Category Manager | Ecuador
Rappi
Guayaquil, EC
hace 5 días

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.
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