Zilingo has raised over $80 million from marquee investors in the region including Sequoia Capital, Burda Principal Investments, Tim Draper, Manik Arora, Kunal Shah and mo
They are looking for a sourcing wizard to lead their supply team, travel across India to find the best manufacturers across categories and make them fall in love with Zilingo.
The ideal candidate has strong leadership skills, a good relationship with local manufacturers and excellent vendor management capabilities.
- Vendor verification, quality checking and performance tracking.
- Vendor Ecosystem Management.
- Liaising with sales leads & buyers to understand buyer product specifications.
- Tracking market trends to identify viable new categories.
- QC agencies partnership management.
- Liaising with customer care and operations teams across geographies to resolve buyer side issues.
- Managing supplier relationships, identifying sourcing opportunities, forging and developing relationships to enable continued rapid growth of ZilingoAsiaMall.
- Establishing & maintaining monthly targets and KPIs.
- Strategizing growth hacks for the vertical to ensure that the company engages in partnerships that create a compelling customer experience and values for all relevant stakeholders.
Does this sound like you?
Must haves -
- 5+ years experience in retail/wholesale procurement.
- Procurement/ sourcing experience from electronics and/or consumer durables industry.
- 3+ years of supplier/vendor management experience.
- Strongly preferred.
- Handled Chinese suppliers.
- Passionate about supplier/vendor management and process creation.
- Managed above 20 vendors.
- Experience in 3rd party service agencies negotiation / network.
- Experience in PAN Asia procurement/ sourcing.