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Head Of Product

Closing: Jun 12, 2024

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Published: Jun 6, 2024 (9 days ago)

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What we are looking for

  • Experience: 6-7 years as a Product Manager with solid Agile experience
  • Technical Understanding: Strong understanding of technology, languages, and applications
  • Requirement Definition: Proven ability to define requirements that address business challenges and identify necessary technical and business changes
  • Clear Communication: Ability to communicate clearly across technology and business teams
  • Initiative Support: Experience in supporting and rolling out initiatives to commercial teams


Responsibilities

What we are looking for

  • Experience: 6-7 years as a Product Manager with solid Agile experience
  • Technical Understanding: Strong understanding of technology, languages, and applications
  • Requirement Definition: Proven ability to define requirements that address business challenges and identify necessary technical and business changes
  • Clear Communication: Ability to communicate clearly across technology and business teams
  • Initiative Support: Experience in supporting and rolling out initiatives to commercial teams


  • Vision and Strategy: Develop and communicate a clear vision for your product. Define the strategic direction across various verticals such as Mall, Marketplace, Supply Chain, Finance, and JumiaPay, ensuring alignment with the overall business strategy
  • Product Roadmap: Build and maintain a roadmap that reflects the business priorities while balancing the technical needs of backend systems
  • Team Leadership: Lead and collaborate with cross-functional teams to design, implement, and continuously deploy innovative solutions
  • Stakeholder Management: Act as the primary contact for all matters related to your product, liaising with stakeholders across the organization to gather requirements and transform them into actionable project streams
  • Performance Metrics: Define and track key performance indicators for your product area, ensuring the team's output aligns with business goals and contributes to user satisfaction.
  • Agile Practices: Champion agile best practices and methodologies to drive efficiency and effectiveness within your team
  • Optimize User Experience: Refine the processes users experience when interacting with our products.
  • Data-Driven Decision Making: Help the product management team prioritize decisions based on comprehensive product data.
  • Scalable Growth: Ensure the product organization scales and grows smoothly with minimal friction
  • Vision and Direction: Provide vision and direction to the Agile development team and stakeholders, creating requirements and specifications
  • Backlog Management: Oversee backlog management, iteration planning, and user story elaboration
  • Agile/Scrum Best Practices: Guide the team and organization in the use of Agile/Scrum practices and values
  • Product Release Planning: Lead the planning of product release plans and set expectations for the delivery of new functionalities
  • Impediment Mitigation: Actively mitigate impediments impacting the successful completion of Release/Sprint goals


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