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

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.

If you want to join the journey, please send your résume to: joinus-kenya@jumia.com
 

Vacancy: Brand Manager - Electronics 

Job Description: Brand Manager- Electronics


The Brand Manager will be responsible for on boarding and managing the relationship with Top Brands (Samsung, LG, Philips, Sony etc…).
 
Taking the lead on one of the company key focus, the brand manager will be responsible for the P&L of his accounts. 

He will have to bring an exceptional growth for the sales volume, the margin and the conversion rate of brands he will handle. 

He will be responsible for the decisions he makes and will have to monitor his performance.
 
Your detailed Job Description will include:
  • On-boarding key Top Brands on Jumia
  • Finding the most appropriate logistic model for each brand to get their products online
  • Negotiate with brands to have them participating to Jumia key commercial events
  • Providing brands with sourcing and pricing recommendations to increase their performance
  • Sending brands performance updates to enhance their visibility on their business with Jumia
  • Interacting with all countries to set up the right local commercial strategy (product, pricing, place, promotion)
  • Meeting the brand official distributors to ensure a constant supply
  • Building a very friendly user interface to display brands universe and products
  • Establishing plans that will be presented to the top management on the strategic decision you make (which price point do we target for this brand for this category, which marketing strategy I want to implement, which products do I want to source, what will be the upcoming best sellers)
  • Managing all the replenishment and inventory tools for stock monitoring
  • You will coordinate all departments to ensure a best in class performance for your account (marketing, shop management team, category managers, custom experts, etc…)
As a whole, you have to find out the right partners to bring Jumia performance to the next level. You will manage the account with a clear commercial strategy for their assortment and you will have to on-board your brands on Jumia key commercial events.

Key Required Skills & Experience
  • A strong Business Degree and or MBA
  • Action oriented and results oriented
  • Strong analytical skill
  • Strong inter-personal skills
  • Fast learner
  • Well organized
  • Resistant to stress
  • Very independent with a strong ability to go further than the expectations
  • Proactive, Entrepreneurial and proven ability to deliver exceptional results.
  • A previous experience in management consulting, venture capital, company creation, retail, mass consumption would be appreciated
  • Proficiency in MS Office and Excel (VBA would be plus)
  • Ability to analyse large data sets to make strategic decisions
As a whole, we expect someone passionate, creative and able to work efficiently. The brand manager is 100% responsible for of his accounts and is playing a key role within the company, interacting with roughly all the departments and the top management. We expect a leader.
 
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

Vacancy: Vendor Manager - Home & Living (Appliances)
 
Job Description: Vendor Manager- Home and Living (Appliances)
  • Handling relationships with new and current suppliers
  • Getting the weekly promotional material from the suppliers
  • Negotiating costs and payment terms
  • Getting new product releases as soon as the suppliers have them.
  • Shortlisting and prioritizing key suppliers.
  • Finding new suppliers and try to source and sell every product within your category.
  • Monitoring stock levels and planning the purchasing policy well in advance.
  • Having an accurate knowledge of competition: who they are, what prices they have and their products.
  • Analyzing consumer buying behavior and predicting future trends
  • Producing Monthly reports.
  • Liaising with various teams within the organization to ensure a smooth flow of operations.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Degree/ Diploma in Business/ Commerce Purchasing and supplies.
  • 2 years and above work experience sourcing and handling suppliers
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Excellent Knowledge of the Home Appliances is a plus
  • Exceptional analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Proactive, Entrepreneurial and proven ability to deliver exceptional results.
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

Vacancy: Vendor Manager - Tablets Category
 
Job Description: Vendor Manager- Tablets Category
  • Handling relationships with new and current suppliers
  • Getting the weekly promotional material from the suppliers
  • Negotiating costs and payment terms
  • Getting new product releases as soon as the suppliers have them.
  • Shortlisting and prioritizing key suppliers.
  • Finding new suppliers and try to source and sell every product within your category.
  • Monitoring stock levels and planning the purchasing policy well in advance.
  • Having an accurate knowledge of competition: who they are, what prices they have and their products.
  • Analyzing consumer buying behavior and predicting future trends
  • Producing Monthly reports.
  • Liaising with various teams within the organization to ensure a smooth flow of operations.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Degree/ Diploma in Business/ Commerce Purchasing and supplies.
  • 2 years and above work experience sourcing and handling suppliers
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Excellent Knowledge of the Tablets Category is a plus
  • Exceptional analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Proactive, Entrepreneurial and proven ability to deliver exceptional results.
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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