VP - Procurement

Mumbai /
Dream11 – Procurement /
Procurement @ Dream11
As a member of procurement team you will be responsible to cater across Dream Sports entities. Your role would involve the entire gamut of purchase & contract management of cutting edge technology.

Your Role:

    • Develop Dream Sports procurement strategy and execution plan
    • Identification and realisation of cost-saving opportunities for current and new procurements 
    • Align procurement performance with business needs
    • Establish strong relationships with vendors, facilitate communication
    • Establish strong connect with peer companies to facilitate knowledge sharing on procurements
    • To research on the market trends and come up with suitable use cases 
    • Negotiate various service multi-year agreements
    • Partner with different teams for contract administration of all third party agreements
    • Work with legal team to prepare sound contracts with risk avoidance and ensure compliance

Must Have:

    • 10+ years procurement experience
    • Proven experience in handling spends of ~ Rs.100 Cr+
    • Ability to close the best deals (across all departments) commercially with enough market inputs/comparisons
    • Ability to manage all contract renewals, review agreement fine points, and manage payment schedule for ready access and timely negotiations

Good To Have:

    • Ability to negotiate deals as per departmental priorities
    • Good tech industry connects and domain understanding
    • Use technological understanding of tools in finer aspects of negotiations
    • Ability to balance business urgency and cost considerations in procurement
    • Can establish lean process/methods to constantly remove redundancies and enhance productivity/ROI
    • Great temperament to work with various stakeholders
    • Is an active researcher of current and future trends in technology
    • Should be able to analyse current and future spends
    • Is a Sports Fan
Dream Sports is a sports technology company with brands such as Dream11, FanCode, DreamX, DreamSetGo and DreamPay in its portfolio. Dream Sports is executing its vision of ‘Make Sports Better’ by providing multiple avenues for fans to deeply engage with the sports they love through fantasy sports, content, commerce, experiences and events, among others.
Founded in 2008 by Harsh Jain and Bhavit Sheth, the company has been ranked #10 among India’s Great Mid-Size Workplaces in 2019 and was recognised as one of the top 10 innovative companies in India by Fast Company in 2019. Kalaari Capital, Think Investments, Multiples Equity, Tencent and Steadview Capital are the marquee investors in Dream Sports.