Lending Officer - Jumia Pay (Full Time)

Jumia is the leading pan-Africa e-commerce platform. Founded in 2012, Jumia’s mission is to improve the quality of everyday life in Africa by leveraging technology to deliver innovative, convenient and affordable online services to consumers, while helping businesses grow as they use our platform to reach and serve consumers.

Our platforms consist of our marketplace, which connects sellers with consumers, our logistics service, which enables the shipment and delivery of packages from sellers to consumers, and our payment service, which facilitates transactions among participants active on our platform in selected markets. Through our online platforms, consumers can access a wide range of physical and digital goods and services, fashion, electronics, beauty products and also hotel and flight bookings or restaurant delivery.

With over 3,000 employees in 14 countries spanning across 6 African regions, 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 for Africa. Jumia offers unique opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment, creating new jobs, new skills, and empowering a new generation. We are looking for talented people with a passion for Africa to join our team and embark on our exciting journey! 

What's this job all about?

Our Junior loan officer will assist the development of Jumia Lending in Kenya by presenting our solution to our sellers. He/she will be helping our sellers to apply for a loan, and with the help of the loan officer will review the data collected and the applications. The Junior loan officer will be part of the JumiaPay team in Kenya and work side by side with the loan officer.

The main challenges are described as below:

Main Responsibilities
• Get our sellers on the Jumia lending platform;
• Advertise out lending solution to our sellers;
• Assist the loan officer in the evaluation of loans request;
• Verifying the data collected;
• Assist the loan officer with marketing effort;
• Verifies the data collected, documents communication through;
• Ensure process is respected during the application; 

Required Skills & Qualifications
• Bachelor's Degree in Business, or any related field;
• A minimum prior experience in a related field of 1 year;
• Highly proficient in Microsoft applications mainly Excel;
• Highly proficient in oral and written communication skills;
• Ability to communicate complex concepts, simply;
• Good at working with others, confident, highly motivated;
• Strong desire to succeed;
• People-person mentality;

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 attractive salary package
• An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation