Job at eTranzact Nigeria for a Product Manager

eTranzact is Nigeria’s first award winning multi-application and
multi-channel electronic transaction switching and payment processing
platform. eTranzact has operations in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Zimbabwe,
South Africa, Cote d’Ivoire, and UK and is currently expanding
operations to more and more countries in the world.

Since Inception, eTranzact has deployed its mobile payment solutions to
banks and non bank financial institutions alike and was recently granted
the license by the Central Bank of Nigeria to provide Mobile Money
services to individuals with a special focus on the unbanked.

eTranzact is recruiting to fill the job position of:

Job Title: Product Manager
Location:
Lagos
Job Description

  • We are looking for an experienced Product Manager, to function
    as part of the Product Development team. This individual will be
    passionate about building products that customers love.
  • This individual will be joining a fast-paced environment and
    work with cross-functional teams to design, build and roll-out products
    that deliver the company’s vision and strategy.
  • This individual must possess a unique blend of business and
    technical savvy; a big-picture vision, and the drive to make that vision
    a reality. You must enjoy spending time in the market to understand
    their problems, and find innovative solutions for the broader market.

Responsibilities

  • Under direction of the Head of Products, is responsible for
    Managing the entire product line life cycle from strategic planning to
    tactical activities
  • Assists the Head of Products in working with business line
    managers, clients & partners, and the eTranzact’s technology team to
    develop product scope of work documents and plans
  • Supports the planning, management, delivery and testing of products to a wide variety of business units, clients and programs
  • Takes ownership of product ensuring that all products are delivered to highest quality standards
  • Brings new products to market by analyzing proposed product
    requirements and product development programs; 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
  • Drives a solution set across development teams (primarily
    Development/Engineering, and Marketing Communications) through market
    requirements, product contract, and positioning
  • Works 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
  • Act as a product evangelist to build awareness and understanding
  • Evaluate promotional plans to ensure that they are consistent
    with product line strategy and that the message is effectively conveyed
  • Assesses market competition by comparing the company’s product
    to competitors’ products; Be an expert with respect to the competition
  • Creates buy-in for the product vision both internally and with key external partners
  • Delivers MRDs and PRDs with prioritized features/activities and
    corresponding justification based on business and customer impact;
    Translate product strategy into detailed requirements and prototypes
  • Works with an engineering counterpart to define product release requirements. Supports Product Strategy and roadmap definition
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Requirements

  • MSc/BSc degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent preferred
  • Masters or MBA will be an added advantage.
  • 3+ years of Solid Product Management experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Project Manager certification and Project Management Skills
  • Experience in managing QA processes
  • Experience with process improvement projects
  • Experience in building, testing frameworks and tools
  • Preferred Years of Experience: 3-5 years
  • Proven track record of managing all aspects of a successful product throughout its lifecycle
  • Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on
    experience in software development and web technologies Knowledge and
    experience of the payments industry is an advantage
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should email their CV’s to: recruitment@etranzact.com

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