Right-Arm Internship - Jumia

About this internship

No need to choose between a consulting firm, a multinational or a startup environment, choose all and join Jumia. In this 6-month minimum internship, based out of Cairo in Egypt, you will report to one of our leaders and lead game changing projects across commercial, marketing, operations or logistics for decisive impact at internet speed!

Join amazing people who value collaboration, flat hierarchy, agility, trust, care and fun. Jumia hosts a blend of local and international top talents with previous bluechip and ground up experience.

Want a 100% African / 100% Internet experience? Join Us!

About Jumia

Jumia is a leading e-commerce platform in Africa. Our marketplace is supported by our proprietary logistics business, Jumia Logistics, and our digital payment and fintech platform, JumiaPay. Jumia Logistics enables the seamless delivery of millions of packages while JumiaPay facilitates online payments and the distribution of a broad range of digital and financial services.

We are fueled by the belief that technology has the potential to transform everyday life in Africa, for the better. We built Jumia to help consumers access millions of goods and services conveniently and at the best prices while opening up a new way for sellers to reach consumers and grow their businesses.

Jumia counts over 5,000 people across more than 10 countries, a diverse group of talent with different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives, driven by a common ambition to help build the digital future of Africa.

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 Jumia steps in. We are currently looking for talented people with a passion for emerging markets and Africa to join our team and embark on our exciting journey.

The kind of work you will do

As right hand intern, your projects will entail deep understanding and drive of our business across our 11 countries of operations. This will require you to make  recommendations and decisions, pilot and improve the impact at internet speed. You will work closely with all the teams across Product, Tech, Commercial, Marketing, Operations,  and Logistics. You will be groomed and coached by one of our leaders.

Examples of internships include

  • In Commercial

    • Developing Grocery and On-Demand Categories

    • Steering the performance of the commercial function in particular via subsidies and marketing services

    • Running A/B tests to automate our Vendor marketplace services and reporting

  • In Operations

    • Monitor & Improve all levers of Customer Excellence

    • Monitor & Improve all levers of Vendor Excellence

  • In Marketing

    • Improve the performance of our non traditional sales channels

Details on specific internships can be provided upon request by mentioning your area of interest on the CV

Who are we looking for

  • Gap year or final year of Masters degree

  • Fast learner, highly analytical & comfortable with numbers

  • Enthusiastic about digital businesses & emerging countries

  • Street smart, energetic and willing to take on field work

  • Leadership abilities

  • Agility and strong ability to deal with ambiguity in a multicultural environment

  • Preferred SQL, CRM tools, development skills

We offer

  • Full Time Offers if you want to join the next chapter of the adventure

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment, growing at a very high rate

  • A unique opportunity of discovering Africa and having strong impact in building the African e-commerce sector

  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders