Career Job at Jumia
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Jumia is the largest e-commerce mall in Africa with over 100,000 unique visitors a day, buying everything from Fashion to Phones.Founded in 2012 in Nigeria, Jumia's mission is to revolutionize the concept of shopping by providing customers with the best online shopping experience.
Job Title: SWAT Team - Jumia
The SWAT team is a tactical high potential team of individuals dedicated to working on Jumia’s most complex opportunities, on a project mode. Each SWAT team member will work under the direct supervision of Jumia’s senior executives (CEOs, MDs and VPs).
We are looking for talented individuals with imaginative and resourceful approaches to problem solving in the area of project management, strategic growth, business development, and retail development.
Provide analytical and execution support to the organization's growth initiatives depending on what projects, departments and functions is assigned.
Ability to work with senior leaders to deliver business partnerships or provide insights and key actions in support of their strategic agenda.
Coordinate and manage the process for internal projects delivery including the interaction with external advisors and supervision of workflow between multiple teams and internal senior leaders.
Prepare periodic progress reports to senior management and MDs on each project assigned.
You will work on interesting projects such as:
Re-negotiating payment terms with our suppliers
Streamlining the key “time-to-online” processes
Support the operational implementation of an ERP
Redefining our pricing strategy per category
Lead the company-wide project to improve customer satisfaction .
Enhance route planning processes of our own-fleet delivery.
Build a performance management system for our sales forces
Candidate Qualifications and Requirements
The ideal candidate will provide a combination of a strategic mindset with the ability to execute on set objectives and achieve desired outcomes.
MBA background is preferred but not required.
At least 4-5 years of relevant experience at a leading bank, buy-side institution, consulting firm, where primary experience includes business development, project management and strategic execution.
Strategic expertise in consumer-focused companies, industries e.g. retail, fashion, consumer products, e-commerce a plus.
Strong business skills and familiarity with retail analytics
Ability to collect data, establish facts, assess results, and draw sound conclusions.
Adept at presenting information, and communicating across all levels of the organization.
Proven ability to build strong relationships with peers and senior leadership
Strong proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint.
Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skill
Drive and entrepreneurial mindset, hands-on attitude required to bring maximum impact
Experience in Africa / Nigeria is a plus