Finance

Procurement Manager

Bengaluru, Karnataka
Work Type: Full Time

About Us

 

We are building the future, one classroom at a time.

 

Teachmint is an education infrastructure startup and the creator of the largest global teaching-exclusive platform. We have enabled millions of educators in India and across the globe to digitize their classrooms with our proprietary, mobile-first, classroom technology. With the largest and most diverse suite of ed-infra products, Teachmint today is the only solution catering to end-to-end infrastructure needs of all education providers; from K-12 schools to after-school tutoring, universities, creators and even edtechs.

 

Teachmint was founded in 2020 by Mihir Gupta, Payoj Jain, Divyansh Bordia and Anshuman Kumar - alumni of IIT Bombay and IIT Delhi with executive experience at OYO, McKinsey, Swiggy and Roposo. Teachmint has raised $118 million till date and is backed by leading International and Indian investors such as Rocketship.vc, Lightspeed India, Learn Capital, Goodwater Capital, Vulcan Capital, Better Capital, CM Ventures, Epiq Capital and Titan Capital. Our latest series B fundraise has also made us one of the fastest startups in the education sector to raise $100+ million in just 16 months since inception. Today, Teachmint is available in 20 Indian and International languages, with 10+ million teachers and students from 30 countries on its platform.

 

We are a team of young, enterprising leaders with experience working at some of India's leading startups over the years. Innovation, ownership and passion is at the heart of everything we do, and we are all unified by the single mission of democratizing education by empowering educators and enabling them to create impactful learning experiences.


Key Responsibilities

  • Manage overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of procurement for projects.
  • Perform all procurement and contracting activities including pre-qualification, tender management, negotiation, recommendation, and preparation of contracts and purchase orders.
  • Collate tender documents from the various stakeholders like Design team for drawings, BoQ, basic rates; Execution team for quality and execution standards; Safety Manager for safety protocols; Finance team for payment terms; Legal team for contract documents, etc.
  • Negotiate contracts with suppliers to obtain the best price and service in accordance with the procurement protocols.
  • Keep a tab on material delivery by all vendors appointed for the project and be proactive in managing them to deliver on time.
  • Checking frauds and accelerating it to the management in time.
  • Maintain a material delivery tracker and assist vendors on logistics and commercial documentation processes in liaison with various teams.
  • Provide inputs and support the bill-verification team on contractual clauses and mode of measurement as and when required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3 - 5 years of work experience in procurement roles
  • Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as a dexterity in reading the market
  • Adept at negotiations and networking
  • Good knowledge of supplier or third party management software
  • Aptitude for decision-making and working with numbers
  • Excellent at collating and analysing data
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Master’s degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration is a plus

Teachmint’s Impact

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zH1dFX8hSEs

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