CrowdForce is recruiting for fulltime Product Manager, Data And Analytics.
CrowdForce is building Africa’s Largest offline distribution network. We enable businesses, FMCGs, Government and NGOs collect reliable market data through extensive agent network.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Product Manager, Data and Analytics
You will lead a team of professionals to Manage CrowdForce’s Data and Analytics Platform as a product with the aim of increasing profitability through careful strategic planning and positioning in the FMCG, Government and Humanitarian Industries.
You will be the key person for developing business development strategies focused on brand and financial growth and arranging business development meetings with prospective clients and/or partners.
If you are a strategic individual with a growth-focus mindset, we would like to meet you.
Key Areas of Responsibility
Gain a deep understanding of customer experience, identify and fill product gaps and generate new ideas that grow market share, improve customer experience and drive growth.
Know customer needs through research and market data.
Develop innovative ways to communicate the company’s service options to potential and existing customers.
Oversee the design process of our publicity material.
Developing business growth strategies and plans.
Develop strategies to increase client base.
Have an in-depth knowledge of business products and value proposition.
Write business proposals.
Attend conferences, meetings, and industry events
Identify and map product strengths and customer needs.
Research business opportunities and viable income streams.
Follow industry trends locally and internationally.
Draft and review contracts.
Report on successes and areas needing improvements.
Continuously evaluate the effectiveness of all marketing activity.
Monitor competition by gathering current marketplace information on new services and promo options.
Recommend changes in service and policy by evaluation results and competitive developments.
Oversee the lifecycle of Crowd Force Projects from start to finish.
Work with the marketing & communications team to create product sales strategies.
Create buy-in for the product vision both internally and with key external partners.
Develop product pricing and positioning strategies
Translate product strategy into detailed requirements and prototypes.
Scope and prioritize activities based on business and customer impact.
Manage the product team, including coaching and disciplinary actions, planning, monitoring and job appraisal.
Be the Expert on everything about the Product including its unit economics.
Approve Travel, Cost and Expenses of the Product Team.
Source, negotiate and close deals with reliable partners. Prioritizing a good mix between quality and best price.
Leverage companies’ network through the C-suite and external stakeholders to achieve results where necessary.
Diagnose service delivery problems and initiate actions to maintain or improve levels of service.
Serve as the liaison between the company and the customer and ensure dispatch of all correspondence to the customer and the follow-up of all correspondences and initiatives.
Maintain contact with the customer and stakeholders throughout to ensure satisfaction and determine their needs.
Min Required Experience:
A B.Sc. in Business Development, Economics, Finance, Marketing or equivalent role.
Minimum of 4 years’ Previous experience as a product manager or business developer in the FMCG industry.
Should have experience in carrying out market research, data collection and surveys.
Must be a data enthusiast.
Experience in identity management is an added advantage.
Knowledge of the Government and Humanitarian industries is an added advantage.
Proficiency in the use of MS Outlook and Office suite of products (Word, Excel & PowerPoint).
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills.
Able to communicate ideas clearly.
Applications Closing Date 18th February, 2019.
Method of Application Interested and qualified candidates should send a filled copy of the "Crowd Force Employment Application Form" which can be downloaded below with an updated copy of your CV to email indicating the role you are applying for in the subject.