Regional Performance Manager - Jumia (Full Time)

Who we are: Jumia Group

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.

We are currently looking for exceptional people to join our team and embark on an exciting journey.

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 Group steps in.

We are currently looking for exceptional people to join our team and embark on an exciting journey

The job we offer: Regional Performance Manager

The Performance Manager is in charge of making Jumia grow by working mostly on the topline aspect of the P&L.

As part of his job, the Performance Manager will have to show a great understanding of ecommerce and the marketplace, developing existing and new categories, ensuring by this a road to significant growth for Jumia.

The Performance Manager will be interacting mostly with Director-Levels at Jumia, at holding level, group level and country level. It will definitely be a key success factor for him to engage the senior leadership team into what he identified as the next levers of growth.

As our profitability also relies on our bottomline, the Performance Manager will be strongly committed with all commercial directors to ensure our new initiatives do not negatively impact the bottom line.

Based on his expertise, the Performance Manager will also be the owner of most inventory decisions as well as the assortment strategy of the group.

Your position as Performance Manager entails:

Monitoring all countries’ performance vs Business plan with a strong focus on Topline and volume growth.

Analyzing all countries' performance and preparing improvement points for Group CCO’s interaction with countries CCOs and group CEO.

Owning the Assortment strategy for the Group for all key categories.

Developing and steering the category analyst function across all countries (20+ people).

Owning inventory decision for Retail (Purchase Orders) and Marketplace (Consignment Orders).

Steering the performance of JBPs (Jumia Business Partners) across the group.

Implementing BI and tools across the entire commercial organisation.



Orders vs BP

Assortment vs target

Share of NMV from Outright < 60 days of age.

A successful candidate will fulfil the following requirements:

Ecommerce driven

Very structured

Very analytical

Very organized

Strong ability to convince and drive local top management on group decisions

Great inter-personal skills

Resistant to stress


Finding simple solutions to complex problems

Expected background and technical skills:

3+ years experience in consulting (BCG, Bain, McKinsey), 3+ years experience in ecommerce (Amazon, Alibaba, etc.), 3+ years in top banks

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