Yesterday (Friday), Jumia became the first African tech startup to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
Already, Jumia has over 3,000 employees in more than 20 African countries and huge successes such as Jumia, Jumia Travel, Jumia Food, Jumia Deals, Jumia House, Jumia Jobs and Jumia Services. It is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by MTN, Millicom, Rocket Internet, Axa, Orange, Goldman Sachs and CdC.
They are currently looking for talented people with a passion for emerging markets and Africa to join their team and embark on their exciting journey in the position below:
Job Title: Account Manager – Jumia Food
Job Type: Full Time
- Jumia Food is an online food ordering site that allows consumers to conveniently order meals of their choice from their preferred restaurants, and have them delivered straight to their home/office.
In particular, you will:
- Leverage prospecting skills and relationships to build partnerships with franchisees of the most important restaurant chains
- Drive expansion of existing clients as well as generating new business at prospect chains
- Manage contract negotiations aimed at establishing the foundation of a strong working relationship with our restaurant partners, including sustainable economics for both parties
- Clearly communicate the value of Jumia Food and its newest products to prospects
- Work closely with the Marketing Department with marketing requests
- Negotiate attractive deals/combos with partner restaurants for the benefit of our customers (ie.during annual Black Friday campaign)
- Educating new vendors on the importance of Jumia Food’s operational procedures and standards, ensuring they are always respected
- Equipping and training new vendors on Jumia Food’s order processing and management tools (through the management of the Vendor Service Associate)
- Ensuring that Jumia Food is paid its due commission on time (through the management of the Cash Collection Officer)
- Monitoring vendor performance and implementing operational improvement plans for restaurants, where necessary
Required Skills & Qualifications
- Minimum 4 years of professional experience with at least 2 years of experience in a client facing role that includes new business acquisition.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Excel (VBA would be a plus).
- Ability to have a ‘sixth sense’ when it comes to partnerships and that leads you to effortlessly navigating multiple partner engagements.
- Ability to think strategically and analyze restaurant needs to both unlock opportunities and creatively problem-solver
- An intuition for people. You’re spending the majority of the time working with various internal and external teams, building and really cultivating new relationships with potential and existing partners and within all parts of an organization
- Eagerness to get into the details, ability to go above and beyond.
- A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
- A unique opportunity of having a strong impact in building the African e-commerce 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
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply.
First, you have to fill your personal information. Then, you answer a few questions, submit your files and you are done!