Pricing Manager - Jumia (Full Time)

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.

 

Job Objective

Your position as Price Leadership Associate entails the co-ordination of all the activities mentioned below for all countries. 

 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Achieving country-level KPIs, both leading and lagging,

    • Price Leadership

      • Price leadership% for each channel (Forward, Reverse, and Offline)

      • Assortment Overlap in reverse channels

    • Process execution and quality of the pricing data

      • Mapping to be completed accurately

      • SKU selection process

      • Liaise with the third party on screening and mapping

      • Tracking competitor pricing reaction for constructive responses

    • Quality Score for input metrics

      • Adherence to thresholds suggested for each routine

      • Error% of products mapped

      • Quality score based on ad hoc QC for offline screening

  • Owning the deduplication process for Jumia - maximizing the number of sellers per SKUs and fostering communication to ensure maximum price competitiveness on our platform

  • Liaison with category teams and follow up on battle closure

    • Achieve the weekly targets for Pricing battles

    • Achieve the weekly targets for Assortment battles


Daily Routines:

  • Mapping products against competitor wherever necessary

  • Battle spreadsheet to be updated

    • New battles to be communicated to the KAMs

    • Comments from existing battles to be updated in the third-party dashboard

  • Follow up with interns on offline screening


Weekly Routine:

  • SKU selection process

  • Update the Phoenix and battle spreadsheets

  • Send a report on previous week performance

     

Qualification Required 

  • Background in Business Administration, Commerce or any related fields
  • 2 - 4 years of relevant experience
  • Proficiency in MS Office and Excel (SQL would be a plus)
  • Ability to analyze large data sets to make strategic decisions

 

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.