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Off Trade Coordinator Dominican Republic

Job Name

Off Trade Coordinator Dominican Republic

Country:

Dominican Republic

City:

Santo Domingo

Function:

Commercial

Reporting Line:

Distributor Manager Dominican Republic and Haiti

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Karina Aguilar

About the role

Your Opportunity

You are an important face of Bacardi towards Customers in your dedicated area. You will act as the lead contact for these customers and are responsible for maintaining effective relationships with them.
You will be responsible to deliver key revenue and Commercial targets for your area/channel as determined by the financial plan. Fearlessly execute the sales strategies for the Off Trade Channel in Dominican Republic for the full portfolio; specifically, on Liquor Stores and Colmados. 
Collaborate and coordinate directly with Managers in CARIBAR to drive implementation of Commercial best practices.

About You 

Your will be involved in decision making with an impact to the business. Commercial knowledge, ability to develop strategic relationships with multiple cultures and distributors will be key to your success in this role.

Responsibilities

With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be to:
  • Deliver on key financial targets (NSV, Gross Margin, Overheads, Profitability, ROI, Value Share)
  • Deliver on Pictures of Success (PoS) targets for your area in partnership with approximately in approx.. distributors to deliver excellence in execution.
  • Develop and manage the sales plan for your area based on delivery of Commercial priorities and the Integrated Activity Plan (IAP)
  • Manage territory / channel / account performance on a quarterly basis, working with Distributors to ensure delivery of forecast and budget (volume / value / execution) in line with Bacardi Scorecard
  • Develop the Off Trade channel including negotiations with key customers
  • Deliver impact from customer and purchaser programs agreed in the IAP, managing resources and capacity against KPIs and territory targets
  • Build and maintain effective long-term relationships with customers and distributors
  • Provide input to the Commercial and Marketing leadership team in Dominican Republic on key channel customers and competitive activity
  • Differentiate service levels by outlet, maximizing the effectiveness and efficiency of the field sales team
  • Communicate effectively with customers to seek inputs for product and service improvement and resolve issues
  • Manage price plans, discount plans and budgets
  • Implement learning and development plans for your distributors based on Commercial Excellence approach
  • Implement standardized Commercial best practices
  • Input into decisions related to key people in your team
  • Connect resources and capabilities (e.g. Revenue Growth Management (RGM), Point of Sale (POS), research, selling support materials) to support local business objectives

Skills and Experience

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • Experience in field sales in a leading Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) company
  • 2 to 4 years of experience working in the Off Trade Channel in Dominican Republic
  • University degree in Marketing, Business Administration
  • Strong focus on both consumers and customers
  • Demonstrable track record of performance and delivery of results
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Interpret market data analysis tools (e.g. Nielsen, IWSR and similar)
  • Fluency in English and Spanish is required.
Personal Qualities
  • Passionate about our great brands, great drinks, and the industry, with a desire to inspire people and share that  passion.
  • Story Telling: Understanding how to take an existing story or script, make it personal and then share it in a way that is relevant and engaging to your audience, tailoring it where necessary according to their needs.
  • Belonging: You have a strong capacity to create a culture of ‘Belonging’, where people feel appreciated for who they are, what they do, and who they can become
  • Self-Awareness: You have high levels of self-awareness, are reflective and know yourself well, understanding both your own strengths and weaknesses and your impact on others
  • People Agility: You bring a deep ability to understand and relate to people and navigate through tough situations to  harness and multiply collective performance.
  • Results Agility: You demonstrate consistent delivery of results in first-time situations by inspiring teams, exhibiting a presence that builds confidence in yourself and others.
  • Mental Agility: You can think critically to penetrate complex problems and expand the possibilities by making fresh connections. You think strategically whilst being execution focused and bring creativity to the challenges you are presented with.
  • Change Agility: You have a deep natural curiosity, desire to experiment and ability to effectively deal with the heat of change. You have a growth and learning mindset: ready to test, stumble, learn and apply from experience

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.


Disclaimer: Bacardi is an equal opportunity employer that values workforce diversity. Diversity is core to our business: by embedding diversity into all aspects of our culture, we maximize the opportunity to achieve sustainable business success and growth. The duties and responsibilities described in the role profile might not be a comprehensive list.