Project Manager (Group Buying) Job in Nairobi Kenya

Job title: Project Manager – Group Buying
Reports to: VP E-Commerce
Subordinates: Yes    
Start date: November, 2012
Work schedule: Full time
Work location: Nairobi

Major Purpose    

  • Take responsibility on delivering on the group buying KPIs in terms of web traffic, deals sold and revenue generated
  • Oversee product development and improvement of Ringier’s group buying platform
  • Identify, approach and close potential partners
  • Oversee creation, improvement and modification of sales and marketing material to reflect changes in business models
  • Oversee recruitment training of sales and support staff
  • Collaborate with the Sales team to help optimize revenue: focus on sales mix, pricing, commission calculations and deal scheduling
  • Collaborate with the customer service team to increase; reach and effectiveness of social media marketing, customer satisfaction rates and sales conversions
  • Proof reading all deal mock ups to ensure correct pricing, creative descriptions, appropriate and attractive pictures
  • Establish a baseline of data analysis and metric reporting to drive decision making across the business
  • Contribute to broad strategic initiatives e.g email and online marketing Monitoring and reporting competitor’s activities and numbers
  • Research and identify opportunities for Ringier to further distinguish its offering
  • Take over any duties assigned

Working Relationships (Internally & Externally)    

  • Technical department to fix bugs, implement new features and ensure smooth running of the platform
  • General Manager Kenya – Coordination and collaboration in the execution of tasks critical in the delivery of the Group Buying KPIs as per budgeted figures
  • VP E-Commerce for issue escalations and reporting
  • Marketing team for SEO & SEM optimization
  • Customer Service to ensure customer satisfaction and effective social marketing

Qualification and Experience

  • Attention to detail is critical and a self-starter approach is essential
  • Team player, self-motivated, entrepreneurial and very comfortable working in a fast-paced, start-up environment
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively and efficiently, via written and oral formats, to all levels of the organization
  • Exceptional MS Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Prior experience in online sales and marketing
  • B.A. or B.S.; undergraduate business program, project management experience an added advantage.

Personal and Managerial Attributes

  • Smart, creative and innovative
  • Honest and strong work ethics and integrity
  • Self-disciplined, able to work to deadlines
  • Well-organized; can multi-task
  • Excellent time-management skills

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