Jumia Nigeria Recruitment [6 Positions]

Posted on :

24 Feb, 2017

Category :

Finance Jobs in Nigeria, Management Jobs in Nigeria

Jumia is Nigeria’s number one online shopping destination where you can shop the widest selection of electronics, fashion, home appliances, kid’s items and more in Nigeria and have them shipped directly to your home or office at your convenience!

We are recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions below:

Job Title: Category Developer
Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description

  • We are sourcing for an exceptional Category Developer with a hunter mentality who has the ability to design and execute cross-sell and up-sell strategies to drive revenue into existing customers.
  • The successful candidate will identify valuable partners, negotiate and close impactful deals, commercial and strategic business agreements, and manages and grows the resulting partnerships to drive revenue growth for Jumia and its vendors.
  • You will also be responsible for acquiring, onboarding and developing vendor on Jumia.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure that the pricing and promotion of these categories are managed effectively to increase sales and profitability aimed at driving sustainable growth.
  • Utilize prospecting tools to generate leads. Prospect to secure new, competitive and non-buying accounts.
  • Proactively arrange time in territory to achieve optimum face-to-face selling opportunities.
  • Coordinate account set up, initial equipment and product deliveries to ensure customer satisfaction, including follow-up with customer once account is set up.
  • Help reshape and define assigned category to proactively engage customer base and drive wallet share growth.
  • Effectively execute territory plan, account plans and opportunity plans to maximize revenue across 100-125 assigned accounts
  • Help define the seller base and industry verticals Jumia targets and influence a sales plan that is in line with our seller business direction.
  • Build and maintain a healthy sales pipeline to achieve new business targets that exceed monthly metrics and key performance goals.
  • Drive revenue by identifying and understanding the client’s business needs, and effectively offering highly valued solutions that win new business opportunities for Jumia
  • Design exit strategies for unsuccessful vendors/ products
  • Utilize tools and best practices to meet and exceed weekly sales goals & metrics

Competencies Required

  • Collaborating For Value, Strategic Selling, Conceptual Selling, Complex Account Management
  • Demonstrates commitment, Strong negotiation skills, Decisive – bias for action, Strong persuading & influencing skills)
  • Strong communication skills (Listening, Speaking, Writing, Inquiring)
  • Strategic thinking, analytical acumen, problem solving
  • Builds long-term value based relationships

Qualification and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Sales
  • Must have 3-5 years of experience in direct Sales, commission sales and/or Account Management in a large FCMG organisation
  • Proven ability to initiate relationships, assess partnership viability, work through long deal cycles, and close complex deals.
  • Ability to create valid business reasons to engage customers to drive meaningful sales engagements and business opportunities
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, multi-tasked, high-energy environment
  • Advanced knowledge of the Online Marketplace and the Ecommerce Industry

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Head of Financial Planning And Analysis
Location:
Nigeria
Job Type: Full-Time

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

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)

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

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.

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

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Process Improvement Specialist – Supply Chain
Location
: Nigeria

Objective

  • As a Process Improvement Specialist – Supply Chain, your objective is to identify and communicate metrics for measurement of continuous improvement along with monitoring and analyzing quantitative and qualitative results related to initiatives on a continual basis.

Responsibilities

  • Setting best in class processes to ensure great customer and seller experience within best cost efficiency including full implementation and regular trainings
  • Monitoring daily and weekly operations KPI and Ensure a continuous improvement of performance of our processes through Kaizen, Just-In-Time and Toyota 7 wastes methodologies
  • Participate in implementing lean management practice across Jumia Services globally
  • Participate in technology development by giving constant feedback on requirement for Warehouse & logistics operations.
  • Monitoring of 5S practices and Material handling
  • Regular audit of data on JS processes
  • Strong Project Management background with demonstrated success in Continuous Improvement and/or business Value Streams.
  • Mitigate any likely risks in SCM Processes / Practices and Customer experience.

Competencies Required

  • Must be customer focused
  • Must be process oriented
  • Structured analysis skills are key
  • Attention to details is a must
  • Must have influencing skills
  • Excellent time management is key
  • Proven ability to manage crisis is important

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience plus a minimum of 2 – 5 years’ experience in lean manufacturing environment with experience leading or being a key contributor to a lean transformation initiative required.
  • Experience in the area of Logistics / Customer Service / Account management/SCM in online or offline retail formats / FMCG companies.
  • Must have experience using lean manufacturing tools (e.g., value stream mapping, Kaizen, Charters, 5S, Gemba walks, LMS, root cause problem solving) to identify and develop solutions that drive operational improvement.
  • Highly motivated, customer-obsessed, flexible to deal with constantly changing demands to drive improvements on behalf of Jumia customers in a fast-paced production environment.
  • Passionate about e-commerce and operations in Africa.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Head, Talent Management
Location:
Lagos
Job Type: Full-Time

Objective

  • The Head, Talent Management will lead the development, coordination, and execution of initiatives that build Jumia’s talent capability and enhance organization functioning which will involve a range of Talent Management projects including: leadership and high potential development, succession planning, career management, and interventions to improve team and organization effectiveness.

Responsibilities

  • Guide and consult with leaders and HR business partners to develop talent and succession plans, leads organizational talent review process, career paths, and development plans for high potential.
  • Measure program/process effectiveness and scalability of talent management programs by using continuous feedback loops and mechanisms to identify gaps and recommend scalable solutions.
  • Develop succession planning strategies and integrate executive searches to align with succession plans and talent gaps.
  • Act as a thought partner on strategy and planning of Jumias talent agenda
  • Develop alternative labor strategies and recommendations (e.g. outsourced, contingent workforce) in coordination with Recruiting leadership.
  • Provide corporate leaders with support, communication, training and coordination of talent programs (i.e. engagement, performance development, goal planning, organizational talent review, career pathing).
  • Develop and maintains strong competency models and ensures strong linkage of talent management programs to overall business initiatives and human resources programs.
  • Define and develop career ladders for all functions, consult with managers to expand and formalize job families and documented career paths.
  • Support hiring managers to continuously reduce time to fill by proactively identifying internal candidate leads.

Competencies Required

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power point) tools and Google Office Productivity Tools.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively to senior executives
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work to deadlines and targets, prioritize tasks under pressure
  • Ability to proactively initiate and manage projects aimed at managing the talents and tackling performance related issues.
  • Aptitude in recruiting senior executive and managers including competent interviewing skills and working knowledge of online selection materials
  • Ability to maximize use of social media as a recruitment tool
  • Broad network base and ability to manage same in sourcing for top level executives within a given time frame

Qualification & Experience

  • Bachelors Degree in Human Resources Management, Industrial Relations, Law, Psychology or any relevant field from a recognized and accredited University
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in management within human resources and demonstrated deep experience in fostering organizational effectiveness and employee development
  • Demonstrated experience and results in the field of Leadership Development and/or Talent Management, including experience with Talent Ratings systems, Leadership Development program design and execution, and succession planning
  • Experience overseeing and executing cross-organizational talent development opportunities, such as role-switching, job shadowing, informational interviewing, and internal coaching and mentoring
  • Proven experience in leading or facilitating organization development, with a focus on process consulting / action learning methodologies.
  • Past experience and demonstrated results utilizing assessment instruments/surveys to improve leadership effectiveness (e.g. 360 assessment tools), team effectiveness and organization effectiveness.
  • The right candidate will have a track record of project management from conception and design through implementation, measurement and continuous improvement
  • CIPM, CIPD, HRCI Certification is a plus.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Operations Excellence Associate [Process Improvement]
Location:
Lagos

Job Description

  • We are currently looking for talented people to join our team and embark on an exciting journey in the core of business development.
  • As an Operations Excellence – Process Improvement Associate, your objective is to identify and communicate metrics for measurement of continuous improvement along with monitoring and analyzing quantitative and qualitative results related to initiatives on a continual basis.

Responsibilities

  • Setting best in class processes to ensure great customer and seller experience within best cost efficiency including full implementation and regular trainings
  • Monitoring daily and weekly operations KPI and Ensure a continuous improvement of performance of our processes through Kaizen, Just-In-Time and Toyota 7 wastes methodologies
  • Participate in implementing lean management practice across Jumia Services globally
  • Participate in technology development by giving constant feedback on requirement for Warehouse & logistics operations.
  • Monitoring of 5S practices and Material handling
  • Regular audit of data on JS processes
  • Strong Project Management background with demonstrated success in Continuous Improvement and/or business Value Streams.
  • Mitigate any likely risks in SCM Processes / Practices and Customer experience.

Qualification & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience plus a minimum of 2 – 5 years’ experience in lean manufacturing environment with experience leading or being a key contributor to a lean transformation initiative required.
  • Experience in the area of Logistics / Customer Service / Account management/SCM in online or offline retail formats / FMCG companies.
  • Must have experience using lean manufacturing tools (e.g., value stream mapping, Kaizen, Charters, 5S, Gemba walks, LMS, root cause problem solving) to identify and develop solutions that drive operational improvement.
  • Highly motivated, customer-obsessed, flexible to deal with constantly changing demands to drive improvements on behalf of Jumia customers in a fast-paced production environment.
  • Passionate about e-commerce and operations in Africa.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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