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.

Job Position: Demand Planner

Job Location: Lagos

Job Description

  1. The Demand Planner will have responsibility in ensuring that our company’s operations are timely, efficient, and cost-effective.
  2. S/he will assist in all demand planning duties including estimating future product demand, analyzing inventory flow, and developing forecast models.
  3. The successful will be one who is highly analytical and possess very good communication skills.
  4. S/he successful will also have an in-depth knowledge of advanced mathematical and forecasting policies.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Develop effective forecast models based on industry trends and demand patterns.
  2. Support management with risk assessments and mitigation activities.
  3. Propose and implement solutions to improve demand forecast accuracy.
  4. Successfully communicate forecast and inventory estimations to management.
  5. Monitor and report on important changes in sales forecasts, budgets, and business strategies.
  6. Conduct monthly forecast maintenance.
  7. Address demand-related issues in a timely and effective manner.

Job Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain or other relevant fields.
  2. A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a demand planning/forecasting role.
  3. Solid understanding of inventory management practices and procedures.
  4. Strong mathematical and statistical knowledge.
  5. Capability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
  6. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Application Deadline
30th November, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: talent.ng@jumia.com using the Position as the subject of the email.

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