Pricing Associate (Analyst) - Jumia ( Full Time)

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 10 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.

We are currently looking for exceptional people to join our team and embark on an exciting journey.

The job we offer: Pricing Associate

Africa retail and E-commerce is a very competitive market. Our Pricing team gathers pricing intelligence data online (website) and offline (stores) to ensure our commercial team have access to all the needed information to negotiate the best prices for our customers. 

As a Pricing associate, your role will be key to collect accurate data about the best market prices available offline. You will also work on mapping the product assortment available at the competition and participate to various projects and data collection for analysis in this field. 

Job Objective :

  • As pricing Associate, you will be dedicated to screening pricing in all markets, spending your time at large retail stores and any shop offering the most competitive prices

  • This is also required for us to purchase below RDP (working the pricing reverse from target RRP to the target cost through the target margin pool by segment)

Responsibilities :

  • Collect vendor as well as dealer prices in their stores.

  • Aggregate all prices collected offline in a pricing database.

  • Participate monthly in portfolio valuation procedure.

  • Support various team members with special projects.

  • Respond to external and internal ad hoc requests.

  • Support to research, archive and gather information.

Qualifications :

  • Strong motivation to learn about retail and e-commerce business

  • Willingness to go the stores, measure the prices and assortment, talk to salespersons

  • Background in Business Administration, Commerce or any related fields

  • Proficiency in MS Office and Excel (SQL would be a plus)

we offer :

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial but structured environment;
  • The opportunity to be part of a highly professional and dynamic team working internationally 
  • Unparalleled personal and professional growth, as the long-term goal is to develop the next generation of leaders