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Manager of Sourcing, The Citizenry

Interior Define

Interior Define

Dallas, TX, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 3, 2024

The Citizenry is a modern home brand created to inspire people to fill their homes with more meaningful items crafted by the best artisans around the world. The Citizenry is now part of The Havenly brand family (Havenly, Interior Define, The Citizenry, and The Inside). We are seeking a seasoned Manager, Sourcing, to lead our partner operations with a focus on sourcing, production and partner management, and inventory planning and analysis. This role is pivotal in ensuring the efficient and effective flow of goods from our artisan / heritage manufacturing partners to customers worldwide.

What You’ll do:

Partner Relationship & Production Management

  • Build strong relationships with partners; personalizing outreach, adding value to their businesses, and developing collaborative, trusted partnerships.

  • Oversee production; communicate purchase orders, oversee and manage production timelines, and reconcile packing lists for correct quantities and pricing, ensure all payments and receipts are completed and communicated effectively.

  • Communicate product delivery timelines and updates to stakeholders within The Citizenry; proactively monitor, anticipate delays, analyze implications, and address challenges to minimize business impact.

  • Work collaboratively with Product Integrity Manager to address quality issues, shipping damage, or negative reviews for your partners’ products.

  • Manage supplier relationships in line with Fair Trade principles.

  • Continuously evaluate production capacity and address production constraints.

Sourcing Partner Strategy Development & Analytics

  • Build partner capabilities to successfully procure, produce, and ship products.

  • Set, monitor, and analyze partner KPIs with Sourcing Senior Manager, finding opportunities and negotiating improvements.

  • Maximize product in-stock rates and margin; Monitor sell through, available to sell, and inbound timing to optimize order and production schedules.

  • Collaborate with the Merchandising & Planning team to forecast needs, build out receipts pipeline and prioritize flow of product.

  • Collaborate with Design & PD teams on new development

  • Work to resolve external constraints that impact inventory flow

Who You Are:

  • 5+ years in international production management, with 2+ years as a people/team leader.

  • Multiple years’ experience with buying or planning with strong analytical skills, with the ability to interpret complex data and translate it into actionable insights.

  • Proven track record of successfully managing inventory, forecasting, and /or international supplier relationships in a retail and e-commerce environment (bonus points for experience with a home goods brand).

  • Strong proficiency in inventory management software and ERP systems (ideally Netsuite)

  • Demonstrated agility in leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to inspire and guide partners and cross-functional teams effectively.

  • Ability to effectively communicate visually and verbally in a multicultural environment.

  • Experienced project manager who adeptly prioritizes immediate operational needs alongside long-term strategic objectives.

  • Self-motivated individual who can manage complex operations independently.

  • Expertise in building systems and processes for efficiency and cost reduction.

  • Thrives in a community of colleagues bound by mission.

  • Ability, experience, and desire to travel internationally on occasion.

  • Fluent in English; business proficiency in Spanish strongly preferred.

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience. Master’s degree a plus.

Additional Details:

  • This is a hybrid position, based 1-2x a week in our Dallas office and/or fulfillment center.

  • Targeted compensation for this role is $70-75,000/year, dependent upon experience.

  • Our total rewards package includes competitive compensation, generous PTO, volunteer days off, health benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability), 401K, paid Parental leave, and Fertility benefits. In addition, we offer free design services, furniture discounts, and merchandise credits.

  • Havenly is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Havenly's employment decisions are made without regard with race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

As a company, our goal is to make everyone feel good at home and that starts right here, at Havenly HQ. We celebrate our differences and encourage everyone to bring their true selves to work each and every day. Throughout the journey of each of our team members, as a company, we take pride in and commit to ensuring that everyone feels valued, heard, welcome and has equal opportunity to thrive. With the above stated, Havenly is committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive team. We are open to candidates of all backgrounds and encourage you to apply if interested.

MORE ABOUT THE CITIZENRY

The Citizenry is a modern home brand created to inspire people to fill their homes with more meaningful items crafted by the best artisans around the world.

We believe a design can only be as beautiful as the environment in which it’s made, so we demand quality – not just in the products we create, but also in the lives of the artisans we work with. We partner with thousands of artisans to craft our exclusive collections, and on average, they are paid wages more than two times the Fair Trade requirement. Together, we are setting new standards for retail.

The Citizenry was recently named one of Fast Company’s Top 20 Most Innovative Retail Companies and Interbrand’s Top Breakthrough Brands of 2020. Since launching in August 2014, the company has been featured in The New York Times, Financial Times, Vogue, and many other publications.

We chose the name “The Citizenry” to reflect the collective of individuals – artisans, designers, and dreamers – who rally together across cultures and continents to bring our collections to life.

As an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and believe our team is better when we have different perspectives, identities, origins, and abilities working together.

We welcome your application and look forward to getting to know you and your story.