Temitope Azeez, People Director, Jumia Services, West, East, North & Northeast Africa
Temitope Azeez is a certified Human Resources professional with over 13 years continuous experience across all facets of human resources within the management consulting and ecommerce industries, whilst haven led various HR projects across various industries.
She has held past positions as Team Lead Facilities Management, Lead Human Asset Management Consulting, Head Talent Acquisition Consulting, Head Learning Academy Practice, Head Organizational Learning and Development Consulting, Head Talent Management and recently People Director.
She is certified by leading national and international Human Resources associations in the US (SHRM, HRCI), Canada (HRMA) and Nigeria (CIPM) as well as being a Certified Knowledge Manager (CKM), Associate Member of IPM, MAP Certified (HRD Press), a B.SC holder in Political Science from Babcock University and an MBA holder in Human Resource Management from London Metropolitan University, United Kingdom. Temitope, in her bid to transform and impact the lives of others currently functions as a Career/Corporate Coach and Mentor and has done so on platforms such as the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneur Programme, consults as a personal career and life coach, holds career talks at renown universities, serves as an Elite Judge for Chief Learning Officer, USA Learning Elite programme, panels at conferences on various HR burning issues (HREA Expo, Workforce Leadership Conference amongst others, a practice lead for UTIVA and iLearn Facilitator for Nirmala Chellarams, an international/national facilitator and is a girl-child coach for Living for Christ Foundation.
Temitope is a published poet and communicates her workplace productivity experiences through her LinkedIn articles tagged #WorkplaceTips. She is also the pioneer of #MentorBooth, a six-month program that Is run yearly, affording its registrants a 2-hour group mentoring session monthly towards career growth, personal branding, and other life-changing decisions. Yearly Temitope logs between 300hrs – 755hrs of facilitation a year.
Temitope is currently the People Director of Jumia Services at Jumia Global and manages a workforce of over 3,000 in Nigeria, Egypt, Kenya, Morocco and Ivory Coast.