Chief Commercial Officier

  • Jumia
  • Tunis, Tunisia
  • Jan 05, 2020
Full Time

Job Description

Chief Commercial Officier - Jumia (Full Time)

Jumia is the leading pan-Africa e-commerce platform. Founded in 2012, Jumia’s mission is to improve the quality of everyday life in Africa by leveraging technology to deliver innovative, convenient and affordable online services to consumers, while helping businesses grow as they use our platform to reach and serve consumers. Our platforms consist of our marketplace, which connects sellers with consumers, our logistics service, which enables the shipment and delivery of packages from sellers to consumers, and our payment service, which facilitates transactions among participants active on our platform in selected markets. Through our online platforms, consumers can access a wide range of physical and digital goods and services, fashion, electronics, beauty products and also hotel and flight bookings or restaurant delivery. With over 3,000 employees in 14 countries spanning across 6 African regions, Jumia is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by very high-profile shareholders. Jumia is committed to creating sustainable impact for Africa. Jumia offers unique opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment, creating new jobs, new skills, and empowering a new generation. We are looking for talented people with a passion for Africa to join our team and embark on our exciting journey!

Main responsibilities:

  • Settingthe commercial strategy of the department (sales targets, targetcategories/segments to unlock, target key suppliers, target number of suppliersto onboard .. etc)
  • Managing a team in charge of vendor acquisition, vendor management, sourcing operations and content management;
  • Scaling the team and processes to support the growth of the company;
  • Recruitingadequate profiles to join the team
  • Meeting key vendors and suppliers to negotiate partnerships, contracts and service level agreements;
  • Ensuring regular and quality reporting of team actions and results.
  • Strong experience (minimum >6 years) in a consumer good company, retail or equivalent ;
  • Strong local knowledge and deep understanding of business environment ;
  • Strong negotiationskills Hands on & resultsoriented Well organized;
  • Capacity to challenge and improve processes ;
  • Ability to identify new business opportunities.


  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • A unique opportunity of having strong impact in building the African ecommerce 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