The next generation of Jumia's HR Leaders

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.  

What’s in it for you? 

Jump into an intense and game changing adventure. There is no question that you will be involved in top priority projects, making concrete decisions on the ground, impacting the business almost instantaneously. Test & learn, feel free to explore, grow your skills at internet speed. Join amazing people who value collaboration, flat hierarchy, agility, trust, care and fun.

Want to help shape Africa's online marketplace giant? Jumia is the place for you!


The kind of work you will do:

You will bring your career to the next level and seize major opportunities. The challenges you will face will be exciting and you will be offered the chance to build the future of Jumia and e-commerce in Africa. Your roles will include:

Country level: 

  • Head of HR: You will be defining, leading and implementing the HR strategy in collaboration with the country’s CEO as well as designing policies and processes in order to minimize business risk and comply with local laws and internal standards.
  • HRBP: You will be responsible to translate the HR strategy into actions to deliver the expected level of HR service. This will include support to managers, recruitment, training, careers and development, disciplinary management.
  • HR coordinator: You will be in charge of HR operations: onboarding, payroll, offboarding, day-to-day management, office management.
  • HR talent acquisition: You will be in charge of building pipelines, screening profiles, interviewing talents and managing the employer branding.
  • HR development: You will be responsible for collecting training and coaching needs and building a plan in alignement with talent reviews, building programs for high potentials and working on retention and happiness.

 Central level:

  • Head of Talent Acquisition & Planning: You will lead the development and delivery of overall recruitment strategies in order to support Jumia’s goal of becoming the best place to work in. 
  • Head of Compliance, operations & systems: You will ensure all countries are compliant with the Group guidelines and local labor law by providing the right tools and routines.
  • Head of Careers & Development: You will lead the development and delivery of overall development strategies to equip talents with appropriate skillset.
  • Head of Learning & Development: You will lead the development and delivery of overall learning strategies to ensure talents never stop growing.


What we offer:

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment, growing at a very high rate
  • A unique opportunity of discovering Africa and having strong impact in building the African e-commerce sector
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders.