iProcure Project Manager - Jobs in Kenya

iProcure Project Manager - Jobs in Kenya

Summary Background

iProcure is an agricultural supply chain platform that provides procurement and distribution services to clients that want to improve their agriculture supply chain services and in turn deliver essential farming inputs and other value adding products to clients and
consumers.

Job Description

We are looking for project manager; whose job will be to coordinate people and processes to ensure that our projects are delivered on time
and that we produce the desired results.

The Project Manager will be the go-to person for everything involving a project’s organization and timelines.

Responsibilities

  • Managing the product line life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities.
  • Specifying market requirements for current and future products by conducting market research using multiple channels supported by on-going calls and visits to customers and prospects.
  • Prepare and maintain the product roadmap which defines product enhancements for short- and long-term releases.
  • Define feature roadmap for company’s products based on business opportunities and market research.
  • Propose an overall product budget to ensure success.
  • Work with sales management and other contributors to evaluate and prioritize opportunities and develop strategy.
  • Create feature descriptions to provide guidance to Business Analysts and contribute and approve the product-related Business Requirements
    Documents.
  • Validate detailed specifications and development costing versus market
    potential and future predictable revenue.
  • Responsible for product launch and release plans.
  • Coordinates internal and external product launches working with Marketing Support and Training teams.
  • Help develop and deploy key market messages and communication strategies for the product line with Marketing Support team.
  • Collaborate with technology to create strategies by which technology will be developed or adapted to meet market needs and leverage opportunities. (e.g., Buy/Build decisions)
  • Monitor and analyse new technologies and inform company of their potential applications to our business.
  • Conduct and lead forward looking research studies.
  • Develop and when necessary deliver concise and meaningful presentations for internal and external
    audiences, including education and training of sales staff, training of support groups, train the
    trainer programs, and presentations at symposia, trade shows, and key customer accounts.
  • Act as liaison between Sales, Client Services, Marketing Support, and Technology teams to support product positioning and customer demand as
    part of new product development.
  • Work with Training team to develop product training plan internally and externally.
  • Consult with Client Services team to ensure
    appropriate service levels for the product line.

    Requirements
  • At minimum, a bachelor’s degree is required for this position with strong demonstrated previous work experience
  • Four years’ experience as a product manager working directly with engineering teams building software products.
  • Experience launching consumer or business facing technology-led offer or service (e.g. mobile apps, e-commerce systems)
  • Deep understanding of product metrics and KPIs, able to implement a product analytics strategy and use data to drive product decision
    making.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects in a very fast pace environment
    Ability to interpret between business and IT/technology requirements to enable effective communication between all associated stakeholders.
  • BSc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology,
  • Project Management or any related field of the above, is a plus.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 23rd May 2019
  • If qualified and interested please send your CV to hr@iprocu.re
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • For more information and job application details, see; iProcure Project Manager - Jobs in Kenya
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