Head of Grocery - Jumia (Full time)

Who we are:

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 talented people to join our team and embark on an exciting journey in the core of business development and entrepreneurship

Head of Grocery responsibilities:

Managing and steering the performance of our different value propositions while ensuring synergies between all

Sourcing products necessary to cover all grocery consumer needs on ecommerce

Acquiring hypermarkets, supermarkets, chains of provision stores on our quick commerce to cover key areas

Ensuring AAA customer experiences

Coordinating with marketing to enhance visibility on our different value propositions

Creating and maintaining the ecosystem of tools, processes

Launching Brand to Store with the key grocery brands

A successful candidate will fulfill the following requirements:

+10years from the retail industry, directly involved in managing sourcing

Very strong sales skills to lead negotiation and deliver on objectives

Fast learner and well organized

Resistant to stress

Performance-driven, action & result oriented

Very independent with a strong ability to go further than the expectations

What 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 unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation