Head Of Category Mobiles And Tablets -jumia

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Jumia

Nairobi, Kenya

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Full-time
Office and Admin
Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

JUMIA is an e-commerce startup with an aim to mimic Amazon’s success by delivering a wide range of items, from toys to generators across the African continent. Shortly after the startup of the business in Nigeria, JUMIA launched warehouses in four other growing countries which include: Egypt, Morocco, Kenya, and Cote d'Ivoire.

What's this job all about?

As a Head of Category Mobiles and Tablets at Jumia, you will be responsible for designing and implementing the strategy of the category. You will be accountable for the most important of Jumia KPIs i.e growth and profitability. This position is currently one of the positions where Jumia Group is investing the most to grow the pool of talent. We expect the best performers to be the next wave of CCOs, MDs and Category Directors across the group.

You will focus on one or several categories, managing c-levels end-to-end relationships for our top brands and vendors. From the very essence of commercial, operations or even co-organization of Jumia key commercial events. Your scope will provide you with all levers to drive your categories in the right direction. This position justifies a high exposure to Managing Directors, CCO up to Jumia CEOs.

The main challenges are described below:

Main Responsibilities

  • Building a strong links with C-Levels and account managers of our top brands and vendors. You should justify a flawless understanding of the entire ecosystem as well as a tremendous network. You will be the only one along with country managing director & CCO to represent Jumia in front of those key accounts 
  • Driving the growth by ensuring we have the right products at the right prices 
  • Making sure your accounts are matching key operational KPIs (out of stock and time for having the products ready to ship).
  • Ensuring we anticipate sourcing through brand product roadmaps as well as we replenish fast enough missing strategic assortment.
  • On-boarding 100% of your account’s products available
  • Organizing key commercial events such as Black Friday, Jumia Anniversary, etc.
  • Building a business plan for your category (ies) to ensure we grow them in a structured way. Those BP will be presented to Jumia local CEO & CCO as well as Jumia Group CCO 

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Strong commercial skills
  • Good analytical skills 
  • Great capacity to handle high stake negotiations
  • Structured and organized
  • Good with tools (excel & PPT, Salesforce.com would be a plus)
  • Resistant to stress
  • Strong interpersonal skills: Convince the people and your team that you are making the right decisions 
  • Great ability to work in a fast-paced and competitive environment
  • Flawless English communication
  • Experience over 6+ years either in FMCG, tier 1 retail groups, top banking & consulting companies
  • Top Engineering, Business Schools & Universities (top 5 of your field for your country) 
  • Proficiency in MS Office and google tools 
  • Familiar with relationship management tools 

We Offer

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • A unique opportunity to help build & shape a growing African eCommerce giant
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team
  • Unparalleled personal and professional growth (our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures). 
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Jumia
Jumia

Nairobi, Kenya

2 - 50 people

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