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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

  • 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 and apply online by 5pm, 13th September 2013

Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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