Head of Grocery Job at Jumia Nigeria

Job Description

Head of Grocery Job at Jumia – 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.

Head of Grocery Job at Jumia

Head of Grocery Job at Jumia

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head of Grocery

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-Time

Job Objective

  • As Head of Grocery, you will be responsible for managing and steering the performance of our different value propositions while ensuring synergies between all (PG, OnDemand Services, Grocery Hypermarket Stores, and Provision stores).

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing and steering the performance of our different value propositions while ensuring synergies between all.
  • Sourcing the 5K products+ necessary to cover all grocery consumer needs on eCommerce.
  • Ensuring all retail supply is going through the revamped retail contract with the right economics for Jumia.
  • Managing the assortment of our dark stores to cover 1,5K+ products (from ecom to dark stores).
  • Acquiring hypermarkets, supermarkets, chains of provision stores on our quick commerce to cover key areas.
  • Ensuring 100% availability for eCommerce and dark stores by managing daily replenishment of our main warehouses and dark stores.
  • Ensuring AAA customer experiences.
  • Coordinating with marketing to enhance visibility on our different value propositions.
  • Creating and maintaining the ecosystem of tools, processes.
  • Launching Brand to Store with the key grocery brands.

Qualifications & Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree from a reputable University (MSc/MBA is a plus).
  • 10+ years of experience from the retail industry, directly involved in managing sourcing (Game, Shoprite, etc).
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to make data-driven decisions.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Exceptional communication skills.


  • IS Grocery vs target for each line of service (E-commerce, quick commerce hyper/chains of provision stores, dark stores).
  • # of orders on eCommerce with more than 10 unique SKUs.
  • % Availability in JE for eComm next day.
  • % Availability in Jumia Dark stores.
  • # of hyper/provision stores on ODS with more than 500 SKUs live.

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 for Head of Grocery Job
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online