expect:

  • Family Care Leave – We offer enhanced paid leave options for those important times.
  • Insurances – All colleagues are covered by our life and disability insurance which provides protection and peace of mind.
  • Wellness – We want you to be your best self, so you’ll have access to the Headspace App and lots of wellbeing initiatives and programmes run by local teams where you are based.
  • Colleague Discount – We know you’ll love to build so from day 1 you will qualify for our generous colleague discount.
  • Bonus – We do our best work to succeed together. When goals are reached and if eligible, you’ll be rewarded through our bonus scheme.
  • Your workplace – When you join the team you’ll be assigned a primary workplace location i.e. one of our Offices, stores or factories. The hiring team will discuss the principles of our hybrid work model ‘Best of Both’, role eligibility and frequency with you during the recruitment process.


Children are our role models. Their curiosity, creativity and imagination inspire everything we do. We strive to create a diverse, dynamic and inclusive culture of play at the LEGO Group, where everyone feels safe, valued and they belong.


The LEGO Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity and equal pay regardless of e.g. race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or gender identity.


The LEGO Group is fully committed to Children’s Rights and Child Wellbeing across the globe. Candidates offered positions with high engagement with children are required to take part in Child Safeguarding Background Screening, as a condition of the offer.


Thank you for sharing our global commitment to Children’s Rights.


Just imagine building your dream career.

Then make it real.

Join the LEGO® team today.

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