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  • Posted: May 3, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Jumia is your number one Online Shopping solution in Nigeria. There is an online electronic store where you can purchase all your electronics, as well as books, home appliances, fashion items, shoes, mobile phones and more online and have them delivered directly to you. Jumia has payment options that suit everyone, and we have a payment-on-delivery option fo...
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    Profitability Analyst (Performance & Planning) - Jumia

    Department: Commercial Planning & Performance

    Job Objective

    • The Planning & Performance function at Jumia is responsible for anticipating and structuring the planning & performance activities for the group. We are a cross functional team delivering what is right for the group agnostic of function or agenda.

    The role emcompasses six clearly defined dimensions:

    • Steering country on full PnL to profitability across GP1/GP2 & GP3
    • Supporting the production Monthly/Weekly performance planning
    • Support all functions in the company to deliver on our budget and vision
    • Support preparation mid month and monthly Performance reviews with top management
    • Launching/implementing and monitoring performance steering actions across marketing/commercial/ops and Jumia Services
    • Work across all business units Physical Goods/On-demand & Jumia Pay
    • The Profitability Analyst  is supporting the work on high impact actions and projects across all functions commercial/marketing/Ops and JS. The aim is to bring exceptional profitable usage growth across the group.
    • The analysis and insights produced by the Profitability Analyst have a strong impact on different dimensions of the business: the Planning & Performance team is the main team in charge of projects/analysis which are both cross functional and key to the strategic success of Jumia


    • Monitoring monthly performance across the group and full PnL identifying and conducting root cause analysis on deviations ensuring all departments are aligned with the expected trajectory
    • Suggest the defining and implementation of performance steering actions to growth in the profitable usage of Jumia
    • Giving weekly visibility on key deviations versus Business Plan for the group
    • Assessing every month the deviation versus Jumia Services SLA (Service Level Agreement) to avoid any extra cost due to lack of planning accuracy
    • Weekly assessment of the results of growth initiatives (AB tests on shipping fees, Vouchers, Success Rate)
    • Weekly assessment of business profitability and usage and suggestions for improvement in these KPIs (change in customer fees, commissions, vendor fees, etc.)
    • Ad hoc analysis on high-impact areas of the business (Customers churn rate, Repurchase rate across category, etc.

    Experience and Requirements

    • Top Business / Engineering Schools and Universities
    • 5+ years experience
    • A significant experience in ecommerce, 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

    A successful candidate will fulfil the following requirements:

    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Advanced analytical skills
    • Advanced communication skills
    • Organized
    • Structured
    • Fast learner
    • Resistant to stress
    • Independent with a strong ability to go further than the expectations
    • Strong desire to pursue a career in Jumia
    • As a whole, we expect someone passionate, creative and able to work efficiently. We expect a smart and hard working individual, with a strong willingness to become a leader at Jumia.

    We Offer

    • A unique experience in an international, entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
    • An unparalleled personal and professional improvement as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures
    • The opportunity to be part of a team full of talented people with the best backgrounds.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Jumia Nigeria on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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