Head of Product needed at Fincra

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Fincra’s job vacancy, Career and Recruitment

Job title : Head of Product

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : October 01, 2022

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Role Overview

  • The Mission of the role is to guide the success of a product and work with a cross-functional team that is responsible for improving it.
  • This role sets the strategy, roadmap, and feature definition for a product or product line. The position may also include marketing, forecasting, and profit and loss (P&L) responsibilities.
  • The Head of Product will provide the deep product expertise needed to lead the organization and make strategic product decisions.
  • S/he will analyze market and competitive conditions, laying out a product vision that is differentiated and delivers unique value based on customer demands.
  • The role spans many activities from strategic to tactical and provides important cross-functional leadership  most notably between engineering, marketing, sales, operations and support teams.
  • The ideal person will be responsible for defining the why, when, and what of the product that the engineering team builds. This means s/he will drive the cross-functional teams from a product’s conception all the way through to its launch and afterwards till product retirement.

What You’ll Be Expected to do at Fincra

  • Define the product strategy and roadmap.
  • Deliver MRDs and PRDs with prioritized features and corresponding justification.
  • Work with external third parties to assess partnerships and licensing opportunities.
  • Run beta and pilot programs with early-stage products and samples.
  • Create and own the roadmap; prioritise initiatives according to aggregate needs, with defensible reasoning that aligns stakeholders.
  • Energize and work collaboratively with the design and engineering teams.
  • Monitor and communicate updates on product priorities to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Document ideas and plans; be the face of the product working directly with partners and our users.
  • Draw out feedback from our users on their experience with using our existing products.
  • Align teams on a shared vision and steer the company towards the execution of that vision.
  • Drive the decision-making process across all the aspects of product development (strategy, design, technology, launch)
  • Define, monitor and analyze metrics to guide product improvements.
  • Work with our external partners to deliver solutions that will solve problems for our users
  • Drive progress across product initiatives by removing blockers from the team and going the extra mile to ensure that the product objectives are met
  • Make several decisions daily on the best path to success for our product objectives.
  • Thrive in a collaborative environment involving different stakeholders and subject matter experts.
  • Capture market competitive and trend data, customer and community feedback and usage information to develop product insights.

What You Bring Along

  • Background in Computer Science or any other related field.
  • Strong experience (ideally 5+ years) in product management.
  • Experience with products offered both via SaaS and self-managed.
  • Experience with the development of payment platforms.
  • Experience defining requirements for and contributing to the design of enterprise platform API’s.
  • Experience with one or more of the common use cases for the Payouts, Collections and Agency Banking.
  • Excellent written and spoken communications skills.
  • Solid understanding of B2B business models and sales motions.
  • Curiosity and an open mind.
  • Humble attitude -we are here for the success of the team and the company.
  • Empathy, transparency, and a good sense of ownership.

What We Look for In You:

  • Can turn incomplete, conflicting, or ambiguous inputs into solid, manageable tasks and action plans.
  • Do whatever it takes to make your product and team successful, no matter how big or small the issue may be, whatever that means.
  • Hunting down the root cause of a user’s frustration.
  • Take an evidence-based and data-driven approach to making decisions.
  • Have excellent organisation skills to ensure that your team is focused and operating efficiently.
  • You are a clear and empathetic communicator both verbally and in your writing.
  • Are motivated by the opportunity to improve the lives of our users.
  • Have a deep and unrelenting customer focus.
  • Are a creative product thinker who loves collaborating across the company with engineering, analytics, marketing, design and sales.
  • Obsess about continuous product improvement and can optimize for shipping a portfolio of small, medium and large releases beyond just shipping new products.
  • Experience managing large scale enterprise platforms.

How to Apply for this Offer

Interested and Qualified candidates should Click here to Apply online

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