Jumia Head of Category Mobiles and Tablets Jobs in Kenya

Jumia Head of Category Mobiles and Tablets Jobs in Kenya


  • Jumia is a leading e-commerce platform in Africa.

  • As a Head of Category Mobiles and Tablets at Jumia, you will be responsible for designing and implementing the strategy of the category.

  • You will be accountable for the most important of Jumia KPIs i.e growth and profitability.

  • This position is currently one of the positions where Jumia Group is investing the most to grow the pool of talent.

  • We expect the best performers to be the next wave of CCOs, MDs and Category Directors across the group.

  • You will focus on one or several categories, managing c-levels end-to-end relationship for our top brands and vendors.

  • From the very essence of commercial, operations or even co-organization of Jumia key commercial events.

  • Your scope will provide you with all levers to drive your categories toward the right direction. This position justifies a high exposure to Managing Directors, CCO up to Jumia CEOs.

    The main challenges are described as below:

    Main Responsibilities

  • Building strong link with C-Levels and account managers of our top brands and vendors. You should justify of a flawless understanding of the entire ecosystem as well as a tremendous network. You will be the only one along with country managing director & CCO to represent Jumia in front of those key accounts

  • Driving the growth by ensuring we have the right products at the right prices

  • Making sure your accounts are matching key operational KPIs (out of stock and time for having the products ready to ship).

  • Ensuring we anticipate sourcing through brand product roadmaps as well as we replenish fast enough missing strategic assortment.

  • On-boarding 100% of your account’s products available

  • Organizing key commercial events such as Black Friday, Jumia Anniversary, etc.

  • Building business plan for your category (ies) to ensure we grow them in a structured way. Those BP will be presented to Jumia local CEO & CCO as well as Jumia Group CCO

    Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Strong commercial skills

  • Good analytical skills

  • Great capacity to handle high stake negotiations
    Structured and organized

  • Good with tools (excel & PPT, Salesforce.com would be a plus)

  • Resistant to stress

  • Strong inter-personal skills: Convince the people and your team that you are making the right decisions

  • Great ability to work in a fast paced and competitive environment

  • Flawless English communication

  • Experience over 6+ years either in FMCG, tier 1 retail groups, top banking & consulting companies

  • Top Engineering, Business Schools & Universities (top 5 of your field for your country)

  • Proficiency in MS Office and google tools

  • Familiar with relationship management tools

    We Offer

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment

  • A unique opportunity to help build & shape a growing African ecommerce giant

  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team

  • Unparalleled personal and professional growth (our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures).

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Jumia Head of Category Mobiles and Tablets Jobs in Kenya


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