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. 


Main Responsibilities


  • Day-to-day manage, plan, implement, monitor and execute paid search marketing campaigns (Search, DSA, Shopping, etc) on various search platforms such as Google, Yahoo, Bing, and similar to drive demand and conversion.
  • Execute tests, collect and analyze data and identify trends and insights to improve and achieve the maximum ROI.
  • Conduct a detailed keyword research and customer trends to continually expand and optimize paid keyword discovery.
  • Research, analyze and monitor competitors advertising search campaigns to identify gaps and setting the action plan accordingly.
  • Manage and adjust PPC budgets, and optimize bid strategies, Ad copies, landing pages and analyzing search query and other reports for target countries.
  • Prepare and generate SEM performance and KPIs reports on a weekly/monthly basis for presentation and review along with strategic recommendations for continual improvement.
  • Suggesting improvement in the marketing campaign and make necessary changes if required.
  • Driving continued optimization of SEM campaigns through performance analysis, ad copy testing, quality score improvement, keyword management, etc.
  • Identifying new opportunities to drive revenue & profitability and actively participate in formulating strategies to capitalize on new opportunities.
  • Coordinate with the onsite, creative, content, performance and tech teams to ensure that all campaigns are aligned with the SEM best practices.
  • Generating heatmaps to analyze consumer behavior on the website
  • Staying up to date with the new advertising trends, SEM strategies, best practices, and competitive landscape.


  • Well-versed in performance marketing, conversion, and online customer acquisition with a proven SEM experience and success managing PPC campaigns across Google, and other search engines.
  • Agency and eCommerce experience is a must.
  • A minimum of 4 years of experience in Search Engine Marketing (SEM).
  • ​Understanding of attribution, Its different setups and how to analyze resulting issues
  • Experience generating SEM reports using Google data studio, Power BI, Google Suite, Excel, etc.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, presentation, and communication skills (English is a must, written and verbal).
  • Adept in and experienced with web analytics and advertising tools and platforms (e.g٫ Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, Google Ads Manager, etc)
  • Basic understanding of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Strong understanding of Bid Management tools such as Marin, Kenshoo, Search Ignite, or others.
  • Familiarity with A/B and multivariate experiments.

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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