Jumia City Manager Eldoret Jobs in Kenya

Jumia City Manager Eldoret Jobs in Kenya

  • Who we are Jumia is the leading pan-Africa e-commerce platform. Founded in 2012, Jumia’s mission is to improve the quality of everyday life in Africa by leveraging technology to deliver innovative, convenient and affordable online services to consumers, while helping businesses grow as they use our platform to reach and serve consumers. Our platforms consist of our marketplace, which connects sellers with consumers, our logistics service, which enables the shipment and delivery of packages from sellers to consumers, and our payment service, which facilitates transactions among participants active on our platform.

  • With over 5,000 employees in 14 countries spanning across 6 African regions, 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. We are creating new jobs, new skills, and empowering a generation.

    About the Role

  • As a city manager your role will be twofold. On the one hand you will work as a member of our sales and account management team and be responsible for identifying, approaching and signing contracts with restaurant partners. You will help develop our offering to restaurants and manage key accounts and help to grow existing businesses by leveraging your sales and relationship management skills.

  • In addition to this, the role will have an operational component and you will manage the local rider base and have to ensure that local operations are handled effectively. After closing the contract you will continue your relationship with restaurant partners and identify and conduct initiatives to activate them.

  • We are looking for a generalist who is passionate about Jumia Food and enjoys interacting and negotiating with partners. You’ll leverage your skills in emailing, cold-calling, and driving internal processes to set up our partnerships for success.

    Roles and Responsibilities

  • Be responsible
    for the entire sales process with new partners to source and negotiate the best products in your city to deliver it to our customers

  • Drive expansion of existing clients as well as generating new business at prospect chains

  • Manage contract negotiations aimed at establishing the foundation of a strong working relationship with our restaurant partners, including sustainable economics for both parties

  • Meet monthly targets set out by the management team

  • Daily report with the tasks executed (calls and visits).

  • Help us identify and build best practices for your sales team and others.

  • Ensure end-to-end operational excellence with partners, customers, customer service agents and riders.

  • Maintains city staff (riders) by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training riders.

  • Recommends programs and services by identifying and anticipating new trends​.


  • Fluency in English is a must.

  • Willing to relocate in Kenya.

  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in Sales – preferably in a startup environment.

  • Proactive, organized, and obsessed with detail and accuracy.

  • Know how to negotiate your way into a super deal through sales techniques and persuasion.

  • Have excellent communication skills. Eloquent, with good grammar and writing skills.

  • Autonomous and self-starter who is able to work in a highly demanding environment.

  • Computer literate; good knowledge of Google Docs and MS Office.

  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Marketing or Public Relations is a plus.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Jumia City Manager Eldoret Jobs in Kenya

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