Product Manager at Interswitch Group

Interswitch is an Africa-focused integrated digital payments and commerce company that facilitates the electronic circulation of money as well as the exchange of value between individuals and organisations on a timely and consistent basis. We started operations in 2002 as a transaction switching and electronic payments processing, and have progressively evolved into an integrated payment services company, building and managing payment infrastructure as well as delivering innovative payment products and transactional services throughout the African continent. At Interswitch, we offer unique career opportunities for individuals capable of playing key roles and adding value in an innovative and fun environment.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Product Manager

Location: Lagos, Nigeria 
Job type: Full-time 

About the Job

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams and approaches to define a compelling and feasible product vision for our platform strategy execution
  • Translate platform vision into a product roadmap that balances customer needs with internal resources
  • Conduct market research to determine market size, penetration and opportunities
  • Be a resident domain expert in one or more of product capabilities and functions / features
  • Evangelize and train sales, marketing, operations and services delivery teams on the product capabilities
  • Communicate progress against roadmap, product performance across the cross-functional team as well as throughout the organization and growth opportunities
  • Partner with Group Shared Technology and Business Development teams to build and launch world-class products
  • Refine product vision based on feedback from end users, support teams, and other internal and external stakeholders
  • Track product effectiveness and continually work toward a tangible and sustained value proposition
  • Ensure market messaging is consistent with product functionality and highlights distinctive value proposition(s)
  • Build, manage and launching various APIs, including API-based products and services
  • Responsible for the developer experience and overall responsibility for creating and maintaining API Tooling, Developer Portal, and documentation for our users
  • Apply product management, industry, and market expertise to brainstorm and create additional usecases for the API Define and own a prioritized Product Roadmap for the API Platform, based on user-insights, managing stakeholder expectations throughout.
  • Work with marketing team to develop a marketing plan for the APIs
  • Problem-solving skills to quickly rectify any issues with the APIs.
  • Take lead of scrum teams as the Product Owner
  • Providing vision and direction to the Agile development team and stakeholders throughout the project and create requirements
  • Ensure that the team always has an adequate amount of prior prepared tasks to work on
  • Plan and prioritize product feature backlog and development for the product
  • Assess value, develop cases, and prioritize stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product strategy
  • Provide backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of the user stories
  • Work closely with the Product Manager to create and maintain a product backlog according to business value or ROI
  • Lead the planning product release plans and set expectation for delivery of new functionalities
  • Provide an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals
  • Research and analyze market, the users, and the roadmap for the product
  • Carry out competitor and market analysis
  • Keep abreast with Agile/Scrum best practices and new trends Periodic Duties
  • Provide technical pre-sales support to the sales team
  • Monitor, track and report financial performance of products within your portfolio Special Tasks (Tasks performed by virtue of job position e.g committee work, meetings)
  • Act as Subject Matter Expert (SME) consultant for internal and external customers
  • Represent Interswitch at presentations relating products under purview

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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