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  • Posted: Sep 30, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Jumia is the leading pan-Africa e-commerce platform. Founded in 2012, Jumias mission is to improve the quality of everyday life in Africa by leveraging technology to deliver innovative, convenient and affordable online services to consumers, while helping businesses grow as they use our platform to reach and serve consumers.


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    Snr.Key Account Manager (Home & Appliances)

    As Senior Key account manager, 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.

    Main 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.
    • Building strong link with account managers of our top brands and vendors.

    Key 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 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.

    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

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Jumia on africainternetgroup.peoplehr.net to apply

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