Data Scientist - Internal Auditor, Data Science & Analytics - Full Time (Jumia)

The “Internal Auditor, Data Science & Analytics” shall help deliver a variety of projects to strengthen Jumia’s internal control and risk management capabilities. The position has the responsibility to support our Internal Audit function on special projects and conduct audit procedures based on data analytics. This should contribute to strengthen the continuous auditing activities and trigger alerts on potential anomalies, errors and control issues, resulting in a timely audit response and a better utilization of the audit resources.

There is a significant opportunity for the successful candidate to gain exposure across the entire Jumia Group of Companies.

What you will be doing:

  • Develop a thorough understanding of the business, risks and processes for assigned projects;
  • Build intelligent programs based on data science to automate and streamline audit activities;
  • Develop and maintain queries to facilitate the continuous auditing and monitoring activities;
  • Participate in the design of automated audit procedures and develop automated alerts that flag potential frauds and control exceptions;
  • Perform reconciliations of profile / service / status between platforms and investigate the discrepancies;
  • Manage activities of forensics analysis and investigate in order to identify risks or leakages;
  • Maintain proficiency with the latest techniques and trends in the arena of continuous auditing.

What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor/master’s in computer Science;
  • Coding experience; proficient in programming languages such as in C++, C Sharp and Visual Basic or latest codes and machine learning algorithm;
  • 2-5 years of data analytics; automation of tasks in SQL;
  • Experience in banking sector fraud management or telecom revenue assurance;
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, and process improvement skills.

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.

Jumia in Porto

At Jumia Porto Tech Center we boast over 16 different nationalities. We have around 350 employees from several business areas, from IT, to Finance, to HR. The IT team represents 75% of it, so as you can see we are a major tech company, and as a Tech company, we share an innovative spirit. At Jumia PTC you will work under the most updated technologies and work methodologies. We are great fans of Agile philosophy and we aim to keep things simple but smart. Also, for Jumia, technology relates with improvement for our world. We see technology as something we need to put purpose into. Our mission is to leverage technology to improve everyday life in Africa and we do it by delivering convenient and affordable online services to consumers, helping them fulfill basic everyday needs. And while we’re present in Africa, we get to take African economy online, helping small and large businesses grow and reach new consumers. This is what drives our day to day decisions. :)

We are looking for great people to join our amazing teams and celebrate our achievements. At Jumia we work hard, but we do Tech With Purpose!

We offer you a career with

  • 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

And even more for our Jumees

  • Attractive bonus scheme
  • Free access to Udemy for Business for an unlimited training experience
  • A great work life balance: hybrid work week; additional vacation day in December
  • Caring perks: individual private health insurance, dental insurance, discounted gym membership, parental bonus
  • Fun at work: company events, quarterly team building, drinks and snacks.

Please send your CV in English. CV in other languages will not be considered.