Softnet has a rich history of innovation, expansion, and growth. Right from its first product (version), the emphasis was always on continuous R&D and teamwork.

Job Position: Project / Product Manager (on-site)

Job Location: Central Business District, Abuja (FCT)

Job Description

  1. We are seeking an experienced Project/Product Manager who is passionate about creating products that resonate with users.
  2. In this role, you will be part of a dynamic and fast-paced environment, collaborating with cross-functional teams to conceptualize, develop, and launch products aligned with the company’s vision and strategy.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Gain a deep understanding of customer experience, identify product gaps, and generate innovative ideas to enhance market share and customer satisfaction.
  2. Create alignment for the product vision internally and externally with key stakeholders.
  3. Develop product pricing and positioning strategies to maximize market impact.
  4. Translate product strategy into detailed requirements and prototypes.
  5. Prioritize and scope activities based on business and customer priorities.
  6. Collaborate closely with software engineering teams to ensure efficient delivery and optimal resource allocation.
  7. Drive product launches in collaboration with PR teams, executives, and other product management members.
  8. Evaluate promotional plans to ensure alignment with product strategy and effective messaging.
  9. Act as a product evangelist to raise awareness and understanding internally and externally.
  10. Represent the company by gathering feedback from customers to inform product improvements.
  11. Coordinate internal resources and external vendors for seamless project execution.
  12. Ensure timely, within-scope, and within-budget delivery of all projects.
  13. Develop project scopes, objectives, and detailed plans with stakeholder involvement.
  14. Monitor project progress, manage changes, and mitigate risks effectively.
  15. Measure project performance using appropriate metrics and tools.
  16. Report project status and escalate issues to management when necessary.
  17. Manage client and stakeholder relationships throughout project lifecycles.
  18. Perform risk management activities to minimize project risks.
  19. Establish and maintain relationships with third-party vendors.
  20. Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.

Job Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  2. PMP/PRINCE II certification is a plus.
  3. Proven work experience as a Product/Project Manager.
  4. Track record of successfully managing products through their lifecycle.
  5. Ability to develop and communicate product and marketing strategies effectively.
  6. Strong technical background with experience in software development and web technologies.
  7. Excellent problem-solving skills and a hands-on approach to getting tasks done.
  8. Ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams in a matrix organization.
  9. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  10. Experience as a project administrator in the IT sector is advantageous.
  11. Solid organizational skills with attention to detail and multitasking abilities.
  12. Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.
  13. Join our team and contribute to creating impactful products that drive our company’s success!

Application Deadline
15th March, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letters to: bgloria@softnet.com.ng using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Note: Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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