Regional Head – Design (RES01224)

Delhi, 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: https://www.livspace.com/
Job Description
As a Regional Head – Design, you will own the  Interior Designing brand experience by focusing on building a consistent and cohesive visual design embedded touchpoint externally and internally.  Will be responsible to lead the design operations and customer experience for clients along with the following other key responsibilities :
  • Managing and leading the Design operations and its strategy for Residential Interiors.
  • Designing and space planning of residential projects and partnering with the Sales team to understand the client's requirement and extend support on creating the design pitch and achieve cost effective business conversion without compromising on the customer / client experience.
  • Help manage the technical aspects of the project, including the selection of finishes and fittings and space planning.
  • Managing the review / approval / rejection / resubmission of specifications and samples.
  • Ensuring productivity & work output by imparting required training and leading discussions on designs.
  • Ensuring work output of Designers Team and managing designing of multiple projects month-on-month.
  • Manage strategic alliances / business partnerships through builders, architects and interior consultants in order to achieve maximum project reach.
Job Requirement
  • Graduate / MBA (from a Tier 1 School) in Operational/Supply Chain/Operational Research.
  • 5 to 7 years’ overall experience with 3+ years' experience as City / Regional / Central head positions with MNCs or unicorn start-ups.
  • Experience with team and people management, collaborating with cross-functional teams and leading strategic initiatives for design operations.
  • Demonstrated ability to dive deep into understanding our business, our projects, and opportunities to improve the outcomes of our strategic projects and programs.
  • Demonstrated leadership in thought, action and team building.
  • Strong problem solving skills and ability to work in a fast paced and high energy environment.
  • Strong business acumen for the Design & Build industry.
  • Structured thought process and strong analytical ability.
  • Interpersonal and leadership experience drives change through a strong ability to influence business partners and execute ideas through to completion.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced start-up environment.
  • Operations Excellence with a strong understanding of operations processes and customer experience required to maximize business.
  • Experience in developing and implementing measurement systems, processes, and procedures for complex situations.