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Sourcing Assistant Job in Kenya

Job Description: Sourcing Assistant

Jumia is the #1 leader of E-commerce in Africa. Our company is part of Rocket Internet, a global and leading incubator of startups specialized in e-commerce. We have already built in France successful companies like Groupon, Zalando, Wimdu, EDarling, and Glossybox… 

We are present in more than 20 countries in Europe, Middle East, Asia and Latin America and this accumulated experience has allowed us to develop a strong platform, which can support new ventures with both advice and capital on a truly global basis. Jumia has expanded its activities in Kenya. 

To support our development we are currently looking for outstanding candidates interested in entrepreneurship and e-commerce to join us. 

This is a perfect opportunity to participate in an entrepreneurial adventure that will lead to the future stars of the web universe.

Job Description
  • Assist in Managing Jumia suppliers
  • Handle fast and efficient daily sourcing of General Merchandise from assigned suppliers
  • Update stock prices on a daily basis using excel spreadsheets
  • Work with a fleet of riders assigned to the sourcing department to pick items from suppliers
  • Daily reporting to the sourcing manager on daily activities
  • Collaborate with Customer Service and receiving teams on items being sourced  
  • Degree / Diploma in purchasing / procurement / sourcing / supply chain etc
  • At least 1 year experience in a sourcing/ purchasing department sourcing items
  • Networks/ links with suppliers who can come in handy for Jumia Kenya
  • Resourceful individual
  • Excellent & Proficient in the use of excel
Additional Information
  • A unique education in scaling new internet concepts
  • Become part of a highly professional and dynamic team working around the world
  • An attractive salary package   
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures
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