Saturday, 8 March 2014

Category Captain Careers at Kaymu - Africa Internet Holding

Job Title: Category Captain

Employer: Kaymu - Africa Internet Holding

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Application Deadline: 14th March 2014

Job Description:


Kaymu is the largest and safest online marketplace in Africa, where buyers and sellers meet and exchange everything from Fashion to Phones. Founded in January 2013, Kaymu vision is to offer both customers and sellers a shopping experience that is convenient, safe and second to none.
Our company is part of, a global and leading incubator of startups specialized in e-commerce. Africa Internet Holding is the leading internet group of Africa with already over 1,000 employees in 10 African countries and huge successes such as Jumia.com, Hellofood.com, Lamudi.com, Carmudi.com and Jovago.com. It is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by Millicom and Rocket Internet.
We want to create a well-balanced team of talented, dynamic and highly motivated individuals with a passion for emerging markets and Africa. We are currently looking for outstanding candidates interested in entrepreneurship and web businesses.
Please visit our website for more job opportunities: www.africainternetholding.com

Duties:

Use industry knowledge to build an understanding of competitive positioning, our value proposition for buyers and sellers, and dynamics within the vertical
Drive performance of Kaymu sellers through shop consultation, strong customer service and negotiation of deals
Management and optimization of seller performance on the platform
Analysis of market trends and an ability to benchmark price points across multiple categories from both online and offline competitors
Clear communication and understanding of the value proposition of selling online
Strong focus on the importance of best-in-class Customer Service
Management and development of a retailer managementtool
Regular reporting and focus on key KPIs to ensure quick results and personal development
Act as liaison with different sales departments and provideseller and competitor consultation as required

Profile requirements:

Highly motivated and able to demonstrate strong academic and professional experience
2+ years sales experience preferable
Strong communication skills and confident disposition, team player
Ability to thrive in a high energy, dynamic environment
Analytical ability
Proficiency in use of MS Office tools (especially excel)
Previous experience in retail/consumer industries preferred
Self-starter approach to work, with an eagerness to consistently exceed objectives
Fun, energetic and collaborative personality. Looking for someone who can push aggressively for results while helping create a great work environment


Our offer:

A unique education in launching and scaling new internet concepts
Become part of a highly professional and dynamic team working around the world
An attractive salary package
An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures

How to Apply:

We currently have openings in Tanzania. If you want to join some of the fastest growing companies in the world, please send your resume with subject as “APPLICATION_CATEGORYCAPTAIN_KAYMU) respectively to: rory.normanton@kaymu.com