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Project Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

Job Title: Project Manager

Reference: PM_2013

Recruiter: Altima Africa Ltd

Contract: Permanent

Location: Nairobi

Available: ASAP

Category: Experienced

Offer: Neg.

Profile Introduction

Our client a developer of voice and data applications for mobile devices; with applications that enable networks and corporate clients entertain, interact and transact via SMS, MMS and WAP with a growing mobile market in Africa, seeks to recruit a Project Manager.

The overall purpose of the role is to:

  • Ensure product planning and implementation throughout the product life-cycle
  • Ensure the product supports the company’s overall strategy and goals
  • Gather and prioritize product and customer requirements
  • Define the product vision and work closely with engineering, sales, marketing and support teams/departments
  • Ensure the product is a success
  • Ensure customer satisfaction and financial goals are met

Minimum Requirements
  • A minimum of 3 years in technology marketing/product management experience/product marketing experience.
  • An undergraduate degree in Computer Science or Engineering degree
  • Experience in product development, strategic planning, and implementation will be an added advantage.

Job Specification
  • Manage the entire product life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities
  • Specify market requirements for current and future products by conducting market research supported by on-going visits to customers and non-customers.
  • Drive a solution set across development teams (primarily Engineering and Marketing Communications) through market requirements, product contract, and positioning.
  • Analyze potential partner relationships for the product.
  • Identify and present innovative and creative product solutions.
  • Identify the business and operational requirements based upon the business requirements & objectives of each product.
  • Display a high level of critical thinking in cross-functional process analysis and problem resolution for new and existing products.
  • Monitor internal processes for efficiency and validity pre & post product launch/changes.
  • Meet/exceed expected reliability standards and maintain service levels as assigned by management.
  • Perform product demos to customers

Competencies
  • Knowledge of technological operations
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Ability to exercise tact and good interpersonal skills.
  • Possess project management, time management, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to be pro-active with a sense of urgency, understand and communicate technical documentation.
  • Be a self-starter, a highly motivated person able to work in a fast paced environment that is continually changing.
  • Ability to travel to customer and non-customer sites.

How to Apply

If you are qualified and up to the challenge visit www.altimaafrica.com/careers.php and apply online by 5pm, 13th September 2013


Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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