Who we are :
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.
Founded in 2012, Jumia’s mission is to revolutionize the concept of shopping by providing customers with the best online shopping experience through a wide range of products categories including mobiles & tablets, computers, electronics, home & living, fashion, sports, health & beauty, grocery and others.
Africa is one of the fastest growing economies in the world, offering excellent opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment.
Its economic growth has enabled innovative businesses to flourish and this is where Jumia steps in.
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
The commercial planner is playing a key role within the company :
Taking the lead on the category strategic orientation and the full responsibility of the category’s P&L, the commercial planner will have to bring an exceptional growth for the sales volume, the margin and the conversion rate.
She / He will be responsible for the decisions she / he makes and will have to monitor her / his performance.
The Commercial Planner will be responsible for delivering a world-class customer experience thanks to the right assortment, a perfect online ergonomics, the best prices and the most innovative marketing campaigns.
Main Responsibilities :
Delivering growth on your PnL, leveraging on the power of the marketplace, bringing orientations, feedback and support to the commercial team.
Leading the commercial plan, taking an active part in the definition and execution of Jumia’s commercial strategy.
Ensuring Jumia always has for the customer, the right products at the best price, at the right place.
Being within our teams, an early adopter, a leading ambassador and a relentless missionary of Jumia’s strategic commercial orientation.
Understanding all your markets, vendors and customers, bringing valuable insights and convictions to support your data driven commercial recommendations.
Building analysis, flying high and diving deep, to ensure smart reporting on the performance across all categories, leading to action oriented recommendations.
Owning the merchandising of our website, optimizing the placement of our products to deliver on every levels of Jumia’s strategy.
Working seamlessly with all departments (Commercial, Marketing, Onsite, Operations ), enabling decision making, problem solving and ensuring laser focus execution.
Leading massive and complex commercial operations and project management initiatives, coordinating effectively cross functions initiatives.
Constantly working toward improving and simplifying our tools, process Constantly working toward improving and simplifying our tools, process.
Required Skills :
Desired Background and experience :
Last year or gap year student in top Business or Engineering Schools and Universities A significant experience in management consulting, venture capital, company creation or category management (retail) would be appreciated
Proficiency in MS Office and Excel (VBA would be a plus)
Ability to analyse large data sets to make strategic decisions.
Expected Personal skills :
Action and results oriented
Strong analytical skills
Strong inter-personal skills to convince partners that you are making the right decisions
Resistant to stress
Very independent with a strong ability to go further expectations.
What 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.