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    About Flipkart

    Flipkart is India s largest e-commerce player and among the top 5 most valued privately-funded technology-driven

    company (after Xiaomi, Uber and Airbnb). Our goal is to re-invent how people shop and buy digitally. Flipkart is known for

    its path-breaking services such as Cash on Delivery, and a 30-day replacement policy. Flipkart is the only online player

    offering services like In-a-Day Guarantee (50 cities) and Same-Day-Guarantee (13 cities) at scale. Flipkart s mobile app is

    one of the most downloaded and used app in the country.

    Launched in October 2007, Flipkart has become the preferred online marketplace for leading Indian and international

    brands offering over 20 million products cross 70+ categories including Books, Media, Consumer Electronics and Lifestyle.

    Flipkart, currently 33,000 people strong, has more than 100 million registered users clocking over 10 million daily visits.

    Flipkart s technology has enabled it to deliver 8 million shipments per month and this number s only growing.

    Role: AM Logistics Procurement

    Location: Bangalore

    What we are looking for

    The Assistant Manager Procurement Logistics is responsible for being the point of contact for to manage the

    Commercial for Last mile & 3PL requirements on daily basis for smooth operations of Flipkart product categories being

    brought from/sent to different destinations. This role primarily is to:

    Negotiate with logistics partners for transportation on Pan India basis.

    This position is responsible for working to develop a robust network of 3PL / Logistics Partners who will handle

    operations specifically covering Grocery & Furniture.

    This position will handle the logistics procurement for last mile requirements across the country & addressing

    issues on day to- day basis to meet the operational requirement & also updating the policy and procedural

    changes to all the stakeholders.

    This needs to have close coordination with the business development team, Logistics operations team, biz

    finance team and needs to partner with other functions like HR, Finance and legal to develop Logistics strategy,

    & manage terms and conditions while minimizing Flipkart liability/exposure.

    Candidate must have experience of managing transportation wherein service levels are critical and should be

    well versed with 3PL & 4PL operations. Awareness about technology trends in transportation, network planning

    and vehicle tracking is mandatory.

    Additionally, this resource will create metrics for each contract and measure the vendor s performance against

    those metrics and report the findings to senior leadership.

    Education & Work Experience

    Graduate or postgraduate in MBA or Supply Chain Management covering logistics, operations modules would be

    an added advantage.

    5 plus years of experience working in in a sourcing/ procurement function at large retail/ecommerce/consumer

    company, procuring and managing 3PL vendors. OR Business Development side of Logistics functions in a large

    logistics company.

    What you will be doing

    Possess in depth knowledge on grocery, food supply chain, food compliance and other food related aspects of

    the business.

    Finalize vendor/ 3rd party contracts, negotiation, review, renewal and termination.

    Ensure availability of transportation arrangements always and at lowest cost with service levels as per our

    business needs.

    Recommend Vendors based on optimal transportation modes, routing, equipment, or frequency.

    Negotiate transportation rates or services for transportation of vehicles movement across Pan India.

    Owns and manages the logistics partner working in defining required SLA s and monitoring the performance

    against the key metrics.

    Monitor Performance metrics based on the inputs from the operations team.

    Work cross functionally with Logistics operations, finance, operations and other stake holders.

    Resolve problems concerning transportation, logistics systems, or operations.

    Ensure carrier compliance with company policies or procedures for product transit or delivery.

    Controlling Freight and Transportation cost.

    Proven skills in Vendor Profile Evaluation, Performance Assessment and Vendor Management

    Other Attributes & Qualities

    Experience working in a multi-cultural environment and must possess emerging market awareness and


    Experience in dealing with large number of suppliers with varied complexity.

    A self-starter and require minimal supervision.

    Excellent communication (verbal and Written) and influence skills.

    Advanced skills in Microsoft

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Industry: Internet / Ecommerce

Functional Area: Supply Chain , Logistics , Purchase , Materials

Role Category:Logistics

Role:Logistics Manager

Employment Type: Permanent Job, Full Time


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