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Chief Commercial Officer - Jumia Jobs in Uganda


Jumia is Africa's #1 Internet Group (e-commerce, marketplace, travel, food delivery, classifieds), supported by partners such as Goldman Sachs, CDC, MTN, Orange, Axa and Rocket Internet. We became this year Africa's first unicorn after successful first years of operations.

Jumia was founded in 2012 on the basis of a very strong belief: Internet can improve people’s lives in Africa.

Observing the challenges that people face every day (poor infrastructures, limited choice, limited information, expensive products and services), we saw a huge opportunity to leverage Internet and use it to connect people and provide them with a solution to their daily needs.

Therefore, we embarked on the journey to build a company with a very simple mission: expand your horizons.

Job Description

  • The Chief Commercial Officer will be responsible for leading the company sales performance and have direct oversight of all commercial activities in the country, including in particular Vendor Acquisition, Vendor Management & Category Development.
  • Ensuring sharp execution of the centrally defined improvements/routines, participating to their refinement through the collection of detailed customer/vendor feedbacks, and leading country related specific projects to reach those objectives.

    Main responsibilities include:

  • Setting the commercial strategy of the department (sales targets, target categories/segments to unlock, target key suppliers, target number of suppliers to on board .. etc)
  • Managing a team in charge of vendor acquisition, vendor management, sourcing operations and content management Scaling the team and processes to support the growth of the company Recruiting adequate profiles to join the team Meeting key vendors and suppliers to negotiate partnerships, contracts and service level agreements.
  • Ensuring regular and quality reporting of team actions and results

    Profile Requirements

  • Strong experience (minimum >6 years) in a consumer good company, retail or equivalent
    Strong local knowledge and deep understanding of business environment Strong negotiation skills
    Hands on & results oriented Well organized Capacity to challenge and improve processes
  • Ability to identify new business opportunities

    We offer

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • A 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

    For more information and job application details, see; Chief Commercial Officer-Jumia Jobs in Uganda




    Country Manager - Jumia Travel Jobs in Uganda

    Jumia is Africa's #1 Internet Group (e-commerce, marketplace, travel, food delivery, classifieds), supported by partners such as Goldman Sachs, CDC, MTN, Orange, Axa and Rocket Internet. We became this year Africa's first unicorn after successful first years of operations.

    Jumia was founded in 2012 on the basis of a very strong belief: Internet can improve people’s lives in Africa.
    Observing the challenges that people face every day (poor infrastructures, limited choice, limited information, expensive products and services), we saw a huge opportunity to leverage Internet and use it
    to connect people and provide them with a solution to their daily needs.

    Therefore, we embarked on the journey to build a company with a very simple mission: expand your horizons.

    Job Description

    The Country Manager will be responsible for leading the company to success and have direct oversight of all ecommerce operations in the country, including in particular Customer Experience, Vendor Experience & Operational Profitability, Commercial Relevance and Marketing in his country.

    Ensuring sharp execution of the centrally defined improvements/routines, participating to their refinement through the collection of detailed customer/vendor feedbacks, and leading country related specific projects to reach those objectives.

    Main responsibilities include:

  • Drive overall top line and profitability development P&L ownership Recruit and manage the team
  • Define and drive action plans to create strong relationships with local stakeholders
  • Coordinate your commercial team with the other services (Marketing, Partnerships, Finance, etc.)
  • Ensure regular reporting
  • Manage the team efficiency and cohesion
  • Create an unparalleled environment for your team’s development and happiness

    Profile Requirement;

  • Strong experience (minimum >8 years) in managing complex projects / objectives / business units / functions
  • Strong local knowledge and deep understanding of consumers
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong management and inter-personal skills
  • Ability to manage efficiently multiple teams
    Hands on & results oriented
  • Well organized
  • Very independent and entrepreneurial, yet
  • confident in working in a matrix organization
  • Long term oriented

    We offer

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • A 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

    For more information and job application details, see; Country Manager - Jumia Jobs in
    Uganda




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