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  • Posted: May 12, 2022
    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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    Regional- Director Postal Logistics Solution

    bout The Role

    The incumbent will work with Post Offices across Africa for expansion of business and services by engaging them on but not limited to custom clearance, cross border logistics solutions, PUDO Hubs and last mile delivery.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Engage with UPU and Post Office Across Africa on behalf of Jumia.
    • Work with the country logistics teams and Global logistics team to set up clearance processes for Jumia cross border business with Post Offices.
    • Negotiate de minimis value thresholds with customs and Post to reduce the cost of clearance.
    • Work with the country logistics team for Expansion of Pick Up and Drop Off network via Post Office footprint.
    • Set up last mile Delivery SLAs with Post Office and negotiate for better pricing
    • Work on new initiatives with Post to improve supply chain and logistics efficiency
    • Set up ETOE license for Jumia Services by partnering with one of Post Offices
    • Conduct and manage MBR/QBR with the Post Offices.

    Required Qualifications:

    • A Bachelor's or advanced degree in supply chain discipline or related experience
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office – Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Email, Internet etc.
    • Proficient in Google Office Suite – Google Drive, Google Sheets, Google Docs, Gmail, etc.
    • Minimum 10 years-total experience in sales, operations and/or vendor management, experience, preferably within the Post Office network.
    • Demonstrated success in cross-functional, global project/program execution.
    • Process oriented, well-organized with a high level of attention to detail
    • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
    • Excellent analytical ability; ability to leverage analytical work into action-oriented reporting and plans of action.
    • Strong attention to details
    • Excellent oral, written and telephonic communication skills
    • Ability to meet demanding targets;
    • Ability to work independently and in a team;
    • Strong drive and leadership;
    • Impeccable communication skills (spoken and written);

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    Head of Key Accounts

    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 for Africa. Jumia offers unique opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment, creating new jobs, new skills, and empowering a new generation. 

    Key Responsibilities

    • 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.
    • Manage the entire physical product lifecycle, from strategic activities to tactical implementation, including product portfolio idea generation
    • Work closely with the vendor management team to identify vendors and negotiate contracts to ensure best quality and costs.
    • Ensure continuous growth of our existing business by owning pricing and promotions strategy , working with marketing teams to improve product content and visibility; and managing stock availability by coordinating teams across the business to bring the product to the customer.
    • Partner with Jumia Services to improve product availability , reduce costs, and minimize our working capital investment. Work together with system teams to identify main opportunities for process automation and efficiency gains.
    • 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.

    Job requirements

    • Bachelor’s Degree in any field from a recognized and accredited University 
    • Minimum of 6+ years of relevant professional experience within an e-commerce, retail merchandising or category management role
    • Experience working with top computing brands 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.

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