Junior HR Specialist


Human Resources | Porto, PT

Jumia is the leading pan-Africa e-commerce platform. Founded in 2012, Jumia’s mission is to improve the quality of everyday life in Africa by leveraging technology to deliver innovative, convenient and affordable online services to consumers, while helping businesses grow as they use our platform to reach and serve consumers.
Our platforms consist of our marketplace, which connects sellers with consumers, our logistics service, which enables the shipment and delivery of packages from sellers to consumers, and our payment service, which facilitates transactions among participants active on our platform in selected markets. Through our online platforms, consumers can access a wide range of physical and digital goods and services, fashion, electronics, beauty products and also hotel and flight bookings or restaurant delivery.

With over 3,000 employees in 14 countries spanning across 6 African regions, Jumia is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by very high-profile shareholders. Jumia is committed to creating sustainable impact for Africa. Jumia offers unique opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment, creating new jobs, new skills, and empowering a new generation. We are looking for talented people with a passion for Africa to join our team and embark on our exciting journey!



  • Provide support and relevant inputs to our employees, especially focused on the Admin and Operational side of HR

  • Support other internal HR areas when necessary

  • Be an example of Innovation and Continuous Improvement, always looking for ways to do tasks better and more efficiently

  • Be an integral part of reflecting our mission statement “Tech with Purpose” in the way we work


  • Bachelor Degree or Master’s in HR or Work Psychology

  • 1-2 years of experience in HR

  • Strong HR knowledge to support different HR Admin needs within the company

  • Proficiency in English (written and spoken)

  • Good knowledge of Excel

  • Great Communication skills

  • Interested in Problem Solving and Optimizing Work

  • Focus on Innovation

  • Self driven

We 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 as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures

Please send your CV in English. CV in other languages will not be considered.