Udaan , Sourcing & Merchandising Lead , Private Brands Lifestyle

  • 8-12 yrs
  • $ Not Disclosed / YEAR

Job Description

Role & Responsibilities :, Candidate will be responsible for driving end to end sourcing and merchandising, of Private Brand products being responsible for Option Planning, New Product Development, Supplier selection & start up, contracting & contract management & cost management during the lifecycle of the products., Responsibilities will include working closely with multiple teams including Category, Quality, Marketing & Biz Finance etc to source products meeting the specifications at the right price points., Be responsible for Global Sourcing strategy for the Category, Be responsible for Global supplier base for the category suited across multiple locations., Build sound understanding of product quality in different verticals and ensuring the right quality through manufacturers for the entire selection., Identify and grow the right manufacturers in every vertical through extensive data analysis and effective business development initiatives, Drive growth of the Private Brands in the BU through planning and executing aggressively, Develop a yearly budget depending on sourcing needs., Keep abreast of industry and market trends and best practices, Adhere to all relevant guidelines and regulationsKey Skills Required :, Stakeholder management : Work with internal and external stakeholders to drive the category forward., Business acumen and decision making : Strong orientation for learning and quickly grasp business nuances. Ability to take decisions based on sound data analysis , P&L management and business understanding., Customer obsession : Puts the customer experience paramount to all other considerations (both retailer and end consumer), Problem solving : Deal with complexity and unstandardized processes to come up with quick scalable solutions to problems, Data orientation : Should be able to build an approach to solving problems through data first