Job Opening ID ERJ1433 Account Manager eRecruiter 2 Industry Services - Corporate B2B Salary Negotiable City Lagos Province Lagos State Postal Code 234
Our client is a B2B marketplace with business focus in connecting global electronics wholesalers to retail store-fronts.
They have an opening for a Senior Product Manager (Remote). This role is for an experienced professional who will also provide oversight and guidance to projects of high importance in addition to acting as an advisor to the CTO / Founding Team.
A strong performer will feel and be treated as a founding member of the company.
Job Overview The Product Manager will be responsible for managing our set of products / product lines over the life of our products from ideation through development, launch sale, and finally discontinuance.
You’ll interface between the market and the product team during development representing the voice of the customer. The Product Manager will also provide oversight and guidance to projects of high importance in addition to acting as an advisor to the CTO / Founding Team.
You will be directly responsible for the success of our product, ensuring that the company is fulfilling all product offerings.
You will also actively search for any issues or problems and fix them by working directly with the CTO and development team, in addition to setting the long-term vision and strategy for our company’s products.
A strong performer will feel and be treated as a founding member of the company. Objectives of Role
Using market research to get ideas for products that customers will want
Helping to oversee the design and manufacture and planning how to market and promote the product to the public
Defining product marketing communication objectives
Comparing the company’s products to competitor’s products in order to assess competition in the market
Providing management with analyses and reports and responding to questions and requests from management
Specifying and overseeing the research needed to determine the needs and desires of customers
Reviewing and adjusting inventory levels and product production schedules to maintain product availability
Drive the product and business-planning process across cross-functional teams of the company
Analyze consumer needs, current market trends, and potential partnerships from an ROI and build vs. buy perspective
Assess current competitor offerings, seeking opportunities for differentiation
Analyze product requirements and develop appropriate programs to ensure they’re successful achieved
Develop, implement, and maintain production timelines across multiple departments
Appraise new product ideas and strategize appropriate to-market plans
Drive the execution of all product lifecycle processes for products, including product research, market research, competitive analysis, planning, positioning, roadmap development, requirements development, and product launch
Translate product strategy into detailed requirements for prototype construction and final product development by engineering teams
Create product strategy documents that describe business cases, high-level use cases, technical requirements, revenue, and ROI
Analyze market data to develop sales strategies, and define product objectives for effective marketing communications plans
Collaborate closely with engineering, production, marketing, and sales teams on the development, QA, and release of products and balance of resources to ensure success for the entire organization
Develop product positioning and messaging that differentiates Company X and its features across primary market segments
Bachelor’s degree in Product Design or Engineering (Master’s degree preferrable)
Strong experience in a dynamic product management role
Proven experience overseeing all elements of the product development lifecycle
Highly effective cross-functional team management
Previous experience delivering finely-tuned product marketing strategies
Exceptional writing and editing skills combined with strong presentation and public speaking skills
Previous software and web development experience
Proven experience working as a product developer in a non-managerial role
Demonstrable knowledge in SEM and online advertising