Buying Assistant – GM at Jumia

On Tuesday, April 14th, 2015
Jumia is the largest online retail store in Africa with over 100,000 unique visitors a day, buying everything from Fashion to Phones. 
Founded in 2012 in Nigeria, Jumia’s mission is to revolutionize the concept of shopping by providing customers with the best online shopping experience.

Jumia is part of Africa Internet Group, a leading global incubator of startups specialised in e-commerce. Africa Internet Group is Africa’s leading internet firm, with already over 3,000 employees in over 20 African countries and huge successes such as,,,, and 
It is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by MTN, Millicom and Rocket Internet.
Africa is one of the fastest growing economies in the world, offering excellent opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment. 
Its economic growth has enabled innovative businesses to flourish and this is where Africa Internet Group steps in.

Job Description

  • Receive Products and creating Stock Keeping Units (SKU’s)
  • SKU verification to ensure it refers to the exact item in the warehouse
  • Contact suppliers to get information about incoming products
  • Updating categories within which items fall and reviewing any description errors
  • Create master sheets so that products can be inbounded
  • Liaising with other teams within the organization to ensure smooth running of activities
  • Degree/ Diploma in Procurement/ Purchasing & Supply/ Business
  • You have a minimum of 1 years’ experience in Procurement/ Buying/ Warehousing
  • Very good Excel skills. Ability to use Excel for Analysis
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English.
  • An interest in Start-ups
  • For this position we are looking at someone flexible, professional and pro-active, aggressive and a go getter
Additional Information
  • A unique education in scaling new internet concepts
  • 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
How to Apply
If you want to join some of the fastest growing companies in the world, please send your resume to the following addresses, by specifying the position on the e-mail subject, [email protected] 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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