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26/08 Human Resource
HR at Udaan

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Udaan - Lead - Buying & Merchandising - Lifestyle Categories (6-10 yrs)

Bangalore Job Code: 736069

Lifestyle categories in India are widely fragmented with a variety of brands, manufacturers and markets. Udaan is integrating all the manufacturers, brands and retailers of the country onto a single platform with integrated financing and supply chain offerings. An average Indian consumer wants to buy a quality product at his preferential price point but the opportunity is largely underserved. At Udaan we are trying to solve this by working together with brands, manufacturers and chase this massive Indian opportunity. We are looking people to lead - Strategic Supply- for multiple categories in the Lifestyle portfolio at Udaan. The role expects the person to : 

- Identify existing trends on Udaan to discover large gaps in the existing selection

- Create a selection strategy on the identified opportunity which would include identifying the right partner brands/ manufacturers/ suppliers

- Identify test markets to launch the newly created supply, iterate and scale localizing to the regional needs

- Work closely with the brands, manufacturers, vendor partners with quarterly, half yearly projections to drive best value proposition from the buyer

- Continuously improve the quality of products by incorporating the latest available tech and optimization of downstream processes to deliver the best value

- Work across demand, supply, merchandising and tech functions within Udaan to enable the growth and contribution of the portfolio to the overall mix

- Perfect launch pad for people looking to transition to a brand management/ product and merchandising role in the short - medium term

Minimum Requirements:

- 6-10 years of experience working with a brand working and addressing the indian customer

- Has worked at scale of managing and deploying atleast 1lac pcs for the brand/category/portfolio per season

- Has worked in a cost ownershp/ PnL ownership role or has the business acumen to foresee top line/ bottomline impacts of one's business decisions

- Has experience in assortment planning/ range planning for a brand or portfolio

- Has understanding/ relationships with key brands/ suppliers in the fashion industry

- Has experience in branding, merchandise design/ selection of products

- Is a fashion enthusiast and deeply relate with the psyche of the average Indian consumer

- Is an ecommerce enthusiast and deeply relate with the ability of ecommerce to disrupt fashion industry at large

- Passionate and driven individuals looking to work with a similar bunch of people!

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Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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