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Vendor Developer Job in Kenya – Jumia

Vendor Developer - Home & Living (Appliances)
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,,,, and  

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 has some of the 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.

Job Description:
  • Handling relationships with new and current suppliers
  • Negotiating SLA’s and Contracts
  • Negotiating costs and payment terms
  • Locking down deals and pricing from our vendors
  • Getting new product releases as soon as the vendor 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 daily, weekly and monthly performance reports on your Category
  • Liaising with various teams within the organization to ensure a smooth flow of operations.
Qualifications and Experience
  • MBA/ Degree/ Diploma in Business/ Commerce.
  • Experience and knowledge in Client service/ Account management and Relationship management
  • 2 years and above work experience handling Clients/ Brands/ Vendors
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Knowledge Home & Living Appliances and products 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, 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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