Head of Technical Products (Strategy) – E-Mobility needed at M-KOPA

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Job title : Head of Technical Products (Strategy) – E-Mobility

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : June 13, 2024

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  • Are you looking for an opportunity to work in a company where progress and humility are valued as highly as technical excellence? At M-KOPA we use the latest technologies and tools to build fantastic customer experiences with a socially and environmentally conscious mission that echoes throughout the organization.
  • You can join our journey too as a Head of Product_ E-Mobility
  • As one of Africa’s leading fintech lenders, M-KOPA issues millions of micro-loans to our customers every year with a focus on financial inclusion for empowering assets, including Smartphones, Digital Financial Services, and now Electric Motorbikes.
  • M-KOPA is positioned to lead the African e-Mobility financing sector and as the Head of Product, you will be part of this objective.
  • We’re looking for a blend of technical product management experience, strategy and analytics experience.
  • You will be based in Nairobi or be able to travel there frequently and will report to Managing Director of M-KOPA Mobility.

In this role, you’ll be expected to:

  • Know all things electric mobility – from battery supply chains to battery management system AI algorithms to future price curves to electric charger types to manufacturing assembly tax benefits
  • Be a key leader in defining the product strategic direction of M-KOPA’s electric mobility business
  • Design, run, and iterate M-KOPA’s electric vehicle and electric charging / swapping tests and feed that input back into product evolution
  • Manage M-KOPA’s electric vehicle, charging infrastructure, and supply chain partners

Key Details:

  • Location: Ideally Nairobi, Kenya – but other locations possible with frequent travel
  • Travel: Moderate travel to/within Kenya, and other locations where supply chain partners operate (Africa, India, China, Taiwan, etc)

Your application should include:

  • Evidence of Data Driven Product Development and management
  • Successful collaborations with cross-functional team members
  • Experience working closely with external stakeholders such as supply chain partners
  • Technical experience with products involving electric vehicles and/or lithium ion batteries and/or EV battery management systems and/or finance lease software systems.

You might be a good fit if:

  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience working as a Head of Product or Sr. Product manager
  • Priority will be given to those with deep technical experience with products involving electric vehicles and/or lithium ion batteries and/or EV battery management systems and/or finance lease software systems.
  • Priority will be given to those with market experience in the markets M-KOPA operates in
  • You are passionate about products and product management and leading product teams
  • You are passionate about electric mobility and lithium-ion batteries and engaging with motorbike drivers, riders and EV companies
  • You understand and appreciate the power of credit financing for underbanked populations
  • You have experience building electric mobility products and services
  • You thrive equally as well in the field engaging with and running customer tests as you do in the Board room reporting on key metrics and building long-term strategy
  • You thrive in a fast paced, highly dynamic, work environment
  • Be excited about the future of electric mobility and all the social and customer benefits it brings
  • You like to have fun and being apart of a close-knit team

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