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General Merchandize Hunter Job in Kenya

Job Description: General Merchandize Hunter

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 coming up with a supplier sourcing (hunting) plan
  • Shortlisting and prioritizing key suppliers
  • Analyzing consumer buying patterns and predicting future trends
  • Meeting suppliers and negotiating terms of contract
  • Maintaining relationships with existing suppliers and sourcing new suppliers
  • Attending trade fairs/events to source merchandize (phones/electronics/ sports gear/ etc)
  • Seeking feedback from customers regarding merchandize sourced
Qualifications
  • Degree/ Diploma in Procurement/ Purchasing & Supply
  • You have a minimum of 1 years’ experience in purchasing/ dealing with suppliers/ sourcing
  • Very good IT skills
  • You are fluent in both written and spoken English.
  • For this position we are looking at someone flexible, professional and pro-active, aggressive and a go getter (hustler).
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
Please send your resume to: joinus-kenya@jumia.com


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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