By the first quarter of 2021, Amazon plans to open a Nigerian office and begin employing employees.
The company advertised various positions on LinkedIn, the career social media site.
Amazon to square-up to local players
Amazon advertised open positions for enterprise account managers, start-up segment leaders, and senior partner sales managers, among other things..
Wothappen reported that the global e-commerce company will commence operations in Nigeria next year as part of its plans to expand to Nigeria, South Africa and other countries in Africa, Europe and Asia.
Users to have access to array of products on the platform
All five nations where the firm plans to open shops will have access to the Amazon Fulfillment service known as Fulfillment Amazon, which the company will develop a marketplace for.
The company already operates in 30 countries. It will create competition among local players like Jumia, Konga, and Thryve Platforms as it expands operations to Belgium, Chile, Columbia, Nigeria and South Africa by April 2023.
Experts have criticized the corporation’s performance in developing markets, despite the fact that the company has a presence in more than 20 nations.