New Product Development Executive Job in Kenya

Job Title: New Product Development Executive

Purpose of the Job (Brief): Responsible for championing New products development, usage and penetration while ensuring a positive experience for products.

Expected Key results & activities – JD

1. Execute IMT & Loans and saving as per cascaded strategic direction

  • Designated spoc for IMT & loans &savings services (including Card and any other relevant products’ as assigned from time to time) development for the growth of Money customer base in Kenya.
  • Keep abreast with current and emerging trends in the industry proactively researching and investigating products and services suitable for the local market,
  • Collaborate with sales, marketing, technical operations, business development, finance and other divisions to determine competitiveness of the services and to innovate them
  • Working closely with compliance and technical teams to ensure product is within given regulation and respective USSD is at 100% up time for use by customers

2. Coordinate effective operational support of cross functional business Operations

  • Track and monitor performance of shared services sections to ensure merchant issues are resolved within given SLAs with internal functions
  • Proactively gain feedback from market to ensure innovation of new products/services or improvement in the experience on the platform

3. Support to drive positive commercial results and financial returns for merchant products

  • Monitor performance of service to identify key trends that can be used to drive improved performance and results

4. Team and stakeholder engagement

  • Provide required performance and operations reports as input to the money weekly, monthly report, including roadmaps and performance against target dates.
  • Build relationships with key industry vendors to gain feedback on how to improve current product/service
  • Provide day-to-day coaching to sales and support teams on the products; and contact quarterly performance reviews.
  • Guide designated team leads in overall process of product execution

5. Drive & execute developed products and delivery to market

  • Working closely with key stakeholders to understand business requirements and expectations, coordinate with relevant internal functions for the product features, product concepts documentation, development, integration, quality assurance, testing and launch.
  • Work together with IT to configure and deliver the Services on Money systems,
  • Ensure services meet Customer requirements and are within given deadlines, with the required 3rd line support for after sales service
  • Coordinate cross functional internal and external user acceptance tests for new enhancements and attain sign off for the same.
  • Liaise with marketing to develop and implement a company-wide go to market plan, working with all departments to execute.

Educational Level:

Must have: Bachelor’s Degree in I.T/ Marketing/ Finance/Business /Commerce or Equivalent

Relevant Experience

1-3 years’ relevant experience in a support role within a financial service, having being exposed to all disciplines. – Mobile Money product experience preferred

How to Apply

Send your updated CV to recruitment@sheerlogicltd.com by 8th January 2020.

Clearly indicate “New Product Development Executive” as the job title.


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Updated: January 5, 2021 — 7:15 pm