Strategic Jumia Partner Manager

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    1 month ago
  • Category:
    Fashion
  • Deadline:
    July 4, 2021
  • Job Level:
  • Gender:
    Other

Overview

Strategic Jumia Partner Manager, Fashion- Jumia (Full Time)

Jumia is a leading e-commerce platform in Africa. It is built around a marketplace, Jumia Logistics, and JumiaPay. The marketplace helps millions of consumers and sellers to connect and transact. Jumia Logistics enables the delivery of millions of packages through our network of local partners. JumiaPay facilitates the payments of online transactions for Jumia’s ecosystem. 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 very high-profile shareholders. Jumia is committed to creating sustainable impact in Africa. Jumia offers unique opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment, creating new jobs, new skills, and empowering a new generation

Job Objective

As Head of Fashion Category, you will define and deliver offer sourcing
and management strategy for the Fashion category across customer segments and
geographies to enable ambitious revenue growth target.

Responsibilities

  • Define and optimize curation/assortment selection strategy for your category ensuring relevance of selection/styling to optimize revenues and sales velocity.
  • Partner with Vendor Success to drive Merchants/Vendors recruitment and activation strategy for your category
  • Manage to maximize Gross Merchandise Volume with day-to-day collaboration with merchants/vendors and channels
  • Establish strong relations with sellers and support their performance, as their main contact point.
  • Support product and content creation process to increase assortment live.
  • Plan and maintain constant stock availability.
  • Trend Spotting: Should be able to identify broader trends and fill category gaps
  • Coach sellers on competitive pricing.
  • Suggest promotions to sellers, sell marketing services, organize these campaigns internally.
  • Build weekly marketing plan, contribute determining which products/subcategories will be promoted on website and through all marketing channels (Newsletters, Facebook, Display etc).
  • Develop strong analytics to evaluate daily/weekly/monthly performance and optimize further marketing, pricing and product selection.

Key Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any field from a recognised and accredited University
  • Minimum of 8 – 10 years’ experience working in a fast-paced corporate environment preferably in a fashion and luxury division
  • Passion for fashion and strong interest in
    current trends (national & international)
  • Adequate knowledge of the Online Marketplace
    and the Ecommerce Industry
  • Strong business judgment with a track record
    of successful negotiations and overall relationship management.
  • Proven analytical thinking, project management
    skills, and exceptional organizational skills are essential.
  • Tenacity to develop ideas independently and
    thrive in a fast-paced start-up environment is essential for success.

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 venturesCompetitive compensation

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