Fresher Logistics Associate Job Opportunities – Jumia

Job Title:      Logistics Associate
Organization: Jumia
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
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. Founded
in 2012, Jumia’s mission is to revolutionize the concept of shopping by
providing customers with the best online shopping experience through a wide
range of products categories including mobiles & tablets, computers,
electronics, home & living, fashion, sports, health & beauty, grocery
and others.
Job Summary: The Logistics
Associate will ensure smooth inbounding, out bounding, scheduling and tracking
of packages. The Logistics Team plays a critical role in the experience of both
buyers and sellers, and champion’s enthusiasm, attention to detail and
operational excellence.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Receive
    packages from sellers by checking product correctness, quality and
    packaging.
  • Schedule
    packages for delivery by calling buyers and understanding locations.
  • Receive
    returns from buyers or shipping partners by checking reason for return,
    correctness and quality.
  • Ensure
    warehouses are clean, properly arranged and fully matched with systems.
  • Regularly
    communicate with shipping partners to track packages.
  • Support
    other Jumia teams in knowing where packages are at any time.
  • Welcome
    buyers, sellers and shipping partners to remote drop-off or pick-up
    stations.
  • Ensure
    financial closures are coordinated daily with the Finance Operations Team.
  • Build
    synergy with other Jumia venture logistics teams to win economies of
    scale.
  • Constantly
    log innovations or companies in the field of logistics, in Uganda and
    globally


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant for the Jumia Logistics Associate job must hold a Degree in
    Logistics, Procurement, Finance or Business Planning.
  • One
     year of experience in handling
    shipping, freight, forwarding or general logistics
  • Confidence
    in working with people from various backgrounds.
  • Ability
    to work and learn independently in a fast-paced office environment.
  • Experience
    working with international teams and online tracking systems preferred but
    not required
How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join
Jumia in the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the link below.
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