Profitability Analyst (Performance & Planning)

Full Time @Jumia in Operations , in Support Email Job
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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 is 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 categories, 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 fulfill 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

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