Manager - Product Development

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Category:Business development
Job Type:Permanent

Job details

Detailed Description;


  • End to end delivery of planned product roadmap items
  • Enhance existing products to meet desired business values and adapt to changing environments
  • Manage Solution vendors and Business Partnerships involved in actualizing product roadmap
  • Leverage on new technologies to deliver cutting edge products and services.
  • Drive innovation through research and insights
  • Ensure requirements for new functionalities, features and system enhancements are properly specified, tested and documented as well as adheres to the laid out processes & procedures;
  • Timely delivery of products to the expected quality and within approved budget
  • Provide timely project reports and ad hoc management reports
  • Ensure that capacities in new systems & platforms are aligned with business forecasts to minimize service disruptions.
  • Ensure new solutions and products are well documented and processes aligned with all stakeholders.


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical Field (Preferably IT/Computer Science/Telecommunications / Electrical & Electronics Engineering)
  • Project Management Certified – PMP / PMI / Prince 2 or equivalent
  • Software Quality Assurance and testing skills and experience
  • Work experience in a technical field to Line Management or senior developer level.
  • Experience in managing multiple projects simultaneously; from start to finish; of a 3 – 12-month duration; which have impact across a company, on customers and the revenue generation capability of the organization;
  • Good understanding of financial principles, understands financial ratios, can interpret standard financial statements
  • Good understanding of the Kenyan market, subscriber preferences and subscriber trends
  • Attention to detail with good organizational, planning, report writing and presentation skills.
  • Proactive, confident, energetic with the ability to work under pressure, to tight schedules/deadlines and monitor and follow up on all actions taken.
  • A highly motivated person with a positive attitude towards work, innovative, creative, results oriented with excellent analytical skills.
  • A proven team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • IT Business Analysis skills.




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