Business Commercial Analyst - 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:

  • Business steering - monthly, weekly and daily from topline to bottom line and on key deviations vs BP with commercial teams 
  • Supporting to define, coordinate and execute promotional events, from Black Friday and Jumia Anniversary to weekly commercial events 
  • Coordinating the execution and analysing the impact of the Commercial Teams Performance Steering Actions (PSAs) with the Acquisition teams 
  • Ensuring Jumia is offering the lowest prices on its assortment by scanning, mapping and comparing Jumia and its competitors’ SKUs several times a week (“Phoenix Process”)
  • Tracking and managing our delivery fee and commission strategy to ensure Jumia remains competitive 
  • Weekly analysis of Jumia's actual trajectory versus business plan 
  • Ensure all performance steering files are collated in order to deliver actionable insights per market 
  • Building and maintaining training/SOP files to a high standard 
  • Provide operational support to the management teams as required

 

 

Requirements:

  • Educated in top Business / Engineering Schools or Universities
  • 5+ years' experience and significant experience in eCommerce, Management Consulting, Venture Capital, Company Creation or Category Management (Retail) would be appreciated
  • Proficiency in MS Office and Excel (VBA would be a plus)
  • Ability to analyse large data sets to make strategic decisions
  • Amazing analytical skills
  • Good interpersonal skills: A natural people manager, inspiring and motivating colleague effectively
  • Very independent with a strong ability to surpass expectations

 

 

We Offer:

  • unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • 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