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

The incumbent will work with Post Offices across Africa for expansion of business and services by engaging them on but not limited to custom clearance,  cross border logistics solutions, PUDO Hubs and last mile delivery.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Engage with UPU and Post Office Across Africa on behalf of Jumia.
  • Work with the country logistics teams and Global logistics team to set up clearance processes for Jumia cross border business with Post Offices.
  • Negotiate de minimis value thresholds with customs and Post to reduce the cost of clearance.
  • Work with the country logistics team for Expansion of Pick Up and Drop Off network via Post Office footprint.
  • Set up last mile Delivery SLAs with Post Office and negotiate for better pricing
  • Work on new initiatives with Post to improve supply chain and logistics efficiency
  • Set up ETOE license for Jumia Services by partnering with one of Post Offices
  • Conduct and manage MBR/QBR with the Post Offices.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's or advanced degree in supply chain discipline or related experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office – Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Email, Internet etc.
  • Proficient in Google Office Suite – Google Drive, Google Sheets, Google Docs, Gmail, etc.
  • Minimum 10 years-total experience in sales, operations and/or vendor management, experience, preferably within the Post Office network.
  • Demonstrated success in cross-functional, global project/program execution.
  • Process oriented, well-organized with a high level of attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Excellent analytical ability; ability to leverage analytical work into action-oriented reporting and plans of action.
  • Strong attention to details
  • Excellent oral, written and telephonic communication skills
  • Ability to meet demanding targets;
  • Ability to work independently and in a team;
  • Strong drive and leadership;
  • Impeccable communication skills (spoken and written);

 

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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