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. 

 

About the role

As a Strategic vendor services associate at Jumia, you will be responsible for the end to end management of one of our key partners; with the objective of growing and transforming the business. This position is currently one of the positions where Jumia is investing the most to grow the pool of talent. We expect the best performers to be the next wave of key account managers, head of categories in the company.

You will focus on managing a single key partner from the very essence of marketing & commercial, to operations or even co-organization of Jumia key commercial events, your scope will provide you with all levers to drive your Brand toward the right direction.

This role is for top performers looking for close collaboration with senior commercial leaders to help accelerate their commercial careers.

Responsibilities

  •   Ensuring full assortment agreed with Jumia is live on the website at any given moment in time.
  •   Ensuring we are meeting our ambition in terms of NMV, volumes and page views agreed in the JBP
  •   Schedule inbound and returns to ensure optimal stock rotation in Jumia Warehouse.
  •   Ensuring content of each product is up to the brand’s (and Jumia’s) Standards.
  •   Build a marketing plan that will allow strong growth for the brand.
  •   Following up on the execution of the marketing plan agreed with the brand and delivering on demand proofs of executions –perform ROI analysis, gather data for specific campaigns.
  •   Provide regular analysis on the performance of the brand
  •   Having weekly touch point with market stakeholder (brand and Jumia) to ensure progress
  •   Create monthly commercial planning and brief for creatives on all main marketing channels for each market
  •   Steer the performance of each marketing channel to improve efficiency
  •   Coordinating T1 event preparation such as Jumia anniversary and Black Friday
  •         Preparing and leading monthly business review and steerco between the brand and Jumia
  •   Create post mortem after each event to get best practice and new opportunities 
  •   Make sure banners are updated, store is live, SKUs are tagged, all links work properly etc…Act as a curator for the brand’s store.
  •   Follow-up and support on payment and reconciliations.
  •   Build and forecast JBP defining main inflections and monthly target of NMV, volumes, page views, conversion rate and average item value.

 

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • 3-5 years Consulting or FMCG experience
  • Fluency in English & French
  • Action oriented and performance driven
  • Strong management and interpersonal skills
  • Good analytical and data management skills
  • Ability to anticipate, structure and organize
  • Well organized and very detail oriented
  • Resistant to stress
  • Autonomous
  • Finding simple solutions to complex problems

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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