Head of category electronics (full time) - Casablanca, jumia

Head of category electronics (full time)

11/06/2019 Casablanca jumia Glassdoor.com


Head of Category Electronics (Full time)- Casablanca
normal'>Jumia is Africa's leading internet group, with already 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 & CdC.
.0001pt;line-height:16.75pt;background:white;vertical-align:baseline">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 Jumia steps in.
We are currently looking for talented people with a
passion for emerging markets and Africa to join our team and embark on our
exciting journey.

Role Description

The Head of
Category is owner of the P&L of one or several categories across all our
The Head of
Category is interacting with Head of Sales and CCO internally as well as
managing a team of key accounts. He / she will also have to build tremendous
relationships externally with top executives at brand and distributor side.
The Head of
Category is responsible for delivering a world-class customer and vendor
experience thanks to the right assortment, a perfect online ergonomics, the
best prices and the most innovative marketing campaigns.

Main Responsibilities

Achieving the targets of revenue, items sold, gross
margin, assortment, vendor base
Building, managing, animating key account manager
Developing tight professional / personal
relationships with Country manager and of key brands (Lenovo, Intel, etc)
Being recognized as an expert on your category in
MA by all stakeholders
Organizing key commercial events such as Black
Friday, Jumia Anniversary, Mobile Week.
Becoming an expert of your category with a perfect
knowledge of the different products / pricing / market trends
Handling pricing and assortment strategy.
Building a very friendly user interface for our
vendors and our customers by being involved in our Tech developments
On board new Key Account and new brand on Jumia.
A successful candidate will
fulfil the following requirements:
Strong management and inter-personal skills
Exceptional commercial skills
Very detail oriented
Ability to anticipate, structure and organize
Resistant to stress & finding simple solutions to complex problems
background and technical skills:
5+ years' experience in Retail / consulting
line-height:16.75pt;background:white;vertical-align:baseline">A master degree from Engineering Schools / Universities

We Offer

You will belong to an international talented team,
evolving in a fast-paced environment. Our people are inspiring, ready to take
challenge, and will support you in working on an international scale impacting
tens of millions of revenue and users. Our commitment to our teams is to turn
everyone into the finest in their area by providing constant support.
We will offer you a second home where you will find
opportunity for growth and career development.
We are passionate about what we do, and we
have fun while doing it. And above all, we believe that Nothing is

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Job Title
Head of Category Electronics (Full time)- Casablanca
Frorm 3 to 5 years