Job Description

JUMIA is an e-commerce startup with an aim to mimic Amazon’s success by delivering a wide range of items, from toys to generators across the African continent. Shortly after the startup of the business in Nigeria, JUMIA launched warehouses in four other growing countries which include: Egypt, Morocco, Kenya and Cote d’Ivoire.

About The Role

The Real Estate Manager is responsible for implementing the company’s internal real estate strategy (including a wide range of real estate solutions: searching for new premises, extending or terminating lease arrangements, or signing sublease agreements).

Responsibilities:

  • Assists business units and higher management with lease-related tasks including renewal, relocation, and termination.
  • Oversee the opening and shutting of new locations.
  • Responsible for new site due diligence (including liaison with local authorities).
  • Maintain a portfolio master sheet to keep track of changes in lease expirations, store performance, and rent payments.
  • Be the principal point of contact for all real estate operations pertaining to leasing, property management, and brokerage for internal stakeholders, landlords, and property managers, and brokers.
  • In charge of the negotiation of all LOIs in order to accomplish the required strategic objectives and aid in the execution of any applicable leases, purchase contracts and other transactional documentation.
  • Coordinate with other departments for real estate operations, transportation, financial management, health and safety risk assessment.
  • Monitor and analyze the transaction’s financial components.

Skills:

  • Strong Project Management skills (Complex projects) and proven track record
  • Strong sense of cooperation (internal and external stakeholders)
  • Understanding of real estate transactional and contractual papers
  • Capacity to communicate effectively in both oral and written English and develop succinct and accurate written materials.
  • Capacity to work in a fast-paced, flexible setting with a large volume of work
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