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  • Posted: Jan 14, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
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    JUMIA is an e-commerce startup with an aim to mimic Amazon’s success by delivering a wide range of items, from toys to generators across the African continent. Shortly after the startup of the business in Nigeria, JUMIA launched warehouses in four other growing countries which include: Egypt, Morocco, Kenya and Cote d'Ivoire.
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    Onsite Merchandiser

    What's this job all about?

    The Merchandiser is a professional member of the Merchandising team and reports to the Head of Onsite Merchandizing & Design. Your primary responsibility is to proactively drive and optimize online business on the website - mobile, app and desktop platforms. You will be entrusted with developing merchandising campaign strategies and plans, resulting in exciting and timely onsite campaigns and initiatives that will maximize sales, profits and drive overall brand positioning. You would also be involved in product recommendation planning, promotional planning, and partnership management.

    The main challenges are described as below:

    Main Responsibilities

    • Daily health-check and maintenance of the website and app to ensure quality and user experience
    • Drive the optimization of overall Conversion Rate and key Onsite KPIs across all devices and Onsite channels - desktop, mobile and app
    • Constant optimization of revenues and ensure outstanding quality of the content across devices
    • Owning the website front end from A-Z and Eye for small details, everything on website is your responsibility
    • Work with other teams (graphics, marketing, catmans etc.) across the company and coordinate and filter onsite requests, as well as manage onsite capacity.
    • Generate and share weekly report with Merchandising team to include actionable takeaways, risks and opportunities from a trend, financial and brand perspective
    • Monitor, analyse, optimize and report on performance of campaigns and key learnings to maximize results
    • Be a source of innovative ideas; Improve landing pages/campaign designs and performance and give feedback
    • Weekly campaign planning and monitoring for efficient e-merchandising: challenge product assortment, catalogue structure and navigation, and optimize user experience to maximize sales
    • Up to date with industry leading design software and technologies (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc)
    • Highly proficient in all design aspects, as well as attention to details and prioritise design workflow
    • Possession of creative flair, versatility, conceptual/visual ability and originality
    • Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio
    • Team work and knowledge sharing between Jumia countries 

    Required Skills & Qualifications

    • Demonstrated ability to work harmoniously with a cross-functional team of category managers, marketing professionals, design teams and others to create a world-class customer experience
    • Sales mentality and proactive thinker who can translate corporate product management strategy into an online experience
    • Ability to prioritize work, understand and follow processes, and utilize available resources.
    • Ability to understand commercial/campaign requests and translate to design briefs
    • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple campaigns/projects, including prioritization, planning and execution
    • Strong and organizational skills with strong attention to detail and accuracy
    • Proficiency and good working knowledge of CSS, HTML, Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and design software and technologies (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc) is a plus
    • Ability to multi-task and reprioritize in a dynamic environment
    • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills; as well as ability to work and deliver under pressure, and within tight deadlines
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills
    • Must possess eCommerce and business acumen

    We Offer

    • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment, growing at a very high rate
    • A unique opportunity of discovering Africa and having strong impact in building the African e-commerce sector
    • A unique opportunity to learn about diverse processes that make a business efficient and successful
    • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Jumia on to apply
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