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01/07 Kanika
Director at ILS Hiring

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Senior Manager - Sourcing - FMCG/Agriculture (3-5 yrs)

Gurgaon/Gurugram Job Code: 831195


- Responsible for overall purchase of select commodities in terms of price, quality and time of delivery at Crofarm's distribution centers.

- Aligning farmers / suppliers with the customer needs and syncing on the quality of the produce.

- Should prepare crop calendar and farm level availability of each product

- Should be able to devise a plan to have sourcing from farms pre-qualified for quality aspects

- Should be able to plan and execute fortnight/monthly plans

- Managing any backward stock movement from DC back to a farmer / supplier which could be rejection at DC of rejection from a Crofarm customer.

- Responsible for price benchmarking and making sure the agreed quality is procured at the best price to ensure maximum profitability.

- Ensure SLAs adherence with suppliers/ partners in respect to time, quantity, and quality of fulfillment

- Co-ordinate with production planning, operations and sales to achieve business objectives.

- Responsible for identifying new farmers / suppliers, new commodities and bring them on to the platform.

- Responsible for the overall relationship and business given to a farmer / supplier and overall business being driven.


- 3-5 years experience in purchase / category management.

- Good negotiation skills

- Should be able to connect to farmers and should be able to design and execute win-win solution to build loyalty

- Experience of working in rural market/ farmers/ FPOs is preferable

- An MBA degree in Agri-Business is mandatory

- Knowledge of fruits, vegetables is mandatory

- A strong connect in rural network is a plus

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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