Jumia HR Manager Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Jumia HR Manager
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Start date: Immediate
Who are we? Africa Internet Group (AIG) is the leading internet group of Africa with already over 3,000 employees in 25 African countries and huge successes such as Jumia.com, Kaymu.com, Hellofood.com, Lamudi.com and Carmudi.com. 
It is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by Axa, Goldman Sachs, Millicom, MTN, Orange and Rocket Internet.


Africa is one of the fastest growing economies in the globe, 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.

We want to create a well-balanced team of talented, truly 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.

For you, this is a truly unique opportunity to build your very own vision of HR for Africa’s #1 Ecommerce Group.
What role can you play?

We are currently looking for a Senior HR Manager for our legal entities based in Nairobi (headcount : 450) , to build the HR department in strong partnership with the Management and AIG HR community and be responsible for

  • Hiring local staff including the whole process (posting, sourcing, interviewing and on boarding) in partnership with the managers and recruitment consultancies.
People Development
  • Performance Management: Supporting managers on performance management issues and processes (feedback, year-end performance appraisals…)
  • Learning and Development: Designing the company training plan and customized training programs for each department,
  • HR Development: In collaboration with AIG HR community, implement new HR policies and processes; ensure all company policies and procedures are up to date and in line with current employment law.
Administrative management
  • Personnel and payroll administration: Liaising with social bodies, measuring employee satisfaction and identify areas that require improvement. Managing absences, composing staff handbooks, contracts, staff memos, and issuing written offers of employment, promotion etc.
  • Office management: (In collaboration with the Office Manager Assistant) oversee IT, logistics (room reservation system, etc…), everyday life (equipment, special initiatives, etc…).
A successful candidate will fulfil the following:

Basic Requirements
  • Impeccable English, a second language is an asset
  • Mastery of MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint & Word)
  • Strong understanding of local Employment Law & processes
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Preferred Qualifications
  • Masters from a top business school/ HR curriculum
  • 5-7 years of experience in HR management
What do we have to offer?
  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team working around the world
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth given the challenges that we propose you to take
How to Apply

Prospective employees can apply using the following links:

CLICK HERE to apply online
They should quote their current and expected salary.

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