Moko Home + Living Product Research Officer Jobs in Kenya
Moko Home + Living Product Research Officer Jobs in KenyaPosition: Product Research Officer
Mombasa Rd, Nairobi
Who We Are
Moko Home + Living is a growing company bursting with innovation, creativity and passion. Our customers dream of a better night’s sleep, a welcoming place to host their guests, a fun and safe place for their children to play.
But they tell us this isn’t easy – they have to settle for low-quality furnishings or break the bank.
Join us in building the products, the brand and the network to put quality living within everyone’s reach.
Here’s what our team has accomplished in the few years since our founding:Reached over 100,000 Kenyan homes with our products
Attracted global investment to continue fueling our growth and vision
Supported the growth of over 200 small furniture businesses across the country
Grown from a start-up to mid-sized company
We’re looking to add a detail-oriented, analytical person to our Customer Engagement team that can help us find new product opportunities.
We have an ambitious plan to expand the products that we can offer and you’ll blaze new trails to make that dream a reality.
You’ll have a passion to discover new things and understand the details of how people use furniture products.
You’ll be eager to research and develop products that will find their way into hundreds of thousands of homes.
Most importantly, you’ll be eager to take on more responsibility and grow your career as part of our team.
The Role in Brief
Conduct market research to define product specifications
Work in close collaboration with the Head of B2B to generate new product ideas which align with our business goals
Support the process of new product introduction, from conception through to research, testing and launch
Work with members of our sales team to understand product specifications according to their experience with our customers
Conduct direct market research with retailers, fundis and end users to generate insights around product features
Prepare product briefs to be shared internally and externally
Analyze and propose adjustments to product briefs based on suppliers’ constraints
Engage a global supply base to turn product ideas into reality
Engage with our existing international supplier network to understand manufacturing techniques, costs and other parameters
Research and reach out to new potential suppliers who can offer additional product options or better value for money
Hone in on the ideal supplier for a product based on what you learn through conversations and exchanging product information and samples
Initiate trial orders to test new products in the market toward the goal of a full-scale roll out
Engage a wider supplier base for existing products in search of opportunities to deliver better value for money
Career Growth + Compensation
Moko invests in building the capacity and skills within our team. Your manager will invest significant time in your career development.
We provide constant, actionable feedback delivered through mentorship from the management team.
Because of our rapid growth, we constantly have new roles opening up and opportunities in many functions.
This results in fast career growth for those who are ready to take up the challenge.A preference for 1-2 years’ experience in market research
Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
Curiosity to find out product requirements and how to find best balance between customers’ preferences and suppliers’ constraints
Extremely organized and able to keep track of different concurrent tasks
An ability to communicate things clearly and in details
Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel
Eager to join a quickly-growing organization and team
How to Apply
Interested candidates should apply online by 28th February 2019
For more information and job application details, see; Moko Home + Living Product Research Officer Jobs in Kenya
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