Recruitment Associate at Jumia

On Wednesday, May 20th, 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

  • Interviewing and assessing prospective applicants and matching them with vacancies at client companies
  • Drawing up short-lists
  • Managing referencing process. This includes sending reference requests to previous employers, chasing return of references and providing feedback
  • Uploading job adverts onto Jumia and external websites
  • Making use of LinkedIn Profiles to look for suitable candidates
  • Requesting for referrals from JUMIA staff for possible candidates
  • Keep up to date on changing recruitment legislation and inform rest of the HR team
  • Organizing interviews booking interview rooms and sending out confirmations and schedules to the line managers
  • Creating and Continuously updating a recruitment pipeline
  • Proactively searching for candidates for recruitment, pre-empt recruitment needs
  • Communicate with recruitment firms regarding availability of candidates
  • Update and organize recruitment information, including forms used during the interview process
  • Communicate to successful candidates, prepare offers and organize for new staff reporting
  • Send out regret Emails to all unsuccessful interviewees
  • Manage recruitment email inbox. Responding to / forwarding emails in the recruitment mailbox in a timely manner
Qualification & Skills
  • Degree/ Higher Diploma in HR/ Business with HR Concentration
  • At least 2 years in a Busy HR Environment especially with heavy recruitment
  • Action oriented and results oriented,
  • Comfortable with basic computing knowledge,
  • Autonomous, rigorous and trustworthy,
  • Fast learner
  • Confident
  • Well organized and detail-oriented,
  • Very independent with a strong ability to go further than the expectations
Additional Information
  • A unique education in scaling new internet concepts
  • At the end of internship, an opportunity to join Jumia as a Fulltime employee
  • 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, to the following contacts :
[email protected] 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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