NI – Dark Store Project Manager

August 24, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

Jumia Nigeria

Jumia is the leading pan-Africa e-commerce platform. Founded in 2012, Jumia’s mission is to improve the quality of everyday life in Africa by leveraging technology to deliver innovative, convenient and affordable online services to consumers, while helping businesses grow as they use our platform to reach and serve consumers. Our platforms consist of our marketplace, which connects sellers with consumers, our logistics service, which enables the shipment and delivery of packages from sellers to consumers, and our payment service, which facilitates transactions among participants active on our platform in selected markets. Through our online platforms, consumers can access a wide range of physical and digital goods and services, fashion, electronics, beauty products and also hotel and flight bookings or restaurant delivery.
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 for Africa. Jumia offers unique opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment, creating new jobs, new skills, and empowering a new generation. 
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: NI – Dark Store Project Manager

Location: Nigeria
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Responsibilities

Responsible for managing assortment, inventory and monthly campaigns for multiple dark stores
Collaborates across teams (buying, brand managers) and departments (Commercial, Marketing, logistics) to actively manage the assortment of our Dark Stores to cover 2K+ products
Manage commercial operations for dark stores (cat tree, backend systems, etc.)
Monitor and analyze current inventory for each dark store based on key inventory management KPIs
Ensure buying team raises PO’s and sends to suppliers on time with right quantities
Ensuring there is a steady flow of stock between our main warehouse and each dark store
Developing monthly campaigns with KAMs to drive engagement and orders at DKSs
Anticipating the needed inventory based on sales history, seasons and upcoming campaigns

Qualifications and Experience

Bachelor's Degree or Higher National Diploma in relevant field (Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Accounting, etc.)
Advanced Excel to create macros, pivot tables, V-Lookups, analytical capabilities and workbooks.
5+ years FMCG experience, ideally in grocery
Demonstrated competency in data reporting and analysis
Collaborating across many departments (logistics, procurement, finance, etc.) to rapidly grow a business
Experience with commercial operations and ability to quickly navigate back-end systems

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 

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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