IT Product / Project Manager Job in Kenya

Our client, an innovative insurance solutions company, is looking to fill in the role of:

IT Product / Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Ideation, management and prioritization of features for Apps.
  • Thinking strategically, influencing decisions, and crafting a compelling product vision
  • Conveying your product vision through bold product roadmaps and proactively planning for future development
  • Functional and technical knowledge of IT supported services, applications, and hardware
  • Building policies and IT support procedures governing our apps
  • Capturing product requirements
  • Delivering products that are recognized as best in the industry
  • Identifying and resolving inefficiencies in tools, process, and workflows as well as brainstorming new methods of efficiency to support our key business partners
  • Working within and planning against a defined release schedule
  • Prioritizing and maintaining customer request backlogs
  • Defining and analyzing metrics that inform the success of the product

Qualifications

  • Degree in computer science, software engineering or equivalent
  • 3 – 5 years experience in rollout of projects ranging from back-end API integrations to launching consumer mobile apps will be a major advantage
  • Strong experience in developing roadmaps, vision and features for products
  • Ability to understand user needs and translate the same for all teams working to deliver products
  • Experience in working with technical internal teams, including software engineers and developers, to write user stories and requirements
  • Familiarity with common prototyping tools and their application in user-acceptance testing and iterations
  • Familiarity with data extraction, analsysis and translation techniques
  • Ability to understand emerging development and tech trends viz how they impact the product roll-out, roadmap or innovation
  • Advanced technical skills with the ability to quickly adapt to new tools and processes
  • Effectively communicating with all levels of staff, including executive level stakeholders
  • Strong project management skillset and exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to own project work-streams end-to-end and act autonomously
  • Proactive self-starter with a strong sense of urgency, but able to navigate a changing environment
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills.
  • Ability to synthesize and articulate complex concepts and technologies to internal and external audiences
  • Organized and process-oriented

If you are a driven individual looking to bring your exceptional talent and ideas, kindly send your application to kazini.kenya@gmail.com before 4th June 2019 @ 5pm.

Kindly include the job title in your application’s heading.

ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.


ICT and Technology, Project Management
Updated: May 28, 2019 — 7:50 pm