Senior Category Manager

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
We are seeking a talented and experienced Senior Category Manager to build the Category function for Premium Interior Design vertical in Livspace for Bengaluru. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in design / procurement / site operations in Premium Studios and will be motivated to build the right offering for customers at scale. We are building a design-first premium studio and the candidate will act as a bridge between designers at one end and vendors & site managers at the other end to ensure we sell what we can deliver and deliver what we sell in the best way possible.
Demand: Work with Studio Principals and Design Directors across cities to understand demand across categories and create the right selection, pricing and pitching tools for designers
Supply: Work with existing/new vendors to catalog capabilities and build the right view for ensuring quality and TAT
Subject Matter Expert: Act as a go-to-person to resolve high impact projects from booking till closure if stuck due to reasons such as pricing, alternative options, vendor challenges etc.
Job Requirement
  • Bachelor's or master's degree
  • Atleast 5-7 years of experience in interiors industry, preferably premium residential segment
  • Proven experience managing design teams and/or procurement and/or overseeing project management
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to manage stakeholder relationships.
If you are a creative, motivated, and experienced professional looking to take the next step in your career, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity to build the Category function for  our premium design studio.