Senior Engineering Manager

Jumia Kenya

The number one online shopping mall in Kenya.

Job Description

Jumia Kenya is looking to hire a Senior Engineering Manager to join our IT team.

What you will be doing

  • Be part of the Jumia Engineering Management team and play a key role in Jumia’s technology plan
  • Be a role model for the Jumia Values
  • Manage a team of super talented Software Engineers
  • Coach managers and engineers in your teams and set their career path
  • Drive your team on a continuous lookout for improvement
  • Build reliable systems that scale to Jumia’s ambitions
  • Interact and communicate effectively with engineers, product owners, and business stakeholders
  • Partner with the product lead to manage project scope and ensure the technical deliverables are met
  • Identify headcount needs for the team, plan and recruit to fill these needs
  • Find a group of humble and smart people ready to make you grow and to grow with you
  • Change the Internet landscape in Africa and the World through your team

What we are looking for

  • 8+ years experience as an individual Software Engineer contributor working with agile methodologies
  • A track record of 3+ years leading effective teams
  • An eye for recruiting great people
  • A great sense to manage technical debt and you know investing in quality will make you go faster
  • The ability to be autonomous and to own your decisions
  • The ambition to grow the company and within the company
  • A great technical sense to challenge engineers and products to make the right decisions
  • Full professional English proficiency.

We Offer:

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • This a unique opportunity to have a strong impact in building the African e-commerce sector
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders

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