Vacancy: Vendor Acquisition Associate

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 Jumia.com, Kaymu.com, Hellofood.com, Lamudi.com, Carmudi.com and Jovago.com.
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

The Vendor Acquisition associate is the initial contact between JUMIA and a Supplier.
Their main role being to introduce the supplier/vendor to JUMIA and give a value proposition, after which the vendor can now sign up and sell items on JUMIA
  • Assist in coming up with a supplier sourcing (hunting) plan
  • Shortlisting, pre-qualifying and prioritizing key suppliers/vendors
  • Analyzing consumer buying patterns thus knowing which suppliers/vendors to focus on.
  • Meeting suppliers/vendors and negotiating terms of contract
  • Maintaining relationships with existing suppliers/vendors and sourcing new suppliers/vendors
  • Giving a pitch on JUMIA and taking the vendors on the benefits of selling on JUMIA
  • Seeking feedback from customers regarding merchandize sourced
Qualifications
  • Degree / Diploma in Business / Procurement / Purchasing & Supply
  • Experience with Contracts / Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
  • You have a minimum of 1 years’ experience in purchasing/ dealing with suppliers/ sourcing
  • Very good IT skills
  • You are fluent in both written and spoken English.
  • Flexible, professional and pro-active, aggressive and a go getter (hustler).
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, joinus-kenya@jumia.com 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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