Jumia Logistics Manager - Jobs in South Africa

Jumia Logistics 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.

If you have strong experience in creating and managing ways of leveraging the company’s existing or potential assets to fulfill goods to consumers, then this is the role for you! 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 pace work environment!

Key Performance Areas:
  • Lead the strategy and project manage all initiatives related to Logistics
  • Design and own end-to-end the Logistics unit costs strategy to meet unit economics targets
  • Manage the end-to-end (deliveries and returns) lead times in line with defined SLAs
  • Manage 3PL service providers in line with agreed SLAs, KPIs and costs
  • Manage the logistics network, processes and teams; and expand service offerings, improve own fleet management practices and cost of operation
  • Manage the Market-place hubs and teams to meet agreed SLA targets
  • Optimise and lead key transformations in the Logistics supply-chain
  • Manage the talent pool within the Logistics department and build a strong leadership team
  • Leading the scale up and expansion of last mile foot-print (3PL expansion, pick up station expansion, Delivery Associates hiring and expansion).
  • Actively feed and contribute to the system roadmap design to deliver the required instruments for this logistics
  • Actively design and steer Customer and Vendor excellence projects along with Local and
  • Central operations leaders

    Education, skills, behaviour and knowledge required:
  • Relevant Tertiary Education
  • 5 years minimum experience in logistics operations with a good knowledge of the local market
  • At least 3 years within an E-commerce logistics/operations environment
  • Experience in complex network management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office – Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Email, Internet etc.
  • Proficient in Google Office Suite – Google Drive, Google Sheets, Google Docs, Gmail, etc.
  • Experience of supply chain management and transportation concepts: forecasting, planning, optimization, logistics, delivery performance, carrier negotiation, inventory management, SOP.
  • Process oriented, well-organized with a high level of attention to detail
  • Dynamic and able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must have the ability to work independently and solve problems on orders by partnering with key stakeholders and analyzing the order file to make accurate decisions on execution.
  • Able to follow defined processes and relay information to Specialists, Order Management partners as well to make day-to-day order management decisions regarding allocation and delivery of the product.
  • Strong relationship-building skills; ability to create trust among those with diverse personal styles.
  • Ability to 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 Logistics Manager Jobs in South Africa

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