Leading e-commerce platform, Jumia Nigeria, has emerged as a winner of the Human Resources Best Practice in the e-commerce category at the recently concluded HR Oscars Awards held on Thursday, 21st October, at the EUI Centre in Port Harcourt.
This Award was in recognition of Jumia Nigeria’s excellent contributions and achievements towards upholding the best HR practices while implementing diversity and inclusion policy within their organisation. The Award also aimed to celebrate and encourage the company to further embed best HR practices which will promote excellence in People Management and Organisation Development.
The HR Best Practice Awards was established by the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPM) in 2012 to promote excellence in People Management and Organisation Development as well as celebrate professionals who strive to implement and embed best-in-class HR practices in their organisations. Practice areas include Strategic HR, Talent Acquisition, Performance Management, Talent Development, Compensation, Rewards and Recognition, Employee Engagement & Internal Communication, Employee and Industrial Relations, Diversity and Inclusion, HR Policy Development and Implementation, Employee Service and Administration, Organisational Development & Change Management, Digital HR/SMAC Technology.
Commenting on the feat, Enitan Oyenuga, Human Resources Director, Jumia Nigeria, stated, “This Award is a testament to our work in engaging, developing, and retaining our talent. Furthermore, it underlines the fine human development structure we keep putting in place as part of our operating model. At Jumia, we ensure our employees participate in the decision-making processes while putting in place a work arrangement and an environment that engenders work-life balance, career growth and ultimate fulfilment. Our operations are also very inclusive regardless of gender, religion or other lines.”
She also added that the company would continue to improve its practices as its employees are one of its greatest assets.
The CIPM HR Oscars is an annual event that evaluates whether a company practices exceptional HR standards, implements outstanding HR initiatives, and promotes best-in-class disability inclusion practices. The goal is to identify best practices and recognise achievements.
We believe that technology has the potential to transform everyday life in Africa, for the better. We built Jumia to help consumers access millions of goods and services conveniently and at the best prices while opening up a new way for sellers to reach consumers and grow their businesses.
Jumia is a leading e-commerce platform in Africa. Our marketplace is supported by our proprietary logistics business, Jumia Logistics, and our digital payment and fintech platform, JumiaPay. Jumia Logistics enables the seamless delivery of millions of packages while JumiaPay facilitates online payments and the distribution of a broad range of digital and financial services.