Inventory Supervisor - 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.

Main Responsibilities

  • Prepare business plans for the development of supply chain management, continuous improvement and inventory control
  • Check data entered into stores across the company to ensure accuracy (inventory receipts, issue, conversions, returns etc.
  • Manage, lead and organize the work of inventory control team to achieve its competencies required
  • Work Achieve the overall plan of the company through inventory analysis
  • Reporting of physical inventory Warehouse balances and valuation part Stock wise periodically
  • Managing, leading and organizing working of stock control team to achieve their tasks with required competencies. 
  • Verifying the data entered by warehouses across the company to ensure its accuracy (Stock receipts, issuance, transfers, returns etc.)
  • Follow up outstanding matters with Warehouse and highlighting to top management any unusual items/delays
  • Follow up and reporting for slow moving items, nonmoving items and excess material
  • Reviewing existing procedures and bringing changes to cover any gaps in controls 
  • Planning and follow up the schedules of the annual and physical count inventory and reporting result counts with reasons 

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • 4 Years Experience in Warehousing
  • Excellent people management skills
  • Flexibility in working hours and rotational shifts
  • Very good analysis skills and working knowledge with Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent command of English Language

We Offer

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • A unique opportunity of having strong impact in building the African ecommerce sector
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders