Our client is a leading e-commerce platform in Africa, with bespoke solutions solving contemporary challenges in the FMCG supply chains, they are seeking to hire a Product Manager- Lagos .
Job Overview :
The Supply team is responsible for building and optimizing the capabilities that drive our expanding Supply / Fulfillment / Warehousing and Logistics arm of the business.
As a Product Manager for Supply, you will have a key role in discovering, refining, and developing opportunities for new digital products and experiences to support our growing business.
Job Responsibilities :
Your Impact :
Manage the digital products that will drive stability and enhance our supply capabilities as we grow as an organization.
The ideal candidate will be integral to driving the performance of OTIF (On Time & In Full) and Logistics KPIs.
Within your first six months working in the company you will be required to :
Deliver against several tactical warehousing improvement capabilities to ensure we are maximising the effectiveness of the warehouse processes.
Shape, discover and frame the future of the supply domain as we expand to other cities over 2021
Work cross-functionally & closely with our operations, supply, distribution, logistics, partners and leadership teams to unlock huge value in our supply chain.
Work in an agile environment where you will collaborate with a squad of highly skilled tech team to ideate, prototype, iterate and ensure a deep understanding and prioritising of customer needs, business efficiencies and commercial outcomes.
Act as a Product Owner, maintaining the product backlog, create feature descriptions to provide guidance to Engineering & Data, alongside facilitating refinement and planning sessions.
Advocate for our supply team, understand the problems faced and proffer solutions where necessary.
Ensure post-launch communications are targeted to the right end users and contain key messages which are easily understood.
Understand how to bring value to customers, using sharp commercial mind to drive performance
Excellent at communication, bringing together people with diverse experiences, opinions and opportunities in order to get things done, build deep relationships based on trust and respect.
Ability to inspire and empower your team to achieve the business vision and goals as well as support on key projects.
Must have a coaching mindset, sharing your learnings with others to help them improve.
Intensely analytical - you rely on quantitative data to make decisions, you use data to discover opportunities, identify issues and drive performance.
Must be a team player who is excited about delivering outcomes through the team.
BSc / Tech / BA in Business / Computer Science / Information Systems / Supply Chain and Logistics.
2+ years’ experience in Product Management, particularly in B2B and Operations / Supply Chain.
Structural thinking, the ability to zoom in and out on projects to challenge solutions on multiple levels.
Experience in developing products alongside moving parts.
Exceptional communication and presentation skills.
Excellent organizational and analytical skills.
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
Agile product management experience.
Have a customer-centric approach to problems whilst maintaining a sharp focus on commercial metrics.