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Thursday, June 28, 2018

Nafasi ya Kazi Head of Category / Computing - Jumia, Tuma Maombi Yako Mapema

Head of Category / Computing - Jumia (Full time)

We are currently looking for talented people with a passion for emerging
markets and Africa to join our team and embark on our exciting journey

The Category Manager will be responsible for delivering a world-class
customer experience thanks to the right assortment, a perfect online
ergonomics, the best prices and the most innovative marketing campaigns.

Taking the lead on the category strategic orientation, the category
manager will have to bring an exceptional growth for the sales volume,
the margin and the conversion rate. He will be responsible for the
decisions he makes and will have to monitor his performance.

Main responsibilities

i. Handling relationships with new and current brands & suppliers
ii. Securing weekly promotion items from the vendors
iii. Negotiating costs and payment terms with the vendors
iv. Helping brands launch new products
v. Monitoring stock levels and planning the purchasing policy well in advance.
vi. Have an accurate knowledge of competition: who they are, what prices they have and their products.
vii. Analyzing consumer buying behavior and predicting future trends.
viii. Attending trade fairs / events and sourcing for new products.
ix. Producing Monthly sales reports.
x. Liaising with various teams within the organization to ensure a smooth flow of operation

Required Skills & Qualifications
• Degree in Business or any other related degree
• Proficiency in MS Office and Excel (VBA would be plus).
• Ability to analyze large data sets to make strategic decisions
• A previous experience in category management (retail) would be appreciated.
• As a whole, we expect someone passionate, creative and able to work efficiently.

What we offer
- A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
- The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic
- team working around the world
- An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term
- objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future
- internet ventures.