Jumia Nigeria Job Recruitment

 Employment Nigeria 18-Jan-2019 ₦Not Available LAGOS , LAGOS ISLAND , LAGOS MAINLAND , IT and Telecoms   Accounting   Managerial   Administrative  


Jumia is Africa's leading internet group, with already over 3,000 employees in more than 20 African countries and huge successes such as Jumia, Jumia Travel, Jumia Food, Jumia Deals, Jumia House, Jumia Jobs and Jumia Services. It is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by MTN, Millicom, Rocket Internet, Axa, Orange, Goldman Sachs & CdC.

We are currently looking for talented people with a passion for emerging markets and Africa to join our team and embark on our exciting journey in the position below:

Job Title: Senior Web Engineer - Jumia 

Location: 
Lagos
Job Type: Full Time

Responsibilities

  • Design and implementation of web-based services that are high performing and scalable
  • Expand our micro-services architecture
  • Evolve your technical capabilities to the next level while using state-of-the-art technologies
  • Work with a multidisciplinary team (Developers; DevOps, QA Engineers, Product Owners) oriented to continuous delivery
  • Construct and verify (unit test) software components to meet design specifications
  • Take ownership for your code to be qualitatively high and you will support your colleagues in code reviews
  • Respect and follow the code of conduct, general rules and principles of the company.

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • 7+ years of web engineering experience at strong software companies
  • Solid knowledge in software engineering principles, algorithms, data structures and Object Oriented Design
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
  • Experience with web-oriented technologies (Java/J2EE, GoLang, NodeJS)
  • Strong experience with ORM (Hibernate) and SQL (MySQL, PostgreSQL)
  • Knowledge of product development best practices, continuous delivery and testing (Version control, Unit-Testing or Continuous integration and delivery)
  • Passion to analyze and solve complex technical problems
  • Aware of Performance and Security topics on web development
  • Experience with Agile Methodology.

We Offer

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • A unique opportunity of having strong impact in building the African ecommerce sector
  • 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

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

Job Title: Assistant Head of Accounting - Jumia 

Location:
 Lagos
Job Type: Full Time

Responsibilities

  • As the Assistant Head of Accounting , you will drive the implementation of secure and robust accounting processes and procedures including month end closings, AR/AP, cash management, payroll and bank reconciliations.

In particular you will be:

  • Responsible for the daily accounting activities required to accurately maintain the company’s general ledger, subsidiary ledgers, and other financial records and schedules.
  • Managing and maintaining the financial accounting system, and all accounting processes including daily accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash collection, GL, payroll, bank, inventory reconciliation and tax filings
  • Supervising, directing and reviewing the work of a team of senior accountants (Heads of AP, AR, Inventory, Treasury) and their teams. Establishing working procedures and process for accounting personnel.
  • Managing monthly, quarterly and annual closing activities.
  • Reviewing general ledger on a monthly basis to ensure accuracy of posting.
  • Preparing and entering monthly adjusting journal entries.
  • Generating quarterly and annual financial statements (balance sheet, profit and loss, cash flow) monthly.
  • Assisting the Financial Planning team with budget and forecast preparation schedule by collecting relevant business data and projections from the line departments and provide relevant analyses and feedback to enable finalization of the budget and forecast proposals and all related reports including profit & loss, balance sheet and cash flow statements.
  • Evaluating & implementing internal and external audit recommendations & provides feedback to management on results
  • Ensuring compliance with all country legal, regulatory and tax reporting requirements.

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Chartered Accountant with at least 8 years of accounting experience, of which at least 3 years in Managerial level or more
  • Bachelor's in Business, Accounting, Economics, Mathematics or a related discipline
  • Master's Degree in Finance, Economics or similar discipline is preferred Relevant professional qualification in Finance and Accounts e.g. ICAN, ACCA etc.
  • Experience with computerized accounting i.e. QB, Navision, SAGE, Excel
  • Previous FMCG experience and Ecommerce experience is a plus proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power point) tools.
  • Working knowledge of Google Office Productivity Tools.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and presentation skills
  • Excellent analytical, numerical and problem-solving skills required
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to work to deadlines and targets, can prioritize tasks under pressure.

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.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

Job Title: Systems Analyst 

Location
: Lagos
Job Type: Full Time
Department: SysAdmin

Responsibilities

  • The primary responsibility for this position includes both development and systems analysis for Jumia applications to implement business change requests.
  • You will help implement scalable solutions and ensure that all system changes meet business, quality and architectural guidelines.
  • Successful candidate will have exceptional analytical skills and will be expected to have hands-on programming skills in building enterprise applications.

In particular you will:

  • Provide system support and resolve issues for all systems tools used by various teams.
  • As an IT representative, provide inputs to Central development team on new features required by the business.
  • Lead training and rollout of new systems or features for Jumia Mall.
  • Develop tools to support the business users.
  • Key into organization values and ethics, producing results in a fast-paced environment.
  • Research new developments and changes to business processes and Technology
  • Management of system changes.
  • System analysis and documentation.
  • Proposed new developments and changes to business process and Technology.
  • Business Process design – functional and technical specifications

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Excelled in their current role and must have been in Jumia for a minimum of 6 months
  • Knowledge of PHP, Adobe Creatives and HTML.
  • Strong understanding of object oriented programming and software engineering fundamentals
  • Experience working on e-commerce or other transactional sites
  • Good analytical, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in developing large scale mission critical systems an added advantage.

We Offer

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • A unique opportunity of having strong impact in building the African ecommerce sector
  • 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

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

Job Title: Operations Excellence Manager (Supply Chain) 

Location
: Lagos
Department: Operations
Job Type: Full Time

Responsibilities

  • You will lead numerous improvement projects aimed at streamlining activities while driving up performance and quality.
  • Taking part in regional and global initiatives, you will tackle complex problems that affect customers and work to resolve them with innovative solutions.

In particular you will:

  • Lead the design and implementation of initiatives that eliminate waste, reduce lead time and improve business performance while establishing a sustainable model for continuous improvement
  • Work with Country Manager to identify performance gaps, prioritize and manage improvement roadmap
  • Through robust data analysis of key operational and cost metrics, identify opportunities for innovation and work with all Ops teams to quantify the value of the opportunity i.e. Optimizing warehouse and Jumia Express operations
  • Improve main KPIs: Vendor Net Promoter Score, Vendor Satisfaction Score, Seller Ops Queue Management, SLA DS collection cost effective pricing efficiency, lost in seller ops
  • Support delivery of operational consistency across the supply chain through both process and technology
  • Participate in implementing lean management practice across Jumia Services globally
  • Work with business and broader Ops team to ensure initiatives are appropriately prioritized and supported
  • Participate in technology development by giving constant feedback on requirement for Warehouse & Logistics operations.
  • Monitoring of 5S practices and Material handling

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Master's Degree/MBA required in an applicable discipline (Mathematics, Engineering, Operations, Supply Chain, Logistics, etc.)
  • Minimum of 6 years of progressive related work with demonstrated experience in Continuous Improvement and/or Operational Excellence in a large fulfilment or distribution environment
  • At least 3 years of experience using data visualization tools like Qlik, Tableau, or Microsoft Power BI
  • At least 3 years of experience in Project management and time management skills – experience with end-to-end project management processes
  • Excellent analytical capabilities, ability to produce, interpret and draw conclusions from data.
  • Knowledge of Lean, Six Sigma and Kaizen methodologies would be highly advantageous.
  • Knowledge of distribution center/fulfilment operations and processes
  • Demonstrated knowledge of key business financial metrics

We Offer

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • A unique opportunity of having strong impact in building the African ecommerce sector
  • 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.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

Job Title: Key Account Manager - Jumia Food

Location
: Lagos
Department: Acquisition & Account Management
Job Type: Full Time

Responsibilities

  • You will be fully responsible for Jumia Food’s new and existing partner restaurants in Lagos.
  • Your overall aim will be to acquire key vendors catering to the needs of our growing customer base, and to subsequently manage all new and existing vendor relationships.
  • You will work closely with the Operations team to consistently optimise vendor operations, and will work closely with the Marketing team to devise and implement marketing campaigns for restaurants.

In particular, you will:

  • Leverage prospecting skills and relationships to build partnerships with franchisees of the most important restaurant chains
  • Drive expansion of existing clients as well as generating new business at prospect chains
  • Manage contract negotiations aimed at establishing the foundation of a strong working relationship with our restaurant partners, including sustainable economics for both parties
  • Clearly communicate the value of Jumia Food and its newest products to prospects
  • Work closely with the Marketing Department with marketing requests
  • Negotiate attractive deals/combos with partner restaurants for the benefit of our customers (ie.during annual Black Friday campaign)
  • Educating new vendors on the importance of Jumia Food’s operational procedures and standards,ensuring they are always respected
  • Equipping and training new vendors on Jumia Food’s order processing and management tools (through the management of the Vendor Service Associate)
  • Ensuring that Jumia Food is paid its due commission on time (through management of the Cash Collection Officer)
  • Monitoring vendor performance and implementing operational improvement plans for restaurants, where necessary

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience with at least 2 year of experience in a client facing role that includes new business acquisition
  • Ability to have a 'sixth sense' when it comes to partnerships and that leads you to effortlessly navigating multiple partner engagements
  • Ability to think strategically and analyze restaurant needs to both unlock opportunities and creatively problem-solve
  • An intuition for people. You're spending the majority of the time working with various internal and external teams, building and really cultivating new relationships with potential and existing partners and within all parts of an organization
  • Eagerness to get into the details, ability to go above and beyond

We Offer

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • A unique opportunity of having strong impact in building the African ecommerce sector
  • 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.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

Job Title: Key Account Manager, Fashion

Location: 
Lagos
Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

  • As Key Account Manager, Fashion you will have the end to end responsibility of the customer experience and growth of our largest Brand accounts.
  • Your role is to bring in the relevant assortment, design targeted promotions, and manage partners including sellers and brands.

In particular you will:

  • Planning: Develop and manage subcategories under Jumia. Maintain the P&L and develop annual and quarterly category strategic plans by conducting financial analysis of the business.
  • Product Development/Management: Define assortment priorities for your category and overseeing acquisition of new vendors. Manage the entire physical product lifecycle, from strategic activities to tactical implementation, including product portfolio idea generation.
  • Business Management: Ensure continuous growth of our existing business by growing assortment; managing brands end to end; ensuring price competitiveness vs. competition at all times; and managing stock availability by coordinating teams across the business to bring the product to the customer.
  • Supply Chain Management: Partner with Jumia Services to improve product availability, reduce costs, and maximize efficient order fulfillment.
  • Communication: Influence large number stakeholders across the business; work closely with the team members and other business groups to deliver results, and be comfortable in presenting projects and results to senior leadership on a regular basis.

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any field from a recognised and accredited University
  • Minimum of 6+ years of relevant professional experience within an e-commerce, retail merchandising or category management role
  • Experience building broad Fashion Brand assortments and scaling new businesses
  • Adequate knowledge of the Online Marketplace and the Ecommerce Industry
  • Strong business judgment with a track record of successful negotiations and overall relationship management.
  • Proven analytical thinking, project management skills, and exceptional organizational skills are essential.
  • Tenacity to develop ideas independently and thrive in a fast-paced start-up environment is essential for success.

We Offer

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • A unique opportunity of having strong impact in building the African ecommerce sector
  • 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

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply



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