Product Development and Management Specialist at Inlaks Nigeria

Posted on Fri 14th Jun, 2019 - --- (0 comments)

Inlaks is the one of the foremost ICT Company in Africa who have a multinational offering. As a market leader within its sector, Inlaks provides a Cyber security platform into a range of sectors.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Product Development and Management Specialist


Job Description
  • Provide support to the Client and advice regarding Product requirements
  • Involve the Stakeholders and/or end-users in the process, inviting them to actively take part in the development of the Product
  • Provide constant feedback and bring new ideas on Product features.
  • Supports the Client from the business point of view and provide guidance in assessing Product opportunities and risks.
  • Take advantage of the Product KPIs (and other business metrics) to optimize the Product.
  • Effectively create a Product, taking it from the Discovery phase to releasing it to the users, optimizing it every step of the way
  • Maximize the value provided by Inlaks’ Products and facilitate decision-making.
  • Split work into small, well-defined and shippable iterations.
  • Jointly run team’s meetings: planning sessions, standups, and retrospectives.
  • Coordinate with external teams and assist in development of new products.
  • Participate in software development nearshoring exercise
  • Evaluate data and insights for comprehensive strategy planning and develop data and analytics roadmap
  • Consolidate data into user stories and necessary product requirements
  • Establish initiatives and align with cross-functional goals
  • Collaborate with UI/UX team, product scrum team, and product leaders to establish timeline workflows and goals
  • Ensure product aligns with company’s mission and goals
  • Work with Scaled Agile framework to ensure data is secure
  • Monitor development process and ensure compliance to schedule and timeframe.
  • Evaluate all materials for vendors and ensure compliance to standards.
  • Design and maintain master spreadsheet for product development and prepare appropriate reports.
  • Oversees current offerings and come up with initiatives for new products or services (FinTech, Insurtech, etc.).
  • Maintain effective professional relationships with vendors and agents.
  • Product development and Requirement Documentation in alignment with relevant stakeholders
  • Definition of the new product and business models- Market Fit
  • Drive strategy for new products-to-market and manage product through the product life cycle
  • Understand customer needs to ensure products and services meet those needs and engage intimately with customers on an ongoing basis.
  • B.Sc. in any Engineering, IT related, Economics, Statistics, and any business related discipline such as Economics, Business Administration, Marketing, Information Systems, and Business Studies.
  • An MBA is an added advantage
  • A professional certification is an added advantage
  • Scrum (Certified ScrumMaster®, Scrum Product Owner, PMI ACP) will be an added advantage
  • A minimum of four (4) years' experience in a similar role with at supervisory experience
  • Candidate must be is passionate about creating new digital/IT solutions, and driving market engagement strategies within targeted sectors in order to grow the uptake of innovative IT products and services
  • Software Development
  • working knowledge of CMS tools (any or all of Drupal, Wordpress, Joomla, Magento)
  • Translation of designer mock-ups and wireframes into front-end code
  • Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Product Development
  • Strategy Formulation
  • Strategy Implementation
  • Process Optimisation/Improvement
  • Innovation Management
  • Business Intelligence
  • Performance Management
  • Negotiation Skills.
Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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