Senior Associate - 3PL Expansion - Jumia (Full Time)
Jumia is a leading e-commerce platform in Africa. It is built around a marketplace, Jumia Logistics, and JumiaPay. The marketplace helps millions of consumers and sellers to connect and transact.
Jumia Logistics enables the delivery of millions of packages through our network of local partners. JumiaPay facilitates the payments of online transactions for Jumia's ecosystem.
With over 1 billion people and 500 million internet users in Africa, Jumia believes that e-commerce is making people's lives easier by helping them shop and pay for millions of products at the best prices wherever they live.
E-commerce is also creating new opportunities for SMEs to grow, and job opportunities for a new generation to thrive.
With over 5,000 employees in more than 10 countries in Africa, 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 in Africa. Jumia offers unique opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment, creating new jobs, new skills, and empowering a new generation.
Job Objective :
The incumbent will support the business of Jumia Services, and will be in charge of expanding and improving Jumia’s 3PL market place across First Mile, Transportation, last mile Physical goods and ondemand services.
3PL Expansion Associate / Sr Associate will support the growth Third-Party Logistics (3PL) and ensure we always have enough supply to cater to the demand
Key Responsibilities :
3PL Expansion and Onboarding :
Lead the lead generation, conversion and onboarding funnel.
Conduct group discussions with potential 3PLs and pitch them about diff areas to collaborate
To prepare and evaluate the onboarding of 3PLs at an individual level
Onboarding new 3PLs into the Jumia ecosystem including : First Mile Middle Mile / transportation Last mile delivery- Physical goods and on-demand delivery Any other as per business requirement
Reduce lead generation to onboarding time and solve 3PL issues during this stage
Ensure 100% compliance to internal process of KYC, Contracts etc
3PL Onboarding flow
Roll out various initiatives for 3PL onboarding via Facebook, instagram, and other channels.
Track and maintain feedback on the onboarding experience of 3PL Partners
Requirements & Qualification :
A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university; Degree in Engineering, Operations, Supply Chain
Proficient in Microsoft Office Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Email, Internet etc.
Proficient in Google Office Suite Google Drive, Google Sheets, Google Docs, Gmail, etc.
3-5 years of experience, preferably in a manufacturing, production or distribution environment with a strong focus on logistics or alternatives supply chain
Clear understanding of Transportation Logistics network management, Retail or Customer Service processes and priorities
You are highly goal driven, use project management skills and work well in fast paced environments.
Basic / Working knowledge of Six Sigma tools and Lean techniques preferred. Excel skills required
Experience in strategy and complex network management
We offer :
A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
The opportunity to 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.