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Career Opportunities in Jumia Kenya

Jumia is the largest online retail store in Africa with over 100,000 unique visitors a day, buying everything from Fashion to Phones. 

Founded in 2012 in Nigeria, Jumia's mission is to revolutionize the concept of shopping by providing customers with the best online shopping experience.

Jumia is part of Africa Internet Group, a leading global incubator of startups specialised in e-commerce. 


Africa Internet Group is Africa's leading internet firm, with already over 3,000 employees in over 20 African countries and huge successes such as Jumia.com, Kaymu.com, Hellofood.com, Lamudi.com, Carmudi.com and Jovago.com. 

It is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by MTN, Millicom and Rocket Internet.

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 Africa Internet Group steps in.
 
“Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.” – Coco Chanel
 
Introducing the Jumia Fashionistas . . . a new group of trendy sales men and women focused on clothing, hair, and beauty products
 
How it Works
  • Apply to become a Jumia Fashionista (instructions below)
  • Once accepted, receive fashion sales training
  • Begin selling clothing, hair, and beauty products from Jumia’s website
  • Earn commissions for every item you sell
  • Compete with other Fashionistas for weekly and monthly prizes

How to Apply
 
1. Submit a CV and answers to the following questions to fashionistas@jumia.co.ke
 
2. Questions:
  • Describe why you are qualified to be a Fashionista including any prior sales experience or experience in fashion.
  • What is your definition of fashion? What is your definition of beauty?
  • Pretend you are selling to a 30-year-old working mother with two children, as a Fashionista, what would you try to sell her and why?

Job Vacancy: Fashion Hunter

We are currently looking for a talented individual to join our team and embark on an exciting journey under our production department. 

Job Description
  • Bringing in (“Hunting” )new fashion suppliers under JUMIA
  • Shortlisting, qualifying and prioritizing key suppliers
  • Analyzing customer buying patterns, predicting future trends thus determining which supplier to get
  • Meeting suppliers and negotiating terms of contract
  • Maintaining relationships with existing suppliers
  • Attending fashion related trade fairs/events to source new products/ suppliers
  • Seeking feedback from customers regarding products
Qualifications
  • You have a diploma/ degree in Business/ Fashion & Design/ Procurement or Sales and Marketing
  • A passion for fashion and preferably having worked with a fashion entity
  • You have a minimum of 1 year experience in dealing with suppliers, sourcing, sales and marketing
  • You are fluent in both written and spoken English.
  • Available in short notice
Additional Information
  • A unique education in scaling new internet concepts
  • 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
How to apply
 
If you want to join some of the fastest growing companies in the world, please send your resume to the following addresses, by specifying the position on the e-mail subject, to the following contacts : 
joinus-kenya@jumia.com 

Job Vacancy: General Merchandise Hunter

Job Description
  • Assist in coming up with a supplier sourcing (hunting) plan
  • Shortlisting, pre-qualifying and prioritizing key suppliers
  • Analyzing consumer buying patterns thus knowing which suppliers to focus on.
  • 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 Business / 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.
  • 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 unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures
How to apply
 
If You want to join some of the fastest growing companies in the world, please send your resume to the following addresses, by specifying the position on the e-mail subject, joinus-kenya@jumia.com 


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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