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Associate Product Manager at Babban Gona

  • Manager
  • Lagos
  • 1 - 3 years of related experience as a Product Owner or in a Product Management role

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Babban Gona Agricultural Franchise is a financially sustainable, high impact and highly scalable social enterprise, which is part-owned by the farmers it serves. Babban Gona is an innovative model designed to serve the bottom of the pyramid and transform agriculture into a job-creation engine. Through this agricultural franchise, Babban Gona offers a suite of services to smallholder farmers, helping them to overcome the challenges of fragmentation and low economies of scale.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Associate Product Manager

Location: Lagos

Job Field: Manager

Key Responsibilities
Product Management:

  • Provide end-to-end product life cycle management from information gathering to  reporting on effectiveness through analysis & financial management
  • Collect quantitative product data and metrics through market research
  • Synthesize customer research
  • Gather product requirements and align them with business goals
  • Coordinate with stakeholders to achieve the product vision
  • Develop new product features
  • Work on developing product strategies
  • Actively mitigate impediments impacting the completion of release/sprint goals
  • Efficiently translate business strategies into technical capabilities and product roadmaps
  • Ensure that projects meet the needs of intended clients through efficient market research and regional input
  • Collaborate with Enterprise Systems engineering team, program associates to share required product properties
  • Create viable product design documents and clear product requirements for internal team.
  • Continuously iterate with relevant stakeholders to manage competing priorities and guide decision making in line organizational goals.
  • Continuously make iterative decisions based on customer and business needs
  • Collaborate with Enterprise Systems Engineering team to negotiate on the technical implementation options and
  • Clearly communicate key product changes and updates with relevant stakeholders appropriate avenues such as trainings, webinars emails etc to create awareness about products
  • Exercise knowledge of Secure Development Lifecycle (SDL) to enhance product features and internal processes
  • Establish and review test plans; lead UAT to ensure team capability requirements and deadlines are met
  • Conduct feedback sessions with Enterprise Systems Engineering teams to continuously iterate and improve team processes and performance
  • Utilize and stay current with modern platforms and methods
  • Other responsibilities and tasks required to support organizational goals and objectives

Reporting Line

  • This position reports to Head, Enterprise Systems Product.

Requirements
Experience in Product Management Role:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Product Management, Information Systems or related field, or equivalent professional experience
  • 1 – 3 years of related experience as a Product Owner or in a Product Management role
  • Proven knowledge and hands-on experience of modern technology stack
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret data to derive business insights

Other Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience with workflow management systems; experience with Atlassian tools (Jira Core, Jira Software, Jira Service Desk)
  • Ability to efficiently prioritize projects and manage multiple dynamic priorities.
  • Proven ability to leverage technology to translate business requirements.
  • Ability to provide support to; and collaborate with internal units and external groups to achieve business objectives

Start Up Environment:

  • Thrives in a fast paced, start-up environment with dynamic business priorities.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Health Insurance
  • Pension
  • Performance Bonus
  • Annual paid vacation
  • Group Life Insurance

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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