Product Manager (Intern)
iBez
Lagos, Nigeria
5d ago
source : NGRJobs

Job Purpose

  • This role is for people to wish to push themselves to the next level, gain practical experience and develop their careers in Technical Product Management.
  • The Product Manager will be involved in all aspects of managing the online platforms Handy-Jacks, www.handy-jacks.com and Lets-Share, www.
  • lets-share.com.ng to improve their performance, efficiency, and profitability.

  • You will be our Brand Ambassador and provide customer services to users.
  • You will draw our target users in, generate new business and open new markets for the platforms taking overall responsibility for their success.
  • Responsibilities

    The duties will include the following, but not be limited to :

  • Be responsible for the day-to-day operations of Handy-Jacks and Lets-Share including brand development, marketing, and usage strategy, quality assurance, legal, and application development working closely with other staff to ensure that Handy-Jacks and Lets-Share are meeting everyone’s needs and fulfilling the business objectives.
  • Identifying and developing new or existing ideas and features for Handy-Jacks and Lets-Share to ensure that they are cutting edge and working as expected always.
  • Project managing the development and implementation of new features or upgrades and supervising testing.
  • Identify potential users, partners, and stakeholders, build long-term relationships, and maintain contacts with them.
  • Generate new contacts and identify new markets for Handy-Jacks and Lets-Share using traditional and digital methods.
  • Be the main point of contact for users and the public to provide information, support, and guidance, handle general requests and queries either face-to-face, over the phone, or via email, and maintain an accurate client contact log.
  • Meeting regularly with all stakeholders, including developers, marketers, customer service, and external stakeholders to carry out marketing & sales campaigns, product demonstrations, and presentations, collect, analyze, and respond to feedback.
  • Advertise, market, promote and publicize Handy-Jacks and Lets-Share using traditional and digital methods.
  • Production of digital content for websites and Handy-Jacks and Lets-Share social media accounts. Share and promote content on social networks daily,
  • Maintain accurate client, partners, and vendors databases.
  • Register new service providers (trade workers) on Handy-Jacks.
  • Attend industry events, trade exhibitions, conferences, and meetings to network and build relationships with key prospects.
  • Gather and analyze feedback and usage data and generate data from the applications for reports and product improvement.
  • Participate in iBez training events.
  • Conduct marketing research and competitor analysis.
  • Report on general activities, community, and industry trends.
  • Inspiring and enthusing colleagues and users of the product.
  • Supervise any field and / or temporary staff, as necessary.
  • Requirements

    Personal Skills Required :

  • A self-starter, driven, ready, willing to learn, and can work as part of a small but varied team in a technology start-up, spot new opportunities, and add value.
  • Knowledge of marketing, ICT, Databases, and SQL.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision using own initiative.
  • Tenacious, dogged, and creative sales / marketing approach.
  • Understanding of project management.
  • Ability to meet targets and deliver in a timely manner.
  • Very organized with good attention to detail.
  • Time management / scheduling skills.
  • Must own a laptop and have access to the internet.
  • Working Hours :

  • Working hours are mainly 9 am to 6 pm. Extra hours or weekends may be required on some occasions and maybe more irregular during critical development phases or when problems arise.
  • What to Expect

  • This is a challenging but rewarding role and you will have a lot of responsibilities; especially given the types of products you will manage.
  • You will sometimes have to make difficult decisions about the future of the product.

  • The role will be mainly office-based but, you will need to meet regularly with stakeholders outside the office.
  • Your presentation matters as you will have regular meetings with very senior people including company heads, and the press, so formal business attire is expected.
  • The work can be stressful at times, for example when launching a new feature, overseeing several projects running concurrently, or meeting a tight deadline.
  • There is frequent contact with technical staff, and liaison with users, stakeholders, and management.
  • Negotiable stipend depending on skills and experience.
  • By the end of the internship, you will :

  • A broad range of skills and valuable work experience will give you an edge and make you a leader in the marketplace.
  • Learn first-hand from industry experts.
  • Understand software development.
  • Develop skills in data management and data analysis.
  • Develop effective organization skills.
  • Develop public speaking skills.
  • Develop project management skills.
  • Develop stakeholder management skills.
  • Learn about community relations.
  • Gain digital marketing skills.
  • Learn how to network with industry professionals.
  • Gain confidence to work in any organization and communicate effectively with people at all levels.
  • Opportunities for remote and flexible working and 2-, 3- or 6-months internships are available.
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