Head of Product

  • Lagos

Role: Head of Product

 

Job Type: Hybrid | Remote | Full-time

 

Location: Ikoyi, Lagos

 

About the role

 

You will be responsible for product planning and product launch; including managing the product throughout the Product Lifecycle with your team, gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining the product vision, and working with the engineering team to deliver winning products.

 

What You Will Do:

 

Oversee the implementation of product strategy and roadmap processes

Deliver MRDs (Marketing Requirement Documents) and PRDs (Product Requirement Documents) with prioritized features and corresponding justification

Work with external third parties to assess partnerships and licensing opportunities

Run beta and pilot programs with early-stage products and samples

Be an expert in the product knowledge and competition/competitive strategies

Detail product enhancements to improve user experience through high level reports and metric tracking

Co-pilot with the CTO to ensure that the engineering department deliver functional solutions

Drive research and growth initiatives to identify customer needs and market gaps

Driving your team’s KPI’s whilst strategically impacting the company-wide metrics Preferred

Background and experience

 

Fintech experience is a strong bonus

Experience managing a start-up or growing product team, ideally within the fintech space

Experience managing technical software products from kick-off to ship

Familiarity with market research, consumers’ behavior, design and marketing techniques

Hands-on experience with web and mobile technologies

Knowledge of project management tools

Strong time management skills

Good communication skills along with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams

An entrepreneurial, self-starter is a strong bonus

Must go above and beyond with the technical abilities to match

To apply send cv to tolani.akintonde@vantegral.com. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

To apply for this job email your details to tolani.akintonde@vantegral.com