Senior Product Manager

at Stratostaff EA (view profile)
Published March 28, 2024
Expires April 18, 2024
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Category Agriculture and Agribusiness  
Job Type Consultant  

Description

Job Title: Senior Product Manager
Reports to: SVP, Group Head of Product & Managing Director
Location: Kenya

PROFILE INTRODUCTION
Our client, a leading player in the financial technology (FinTech) and payment processing industry,
specializes in delivering technology-enabled payment solutions as a service to both merchants and
financial institutions across the Middle East and Africa. They seek to onboard an innovative Senior
Product Manager to play a pivotal role in leading and driving the vision, strategy, and execution of
both new and existing products. The primary focus will be on delivering a best-in-class acceptance
offering for Africa, aligning with the strategic objectives of the organisation.

Roles & Responsibilities:
• Lead the overall go-to-market, product strategy, and roadmap, ensuring alignment with
organizational goals.
• Oversee the entire life cycle of all products, from vision setting to feature mapping, ensuring
timely and budget-compliant execution.
• Collaborate closely with sales/business teams and customers to gather and prioritize product
development requirements.
• Develop and execute a product roadmap that supports business strategy and regional financial
(Revenue, Opex and Capex) KPIs.
• Monitor product performance metrics and recommend solutions to address portfolio challenges.
• Analyze market trends and competition to determine effective product and go-to-market
strategies.
• Provide support to sales and customer-facing teams through communication and training on
product functionality and enhancements.
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure successful product releases.
• Vet new product and business opportunities, including business case development and financial
planning.
• Work closely with delivery teams to determine the scope and priorities for product development
cycles.

KEY COMPETENCIES:
• Extensive product management knowledge with experience in launching products across
multiple markets.
• Demonstrates innovation and thought leadership.
• Effective collaboration with global, cross-functional teams, preferably in Agile environments.
• Ability to articulate and share the product vision with development teams to deliver marketleading products.
• Strong coordination with product marketing and marketing teams to produce internal and
external-facing collateral.
• Proactive communication of product updates to stakeholders, including training and client
engagements.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
• Degree in Business/E-commerce or Business-Related field.
• Minimum 5 years of management experience in the e-commerce and/or payments industry.
• Demonstrated success in product conception, development, and launch.
• Proficient in requirements analysis, planning, and execution.
• Ability to prioritize tasks in a demanding environment.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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