• Current Job Vacancy at Jumia Nigeria

  • Posted on: 26 March, 2015 Deadline: Not Specified
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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.

    Jumia is part of Africa Internet Group, a leading global incubator of startups specialised in e-commerce. Africa Internet Group is Africa's leading internet firm, with already over 3,000 employees in over 20 African countries and huge successes such as Jumia.com,Kaymu.com, Hellofood.com, Lamudi.com, Carmudi.com and Jovago.com. It is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by MTN, Millicom and Rocket Internet.

    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 Africa Internet Group steps in.

    We are currently looking for talented people to join our team and embark on an exciting journey in the core of marketing and entrepreneurship.

    Jumia TV Show Manager

     

    Role Description
    The  Jumia TV Merchandiser and Planner is charged with finding, developing and sourcing products that will bring excitement, solutions and information to our customers’ lives. They shop the market to bring the best of Fashion, Jewelry, Beauty, Home Décor and Design as well as the latest in Electronics, right to our customer’s doorstep.

    Business Unit Summary
    The Planner is responsible for ensuring Jumia TV is commercially sound by providing the best in quality, value and experience. Products must be priced right, placed and promoted to maximize sales potential while minimizing inventory risk. Additionally, the planner ensures the right quantity of each product is available for the growing Nigerian consumer base. The Planner collaborates across Jumia with Vendor Managers, Category Managers, Buyers, and Brand Managers to bring the newest trends and products to life, as well as seeks out new brands and products that will surprise and delight all who shop with us.

    The Planner must deliver on Jumia’s promise to makes sure the customer has a great shopping experience every time they shop with us. Through Jumia TV Show product innovation, storytelling, relationships, creativity, and sales analysis all come together to bring great products to life, build exciting brands and consistently create a compelling shopping experience like no other for our customers.

    A Day in the Life

    •     Partner with Category managers that serve as a key role identifying and communicating opportunities and risks through the analysis of sales, gross profit and inventory turnover.
    •     Support the external media production team in writing the shows to attain sales and gross margin which will drive business across all Jumia platforms (mobile, onsite, TV, etc.).
    •     Creatively write cross-divisional, mixed shows. Determine item sequencing, timing and placement in order to maximize customer experience, basket size and profitability.
    •     Partner with Brand managers in order to develop show specials, industry expert features, supporting footage and paid item placement that increase revenue streams.
    •     Formulate strategies to optimize sales such as comparative products, seasonality, bundling with complementary products, markdowns, and leveraging Jumia marketing events and themes.
    •     Consistently innovate tactics to convert the Nigerian consumer base to the new channels of shopping Jumia offers.

    Keys to Success
    The Ideal candidate is agile, innovative, dynamic, responsive, flexible, passionate, customer-centric, collaborative, and results-focused.

    Required Qualifications

    •     At least 3 years of retail allocation or distribution experience.
    •     Work experience within or related to television filming or production
    •     Bachelor’s degree in business or retail related field.
    •     Ability to translate findings from analysis into a business strategy with financial projections.
    •     Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Excel, Word, and Outlook. Ability to create documents and spreadsheets: formulas, links, graphs, charts, pivot tables, etc.
    •     Understanding of basic and advanced retail math.
    •     Understanding of the merchandising process and product lifecycle
    •     A working knowledge of open to buy reports, commercial planning, and financial modelling.

    Valued

    •     Strong interpersonal and communication skills, particularly in influencing and managing peer relationships, as well as, relationships with Merchant, guests, and media partners.
    •     Ability to interact with senior level management.
    •     Ability to meet deadlines with a sense of urgency.
    •     Demonstrates strong decision-making skills.
    •     An understanding of basic negotiating skills.

    Method of Application

    Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click here to apply online.

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