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Our clients in the media advertising industry are looking for an experienced Lead product individual to help us take ownership over the company’s digital assets (Native apps and Web), shape and grow them to become leading channels for our operators, and pave our global strategic roadmap.

The work will require constant communication and collaboration between cross-functional development and product teams, the operators, and other stakeholders.

Our ideal candidate would come from a similar industry, having filled similar roles on different scales, being fully charged and passionate to evolve with us, and becoming a market leader. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Map and learn the current product, take ownership over its current and future roadmap.
  • Set timely discovery sessions with our clients, operators, and their stakeholders - understand what they are missing based on their needs and competitor analysis.
  • Set and Own success metrics and KPIs for your domains
  • Continuously push to optimize, improve and perfect all the customer-facing products. 
  • Work tightly with Delivery and R&D to ensure all requirements are clear and reduce impediments daily with the teams to ensure efficient work. 
  • Challenge everything, break new grounds and re-invent the industry with us.
  •  Drive product strategies and long term vision to build best in class digital products
  • Conduct user research and usability studies, collaborating with designers, developers, and research teams from end to end of the process.
  • Ability to craft a product vision (short to long term) and convert that into a concrete strategy
  • Participate in market research, validation, and whitespace analysis to identify new opportunities for new and existing features and functionalities
  • Partner with business owners and agile product teams to build product roadmaps that will be incorporated into the broader company product portfolio plan
  • Develop and implement data pipelines that extract, transform, and load data into an information product
  • Work on managing, storing, processing, and analyzing large data sets to identify business opportunities/efficiencies
  • Evaluate, analyze, and understand the voice of the customer through a variety of data sources

 

Skills and Qualifications

  • A Doer, a leader, an experienced product visionary, highly analytical, a bar raiser, and a team player.
  • 5+ years experience as Product Manager/Product Owner for a consumer-facing product
  • Masters/ Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business administration, marketing, or a related field like advertising or sale
  • Extensive experience in lean experimentation, AB testing, and understanding user needs using various quantitative and qualitative methods.
  • Hands-on experience working and leading Product Management, Front End Engineering, Native developers, and UI/UX designers. 
  • Hands-on experience managing a backlog, writing user stories, sprint planning, retrospectives, and other aspects of scrum workflow.
  • Proactive, self-starter with a can-do mentality. Your bread-and-butter is discovering untapped markets and reading between the lines - identifying problems and take action with minimal guidance.
  • Technical affinity and understanding - highly appreciated. 
  • Industry experience - highly appreciated. 
  • High level of English (Spoken & written) - mandatory.
  • Product management skills
  • Marketing expertise
  • Decision-making skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Prioritization skills

 

Job Details

Level : Management level
Industry : Business
Salary : Confidential
Experience : 5 Years
Applications : 0
Locality : Nairobi, Kenya
Eligibility : Bachelor
Company : Kaziweza limite...
Posted By Kaziweza limite... / 07 Jul 2021

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