Job Summary

We are looking for an experienced Product Manager who is passionate about building products that will be sticky with our current customers, and that will also drive new customer acquisitions. 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.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description/Requirements

Our client is an ed-tech company focused on serving the underserved student population in Africa that typically has little to no access to the internet.

Responsibilities
●    Gain a deep understanding of customer experience, identify and fill product gaps and generate new ideas that will grow our subscriber base, improve customer experience and drive growth
●    Create buy-in for the product vision both internally and with key external partners, the chief of whom will constitute our current and future customers.
●    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 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.
●    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 an organisation
●    Understanding of UI/UX design tools eg Sketch, Figma and demonstrable experience designing experiences using them
●    Understanding of Agile working methodologies and the accompanying tools eg JIRA, ASANA etc,
●    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
●    MS/BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent preferred.

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