About Airlift :
Airlift is building the world’s first decentralized logistics platform with transit and delivery solutions that enable and empower local communities.
We view mass transit as a prerequisite for economic development and our delivery platform as an efficient way to move goods around urban ecosystems.
In the first 12-18 months, Airlift has secured $24M+ USD in venture financing and has scaled the business to multiple tens of thousands of daily customers.
We are backed by First Round Capital, a premier venture capital firm based in San Francisco (known for its seed-stage investment in Uber, Square, and other billion-dollar enterprises).
About the Role :
The Retail Procurement function requires a driven individual to lead the end to end procurement process for retail properties spread across eight cities through effective execution and streamlined processes.
This role is a full-time role that will enable scale. This role will be responsible for, and will be evaluated on timely delivery on procurement needs that relate to Airlift's retail properties and offices.
Manage overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of procurement,
Maintain base level inventory to ensure availability of key retail inventory to ensure timely fulfillment of requests
Lead the development of a cost effective procurement process, policy and corresponding guidelines,
Responsible for the implementation of procurement strategies to maintain security of supply and optimum value for money,
Perform all procurement and contracting activities including pre-qualification, vendor management, negotiation and preparation of contracts,
Secure a diverse pool of reliable vendors for all purchase and nurture relationships,
Manage procurement ERP module & complete required paperwork to derive meaningful insights,
Manage periodic tracking and reporting on purchasing, controls and processes.
In addition to the above, successful candidates will demonstrate strong people skills and humility to effectively partner up with other teammates.
Teamwork lies at the heart of Airlift’s culture and operating values.
Prior experience with effectively managing procurement function, vendors and third-parties,
Prior experience with data analysis for effective supply documentation,
Hands-on ability to proactively own operational tasks with consistency and reliability,
Excellence in staying organized and documenting key outcomes,
Strong verbal and written communication skills,
Impactful Leadership Skills to lead business discussions & implement process improvements.
Hustle and availability to chase up on impromptu issues and resolve these
What We Offer :
The opportunity to work alongside an exceptionally talented team,
An exciting and fast-paced business directly impacting Pakistan's economic landscape,
A high-impact role in an area that is of crucial significance for the business,
High levels of autonomy in day-to-day responsibilities and deliverables,
Competitive remuneration and a highly flexible work environment.
Just So You Know
Airlift is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strictly prohibits discrimination of any kind. We believe that great ideas can come from anywhere.
We are committed to building the best team possible and all employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual potential and qualifications, without regard to race, colour, age, religion, socioeconomic status, orientation, gender identity, national origin or disability.
The Airlift team is diverse we welcome and learn from different individual experiences and points of view that our teammates bring to the table.
We're excited to have you inspire us with yours!