Pricing Analyst

  • Jumia
  • Lagos, Nigeria
  • Oct 15, 2019
Full Time Warehouse & Logistics

Job Description

Pricing Analyst - Jumia (Fixed Term)

Who we are: Jumia Group

Jumia is the leading e-commerce player in Africa. Jumia was founded in 2012 in Nigeria with a clear mission, to relentlessly build the most effortless and reliable online shopping environment, providing consumers with the widest range of genuine products at low prices. Jumia has now expanded to 15 countries with over 4,000 employees across Africa, integrated most of the value chain from our own delivery fleet to our customer service and our own warehouse.

Jumia is part of Jumia Group , a leading global incubator of startups specialized in e-commerce. Jumia Group is Africa's leading internet firm, with already over 14 African countries and huge successes such as Jumia eCommerce, Jumia Food, Jumia Cars, Jumia House and Jumia Travel. It is led by very talented people offering a great mix of local and international profiles.

Jumia Group has 7 investors, MTN, Millicom, Rocket Internet, Axa, Orange, CDC , and Goldman Sachs . The group went public by listing on the NYSE in 2019 as the first African Tech Start-Up to do so.

Africa is one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, offering excellent opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment. Its economic growth has enabled innovative businesses to flourish and this is where Jumia Group steps in.

We are currently looking for exceptional people to join our team and embark on an exciting journey.

Responsibilities

  • Ensuring pricing competitiveness across all e-commerce platforms and offline market.
  • Evaluating consumer trends, industry conditions and visits offline stores to have a scope of opportunities.
  • Identify ideal pricing structures and sales funnels.
  • Understanding the impact of pricing on profit margins.
  • In collaboration with the team, draft strategic pricing plans and processes to improve existing plans.
  • Create reports reflecting metrics and project status, objectives and issues.
  • Effectively communicate findings to the team lead.
  • Work with the sales and marketing team to define pricing structure for Jumia.
  • Research for new product or service ideas.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, business, accounting, finance or any related analytical discipline.
  • At least 1 year experience in similar role.
  • Analytical, evaluative and data-driven mindset.
  • Market awareness and negotiating skills.
  • Proficiency with analytical and presentation tools (Excel pivot tables, SQL queries, graphing, PowerPoint).
  • In-depth knowledge of BI tools (Tableau, Cognos, Business Objects or SPSS) and practical experience analyzing data, program metrics, and performance is an advantage.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.