Brands Manager - 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.

About the role:


The Brands Manager owns the business planning, execution, and P&Ls of several Brand across all our markets.

He/she interacting with the  key accounts. he / she will also have to build tremendous relationships externally with top executives at the brand and distributor side.

The Brands Manager is responsible for delivering a world-class customer and vendor experience thanks to the right assortment, perfect online ergonomics, the best prices, and the most innovative marketing campaigns.


Responsibilities:

  • Achieving the targets of revenue and gross margin for your category and your brands.
  • Negotiating the launch of key brands across multiple markets.
  • Building, managing, animating the key account management teams.
  • Developing tight professional / personal relationships with key brands.
  • Organizing key commercial events such as Black Friday, Jumia Anniversary.
  • Becoming an expert of your category with a perfect knowledge of the different products / pricing / market trends.
  • Coordinate all commercial teams related to his/her Brand to ensure a flawless execution in the event preparation.
  • Handling pricing and assortment strategy through your team.
  • Building a very friendly user interface for our vendors and our customers by being involved in our Tech developments.


Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • 5+ years’ experience in Fashion Retail/Ecommerce.
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Business Administration, Economics, Engineering).
  • Exceptional commercial skills.
  • Strong management and inter-personal skills.
  • Strong Analytical and very detail oriented.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, command of Arabic, French & English
  • Strong drive.
  • Ability to anticipate, structure and organize.
  • Autonomous.
  • Finding simple solutions to complex problems.

What We Offer:

  • A unique opportunity in implementing and executing new ideas for a thriving e-commerce business.
  • The opportunity to work with professional and dynamic teams in and outside your local country.
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation.