• Graduate SWAT Team Program at Jumia Nigeria

  • Posted on: 21 August, 2014 Deadline: 3 September, 2014
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  • Jumia is Nigeria's number one online shopping destination where you can shop the widest selection of electronics, fashion, home appliances, kid's items and more in Nigeria and have them shipped directly to your home or office at your convenience! We offer free nationwide delivery, free returns and have several convenient payment options to choose from, either with your debit/credit cards or cash on delivery. With affordable prices and great products, Jumia lets you enjoy an awesome shopping experience with your order sent directly to your doorstep. No muss, no fuss, super convenience guaranteed.

    Jumia is recruiting to fill the position of:

    SWAT Team


    Introduction to the role
    We are looking for talented people to join our team and embark on an exciting journey in the core of business development

    SWAT Team
    The SWAT team is a new team we are putting together in order to help Jumia tackle its biggest and most complex opportunities, on a project mode, under the direct supervision of Jumia’s most senior executives (CEOs, MDs and VPs). The motto of this team is “impact”, and the SWAT team is expected to fuel and set the pace of change at Jumia in every department.

    The SWAT team will be involved anywhere a group of talented and hard-working individuals will be needed to capture the massive opportunities Nigeria has to offer. It is staffed with a group of high potential individuals whose ambition is to take Jumia to ever higher heights. It requires drive, entrepreneurial mindset, great analytical rigor and a strong people sense. It is an amazing opportunity to develop quickly a very versatile set of skills ; get exposure to multiple functions in order to grow later on to a high-level managerial position within Jumia in Africa.

    Examples of SWAT Team projects

    •     Renegotiating 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

    •     1 to 4 years’ experience (internship included) in a consulting / audit firm, or in an FMCG
    •     Very solid problem solving and analytical skills
    •     Strong ability to communicate effectively with various internal stakeholders, as well as with Jumia top executive level
    •     Drive and entrepreneurial mindset, hands-on attitude required to bring maximum impact
    •     Experience in Africa / Nigeria is a plus

    What we offer

    •     A unique education in working in a leading company in a new industry in Nigeria and Africa.
    •     Become part of a highly professional and dynamic team working around the world.
    •     An attractive salary package.
    •     An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures.

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates whose experience and competencies match the job profile should send their CV as an email attachment with subject line YOUR NAME_POSITION e.g. Michael Johnson_SWAT Team to: careers@jumia.com.ng

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