• Nigeria

  • Permanent

  • Full-time

Jumia is a leading e-commerce platform in Africa. It is built around a marketplace, Jumia Logistics, and JumiaPay. The marketplace helps millions of consumers and sellers to connect and transact. Jumia Logistics enables the delivery of millions of packages through our network of local partners. JumiaPay facilitates the payments of online transactions for Jumia’s ecosystem. With over 1 billion people and 500 million internet users in Africa, Jumia believes that e-commerce is making people’s lives easier by helping them shop and pay for millions of products at the best prices wherever they live. E-commerce is also creating new opportunities for SMEs to grow, and job opportunities for a new generation to thrive.

With over 5,000 employees in more than 10 countries in Africa, 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 in Africa. Jumia offers unique opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment, creating new jobs, new skills, and empowering a new generation.

Job Objective:

As Jumia Global Manager at Jumia, you will be at the center of our relationship with overseas sellers. Your main challenge will be to build a good relationship with the global team and play a key role ensuring that Jumia offers AAA service to their customers with a diverse assortment across multiple international sellers. In order to achieve the highest standards of service to which Jumia aspires, you will need to fully integrate the project within the local marketplace while ensuring operations are up to international standards for sellers and customers alike. As part of the local team, you will be in contact with all local departments (Finance, Jumia Service, Commercial, Customer service, Vendor operations), local logistics partners, Jumia’s Asia team and the central team in Dubai.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the commercial and operational performance that enables Jumia to achieve growth objectives whilst maintaining the right operational fundamentals
  • Plan & execute marketing initiatives geared towards driving new customer acquisition
  • Drive growth by ensuring development of a vast and varied product range, not easily accessible in your market whilst developing international consignment on key assortments articles
  • Ensure top notch operational performance for international sellers
  • Organize the warehouse inbound activities for international sellers

Requirements & Qualification:

  • Top Engineering or Business Schools and Universities
  • A previous experience of at least 4 years in management consulting, e-commerce, venture capital, company creation or category management (retail) would be appreciated
  • Proficiency in MS Office and Excel
  • Ability to analyze large data sets to make strategic decisions
  • Performance and action oriented
  • Strong entrepreneurial skills, leadership and drive
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills: Convince the people and your team that you are making the right decisions
  • Well organized
  • Capacity to challenge and improve processes
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced and competitive environment.

We offer:

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • The opportunity to 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.


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