Assistant Manager – Procurement ( CO05163)

Bangalore, IN

Job Description / Skills Required

About Us
Livspace is Asia’s largest and fastest-growing omnichannel home interiors and renovation platform. Using its proprietary technology, Livspace provides a one-stop renovation solution for homeowners—from design to managed last mile fulfillment for all rooms in a home. The platform has organized a fragmented industry, bringing together designers, brands, manufacturers, and contractors to enable an eCommerce-like trusted, and predictable experience.
The company launched operations in Bengaluru, India in 2015. Since its inception, Livspace has organized a fragmented industry, bringing together a curated community of designers, brands, manufacturers and contractors. This has resulted in an e-commerce-like trusted and predictable experience for the homeowners. Livspace boasts of a community of 50000+ satisfied customers and over 2000 interior designers.
The company is already the largest employer of interior designers in the country. Livspace currently serves Singapore, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia as well as 30 metro and non-metro areas in India including – Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Noida, Gurgaon, Mumbai, Thane, Pune, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Kochi, Jaipur, Lucknow, Indore, Surat, Coimbatore, Mysore, Mangalore, Vizag, Vijayawada.
Livspace has showcased phenomenal growth since its launch, having delivered over 125,000 rooms and selling over 7.5 million SKUs through its platform. The company also delivered 50,000 homes across all our serviceable locations.
The founders – Anuj Srivastava and Ramakant Sharma are former Google and Myntra executives respectively, who are seasoned entrepreneurs and successful angel investors. Livspace’s leadership team combines world-class talent and entrepreneurial experience gathered at some of the best companies in the world.
Livspace has raised around USD 450 million in capital from some of the top global investors including KKR, Ingka Group Investments (part of largest IKEA retailer Ingka Group), TPG Growth, Goldman Sachs, Kharis Capital, Venturi Partners, FFP (Peugeot Group’s Holding Company), EDBI, Bessemer Venture Partners, Jungle Ventures, Helion Ventures and UC-RNT. For more information, please visit: “”
Job Description
The Indirect Procurement – Manager would need to introduce and execute indirect procurement and sourcing strategies for various categories which may include consulting services, marketing services, IT and telecommunication equipment, systems, and services, financial systems and services, human resource systems, and services, office supplies, equipment, and services, and other indirect categories of goods and services. Develop long-term agreements to reduce transactional work to obtain optimal quality, price, and other terms. Work with various internal teams to drive procurement processes and strategies to eliminate unmanaged spending. Develop and maintain vendor portfolios by on-boarding regional and global suppliers. Be responsible for managing the overall vendor management lifecycle. Conduct timely supplier performance evaluations. Develop and maintain evaluation metrics. Focus on negotiating commercial terms and implementing procurement agreements with carriers & suppliers.
  • Own the complete source-to-pay process for all indirect purchases of the company.
  • Maintain all business metrics and dashboards related to indirect spend analysis.
  • Develop category sourcing strategies, including market and industry analysis. 
  • Develop market rate cards for all possible categories.
  • Segment, rationalize and develop a diverse supply base.
  • Lead and manage the RFQ, RFP process.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and team members from all regions.
  • Establish and maintain supplier relationships, and facilitate periodic business reviews to continually identify process improvements and cost reduction opportunities
  • Prepare analyses of spend data, category supplier bases, and cost models
  • Manage complex projects from conception through implementation, including change management
  • Manage supplier evaluations, performance feedbacks, and churn rates.
Job Requirement
  • Master degree required
  • 8-12 years of sourcing experience in a indirect procurement
  • Significant expertise in contract negotiation and supplier relationship management
  • Excellent problem solving, and communications.
  • Ability to provide fact-based strategy and sourcing recommendations
  • Experienced user of advanced Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and ERPs