Junior Sourcing Associate

Job Summary

The Sourcing Associate will be responsible for the inventory management of our controlled e-commerce grocery supply and our dark store supply. He will be working with the commercial teams to ensure correct inventory levels at all times - creating POs, matching inventory to demand, working with the supplier to adjust PO, working with Jumia Services to inbound stock in a timely manner.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements

Key Responsibilities:

  • ​Making sure POs are raised and sent to the suppliers in due time with the right quantities.
  • ​Following up on stock received, inbounded.
  • ​Contributing to the automation of our replenishment processes (automatic PO, etc).
  • ​Ensuring there is a steady flow between our main warehouse and our dark stores.
  • ​Anticipating the needed supply based on sales history, seasons and upcoming campaigns.
  • ​Monitoring and analyzing current inventory based on key inventory management KPIs.
  • ​Developing action plans in coordination with the sales team to optimize stocks.


  • ​% availability in JE for Ecom next day
  • ​% availability in Jumia Dark stores

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • ​Bachelors degree or equivalent from a reputable Nigerian university.
  • ​Intermediate/ Advanced Excel. Knowledge of other tools i.e. PBI etc. is an advantage
  • ​Exceptional team working skills and people management.
  • ​Experience working in a fast-paced corporate environment preferably in a consumer goods or retail environment.
  • ​Adequate knowledge of the Online Marketplace and the Ecommerce Industry

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.

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