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Vacancies in Jumia Kenya

Jumia is the #1 leader of E-commerce in Africa.
 
Our company is part of Rocket Internet, a global and leading incubator of start ups specialized in e-commerce. 

We have already built in France successful companies like Groupon, Zalando, Wimdu, EDarling, 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.

Vendor Manager - Mobile Phones & Accessories
 
Job Description:

The role of the Vendor Manager includes but is not limited to:
  • Handling relationships with new and current suppliers (includes talking to them every day and developing a rapport)
  • Getting the weekly mobile phone promotional material from the suppliers
  • Negotiating costs and payment terms for the mobile phones and accessories
  • Getting new mobile phone/ accessory releases as soon as the suppliers have them.
  • Shortlisting and prioritizing key mobile phone 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 in relation to mobile phones
  • Attending telecommunication related events/expos to identify possible suppliers.
  • 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
  • Prior experience working with mobile phone retailers and/or suppliers
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Excellent Knowledge of sporting equipment/products
  • Exceptional analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Proactive, Entrepreneurial and proven ability to deliver exceptional results.

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

Affilliate Program Associate (SEO / SEM / Digital Marketing)
 
Job Description

The affiliate program is a tool that JUMIA uses to promote the website and items on sale, through individuals (affiliates) who post/ share and publish links to items on sale on their websites/ blogs and social media pages.
 

The role also encompasses digital marketing, SEO, SEM, PPC all focused towards making JUMIA extremely visible online
  • Maintaining stimulating relationships with the current affiliates in the program
  • Introduce new individuals to the affiliate program
  • Train new affiliates on how the program works and how to share links and campaigns
  • search engine optimization by using techniques like Keyword Research, Copy Optimization, Article Marketing, site structure, URL re‐writes, social media, blogging and link building
  • Training affiliates on search engine optimization so that their posts receive maximum attention online
  • Improve rankings for JUMIA related searches online
  • Develop and monitor affiliate program promotions
  • Daily, weekly and monthly reporting on the affiliate program
  • Maintain on-going communication to affiliates on future campaigns
  • Identify and implement new features to enhance the affiliate program
  • Keep affiliates up to date on new products and any program enhancements
Qualifications & Skills
  • Degree/Diploma in Business/ IT/ Marketing/ Digital Marketing
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, PHP, (ASP/.NET a bonus) and site optimization is expected
  • Keen interest in digital marketing/ internet/ e-commerce
  • Experience with search engine optimization (SEO)/ online marketing
  • Previous experience promoting blogs/ websites is an added advantage
  • Skills interacting with CRM tools and content management tools
  • Commercial/Business sense, a business minded individual
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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