Jumia Nigeria has emerged the winner of the Human Resources Best Practice in the e-commerce category at the recently concluded HR Oscars Awards held in Port Harcourt.
The 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.
Commenting on the feat, Human Resources Director for Jumia Nigeria, Enitan Oyenuga, described the award as a testament to the firms’s work in engaging, developing and retaining our talent.
She said: “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.”
Oyenuga also added that the company would continue to improve its practices as its employees are one of its greatest assets.
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.
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.