Nigeria’s foremost e-commerce platform, Jumia Nigeria, has emerged winner of the Human Resources Best Practice in the e-commerce category.

The e-commerce company was awarded in the just concluded HR Oscars Awards held on Thursday, October 21, at the EUI Centre in Port Harcourt.

The award was in recognition of Jumia Nigeria’s noteworthy contributions and achievements towards upholding the best HR practices while implementing diversity and inclusion policy within their organisation.

Speaking on the award recognition, the Human Resources Director, Jumia Nigeria, Enitan Oyenuga, said, “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 noted that the company would continue to improve its practices as its employees are one of its greatest assets.

The statement said the CIPM HR Oscars is an annual event that evaluates 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.

The HR Best Practice Awards was established by the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria 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 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.

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