Jumia Nigeria Job Vacancies

Jumia is Africa’s leading internet group, with already over 3,000 employees in more than 20 African countries and huge successes such as Jumia, Jumia Travel, Jumia Food, Jumia Deals, Jumia House, Jumia Jobs and Jumia Services. It is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by MTN, Millicom, Rocket Internet, Axa, Orange, Goldman Sachs & CdC.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

 

Job Title: Brand Manager – Appliances

Location: Nigeria
Employment Type: Full-Time

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Job Objective

  • As Brand Manager, you will have the end-to-end responsibility of the customer experience and growth of the category that has been assigned to you.
  • Your role is to bring in the relevant assortment, design targeted  promotions, and manage partners including vendors and brands.
  • Constant interface with the commercial planning, Vendor success & Marketing team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure continuous growth of our existing business by owning pricing and promotions strategy, working with marketing teams to improve product content and visibility; and managing stock availability by coordinating teams across the business to bring the product to the customer.
  • Complete Sales performance of the 3c’s Categories, vendors, merchant’s management and monitoring of sales strategies with a view to increasing the Business unit’s Net Margin Position (NMP) & Gross Merchandise Volume (GMV).
  • Customer acquisition thru Value Offering, Sales Campaign Management, etc.
  • Create and present strategic insights for the Business unit to gain alignment of major initiatives at multiple levels of the organization.
  • Analyze & Present post – promotion analysis for retail and Marketplace, quantifying impact to brand and category.
  • Define and optimize curation/assortment selection strategy for your category ensuring relevance of selection/styling to optimize revenues and sales velocity.
  • Support product and content creation process to increase assortment live.
  • Plan and maintain constant stock availability.
  • Trend Spotting: Should be able to identify broader trends and fill category gaps.
  • Build weekly marketing plan, contribute determining which products/subcategories will be promoted on website and through all marketing channels (Newsletters, Facebook, etc.).
  • Develop strong analytics to evaluate daily/weekly/monthly performance and optimize further marketing, pricing, and product selection.
  • Develop and manage subcategories under Jumia. Maintain the P&L and develop annual and quarterly category strategic plans by conducting financial analysis of the business.
  • Manage the entire physical product lifecycle, from strategic activities to tactical implementation, including product portfolio idea generation.
  • Work closely with the vendor management team to identify vendors and negotiate contracts to ensure best quality and costs.
  • Partner with Jumia Services to improve product availability, reduce costs, and minimize our working capital investment. Work together with system teams to identify main opportunities for process automation and efficiency gains.
  • Influence large number stakeholders across the business; work closely with the team members and other business groups to deliver results and be comfortable in presenting projects and results to senior leadership on a regular basis.

Requirements & Qualifications

  • The ability to prioritize key accounts is a required skill
  • Process Improvement Management
  • Good understanding of P&L, and Cash-Flow Management
  • Skilled negotiation & Value-based selling
  • Experience negotiating bulk discounts, MOQs & Credit Terms
  • Experience building partnership with strategic OEMs.
  • Owner mentality and an entrepreneurial drive.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power -point) tools.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and presentation skills.
  • Good problem-solving skills required.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to work to deadlines and targets, can prioritize tasks under pressure.
  • Tenacity to develop ideas independently and thrive in a fast-paced start-up environment is essential for success.
  • Company and customer expertise.
  • Strategic perspective.

We Offer 

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • A unique opportunity of having strong impact in building the African ecommerce sector
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Category Analyst – Consumer Electronics

Location: Nigeria
Job Type: Full-time

Job Objective

  • The Commercial Analyst – Consumer Electronics will be responsible for providing proactive and actionable insights through persistent forward-looking analysis and financial performance evaluation across the assigned categories.
  • You will play a key role in supporting the Commercial Planning Manager in reviewing Commercial performance for the optimization of revenue and gross profit. In addition, a pivotal responsibility will be to drive proactive and actionable commercial insights, standardization of analytics, customer engagement routines and performance reviews.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for production and communication on key insights on your category (best selling products, price points, brands, product specs, etc.) to be used in making high impact decisions
  • Supporting the execution of the commercial plan, ensuring Jumia always has for the customer, the right products at the best price, at the right place. Being within our teams, an early adopter, a leading ambassador, and a relentless missionary of Jumia’s strategic commercial orientation.
  • Owning our inventory monitoring process to ensure best in class inventory management
  • Understanding all your markets, vendors and customers, bringing valuable insights and convictions to support your data driven commercial recommendations.
  • Building analysis, flying high and diving deep, to ensure smart reporting on the performance across specific categories, Supporting Commercial planning team to deliver best in class performance steering
  • Working seamlessly with all departments (Commercial, Marketing, Onsite, Operations…), enabling decision making, problem solving and ensuring laser focus execution.
  • Support massive and complex commercial operations and project management initiatives, coordinating effectively cross functions initiatives.
  • Constantly working toward improving and simplifying our tools and process.

Qualification & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree from accredited universities.
  • 2 – 4 years’ experience in analyzing large data sets to make strategic decisions.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Excel (VBA would be a plus)
  • Proficiency in SQL and Google suite
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and presentation skills
  • Excellent analytical, numerical and problem-solving skills required
  • Ability to work to deadlines and targets, can prioritize tasks under pressure.

We Offer 

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • A unique opportunity of having strong impact in building the African ecommerce sector
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Golang Developer

Location: Nigeria
Job Type: Full-time

Responsibilities

  • Autonomy interpreting business/technical requirements, designing, implementing and testing high-quality solutions
  • Work in a team-based development environment with modular code base, peer reviews and pull requests, with disciplined use of source code control and documentation
  • Constant aim for quality, scalability, performance, and architecture keeping good practices, security, and compliance in check
  • Be part of a fast and agile development process
  • Contribute actively and proactively to optimize applications, processes, and methodologies
  • Be willful to help peers, being part of a collaborative environment for development, testing, and automation tasks.

Requirements
Academic & Trades Qualifications:

  • Academic background in IT or equivalent
  • Knowledge in algorithms and distributed systems
  • Proficiency in English
  • 3 year of experience.

Others:

  • Strong working experience (+3 years) and knowledge with Golang
  • Experience with Golang Web Frameworks (e.g. Gin Gonic, Rebel)
  • Clear understanding of OOP, Design Patterns and anti-patterns, SOLID principles
  • Working experience with relational databases (e.g. MySQL)
  • Experienced with testing layers (unit, integration and functional testing) and version control technologies (e.g. GIT)
  • Understanding of Queuing systems (e.g. SQS, RabbitMQ).

Personal Skills:

  • Eager to work in team environment and share knowledge
  • Likes problem analysis and solving
  • Enthusiast and an interested in technologies and innovation
  • Solution oriented and proactive attitude, in parallel with “Get Things Done” mindset.

The following skills are not required but will make your profile stand out:

  • Experience with other languages like PHP and JS
  • Prior experience with of the following technologies: Apache Kafka, Couchbase, Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Redis
  • Experience with microservices oriented architecture
  • Familiar with SCRUM methodology.

We Offer 

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • A unique opportunity of having strong impact in building the African ecommerce sector
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Real Estate Manager – Jumia Services

Location: Nigeria
Job Type: Full-time

About the Role

  • The Real Estate Manager is responsible for implementing the company’s internal real estate strategy (including a wide range of real estate solutions: searching for new premises, extending or terminating lease arrangements, or signing sublease agreements).

Responsibilities

  • Assists business units and higher management with lease-related tasks including renewal, relocation, and termination.
  • Oversee the opening and shutting of new locations.
  • Responsible for new site due diligence (including liaison with local authorities).
  • Maintain a portfolio master sheet to keep track of changes in lease expirations, store performance, and rent payments.
  • Be the principal point of contact for all real estate operations pertaining to leasing, property management, and brokerage for internal stakeholders, landlords, and property managers, and brokers.
  • In charge  of the negotiation of all LOIs in order to accomplish the required strategic objectives and aid in the execution of any applicable leases, purchase contracts and other transactional documentation.
  • Coordinate with other departments for real estate operations, transportation, financial management, health and safety risk assessment.
  • Monitor and analyze the transaction’s financial components.

Skills

  • Strong Project Management skills (Complex projects) and proven track record
  • Strong sense of cooperation (internal and external stakeholders)
  • Understanding of real estate transactional and contractual papers
  • Capacity to communicate effectively in both oral and written English and develop succinct and accurate written materials.
  • Capacity to work in a fast-paced, flexible setting with a large volume of work.

We Offer 

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • A unique opportunity of having strong impact in building the African ecommerce sector
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Java Engineering Manager

Location: Nigeria
Job Type: Full-time

About this Role

  • We are looking for a Lead Developer to join Jumia’s Engineering management team. You will be in charge of setting a fantastic engineering experience for your team(s), its delivery, growth, and career path, and you will interface with multiple stakeholders to discuss current projects and the vision for future ones. We grow through our technology and you will play a key role in it.

Main Responsibilities

  • Be part of the Jumia Engineering Management team and play a key role in Jumia’s technology plan
  • Be a role model for the Jumia Values
  • Coach engineers in your team and set their career path
  • Drive your team on a continuous lookout for improvement
  • Build reliable systems that scale to Jumia’s ambitions
  • Interact and communicate effectively with engineers, product owners, and business stakeholders
  • Partner with the product lead to manage project scope and ensure the technical deliverables are met
  • Identify headcount needs for the team, plan and recruit to fill these needs
  • Find a group of humble and smart people ready to make you grow and to grow with you
  • Change the Internet landscape in Africa and the World through your team.

You have

  • 5+ years experience as an individual Software Engineer contributor working with Java technologies and agile methodologies
  • A track record of leading effective teams (officially or unofficially – this may be your first experience as engineering manager)
  • An eye for recruiting great people
  • A great sense to manage technical debt and you know investing in quality will make you go faster
  • The ability to be autonomous and to own your decisions
  • The ambition to grow the company and within the company
  • A great technical sense to challenge engineers and product to make the right decisions
  • Full professional English proficiency.

We Offer

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • A unique opportunity of having strong impact in building the African ecommerce sector
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Senior Java Software Engineer

Location: Nigeria
Job Type: Full-time

Main Responsibilities

  • You will be part of an agile team that develops e-commerce, smart logistics, and payment solutions.
  • Your work will integrate a service-oriented architecture using state-of-the-art technologies and software development practices; You will own your services and be responsible for end-to-end
  • You will take ownership for your code to be qualitatively high and you will support your colleagues in code reviews
  • You will change the Internet landscape in Africa and the World one line of code at a time.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 Years of Experience
  • Experienced with object Oriented Programming
  • Experience with development in Java (and ideally Spring boot framework)
  • Acquainted with building testable code, unit tests and/or integration tests
  • Knowledgeable of software design and architecture patterns
  • Knowledgeable of SQL and relational databases
  • Fluent in English

The following gives you a good head start:

  • Experience in another programming languages, namely : Go, NodeJS
  • DevSecOps mindset
  • Aware of fault-tolerance and secure programming concepts
  • Experienced in some of the following concepts: message queuing, caching, NoSQL, SOA, CI/CD, application and system monitoring
  • Experienced in some of the following technologies: Maven, Gradle, Hibernate, Kafka, Redis, Prometheus, Docker, Kubernetes, SonarCube, Jenkins
  • Experienced working with Scrum processes

We Offer

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • A unique opportunity of having strong impact in building the African ecommerce sector
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

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Job Title: Key Account Manager

Location: Nigeria
Job Type: Full-time

Job Objective

  • As Key Account Manager, you will have the end-to-end responsibility of the customer experience and growth of the key vendors assigned to you.
  • Your role is to bring in the relevant assortment, design targeted promotions, and manage key vendors in our marketplace. Constant interface with the Commercial operations, Vendor experience & Marketing team.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure continuous growth of our existing business by owning pricing and promotions strategy, working with marketing teams to improve product content and visibility; and managing stock availability by coordinating teams across the business to bring the product to the customer.
  • Complete Sales performance of the 3c’s Categories, vendors, merchant management and monitoring of sales strategies with a view to increasing the Business unit’s Net Margin Position (NMP) & Gross Merchandise Volume (GMV).
  • Customer acquisition through Value Offering, Sales Campaign Management, etc.
  • Create and present strategic insights for the Business unit to gain alignment of major initiatives at multiple levels of the organization.
  • Analyze & Present post – promotion analysis for retail and Marketplace, quantifying impact to brand and category.
  • Define and optimize curation/assortment selection strategy for your portfolio ensuring relevance of selection/styling to optimize revenues and sales velocity.
  • Support product and content creation process to increase assortment live.
  • Plan and maintain constant stock availability.
  • Trend Spotting: Should be able to identify broader trends and fill category gaps
  • Build weekly marketing plan, contribute determining which products/subcategories will be promoted on website and through all marketing channels (Newsletters, Facebook, etc).
  • Develop strong analytics to evaluate daily/weekly/monthly performance and optimize further marketing, pricing, and product selection
  • Develop and manage subcategories under Jumia. Maintain the P&L and develop annual and quarterly category strategic plans by conducting financial analysis of the business.
  • Manage the entire physical product lifecycle, from strategic activities to tactical implementation, including product portfolio idea generation
  • Work closely with the vendor management team to identify vendors and negotiate contracts to ensure best quality and costs.
  • Partner with Jumia Services to improve product availability, reduce costs, and minimize our working capital investment. Work together with system teams to identify main opportunities for process automation and efficiency gains.
  • Influence large number stakeholders across the business; work closely with the team members and other business groups to deliver results and be comfortable in presenting projects and results to senior leadership on a regular basis.

We Offer

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • A unique opportunity of having strong impact in building the African ecommerce sector
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Principal Java Software Engineer

Location: Nigeria
Job type: Full-time

Responsibilities

  • Be part of the Jumia Engineering team and play a key role in Jumia’s technology plan
  • Be a role model for the Jumia Values
  • Work effectively cross-functionally discussing and identifying new opportunities for projects and features
  • Align architectural decisions with and across Engineering teams, ensuring the progress towards the target vision for the Jumia platform
  • Arbitrate on technical decisions within your scope
  • Directly contribute to systems design and write code to set the example of what technical excellence looks like in Jumia
  • Coach engineers in your scope
  • Ensure system reliability and compliance
  • Find a group of humble and intelligent people ready to make you grow and to grow with you
  • Change the Internet landscape in Africa and the World through your team

Requirements

  • 8+ years of experience as an individual contributor working with agile methodologies
  • A proactive challenger mindset: if there’s room for improvement, you’ll say it
  • A solver mindset: when there is a will, there is a way
  • A strong business sense: you understand the impact of your work
  • The ability to be autonomous and to own your decisions
  • The ambition to grow the company and within the company
  • Full professional English proficiency

We Offer 

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • A unique opportunity of having strong impact in building the African ecommerce sector
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Senior Commercial Analyst 

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full – Time

Job Description

  • As Senior Commercial Analyst (Commercial Performance Manager), you will manage and coordinate the work of a small team of commercial analysts.
  • This aims at bringing an exceptional growth for revenue, volume, margin, assortment and conversion rate.
  • You will be definitely a main contributor for delivering a world-class customer experience and ensuring Jumia becomes the most beloved shopping destination for Africans.
  • You will also be responsible for anticipating and structuring the commercial activity.

Your role will include 5 dimensions clearly identified:

  • Business steering monthly and daily from topline to bottom line.
  • Commercial event organization.
  • Price management to ensure we offer the lowest prices across all markets.
  • Weekly analysis of our Jumia actual trajectory versus business plan.
  • Influencing / Coordinating other departments to ensure seamless execution.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinating the execution of the Performance Steering Actions (PSAs) with the Seller Management team.
  • Giving daily and weekly visibility on key deviations versus Business Plan.
  • Defining, coordinating and executing Jumia promotional events, from Black Friday and Jumia Anniversary to weekly commercial events.
  • Promoting the diversity on our websites by coordinating commercial teams and marketing teams to highlight strong categories level 3.
  • Fostering deduplication on our platform (having a maximum number of vendors selling the same SKUs).
  • Increasing the number of fast moving marketplace SKUs secured in Jumia Express to ensure a best in class commercial experience.
  • Centralizing all BI requests from local and central commercial teams to ensure commercial has specs for each. development needed and receive the right level of prioritization by our BI team.

Requirements

  • Top Business / Engineering Schools and Universities.
  • 6+  years of experience.
  • A significant experience in ecommerce, management consulting, venture capital, company creation or category management (retail) would be a plus.
  • Proficiency in MS Office and Excel (VBA would be a plus).
  • Ability to analyse large data sets to make strategic decisions.

We Offer

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment.
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team working around the world.
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

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