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Junior Product Manager

Lagos   |   Full Time

We are looking for an experienced Product Manager who is passionate about building products that customers love. You will join a dynamic and fast-paced environment and work with cross-functional teams to design, build and roll out products that deliver the company’s vision and strategy.

We empower our product teams to solve hard problems – customer problems and business problems – in ways that our customers love, yet work for our business.   Our product teams are cross-functional and durable, generally comprising a product manager, a product designer, and several engineers.

While the product designer is accountable for ensuring the solution is usable, and the engineers are accountable for ensuring the solution is feasible, the product manager is accountable for ensuring the solution is both valuable and viable. 

Responsibilities

  • Gain a deep understanding of customer experience, identify and fill product gaps and generate new ideas that grow market share, improve customer experience and drive growth

  • Create buy-in for the product vision both internally and with key external partners

  • Develop product pricing and positioning strategies

  • Translate product strategy into detailed requirements and prototypes

  • Scope and prioritize activities based on business and customer impact

  • Work closely with engineering teams to deliver with quick time-to-market and optimal resources

  • Drive product launches including working with the public relations team, executives, and other product management team members

  • Evaluate promotional plans to ensure that they are consistent with product line strategy and that the message is effectively conveyed

  • Act as a product evangelist to build awareness and understanding

  • Represent the company by visiting customers to solicit feedback on company products and services

 

Requirements

  • Proven work experience in product management or as an associate product manager 

  • Proven track record of managing all aspects of a successful product throughout its lifecycle

  • Proven ability to develop product and marketing strategies and effectively communicate recommendations to executive management

  • Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies

  • Strong problem-solving skills and willingness to roll up one’s sleeves to get the job

  • Skilled at working effectively with cross-functional teams in a matrix organization

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience.

  • Demonstrated understanding of the techniques and methods of modern product discovery and product delivery.

  • Demonstrated ability to figure out solutions to hard problems with many constraints, using sound judgment to assess risks, and to layout your argument in a well-structured, data-informed, written narrative.

  • Proven ability to engage with engineers, designers, and company leaders in a constructive and collaborative relationship.


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