Data Product Manager - Jumia (Full Time)

At Jumia, we are always looking for new talent! If Data Product is in your DNA, then this is the place to be.

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Data Product Manager Responsibilities:

  • We are seeking a Data Product Manager to be responsible for developing and governing the roadmap for the data products, data services and data needs, improving the richness and quality of data domain, working closely with various departments to collect, prepare, organize, protect, and analyze data assets while ensuring that the company meets industry best practices in liaison with Chief Information Officer and Tech data teams

  • The Data Product Manager is responsible for the lifecycle of the product/business domain datasets, when to change, revise and retire data between the competing needs of the domain data consumers

  • Other duties will include leading interdisciplinary teams, improving and streamlining data systems within the company, and driving innovation.


What you will be doing:

  • Thorough understanding of the business and data strategy

  • Contribute for the data strategy

  • Contribute for creation and assure data data privacy policies are in place and comply with data protection regulations and monitorize

  • Overseeing the collection, storage, management, quality, and protection of data on operational systems and platforms

  • Identification of opportunities for improving data, insights and data moldes usage in products, services and platforms

  • Determine where to cut costs and increase revenue based on insights derived from data

  • Effectively communicate the status, value, and importance of data collection to executive members and staff

  • Assist in creating product training and documentation materials in support of the implementation and launch of Analytics Platform applications

  • Assist in developing product pricing and positioning strategies

  • Conduct research to identify customer needs and market gaps.


Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in information technology or related field

  • Master's degree preferred

  • 5-7 years experience in a senior-level data management role

  • Management experience

  • Strong leadership and communication skills

  • Project management skills

  • Analytically minded

  • Professionalism and ethical behavior

  • Knowledge of relevant applications, big data solutions, and tools

  • The successful candidate will have a proven track record in data management, leadership, and information technology systems and tools

  • A strong background in IT, business, data usage, and mathematics is advantageous.


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.