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 :

Jumia Services Project Manager will oversee key projects in  Jumia Services Algeria. This would entail working closely on the ground with country teams. The role will also be responsible for setting up and leading war rooms, doing deep dive and creating list of actions and implementing them with the country management.

 

Key Responsibilities :

  • Creating and standardizing Performance management and enhancement across all countries
    • Establishing the principles and key levers which influence output KPIs
    • Convert those levers into inputs for successful performance management
    • Translate inputs in actions, routines and projects
    • Validate and publish those into implementable and trackable PMO format
    • Manage and drive implementation across countries
    • Create right visibility and shareholder level reporting for them
  • Training of Country teams and handholding for key projects implementation
    • Creating standard and very easy blue book equivalent; which can be easily implemented in all Jumia Countries including
    • Performing routine trainings for country teams on projects
  • Analytical insights for country managers and country teams in form of weekly/monthly updates
  • Performance deep dive  
    • War room methodology; if needed to be quickly launched and implemented on ground for performance management -- setting up and leading war rooms in all countries, doing deep dive and creating list of actions and implementing them with country Management in all countries.
  • Creating standard deep dive routines for all CMs, COOs etc
  • Monitoring the performance of all Country teams

 

 

Job Requirements                        

 

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university; Degree in Engineering,
  • Operations, Supply Chain and Project Management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office – Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Email, Internet etc.
  • Proficient in Google Office Suite – Google Drive, Google Sheets, Google Docs, Gmail,
  • Clear understanding of Transportation Logistics network management, Retail or Customer Service processes and priorities
  • Basic/Working knowledge of Six Sigma tools and Lean techniques preferred. Excel skills required
  • Experience in strategy and complex network management
  • 5 years   minimum experience, preferably in a manufacturing, production or distribution environment with a strong    focus on logistics or alternatives supply chain
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Flexible to work with people from different backgrounds
  • Team player and flexible to rapidly changing work schedules
  • Excellent team management and coaching skills
  • High analytical skills;
  • IT savvy
  • Conflict management

 

 

 

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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