Jumia is the leading pan-Africa e-commerce platform. Founded in 2012, Jumia’s mission is to improve the quality of everyday life in Africa by leveraging technology to deliver innovative, convenient and affordable online services to consumers, while helping businesses grow as they use our platform to reach and serve consumers.
Our platforms consist of our marketplace, which connects sellers with consumers, our logistics service, which enables the shipment and delivery of packages from sellers to consumers, and our payment service, which facilitates transactions among participants active on our platform in selected markets. Through our online platforms, consumers can access a wide range of physical and digital goods and services, fashion, electronics, beauty products and also hotel and flight bookings or restaurant delivery.
With over 3,000 employees in 14 countries spanning across 6 African regions, Jumia is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by very high-profile shareholders. Jumia is committed to creating sustainable impact for Africa. Jumia offers unique opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment, creating new jobs, new skills, and empowering a new generation. We are looking for talented people with a passion for Africa to join our team and embark on our exciting journey!
What’s this job all about?
This is a critical role that will work hand in hand with the COO Jumia Digital and Financial ServicesThis person will perform a variety of activities associated with one or more projects consisting of the review of operations, the strategy of the venture as well as the development of procedures & processes to be used by various teams and countries (such as Finance, Customer Service, risk management or product team, both at the local and central level).The main challenges are described as below:
Review / analyze a variety of data, documents, and reports, particularly as it relates to the unite economics of each new line of service being launched, identify areas of financial efficiency and optimize the bottom line.
Prepare specifications & related documents in accordance with requirements, established formats, and general instructions in order to ensure new countries being launched follow proper protocols and SOPs
Manage specific projects with autonomy and proactivity where directed, in particular as it relates to the launch of new countries and creating, updating, maintaining an up-to-date PMO of each project
Review and coordinate flow of information among various groups and customers, implement corrective actions measures to resolve problems (and to avoid recurrences and achieve customer satisfaction.
Work hand in hand with the COO to identify new routines, put them in place and ensure compliance from local teams is followed regarding reporting and execution.
Required Skills & Qualifications
0-2 years of professional experience
Big4 or management consulting experience
ACCA and/or CFA preferred
Strong interpersonal skills are required
This role also requires both technical and business skills to evaluate & solve problems, and to cost-effectively meet tight schedules while ensuring adherence to Company objectives.
A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
A unique opportunity of having strong impact in building the African ecommerce giant
The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team
An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures More Information
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