Jumia Digital Project Manager - Jobs in South Africa

Jumia Digital Project Manager - Jobs in South Africa

Position at Zando
Zando was founded in 2012 and since then has grown exponentially to become South Africa’s biggest online fashion store. Zando forms part of the Jumia Group, the leading e-commerce platform in Africa. 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 high-profile shareholders. Jumia is committed to creating sustainable impact in Africa and offers unique opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment, creating new jobs, new skills, and empowering a new generation.

As Zando’s Digital Project Manager you will be responsible for managing all IT related projects. You will work closely with the Development team as well as other teams to ensure outcomes are achieved. Aside from the opportunity to work in e-commerce with a diverse, innovative and dynamic team, we can offer you flexible working hours and a fun and fast paced work environment!

Key Performance Areas:
  • Gather requirements from the necessary internal and external business stakeholders for all IT projects / feature requests.
  • Creation of Feature / Campaign briefs from client requirements.
  • Client relationship management including communicate timelines and project scope to stakeholders.
  • In collaboration with key stakeholders, plan sprints - delegation of tasks to developers.
  • Ensure team executes sprints in a timely manner.
  • Managing the project lifecycle, i.e. development, testing and release.
  • Constantly liaising and pulling requirements from different facets of the business.
  • Conduct monthly IT presentations, and provide documentation relating to projects, technical discovery outcomes, roadmaps, timelines etc.
  • Creation of IT PO’s and
    monthly invoicing to clients based on development hours.
  • Continuously prioritizing different areas of the business.
  • Continuously liaising with Development Team – Stand-ups and Sprint planning.
  • Documenting and improving development processes.

    Education, skills and experience required:
  • Grade 12 (Senior Certificate - high school qualification) / RPL at same level.
  • Relevant tertiary education (e.g.: BCom or Computer Science) advantageous.
  • A minimum of 3 years project management within a technical environment is essential.
  • A minimum of 2 years Agile and Scrum experience is essential.
  • Experience with PM tools such as Active Colab; Jira; Trello or similar is essential.
  • Experience within an eCommerce environment is highly advantageous.
  • Must hold a technical understanding of web development processes.
  • Highly organized and the ability to prioritize work.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to deal with all levels of the business.
  • Detail consciousness.
  • Problem solving ability.
  • Ability to think strategically and commercially.
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Live the Zando values: (Delivers customer satisfaction, Leads Completely, Embraces and Drives Change, Goes the extra mile, Is adventurous, open-minded and creative, Creates fun and a positive team Spirit)

    *This appointment will be made in accordance with the Company’s Employment Equity Plan and preference will be given to people from Designated Groups and people with a disability, provided such job applicants meet the inherent criteria of the vacancy.
    * Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    How to apply
    For more information and job application details, see; Jumia Digital Project Manager Jobs in South Africa

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