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25/05 Imran Khan
Talent Acqusition at Livspace

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Livspace - Head - Planning - IIM/IIT/NIT/BITS (7-8 yrs)

Bangalore Job Code: 1100828

Livspace is building a D2C brand for Home Fashion. Its going to be India's top D2C Brand focusing on Furniture, Barware, Lightings, Kitchenware, Home Decor, etc . Livspace is backed by some of the top investors in the world and we- re one of India- s most dynamic startups in the ecosystem with aims to dominate our space across the world. Our vision is to be the top technology inspired home design brand in the world and create one of the region's most respected companies.

The person will be responsible for Central Planning- Demand, Purchasing, Sales & Inventory. The incumbent should own all inventory and ensure implementation of an inventory strategy which maximizes sales & margin thus playing a critical role in helping Livspace commerce to build, manage and optimize sales and inventory.

The person will hold the charter for annual sales and inventory plan and executing channel & category level inventory strategies to optimize availability, utilization and turns.

What you'll do:

In this role, you will drive efficient use of Livspace's working capital through effective inventory management and by ensuring that Sales targets are achieved through efficient forecasting, purchasing and inventory management .You will accomplish this by applying data driven decisions, leading continuous process improvements, driving system and process automation with key internal teams, and maintaining a deep knowledge of the product line and its customers.

The indicative broad responsibilities are as under:

1. Demand Forecasting

a. Work out category and channel level monthly, seasonal and yearly stock requirement based on the company's financial targets and according plan Purchasing , inventory lifecycle by continuously working on rolling forecasts thus creating a base for informed decisions.

2. Demand / Order Planning

a. Work out order placement timelines based on actual sales, sales forecast, inventory checks

b. Support effective vendor management and supply chain planning through accurate rolling forecast

3. Supply Planning

a. Work closely with the category teams to ensure the purchasing plan is aligned with the sales plan

4. Inventory

a. Will be responsible for improvements to inventory management processes over time to ensure inventory optimization against demand and sales plan, build carryforward or exit strategy

b. Periodic review of target achievement against plan by channel and corrective actions within the season to maximize inventory efficiency and drive sales plan

5. Budgeting

a. Support Budgeting and forecasting process by forecasting DOH & inventory and providing month wise & category wise split to finance

Who you are:

1. Minimum 7-8 years' experience in top consulting firms or in a similar Planning profile

2. Relevant experience in Planning

3. MBA from IIM, B.Tech From IIT/NIT/BITS

4. Possess Strong Data Extraction and Analytical skills

5. Should be able to drive Tactical and Strategy initiatives in parallel

6. Should be able to lead and influence both internal and external teams in a fast paced, changing environment

7. Good communication and interpersonal skills

Who we are:

Livspace is Asia- s largest and fastest-growing omni-channel home interiors and renovation platform. Using its proprietary technology, Livspace provides a one-stop renovation solution for homeowners-from design to managed last mile fulfilment for all rooms in a home. The platform has organised a fragmented industry, bringing together designers, brands, manufacturers and contractors to enable an eCommerce-like trusted and predictable experience.

Livspace currently serves Singapore and Malaysia, as well as 30 metro and non-metro areas in India. 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 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.

Website

http://www.livspace.com

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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