About Jumia:

Jumia is the leading pan-Africa e-commerce platform. Founded in 2012, Jumia’s mission is to improve the quality of everyday life in Africa by leveraging technology to deliver innovative, convenient and affordable online services to consumers, while helping businesses grow as they use our platform to reach and serve consumers.

 

Our platforms consist of our marketplace, which connects sellers with consumers, our logistics service, which enables the shipment and delivery of packages from sellers to consumers, and our payment service, which facilitates transactions among participants active on our platform in selected markets. Through our online platforms, consumers can access a wide range of physical and digital goods and services, fashion, electronics, beauty products and also hotel and flight bookings or restaurant delivery.

 

With over 5,000 employees in more than 10 countries in Africa, Jumia is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by very high-profile shareholders. Jumia is committed to creating sustainable impact for Africa. Jumia offers unique opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment, creating new jobs, new skills, and empowering a new generation. 

 

Are you eager to work in a great team and share knowledge? Do you like problem analysis and solving? Do you have a solution oriented and proactive attitude? Jumia Porto Tech Center is for you!

 

As part of the Finance Operations team, your primary mission will be to continuously assess the ways we are doing things, apply your critical thinking and bring new ideas to improve the company’s effectiveness.

You need to be passionate about tackling challenging business cases, finding the solution to problems and ultimately be the liaison point between business, finance and systems stakeholders.


What you will be doing:

 

  • Process definition – you will help structuring and clarifying processes by understanding operational and business needs and translate them into operational processes, system developments and accounting
  • System developments – you will liaise with systems’ owners to translate business needs and help specifying new developments and features in order to grant teams the access to the right tools
  • Implementation and training – you will help leading the design, implementation and training of processes aiming at aligning all countries on best practices and optimizing existing processes with an operational and financial understanding
  • Financial analysis & insights – you will help developing our insights on the company’s effectiveness and bring a holistic perspective to the data and insights we have today

 

As a finance processes and systems expert, you will also gain exposure on several ad-hoc projects like:

  • Assisting CFOs with projects that may require practical skills and know-how in finance, operations, and systems;
  • Coordinating reporting needs locally and centrally.

 

What we are looking for:

 

  • 0-2 years of relevant experience
  • Passionate about making things happen and getting excited about identifying and delivering simple solutions to complex problems at pace
  • You think, act and communicate clearly and confidently with your team members and stakeholders
  • You “work out loud”, making your work-in-progress visible and receptive to constant feedback
  • You are able to collaborate globally and work cross-functionally with other teams
  • You have a strong drive and ability to manage multiple stakeholders across different geographies
  • You have a hands-on attitude, because e-commerce is 50% operations and processes
  • Fluent in English / French is a plus.

 

 

About Jumia

 

Jumia is a leading e-commerce platform in Africa. Our marketplace is supported by our proprietary logistics business, Jumia Logistics, and our digital payment and fintech platform, JumiaPay. Jumia Logistics enables the seamless delivery of millions of packages while JumiaPay facilitates online payments and the distribution of a broad range of digital and financial services.

We are fueled by the belief that technology has the potential to transform everyday life in Africa, for the better. We built Jumia to help consumers access millions of goods and services conveniently and at the best prices while opening up a new way for sellers to reach consumers and grow their businesses.

Jumia counts over 5,000 people across more than 10 countries, a diverse group of talent with different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives, driven by a common ambition to help build the digital future of Africa.

Africa is one of the fastest growing economies in the world, offering excellent opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment. Its economic growth has enabled innovative businesses to flourish and this is where Jumia steps in. We are currently looking for talented people with a passion for emerging markets and Africa to join our team and embark on our exciting journey.



Jumia in Porto

 

At Jumia Porto Tech Center we boast over 16 different nationalities. We have around 350 employees from several business areas, from IT, to Finance, to HR. The IT team represents 75% of it, so as you can see we are a major tech company, and as a Tech company, we share an innovative spirit. At Jumia PTC you will work under the most updated technologies and work methodologies. We are great fans of Agile philosophy and we aim to keep things simple but smart. Also, for Jumia, technology relates with improvement for our world. We see technology as something we need to put purpose into. Our mission is to leverage technology to improve everyday life in Africa and we do it by delivering convenient and affordable online services to consumers, helping them fulfill basic everyday needs. And while we’re present in Africa, we get to take African economy online, helping small and large businesses grow and reach new consumers. This is what drives our day to day decisions. :)

We are looking for great people to join our amazing teams and celebrate our achievements. At Jumia we work hard, but we do Tech With Purpose!



We offer you a career with

 

  • 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 

 

And even more for our Jumees

 

  • Attractive bonus scheme
  • Free access to Udemy for Business for an unlimited training experience
  • A great work life balance: hybrid work week; additional vacation day in December
  • Caring perks: individual private health insurance, dental insurance, discounted gym membership, parental bonus
  • Fun at work: company events, quarterly team building, drinks and snacks.

 

Please send your CV in English. CV in other languages will not be considered.

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 

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