Friday, 12 June 2015

Jumia: General Merchandise Hunter Job in Kenya

Job Vacancy: General Merchandise Hunter
 
Who We Are: 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-
  • Assist in coming up with a supplier sourcing (hunting) plan
  • Shortlisting and prioritizing key suppliers
  • Analyzing consumer buying patterns and predicting future trends
  • Meeting suppliers and negotiating terms of contract
  • Maintaining relationships with existing suppliers and sourcing new suppliers
  • Attending trade fairs/events to source merchandize (phones/electronics/ sports gear/ etc)
  • Seeking feedback from customers regarding merchandize sourced
Qualifications
  • Degree / Diploma in Procurement / Purchasing & Supply
  • 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.
  • For this position we are looking at someone 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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