Jumia Nigeria Job Vacancies, September 12th 2016

Jumia Group is a leading global incubator of start-ups. We started
operating in Africa in 2012 and since then have launched multiple
successful companies, such as Jumia, Jumia Market, Jumia Travel, Jumia
Food, Jumia Deals, Jumia House, Jumia Jobs, Jumia Car, Jumia Services

Africa is one of the fastest growing economies in the world, offering
excellent opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment. Its
economic growth has enabled innovative businesses to flourish and this
is where Jumia steps in.

Jumia is currently looking for talented people to join our team and embark
on an exciting journey in the core of business development, to fill the
vacant position below:

Job Title: Quality Control Associate
Location:
Nigeria
Job Type: Full Time
Responsibilities

  • Carry out regular and timely updates of product information and content on the website
  • Plan, define and implement website changes and functional improvements
  • Collaborate with co-QC team members to meet internal quality levels for website activity and management daily
  • Suggest processes aimed towards improvement of content for customer satisfaction
  • Generate and update website content (products, content, promotions)
  • Maintain an excellent level of service to the business

Competencies Required:

  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power point) tools
  • Working knowledge of Google Office Productivity Tools.
  • Must be System Oriented/Process-driven
  • Must exhibit a high level of organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks under pressure
  • Proven ability to multi-task effectively and work to deadlines and targets
  • Great attention to detail is key
  • Must be tech savvy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Qualification & Experience

  • A Degree in Information Technology, Mass Communication, Computer
    Science or related course from a recognized and accredited University.
  • Basic knowledge of HTML/ Dreamweaver application is compulsory
  • Basic knowledge of Photoshop/Corel Draw application is compulsory
  • Experience in Creative Writing and summary skills
  • Minimum of one year experience in Creative Writing or similar job role within a fast paced organization.
  • Adequate knowledge of the Online Marketplace and the E-commerce Industry


Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Data Management Associate
Location:
Nigeria
Job Tpye: Full Time
Responsibilities

  • Carry out regular and timely updates of product information and content on the website
  • Plan, define and implement website changes and functional improvements
  • Collaborate with co-QC team members to meet internal quality levels for website activity and management daily
  • Suggest processes aimed towards improvement of content for customer satisfaction
  • Generate and update website content (products, content, promotions)
  • Maintain an excellent level of service to the business

Competencies Required:

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power point) tools
  • Working knowledge of Google Office Productivity Tools.
  • Must be System Oriented/Process-driven
  • Must exhibit a high level of organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks under pressure
  • Proven ability to multi-task effectively and work to deadlines and targets
  • Great attention to detail is key
  • Must be tech savvy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Qualification & Experience

  • A Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Technology
    Management, Statistics or related course from a recognized and
    accredited University.
  • Basic Knowledge of Web Programming Languages (HTML, CSS, PHP) & Web Technology is compulsory
  • Experience in Data Management/ Data Analysis is an added advantage.
  • Minimum of one year relevant experience in Content Writing or similar job role within a fast paced organization.
  • Adequate knowledge of the Online Marketplace and the E-commerce Industry

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply for this Position

Job Title: Manager, Fixed Asset and General Ledger
Location:
Nigeria
Job Type: Full Time
Objective

  • To ensure that fixed assets, prepayments, accruals and also the company’s accounts receivable position are properly stated.

Responsibilities
Fixed Assets:

  • Ensure all fixed assets are properly created and invoiced on Navision
  • Monthly depreciation procedures
  • Reconciliation of fixed assets register to GL
  • Record all disposals of fixed assets in Navision

General Ledger:

  • Maintain an accurate prepayment schedule
  • Ensure monthly amortization of prepayments on Navision
  • Ensure that payroll is accrued at the end of each month
  • Ensure all monthly accruals e.g. payroll, tax, etc are accurately recorded on Navision
  • Monthly reconciliation of Inventory Accounts

Competencies Required:

  • Microsoft Office Tools (Word, Excel)
  • Ability to manage payments on Bank Payment Portals
  • Flexibility and Honesty are key
  • Great attention to details, self-motivation, time management and a high level of discipline are key
  • Excellent Numerical and Analytical skills

Qualification & Experience

  • A B.Sc in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or equivalent from a recognised and accredited University
  • Professional Qualification like ICAN, ACCA, ACA is an added advantage
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience working in a fast-paced corporate environment preferably in a similar role

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply for this Position

Job Title: Health, Safety and Environment Manager
Location:
Nigeria
Objective

  • As HSE Manager, your responsibility is to carry out day to day
    operations of the HSE department and contribute to the application of
    effective Health, Safety and Environmental management by providing
    technical support. You will ensure compliance to safety legislations and
    that safety policies and practices are adopted and adhered to by all
    employees.
  • Responsibilities
  • Review all aspects of the organization Health and Safety policy
    and activity, and ensure consistent implementation across the
    organisation.
  • Monitor, evaluate and review existing, new and upcoming Health
    and Safety legislation and ensure that the organization has systems and
    procedures in place to meet legal compliance.
  • Develop and implement health and safety strategies, internal policies, programs and procedures.
  • Carry out risk assessments and ensure reduction to minimum
  • Investigate incidents, establish causes and recommend preventive action against a recurrence
  • Conduct regular HSE training and presentations for health and safety matters and accident prevention.
  • Schedule and conduct regular HSE meetings with stakeholders within the warehouse environment
  • Perform regular inspection of facility, operations and employees
    and take walks around the warehouse floor on a regular basis to
    establish HSE presence and provide necessary support.
  • Report to management on health and safety awareness, issues and statistics and act as an advisor on HSE matters.

Competencies Required:

  • Outstanding attention to detail and observation ability
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities
  • In-depth knowledge of health and safety legislations,
    willingness to remain updated with new laws and ability to interpret to
    suit the companies needs
  • A flexible approach to work and adaptability to working shifts
  • Outstanding investigative ability
  • Negotiating skills necessary to convince managers of the need to
    implement and maintain safety standards that may compromise speed or
    efficiency in the organisation
  • Patience and diplomacy because the profession requires a collaborative approach
  • Reporting Skills

Qualification & Experience

  • BSc/BA in Safety Management or any relevant field from a reputable University
  • Valid professional certification in Occupational, Health & Safety is mandatory (NEBOSH, etc)
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in an Environmental, Health and
    Safety position with evidence of participation in relevant HSE workshops
    or trainings
  • Good knowledge of data analysis and risk assessment
  • Good knowledge of warehousing operations
  • Proven ability to work in a fast paced organization with a dynamic environment

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply for this Position

Job Title: Finance Manager, Logistics and Operations
Location:
Nigeria
Job Type: Full Time
Objective

  • As Finance Manager, Logistics and Operations, you will be
    responsible for providing financial advice and support to the Company in
    order to make sound business decisions.

Responsibilities
Inventory Management:

  • Establish and monitor appropriate accounting practices to ensure
    all inventory activities are captured correctly in Inventory Management
    system and interface accurately into the accounting system
  • Establish inventory reconciliation procedures to ensure accuracy of all balances
  • Ensure accurate Inventory ageing and analysis and appropriate provisions are kept in the books for slow and obsolete stock
  • Ensure accurate book  keeping for all initiatives regarding stock in transit and returns to Vendors

Financial Planning and Budget Management:

  • Prepare the annual operating and strategic plan for the business
    unit (includes working capital and cashflow projections) to the right
    quality and to time.
  • Prepare unit budgets and consolidate for the business unit and
    ensure consistency of numbers in line with the Service Level Agreements
    with each venture.
  • Deploy best in class cost accounting tools to ensure clarity of
    cost bases and provide clarity on Cost optimization opportunities, and
    revenue generating schemes.
  • Ensure accuracy in invoicing
  • Ensure all unit heads are held to account to operate in line
    with the budget. Full variance analysis and corrective action plans are
    provided on a periodic basis (e.g. monthly)
  • Financial analysis as will be required from time to time too aid management decision making.
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Financial Accounting and Reporting:

  • Ensure completeness, correctness and accuracy of accounting
    records and transactions in the Financial accounting systems and in line
    with IFRS.
  • Prepare monthly reconciliation statements of accruals and analysis of expense and revenue heads.
  • Ensure proper filing of source documents and records relating to the operations of the business unit.
  • Prepare Monthly Business Review reports fully reconciled to the SLA and the Financial accounting systems.
  • Ensure internal control processes are working optimally.
  • Expedite all audit assignments and ensure that recommendations are implemented to time and risks identified are mitigated.
  • Adequacy of reconciliation with 3rd Party Logistics providers
    and completeness and accuracy of transactions embarked on with them.

Fixed Asset and CAPEX Management:

  • Ensure the completeness and accuracy of the fixed asset register in line with IFRS.
  • Ensure the adequacy of controls over the additions and disposals of assets and physical verification.

Others:

  • Provide leadership to finance team members and financial support to unit heads within the Business Unit.

Competencies Required:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external affiliates and clients
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. We are building ventures from scratch, learning and solving problems along the way
  • Hands-on attitude. E-commerce is 50% operations, so you must not
    be afraid of rolling up your sleeves and getting your hands dirty
  • Proficiency in the use of ERP systems
  • Strong drive and ability to implement change in fast moving organizations
  • Willingness to make decisions as necessary and appropriate in accordance with company policies.
  • Self-starter who will take initiative to effect positive change
  • Ability to work independently, as well as with a team
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality of privileged information and professionalism at all times
  • Accuracy and attention to detail

Qualification & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Banking and Finance, Economics from a reputable University or equivalent
  • Master’s Degree in similar role above is an advantage
  • Certification from any recognized professional body (ACCA, ACA, ICAN, CFA) is compulsory
  • Minimum of 5 years’ in supervisory role with Cost accounting and management experience
  • Relevant financial accounting and management experience in supply chain operations
  • Adequate knowledge of the Ecommerce Industry

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply for this Position

Job Title: HR Business Partner
Location:
Nigeria
Objective

  • As HR Business Partner, your responsibility is to serve as a
    consultant to management, working to ensure that the business objectives
    are aligned with employees and management across the various
    departments.
  • You are responsible for providing proactive HR services in the
    area of human relations aimed at bringing about change which reinforce
    the business strategy of specific Jumia companies.

Responsibilities

  • Plan, implement, and manage the human resources function for
    specific AIG companies, including employee relations, regulatory
    compliance, staff development, and employee communications
  • Ensure delivery of high quality employee relations services
  • Review and recommend necessary changes to business practices and
    its procedures for improvements as deemed appropriate by the management
  • Serve as a resource for managers; coach and mentor senior
    managers to effectively use the full range of HR tools such as the
    performance management process
  • Develop and monitor departmental budget, goals and objectives and operational/work plan for both HR and Administration teams
  • Formulate fair and equitable processes and guidelines on employee counselling and discipline

Competencies Required:

  • Broad knowledge and experience in employment law, compensation,
    benefits administration, organizational planning and development,
    employee relations, safety, training and development and office
    administration.
  • Must have a working knowledge and be current with all relevant employment related laws.
  • Excellent analytical skills and good reasoning abilities and sound judgment.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Superior
    interpersonal and coaching skills including patience and ability to work
    well with staff at all levels.
  • Proven experience in Crisis/ Conflict Management.
  • Proven success in managing an HR team.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully participate in senior management teams that provide leadership and strategic direction.
  • Must have unparalleled business acumen and must possess project management skills
  • Must exhibit a high level of initiative, flexibility and credibility

Qualification & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management or in a related field
  • 5-7 years of professional experience with at least 5 years of
    progressive and hands-on HR generalist experience evident in multiple
    human resource disciplines, including compensation practices,
    organizational diagnosis, employee and union relations, diversity,
    performance management, and relevant employment laws
  • Membership of relevant professional body (CIPM, SHRM, etc) is an added advantage.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply for this Position

Job Title: Country Manager
Location:
Nigeria
Responsibilities

  • Your main responsibilities will be to develop the ventures in your market through operational and strategic actions.
  • You will directly manage your operational and commercial team.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Drive overall top line and profitability development
  • P&L ownership
  • Recruit and manage the team, in particular the local sales and operations team
  • Define and drive action plans to create strong relationships with local stakeholders
  • Coordinate your commercial team with the other services (Marketing, Partnerships, Finance, etc.)
  • Deliver measurable results linked to the project you are in charge of
  • Ensure regular reporting of your actions and results
  • Drive activity analysis
  • Manage the team efficiency and cohesion
  • Create an unparalleled environment for your team’s development and happiness

Requirements
A successful candidate will fulfil the following requirements:

  • Strong entrepreneurial skills
  • Strong leadership
  • Strong drive
  • Impeccable communication skills
  • Ability to negotiate in flawless English
  • Ability to identify new business opportunity
  • Ability to work independently and in a team

We Offer

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team working around the world
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our
    longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our
    future internet ventures

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply for this Position

Job Title: Head of Financial Planning And Analysis
Location:
Nigeria
Objective

  • To ensure an efficient, effective and comprehensive process for
    developing financial plans and analysis that links to the strategic
    objectives.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee the financial planning and analysis organization and
    work with Finance directors, management team, both local team and
    central team, to provide value-added insight into the business.
  • Prepare a monthly reporting package that includes full financial
    statements, comprehensive Key Performance Indicator (KPI) reporting,
    operational dashboard reporting, analysis of key business trends, actual
    versus budget variances and comprehensive executive level explanations
    of differences.
  • Drive an efficient, effective and comprehensive process for
    developing financial plans and analysis that links to the strategic
    objectives.
  • Develop and monitor the company’s annual budget and monthly
    forecasts, which shall include establishing budget tools, setting
    timelines and ensuring all budgets are accurate, comprehensive and
    completed on time.
  • Prepare and maintain an efficient and effective process of
    evaluating, tracking and monitoring all strategic planning activity for
    the company with appropriate links to the annual budget and strategic
    plan.
  • Provide a high level of thought process to drive improvement;
    recommend areas for improvement and lead projects to enhance the
    reporting and analytical infrastructure.
  • Supervise and manage the performance of a team of FP&A professionals.
  • Routinely communicate business unit and company financial and
    operational performance trends, historical and forecasted, using
    appropriate metrics, identifying risks and opportunities related to the
    achievement of the company’s financial plans.
  • Influence the accuracy and effectiveness of the corporate
    accounting consolidation and closing process through analytical review
    and trend analysis.
  • Develop and execute financial modelling tools to allow for
    routine analytical reviews of company financial and operational
    performance, new projects and decision making.

Competencies Required:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Tools (Word, Excel) and  ERP systems
  • Great attention to detail, self-motivation, time management and a high level of discipline are key
  • Stakeholder management
  • Excellent Numerical and Analytical skills
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Qualification & Experience

  • A BSc in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or equivalent from a recognised and accredited University
  • Professional Qualification like ICAN, ACCA, ACA is an added advantage
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a fast-paced corporate environment preferably in a similar role
  • Experience in preparing, analysing, and implementing accounting and reporting requirements
  • Solid FP&A experience (budgeting, forecasting, planning and analysis)

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply for this Position

Job Title: HR Associate
Location:
Nigeria
Job Type: Full Time
Objective
As HR Help Desk Associate, your responsibility is to support the HR team
in the delivery of key HR responsibilities relating to Staff Welfare,
On-boarding and Off-boarding and Data Management as well as ensuring
timely and adequate support is provided to address employee challenges.
Responsibilities

  • Assist the Team Lead in the prompt and seamless implementation of HR processes
  • On-boarding of New hires to ensure smooth transition into the
    company to include Contract signing, verification of educational
    certificates, office tour, provision of functional work space and tools,
    Laptop collection, Issue of ID Cards
  • Off-boarding activities including exit formalities and clearance
  • Preparation of weekly recruitment feedback to be sent to the Talent Management team
  • Leave and Attendance Management
  • Pensions and H.M.O registration and interpretation of benefits
  • Provide regular employee support service regarding payroll
    variations, employee relations, Business cards, CUG lines and other
    related employee enquiries
  • Processing of invoices and payments for service providers
  • Familiarize oneself with the relevant labour, tax, industry,
    business and regional laws to ensure that these are communicated to
    employees who may at any time require clarification
  • Ensure that all the guidelines and policies set forth in the
    company’s business operations manual and other corporate documents are
    followed in collaboration with the HR Team Lead
  • Assist in the scheduling and coordinating of regular employee appraisals
  • Update Biometrics records regularly and as at when due
  • Any other task as assigned by HR Manager/ Team Lead

Competencies Required:

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Effective verbal and writing communication and presentation skills
  • Working Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) Tools and Google Office Productivity Tools.
  • Networking and negotiation skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to be discreet and maintain high levels of confidentiality
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Knowledge of Labour Law

Qualification & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or equivalent from a recognised and accredited University
  • Membership of CIPM is an added advantage
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a fast-paced corporate environment

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply for this Position

Job Title: Fraud Manager
Location:
Nigeria
Objective

  • As Fraud Manager, you will be in charge of identifying and
    implementing a wide range of actions to prevent and manage fraud on the
    company’s platform.

Responsibilities

  • Proactively identify fraud trends that may impact business goals and targets.
  • Research internal and external data to identify risky behaviours and create strategies to minimize fraud.
  • Optimise systems to achieve optimal acceptance rate while keeping fraud loss to a minimum.
  • Develop and maintain machine learning models to detect fraud.
  • Act as fraud subject matter expert towards other departments such as marketing and product development.
  • Lead a regional team of senior fraud analysts.
  • Ensure operational processes are adequate, documented and
    enforced (e.g. fraud monitoring, dispute management, KYC, chargebacks
    and protection policies).
  • Conduct or coordinate investigations on suspected fraudulent
    activities and provide recommendations to management and/or respective
    law enforcement agencies.
  • Report periodically to management in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ensure necessary records and databases are maintained for regulatory, research and reporting purposes.

Competencies Required:

  • Proactively identify fraud trends that may impact business goals and targets.
  • Research internal and external data to identify risky behaviours and create strategies to minimize fraud.
  • Optimise systems to achieve optimal acceptance rate while keeping fraud loss to a minimum.
  • Develop and maintain machine learning models to detect fraud.
  • Act as fraud subject matter expert towards other departments such as marketing and product development.
  • Lead a regional team of senior fraud analysts.
  • Ensure operational processes are adequate, documented and
    enforced (e.g. fraud monitoring, dispute management, KYC, chargebacks
    and protection policies).
  • Conduct or coordinate investigations on suspected fraudulent
    activities and provide recommendations to management and/or respective
    law enforcement agencies.
  • Report periodically to management in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ensure necessary records and databases are maintained for regulatory, research and reporting purposes.

Qualification & Experience

  • A BSc in Economics, Statistics, Accounting, Finance or equivalent from a recognised and accredited University
  • Professional Qualification like CFE, ISACA, etc is an added advantage
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience working in a fast-paced corporate environment preferably in a similar role
  • Experience in fraud management, high risk account management,
    internal audit, information security, management report, statistics
  • Adequate knowledge of the E-commerce Industry

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply for this Position

Job Title: Category Management – Jumia (Internship)
Location:
Nigeria
Job Description

  • The Category Manager will be responsible for delivering a
    world-class customer experience thanks to the right assortment, a
    perfect online ergonomics, the best prices and the most innovative
    marketing campaigns.
  • There are 2 types of products fashion and General Merchandising
    (Books, High Tech…). As a category manager you will be responsible for
    either fashion or GM.
  • Taking the lead on the category strategic orientation, the
    category manager will have to bring an exceptional growth for the sales
    volume, the margin and the conversion rate.
  • He will be responsible for the decisions he makes and will have to monitor his performance.

Your position as Category Manager entails:

  • Delivering a strategy for future growth by building the most
    pertinent assortment of products, asking the buyer teams to follow up on
    your instructions
  • Increasing the gross margin by being responsible for Jumia’s
    price position and asking the buyer teams to renegotiate the costs on
    strategic brands, categories and products
  • Meeting the main suppliers
  • Building a very friendly user interface, working closely with
    the shop management teams (marketing) – It includes the creation of
    banners, new filters, enhancing the category tree, selecting the
    products you want to see at the top of the page, etc.
  • Establishing plans that will be presented to the top management
    on the strategic decision you make (which price point do we target for
    this category, which marketing strategy I want to implement, which
    products do I want to source, what will be the upcoming best sellers).
  • Managing all the replenishment and inventory tools for stock monitoring
  • Creating campaigns and deciding through which marketing channel you will push them
  • As a whole, you have to identify and to promote the best sellers
    that will lead the market and strengthen Jumia’s position as the leader
    of online retail

Requirements
A successful candidate will fulfil the following requirements:

  • Expected personal skills
  • Action oriented and results oriented
  • Strong analytical skill
  • Strong inter-personal skills: Convince the people and your team that you are making the right decisions
  • Fast learner
  • Well organized
  • Resistant to stress
  • Very independent with a strong ability to go further than the expectations

Expected background and technical skills:

  • Top European Business Schools and Universities
  • A previous experience in management consulting, venture capital,
    company creation or category management (retail) would be appreciated
  • Proficiency in MS Office and Excel (VBA would be plus)
  • Ability to analyse large data sets to make strategic decisions

As a whole, we expect someone passionate, creative and able to work
efficiently. The category manager is the CEO of his category and is
playing a key role within the company, interacting with roughly all the
departments and the top management. We expect a leader.

We Offer

  • A unique experience in an international, entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • An unparalleled personal and professional improvement as our
    longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our
    future internet ventures
  • The opportunity to be part of a team full of talented people with the best backgrounds


Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply for this Position

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