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.
Partnerships Manager (Peru)
Turbo is Rappi’s biggest bet of 2021. We are building literally hundreds of dark stores across Latin America in order to enable deliveries in under 10 minutes.
Users will be able to order from a selection of premium products, including fresh fruits and vegetables, imported cheeses, specialty pasta sauces, and even freshly baked bread.
This is a value proposition that has never been seen before in Latin America, and we believe has the potential to transform consumption patterns across the region.
Establish a deep understanding of our business, internal processes, and overall assortment (specific categories of focus will be identified after joining)
Manage business to revenue and margin budgets that can be presented in cross-departmental meetings
Monitor performance across multiple classes and locations and use / analyze data to establish go-forward strategies
Develop relationships with local vendors across geographies for assortment opportunities
Curate assortments for seasonal periods like Valentine’s Day, Halloween, and winter holidays
Uncover opportunities for private label within all Departments
Utilize both internal and external data effectively to make smart and educated decisions to drive incremental sales
Act as main point of contact for supplier partners and new business prospects
Build and maintain assortment strategies contingent with unique territory requirements in mind as it pertains to volume, size, distribution, and local trends
Act as point of authority internally within the product spectrum and business of responsibility
Partner with Supply Chain and Planning departments to maximize revenue and financial targets within the respective product classifications
Conduct comp shop and pricing analysis both nationally and locally to ensure key product lines are represented effectively in all markets and margin targets are met
Attend relevant trade shows to ensure new product and innovation is represented
Stay updated on category trends and competitive market
Bachelor’s degree required (Merchandising, Business, or Economics is a plus)
4+ Years of experience in Merchandising
Must have a significant knowledge of Merchandising, Financial Planning and overall
Capable of taking initiative, ownership and accountability for the business
Ability to react quickly with a strong sense of urgency
Must have strong negotiation skills
Management, training and development experience is required
Affinity for using research, syndicated data, and consumer specific insights to informmanagement, creative and productive decision-making as it pertains to assortment and category
Must possess a demonstrable ability to navigate a wide spectrum of product lines specific to our customer
Must have strong computer skills - proficiency with excel is required
Experience in convenience or CPG is a plus
Must be extremely detail oriented and organized
Must have effective communication skills, both written and verbal
Awareness of our current brand and product mix and initial insight to opportunities