Product Manager at Robert Walters – May 2024

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Product Manager

What you’ll do:

  • As a Product Manager, you will be at the forefront of developing an innovative social media platform that empowers Pan-African creators. You will lead the entire product development lifecycle, collaborating with various teams to define product requirements. Your ability to run agile sprints effectively will be crucial in this role. You will also utilize your analytical skills to drive data-informed decisions. Your responsibilities will also include project management, where you’ll develop detailed plans aligned with organisational goals. A key part of your role will involve working closely with the design team on UI/UX enhancements. Your knowledge of the Pan-African creator economy will be invaluable in shaping our product strategy. Engaging with creators to understand their needs will be integral to ensuring our platform meets their aspirations.
  • Lead the end-to-end product development lifecycle, from ideation to implementation, ensuring timely delivery of high-quality features
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define and prioritize product requirements
  • Run and manage agile development sprints effectively, fostering collaboration within the team
  • Conduct regular sprint reviews and retrospectives to optimize workflows and identify areas for improvement
  • Utilize data-driven insights to make informed product decisions, monitoring key metrics to assess performance
  • Develop detailed project plans, coordinating with teams to prioritize tasks, allocate resources, and address potential roadblocks
  • Collaborate closely with the design team to ensure a seamless user experience, providing guidance on UI/UX enhancements
  • Leverage knowledge of the Pan-African creator economy to inform product strategy and feature development
  • Engage with creators to understand their needs and preferences, aligning the platform with their aspirations
  • Stay updated on emerging technologies and trends in the social media space

What you bring:

  • The ideal candidate for this Product Manager role will bring a wealth of experience in product management within a digital or tech-based environment. You will have a strong understanding of Agile methodologies and a proven track record of running effective sprints. Your ability to analyse metrics and use data-driven insights will be key to making informed product decisions. Experience in project management is essential, as you’ll need to develop detailed plans and coordinate with cross-functional teams. A strong understanding of UI/UX principles is required, along with experience collaborating with design teams. Knowledge and involvement in the Pan-African creator economy will be highly beneficial. Lastly, your experience with social media platforms and understanding of industry trends will be crucial.
  • Proven experience in product management, ideally within a digital or tech-based environment
  • Strong understanding of Agile methodologies with experience running effective sprints
  • Ability to analyse metrics and use data-driven insights to inform decision-making
  • Experience in project management, with the ability to develop detailed plans and coordinate with cross-functional teams
  • Strong understanding of UI/UX principles with experience collaborating with design teams
  • Knowledge and involvement in the Pan-African creator economy
  • Experience with social media platforms, understanding industry trends and user behaviours
  • Proven ability to thrive in a remote work environment

Submit Your Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Robert Walters on www.aplitrak.com to apply