YOUR NEXT STEP IS AT RAPPI! Rappi is one of the first Latin American unicorns and a start-up that continues to focus on growing and making life easier for our users.
As a company, we seek to continue improving the services we already offer, add more to our offer and continue expanding throughout the Latin American continent.
Purpose of this role The purpose is to increase sales and profitability of business to drive sustainable growth. This should be achieved by setting the right pricing and promotions while managing the relationship with vendors.
What you'll do?
Analyze data or insights to determine industry and consumer trends
Devise long-term development strategies for product categories
Develop exit strategies for unsuccessful products
Foster trust relationships with vendors to achieve better pricing and quality of services
Place appropriate orders to ensure product availability that meets consumer demands
Determine the positioning of a product category to maximize visibility
Liaise with marketing teams to determine competitive pricing and promotional activities of a product category
Collaborate with buyers and merchandisers to expand product categories
Make forecasts for product demand to ensure the sustainability of inventory
Assume responsibility of budget development and revenue for category
What you'll need?
Commercial mindset and passion for Rappi's strategy and competitive position.
Ability to define, develop and lead large programs in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
Proven 3-5 years experience as category manager or similar role
Knowledge of the retail industry and negotiations
Solid knowledge of category management, marketing and sales principles
Understanding of data analysis and forecasting methods
Proficient in MS Office
An analytical mind with a strategic ability
Excellent communication and people skills
BSc / BA in business administration, marketing or related field
An extensive network of existing contacts in the retail supplier industry
Experience working with corporate account
Self starter. Proactively identify and navigate through ambiguity with little or no guidance.
Proven track record in establishing strong client relationships at a senior level, across a diverse client base
Ability to work under pressure and deliver results vs deadlines
Deep desire to work in a startup environment, helping the company grow.
Great personal, communication, negotiation and presentation skills
Have superior data analysis skills.
Ability to speak English or Spanish fluently.