Discern Living Category Sourcing Manager

  • 4-10 yrs
  • Not Disclosed

Job Description

Ideal candidate will have identified & on boarded marketplace vendors, negotiated commercials, signed the agreement, verified their catalogues, got the catalogues listed, managed daily order fulfilment coordination, managed pricing, offers, discounts & promotions. A good vendor base of manufacturers, wholesalers, importers, distributors, brands and retailers catering to the home decor and interior design industry and knowledge of furniture, interiors, & quality standards is desirable.


Sourcing suitable vendors

Negotiation & finalizing margins & getting all on boarding paperwork completed

Training & on boarding Vendors

Managing the vendors & ensuring they give regular inventory & pricing updates & dispatch orders on time

Deal with any damages breakage returns issues & also replacement

Plan campaigns & price offers with Vendors

Constantly source new and better Vendors & Products for the Category

Manage Margins actively as per business plan targets

Source products from vendors for Bulk Projects negotiate margins, delivery times, and all coordination

Manage all vendor issues end to end


Good at building vendor relationships good inter personal relationships

Strong knowledge of the industry & strong contacts with quality vendors

Good at research & keeping abreast of trends

Analytical approach towards selecting vendors & products & creating product categories

Ability to set Quarterly goals of how many vendors & products to work with

Ability to prepare reports & analyze data & make presentations on performance of the Category

Willingness to work hard to build out Category independently & build a team over time

5+ years of experience in E commerce, Marketplace, Vendor Management, Category Management, P&L Responsibility

About Discern Living

Discern Living is a discovery portal for interior design and home decor. We simplify the process of finding the perfect products for your home by providing you expert guidance and curated product suggestions based on your budget and style! Our online interior design is the first of its kind in India. Sit back and enjoy the process of doing up your home get started with Discern Living now!

Discern Living's mobile app gives you all the tools and services you need to create your dream home. Play our Style Quiz to discover your style, explore and shop Products for You, browse our articles to get expert tips, and check out our online Design Service to design your dream home effortlessly!


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