Jumia Human Resource Associate Job in Kenya

Job Vacancy: Human Resource Associate

Jumia is the largest online retail store in Africa with over 100,000 unique visitors a day, buying everything from Fashion to Phones.

 Founded in 2012 in Nigeria, Jumia’s mission is to revolutionize the concept of shopping by providing customers with the best online shopping experience.

Jumia is part of Africa Internet Group, a leading global incubator of startups specialised in e-commerce. 

Africa Internet Group is Africa’s leading internet firm, with already over 3,000 employees in over 20 African countries and huge successes such as Jumia.com, Kaymu.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 MTN, Millicom and Rocket Internet.

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 Africa Internet Group steps in.

Job Description:

HR Administration

  • Responsible for maintaining and up-dating employee files/records
  • Input and update employee  information on the company HRIS
  • Ensure timely inclusion of employees in the relevant schemes upon employment/confirmation
  • Leave management; ensure real time recording of leave requests by employees
  • Custodian of the employee master file; imputing, cleaning up and updating
  • Preparation of payroll data
  • Attendance reporting on a weekly basis
  • HR onboarding of all new employees and taking the employees through induction processes
  • Coordination and completion of ad hoc HR projects as and when they arise;
  • Preparation of training activities, schedules and materials
  • Assists in the overall recruitment process as guided by the Head of HR
  • Assist in the shortlisting of candidates
  • Schedule, makes calls to invite candidates and conduct screening interviews
  • Ensure all recruitment policies and procedures and techniques are adhered to
  • Managing Applications and CV’s of current and potential employees
  • Verifies candidates background by contacting referees
Employee Relations and Welfare
  • Assists the HR Manager in providing guidance on company policies and procedures and in-country legislation to line management and other employees
  • Assists in the  co-ordination of staff welfare initiatives
  • Assist in all employment, compliance and legal matters for the organization
  • All other impromptu requests that may come from time to time
Qualification & Skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business/ Human Resources Management
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a busy environment (Startup/FMCG company etc)
  • Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management from IHRM is an added advantage
  • Excellent Planning & Organizing/Work Management Skills
  • Experience with HRIS systems. SAGE VIP Payroll added advantage
  • Sound core knowledge of applicable labor legislation in Kenya
  • Structured thought process
  • Dependable individual
  • High Integrity, Confidentiality and Tact capabilities
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle each of the numerous employee requests perfectly
  • Results driven, Self-motivated and goal focused
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent Teamwork/Collaboration ability
  • Strong Problem Solving abilities
Additional Information
  • A unique education in scaling new internet concepts
  • Become part of a highly professional and dynamic team working around the world
  • 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
If you want to join some of the fastest growing companies in the world, please send your resume to the following addresses, by specifying the position on the e-mail subject, joinus-kenya@jumia.com 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Join the journey

Other Jobs in Kenya