Head of Logistics – Jumia Global (Full Time) - China

Jumia is a leading e-commerce platform in Africa. It is built around a marketplace, Jumia Logistics, and JumiaPay. The marketplace helps millions of consumers and sellers to connect and transact. Jumia Logistics enables the delivery of millions of packages through our network of local partners. JumiaPay facilitates the payments of online transactions for Jumia's ecosystem. With over 1 billion people and 500 million internet users in Africa, Jumia believes that e-commerce is making people's lives easier by helping them shop and pay for millions of products at the best prices wherever they live. E-commerce is also creating new opportunities for SMEs to grow, and job opportunities for a new generation to thrive.

With over 5,000 employees in more than 11 countries in Africa, Jumia is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by very high-profile shareholders. Jumia is committed to creating sustainable impact in Africa. Jumia offers unique opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment, creating new jobs, new skills, and empowering a new generation. 

Main Responsibilities:

 Set up and update the logistics workflow and standard logistic/operation procedures of Africa market. Troubleshoot problems, explore new ideas and solutions to sustain the service commitment in fast changing business needs.
 Drive for supply chain excellence, targeting optimization or enhancement in operations. Engage the stakeholders to roll out best practices within the region.
 Responsible for reporting and analytical support. Identify measurable KPI, analyze and give recommendation on the operation improvement.
 In charge of ad hoc / project basis logistics function to ensure the smooth operation.
• E2E supply chain solution design capability, such as 3rd party management, warehouse management, etc.
 Drive for new Carrier/3PL onboard, system integration (Label generation, Tracking integration…), period monitor and review the LSP performance (Lead time / cost), build up the good relationship with LSP.
• Overall manage the export cross-border operation, coordinate with Regional for the new operation process implement. Build up the good relationship with Regional IMP and Local CUS team.
• Drive for the system development and find the solution to work with regional IT team to fix the issues.
 Innovative logistics solution with partners for cost down and drive business growth.

Professional Skills & Qualifications:

 Familiar with overseas Warehouse and logistics process of the Africa market will be a plus. Have experience in Logistics design and solution in export.
 Familiar with Cross-Border process, system and operation would be a plus.
 Excellent in oral and written English.
 More than 5-8 years working experience in relevant industry. B2B or B2C experience preferred.
• Drive for problem solving, excellent communication and leadership.

 

We Offer:

 A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment.
• The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team working around the world.
•  An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures.
 A unique working environment in Shenzhen China, with a start-up spirit and a dashing ideally located office.