Profitability Analyst (Performance & Planning) – Jumia at Jumia Nigeria

Job Title: Profitability Analyst (Performance & Planning) – Jumia

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job type: Full Time
Department: Commercial Planning & Performance

Job Objective

  • The Planning & Performance function at Jumia is responsible for anticipating and structuring the planning & performance activities for the group. We are a cross functional team delivering what is right for the group agnostic of function or agenda.

The role encompasses six clearly defined dimensions:

  • Steering country on full PnL to profitability across GP1/GP2 & GP3
  • Supporting the production Monthly/Weekly performance planning
  • Support all functions in the company to deliver on our budget and vision
  • Support preparation mid month and monthly Performance reviews with top management
  • Launching/implementing and monitoring performance steering actions across marketing/commercial/ops and Jumia Services
  • Work across all business units Physical Goods/On-demand & Jumia Pay
  • The Profitability Analyst  is supporting the work on high impact actions and projects across all functions commercial/marketing/Ops and JS. The aim is to bring exceptional profitable usage growth across the group.
  • The analysis and insights produced by the Profitability Analyst have a strong impact on different dimensions of the business: the Planning & Performance team is the main team in charge of projects/analysis which are both cross functional and key to the strategic success of Jumia

Responsibilities

  • Monitoring monthly performance across the group and full PnL identifying and conducting root cause analysis on deviations ensuring all departments are aligned with the expected trajectory
  • Suggest the defining and implementation of performance steering actions to growth in the profitable usage of Jumia
  • Giving weekly visibility on key deviations versus Business Plan for the group
  • Assessing every month the deviation versus Jumia Services SLA (Service Level Agreement) to avoid any extra cost due to lack of planning accuracy
  • Weekly assessment of the results of growth initiatives (AB tests on shipping fees, Vouchers, Success Rate)
  • Weekly assessment of business profitability and usage and suggestions for improvement in these KPIs (change in customer fees, commissions, vendor fees, etc.)
  • Ad hoc analysis on high-impact areas of the business (Customers churn rate, Repurchase rate across category, etc.

Experience and Requirements

  • Top Business / Engineering Schools and Universities
  • 5+ years experience
  • A significant experience in ecommerce, management consulting, venture capital, company creation or category management (retail) would be appreciated
  • Proficiency in MS Office and Excel (VBA would be a plus)
  • Ability to analyze large data sets to make strategic decisions

A successful candidate will fulfil the following requirements:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Advanced analytical skills
  • Advanced communication skills
  • Organized
  • Structured
  • Fast learner
  • Resistant to stress
  • Independent with a strong ability to go further than the expectations
  • Strong desire to pursue a career in Jumia
  • As a whole, we expect someone passionate, creative and able to work efficiently. We expect a smart and hard working individual, with a strong willingness to become a leader at Jumia.

We Offer

  • A unique experience in an international, entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • An unparalleled personal and professional improvement as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures
  • The opportunity to be part of a team full of talented people with the best backgrounds.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
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