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New Vacancies at Jumia Nigeria, 8th July, 2019

Jul 8, 2019, 3:55 PM
Jumia is Africa's leading internet group, with already over 3,000 employees in more than 20 African countries and huge successes such as Jumia, Jumia Travel, Jumia Food, Jumia Deals, Jumia House, Jumia Jobs and Jumia Services. It is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by MTN, Millicom, Rocket Internet, Axa, Orange, Goldman Sachs & CdC. We are currently looking for talented people with a passion for emerging markets and Africa to join our team and embark on our exciting journey in the position below:       Job Title: Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis Location: Lagos Department: Finance Responsibilities
  • This position will play a key role in ensuring the best operational and financial decisions are made while maintaining a strong focus on strategic business planning support, cost management and optimization, historical performance analysis, and complex forecasting.
  • Also, this person will manage the planning process, analyze data, and develop strategy for the company’s financial planning and analysis functions.
In particular:
  • Oversee the financial planning and analysis organization and work with CFO , 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.
Professional Skills & Qualifications
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience working in a fast-paced corporate environment preferably in a similar role
  • Professional Qualification like ACCA & ACA is an added advantage
  • Possess the proven ability to lead, manage and develop a high performing team
  • Experience of FP&A within a matrix organisation (budgeting, forcasting, planning and analysis)
  • Demonstrate excellent analytical skills; good knowledge of Microsoft core programs - Excel (including pivot tables and macros), word and power point
  • Have an understanding of international accounting practices and standards
  • Experience of having managed and improved budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Support senior members of the business timely, actionable insight
  • Experience in preparing, analysing, and implementing accounting and reporting requirements.
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.
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply     Job Title: Media Buying and Planning Manager - Jumia Location: Lagos Department: Marketing Job type: Full time Responsibilities
  • As a Media buying and Planning Manager, you will be responsible for providing key inputs to all media planning, buying and monitoring contracts with media partners as required and oversee them to ensure strict adherence with contracts, Memorandum of understanding and Service Level Agreements.
In particular:
  • Develop media planning strategies to help Jumia remain at the forefront of retail in Nigeria.
  • Articulate Jumia’s media planning and management strategies including policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Manage Jumia's external agencies such as media, creative, monitoring and research.
  • Coordinate all activities of the media planning and management unit and ensure compliance with overall brand objectives.
  • Execute media plans and articulate efficiency of campaigns via GRP, CPT, reach/frequency audience rating, spikes analysis, cluster analysis, etc
  • Ensure Jumia’s media planning conform with local advertising regulations (APCON, Lottery board).
  • Coordinate the step-by-step process for strategic media planning, buying and monitoring across traditional media such as TV, Radio, print, Outdoor including Youtube channel.
  • Manage creative process for offline campaigns to include creatives, jingles, scripts & videos.
  • Provide relevant insights for major campaigns.
  • Build and initiate proposed media partnerships for barter on behalf of Jumia either or Radio and TV.
  • Analyse campaign analysis for media activations with KPIs to include direct traffic, Search etc.)
  • Oversee frequent media surveys for Jumia pre-event & Post-event.
  • Monitor competitor’s media spend and share of voice.
  • Analyse potential regions and media penetration strategies to acquire new customers.
Professional Skills & Qualification
  • Bachelor's degree Social Sciences or post graduate degree in Marketing.
  • 5 years + professional experience in marketing and related industry.
  • Must have broad knowledge of media channels and agency experience as a strategist/media planner/buyer.
  • Experience in planning to execution for Top 20 media spending brands in Nigeria.
  • Excellent strategic planning and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent communication skills i.e. proficiency in written and spoken English is essential.
  • Advanced data analysis and analytical skills.
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.
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply       Job Title: Head of Offline Sales Channels - Jumia Location: Lagos Job Type: Full time Responsibilities
  • Jumia is able to increase its presence through the JForce, a network of consultants who distribute goods and services to remote areas of the region. Our ambition with the JForce is to empower consultants, enabling them to make a living by giving access to the internet to the most isolated Africans.
  • As a Head of Offline Sales Channels,you will be in charge of growing this multi-level marketing level channel.
  • Manage the whole sales force and create a sustainable pyramid to maximize sales revenues but also the size of your sales force to meet the business objectives.
  • Develop and implement business plan.
  • Formulate all sales policies, strategies and procedures of this business.
  • Educate the sales team by establishing training programs thattarget the sales of key products as well as areas of target sales and growth.
  • Drive analysis of performance metrics to identify opportunities andbuild evidence for strategic decisions.
  • Keep your team's workflow and deadlines aligned their targets.
  • Identify operational weaknesses and help improve or innovate new processes to your teams as efficient as possible.
Professional Skills & Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Studies/Administration/Management or equivalent from an accrediated university.
  • At least 6+ years experience in a working in a sales position preferably managing a large team.
  • Experience in Projects Management with proven ability to drive processes from inception to finish.
  • Capable of teaching the process for successful prospecting & closing new business, leading to consistent quota achievement.
  • Evidence of successfully leading others to exceed measurable sales and revenue targets.
  • Ability to both set strategy, manage sales quotas, and follow through on tactical implementation and execution of initiatives - an operator with vision.
  • Demonstrated experience with “Consultative Selling” to identify and solve customer 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
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply     Job Title: Accounts Receivable Manager - Jumia Location: Lagos Job Type: Full Time Responsibilities
  • To improve quality, efficiency and effectiveness of the Accounts Receivable Operation through process improvements, automation and harmonization with the aim to optimize working capital, minimize transactional costs and control Jumia Nigeria's exposure to bad debt losses.
In particular, you will:
  • Manage accounts receivable and cash application functions to ensure timely and accurate recording, collection, reconciliation and reporting of accounts receivable
  • Work closely with Commercial, Sales, Operations management and inventory control to ensure discrepancies and payment delinquencies are resolved on a timely basis.
  • Identify process inefficiencies and recommend remediation to strengthen control environment in financial and operational areas through the use of system automation and relevant tools
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts related to accounts receivable.
  • Cashflow forecasting periodically on regular basis based customer insight as well as business information.
  • Updating of Cashflow forecast in ERP and weekly update to Treasury team
  • Close monitoring of Account Receivables, Unbilled AR, Deferred Revenue, Provision for doubtful debts, Advances from customer and customer financing so that active control could be set on working capital numbers of Jumia
  • Advice to the Treasury & Credit manager on payment terms and credit limits for (new) customers.
  • Partner with cross functional teams to share best practices and improve communication and procedures
  • Track account transactions and resolution of issues. Establish and maintain effective relationships with internal and external business partners
  • Continue team's strong track record of achieving collection metrics
Professional Skills & Qualifications
  • At least 8+ years of experience as an Accounts Receivable in a high-growth and fast-paced environment
  • Must have at least 5+ years of experience in AR function including direct responsibility of assigned client account oversight, preferably in a manufacturing company.
  • Professional qualification like ICAN, ACCA, ACA is a must
  • Extensive experience in the development and application of policies and procedures for collections and credit
  • Experience with accounts reconciliations and closing procedures for accounts receivable
  • Must have proven abilities in process improvement, developing/documenting procedures, influencing all levels of management.
  • Positive attitude, strong analytical and investigative skills, high attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Focused and driven to analyze problems and collaborate with others to identify and deliver solutions
  • Ability to work in the detail and also see the big picture and communicate to appropriate internal parties (CEO, CFO, Controllers etc.)
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       Job Title: Systems Analyst - Jumia Location: Lagos Department: Sys Admin Job Type: Full Time Responsibilities
  • The primary responsibility for this position includes both development and systems analysis for Jumia applications to implement business change requests.
  • You will help implement scalable solutions and ensure that all system changes meet business, quality and architectural guidelines.
  • Successful candidate will have exceptional analytical skills and will be expected to have hands-on programming skills in building enterprise applications.
In particular you will:
  • Provide system support and resolve issues for all systems tools used by various teams
  • Create and maintain product and feature roadmaps and manage prioritization and trade-offs.
  • Managing local support teams to give adequate and prompt system support on in house software
  • Managing and improving system performance and features
  • Escalation of system blockers to tech central team.
  • Communicate directly with technical teams
  • Develop and manage the execution of launch plans.
  • Measure and analyse product and feature performance for opportunities to innovate, simplify and create intuitive user interfaces that improve customer experience and increase adoption.
  • Create local system to solve problems proactively.
  • Aptitude for organization, flexibility and producing results in a fast paced environment
  • Develop tools to support the business users.
  • Key into organization values and ethics, producing results in a fast-paced environment.
  • Research new developments and changes to business processes and Technology
  • Management of system changes.
  • System analysis and documentation.
  • Proposed new developments and changes to business process and Technology.
  • Business Process design - functional and technical specifications
Required Skills & Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in System Engineering, Computer Science or related field from a recognised and accredited University.
  • Minimum of 3 -4 years product management experience preferably in retail and consumer internet company
  • Experience in managing and successfully driving multiple projects
  • Technical ability in using SQL, HTML, Php and Excel, plus the ability to learn in-house tools quick
  • Demonstrated analytical skills and troubleshooting Skills.
  • Good Knowledge of product management
  • Strong communication skills: experience in coordinating teams and communicating to management
  • Strong understanding of object oriented programming and software engineering fundamental
  • Good analytical, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in developing large scale mission critical systems an added advantage.
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.
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply       Job Title: Finance Business Partner - Jumia Location: Lagos Department: Finance Job Type: Full time Responsibilities
  • As a Finance Business Partner, you will apply a Finance lens and deep understanding of business issues and priorities to form a consolidated view of Jumia Services [Supply Chain Business] performance.
  • The role supports the business by translating this view of performance to provide insights for decision making and ensuring financial implications are integrated into strategic plans and help drive performance improvements whilst maintaining an independent Finance appropriate decision making.
In particular, you will:
  • Partners with the business stakeholders to analyse financial performance and articulate the underlying delivery of actuals vs. latest forecasts on a monthly and provide recommendations and interventions to drive improved performance.
  • Timely processing & update of supply chain costs.
  • Prepare activity/ rate calculation for supply indirect, warehousing and freight
  • Analyze and report all variances impacting supply chain profitability
  • Review the transfer pricing/ costs charges by concerns & 3rd party suppliers
  • Monitor & report slow moving and obsolescent stocks
  • Co-ordinate & forecast key supply chain cost drivers that impact the financial catchup
  • Provide accurate and timely costing information and analysis to drive budget tracking & costs control
  • Assist CFO to manage annual budgeting of SC components including supply indirect
  • Provide finance business partnering to the supply chain team (make, source, plan & deliver)
  • Develop savings & profit targets/ KPIs in line with business objectives and action standards
  • Provide financial input into supply chain projects
  • Identify key areas of opportunities and improvement gaps
Professional Skills & Qualifications
  • Master’s in finance, Accounting, Economics or similar
  • At least 5-year experience of related commercial finance and FP&A work experience preferable in a FMCG company
  • Finance Business Partnering experience will be an added advantage
  • Experience in Supply Chain Accounting and Controls.
  • Experience in annual strategic plan and business planning.
  • Well versed dealing with similar stakeholders from Operations/Supply Chain/Buying.
  • Strong Data & Analytics experience - Advanced Excel, VBA/SQL skills required
  • Experience with the identification of risks and opportunities in the PnL.
  • Experience managing a large and complex set of stakeholders
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.
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply   Application Deadline 13th August, 2019.

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