Ninjacart is India’s largest B2B fresh produce supply chain company. A pioneer in the tech-driven supply chain space for fresh vegetables and fruits in India, Ninjacart has raised over $150mn from Tiger Global, Accel US, Accel India, Syngenta and others. Over the last 4 years, our made-for-India technology and India centric solutions have disrupted the way fruits and vegetables move from farms to consumers plate. Today, we source fruits and vegetables from farmers across 20+ Indian states and deliver to 17,000+ local kiranas and restaurants across 7 major cities, every day, in less than 12 hours.
Our vision is to build India’s most efficient and largest supply chain company, improving the lives of producers, businesses & consumers in a meaningful manner.
Our focus is to make the Ninjacart innovation more accessible and leverage our strengths to innovate for new product categories and customer segments while solving complex supply chain problems.
As a City Sourcing Head, you will be tasked with the most important role at ninjacart - build strong farmer network and procurement channels.
Strong evangelist of the ninjacart value proposition for farmers
Head the entire local direct farmer sourcing initiatives. This includes highly perishable and daily purchase products
Build a sustainable and scalable sourcing network
Own farmer happiness and the better livelihood for farming families
Own fulfillment and pipeline building for local sourcing products
Explore new farming cluster for around the year supply at competitive market prices
Drive 50 member team to build strong farmer relationships
Hire, Train and develop a high-performance sourcing team
Set clear goals, incentive structure and targets and drive them effectively
Improve the productivity of the sourcing team by identifying and filling the current training gaps and performance management systems
Required Skill-sets / Education:
3 to 5 years of strong sales experience from FMCG / Consumer durables / Telecom Industry / Healthcare / Pharmaceuticals / Agriculture and allied industries
Solid understanding of sales fundamentals
Thorough knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint, MS Access is desirable
Must have managed at least 5 direct reportees and large layered teams - Esp field sales team
Proven people manager and team builder with references
Good communication & presentations skills, ability to motivate the team to achieve targets, fostering a high level of team growth and contribution
Exceptional problem-solving skills with a strong commitment to improving things every day
Excellent eye for detail, able to deep dive and good problem-solving skills
Ability to take decision-based on sound logical arguments
Self-starter/multi-tasker, confident, resourceful with good presentation skills