About Jumia:

Jumia believes that technology has the potential to transform everyday life in Africa for the better. Jumia was built 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.

Listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in 2019, Jumia is the leading e-commerce company in Africa, operating in 11 countries. The Jumia platform consists of a marketplace, which connects sellers with consumers, a logistics service, which enables the shipment and delivery of packages from sellers to consumers, and a payment service, JumiaPay, which offers a safe and easy solution to facilitate online payment transactions. The company offers goods across a broad range of categories, such as phones and electronics, home appliances, fast-moving consumer goods, fashion and beauty.

 

 

 

About Jumia Tech Centers

Want to be part of the biggest tech center in Africa and work in mixed teams with over 16 different nationalities? Join Jumia Kenya Tech Center where tech meets purpose. At Kenya Tech Center you will be managed by and mentored by top tech leaders across Portugal, Egypt and Kenya. You will also be working with state of the art technologies & methodologies, and using agile philosophy, all as means to improve the lives of millions of Africans across the continent by offering them convenient and affordable online solutions. And with that as our PURPOSE, innovation at Jumia NEVER stops and you will be moving from one exciting challenge to the next.

 

 

At Jumia, we are always looking for new talent! You can be a key element in our different projects.

Check out below.

 

What you will be doing

  • Be part of the Jumia Engineering Management team and play a key role in Jumia’s technology plan
  • Be a role model for the Jumia Values
  • Manage a team of super talented Software Engineers
  • Elevate the value provided by the Engineering teams to Jumia through critical project delivery
  • Coach managers and engineers in your teams and set their career path
  • Drive your team on a continuous lookout for improvement
  • Build reliable systems that scale to Jumia's ambitions
  • Interact and communicate effectively with engineers, product owners, and business stakeholders
  • Partner with the product lead to manage project scope and ensure the technical deliverables are met
  • Identify headcount needs for the team, plan and recruit to fill these needs
  • Find a group of humble and smart people ready to make you grow and to grow with you
  • Change the Internet landscape in Africa and the World through your team

What we are looking for

  • 8+ years experience as an individual Software Engineer contributor working with agile methodologies
  • A track record of 3+ years leading effective teams
  • Experience with phasing or large initiatives, estimating efforts, and leading project delivery within timelines and with good quality, removing blockers when needed
  • Owning and enhancing the applications and platforms to support business needs are met
  • Partnering with Architects, Engineering and Product Leadership on defining and developing sustainable applications
  • Able to differentiate talent and reward/recognize performance across teams
  • An eye for recruiting great people
  • A great sense to manage technical debt and you know investing in quality will make you go faster
  • The ability to be autonomous and to own your decisions
  • The ambition to grow the company and within the company
  • A great technical sense to challenge engineers and product to make the right decisions
  • Full professional English proficiency

 

We Offer:

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • A unique opportunity of having strong impact in building the African e-commerce 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

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 e-commerce 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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