ImaliPay is building the financial services infrastructure for Africa’s gig economy workers. We are passionate about building solutions that financially empower the lives of Africa’s 15 million gig workers. Currently based out of Lagos, Nairobi and Johannesburg, we are a mission-driven team with teammates from a diverse set of backgrounds and countries.

Job Position: Technical Product Manager

Job Location: Remote but if in any of our cities, twice a week in the office.

Job Description

  • We are looking for a Technical Product Manager that is passionate about delightfully built products that solve the daily problems of clients and users.
  • You will be responsible for helping to define and manage the products which will enable ImaliPay and our customers to shape the future of financial services. You’ll connect with our clients to understand their needs, develop product strategy, prioritize and roadmap key features, and work closely with the Engineering team.

Job Responsibilities 

  1. Drive the execution of the roadmap for specific products within our product basket implementing innovative solutions for ImaliPay’s customers across the African continent.
  2. Liaise, negotiate and partner with mobile network operators, banks and payment aggregators to get the most performance and cost effective payment integrations for each of ImaliPays local markets.
  3. Be responsible for product market fit and product market research
  4. Identify companies growth opportunities  and manage products teams effort to maximize opportunity
  5. Define product vision, align stakeholders on product vision, and prioritize product features and capabilities
  6. Communicate & coordinate diligently with technology stakeholders.
  7. Plan and orchestrate feature releases in collaboration with Customers, Engineering and Business Development
  8. Drive companies product to reach next level of scale, impact and profitability
  9. Improve lifetime value and reduce churn within and outside the African market
  10. Study, analyze and report trends, opportunities for expansion and projection for future company growth.
  11. Prepare and review detailed product requirements, design features, write specs, refine feedback, help write test plans,  manage backlog and launch products.
  12. Run experiments to improve and optimize product performance
  13. Ensure product release are launched correctly and on schedule
  14. Communicate product updates effectively to product teams and stakeholders.
  15. Build an efficient product team whose culture is suited to the challenging and experimental nature of the work.
  16. Develop product pricing and positioning strategies
  17. Prepare and review detailed product requirements
  18. Design wireframes for product features
  19. Run experiments to improve and optimize product performance
  20. Develop, manage and optimize products across their entire lifecycle
  21. Gain a deep understanding of customer experience, identify and fill product gaps and generate new ideas that grow market share, improve customer experience and drive growth
  22. Translate product strategy into detailed requirements and prototypes
  23. Work closely with engineering teams to deliver with quick time-to-market and optimal resources
  24. Act as a product evangelist to build awareness and understanding
  25. Measure and report success on implementation
  26. Coach and mentor staff in the product team

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Computer Science and/or  related equivalent experience
  • Proven track history managing a successful product across all aspects of its lifecycle
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, with a get-it-done attitude
  • Ability to conduct user research, user interviews, usability testing sessions
  • Ability to make data-informed product iterations
  • Solid technical background with hands-on experience in software development or web technologies preferred
  • 4 years of product management experience with demonstrated ability to drive product decisions, work with cross-disciplinary teams and deliver on outstanding products from scratch
  • Experience in designing and implementing , and/or integrating third party softwares
  • Experience with payments or financial services preferred
  • Highly organized, self-motivated worker with the ability to effectively multi-task
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Application Deadline
30th September, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: careers@imalipay.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Note: ImaliPay is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply.

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