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Product Development Officer

Tugende Limited
Kampala, Uganda

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

The PD Officer will work in the Commercial Department under Product Development and he/she will be primarily responsible for conducting in-field market research for new high-potential products and services as defined by the company’s PD Strategy.


• Conduct in-field market research for new high-potential products and services of the company’s priority sectors and evaluate clients’ needs.
• Conduct field vetting for potential clients for new pilot products and services and give credit recommendations to the Senior PD Officer.
• Identify and submit a pool of potential product suppliers and service providers for pilot products to the Senior PD Officer to review.
• For products that will be mainstreamed i.e. post-pilot phase, prepare and conduct new product training to responsible Branch Operations staff. Ensure that the Branch Operations staff can sustainably manage new products and services and achieve the company’s annual/quarterly/monthly/weekly targets.
• Actively seek out new product opportunities across all Branches.
• Set up meetings with potential clients to gather feedback and share with internal stakeholders.
• Act as the contact person for all new product and service inquiries and coordinate with the PD Department and the Marketing Department to manage new client/product pipeline across all Branches.
• Ensure client information in systems is 100% accurate at all times. Ensure that data is collected is properly administered
• Collaborate with team members to achieve better results.
• Identify and recommend different Branches where different products and services can be piloted.
• Support the Marketing Department to implement the identified marketing plan across all relevant Branches.ommercial

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 12 months
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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Tugende Limited

Plot 57 Naguru Complex, Ntinda II Road, Kampala, Uganda, Kampala, UG
100-500 people
Financial Services

Tugende is a for-profit social enterprise providing asset and SME finance, leasing, insurance, and financial literacy to new customers, and consumer finance to qualified existing customers. It was formally established in 2012 in Uganda and is a technology-enabled asset financier of income-generating assets for proven entrepreneurs, using a lease-to-own product to offer an affordable path to ownership of these assets. Tugende empowers customers unable to access formal credit, and has financed over 27,000 customers.

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