Senior Product Manager: Financial Services

Confidential Company - Dar es Salaam,Tanzania

Posted on: August 6,2019

Job Description

Reporting to: Commercial Head, M-Pesa (Polycarp)

Skills & Experience
• 5 yrs Banking and/or Financial Services experience, preferably with experience in unsecured lending to consumers and merchants
• Experience in mobile money is desirable
• Digital product management or relevant consulting experience
• Strong knowledge of mobile money, Fintech and financial services
• Analytical, structured thinker with strong business acumen
• Self-starter with exceptional people, presentation and communication skills
• Solid influencing and negotiation skills
• Passion and commitment to driving mobile money growth and innovation

Focus on Product Design and Delivery
• Design relevant products for M-Pesa customers
• Be a customer advocate and drive superior customer experience in product design
• Balance strategic business goals and complex tactical objectives to develop minimum viable products
• Ensure speed to market while allowing for iterative development
• Drive product development colleagues to drive results
• Inspire key stakeholders on the transformational potential of the product

Drive innovation through strategic partnerships
• Develop partnership strategy and drive business development
• Negotiate key commercial and product terms
• Collaborate and drive product strategy in partnership with M-Pesa JV Product Owner / Commercial

Key responsibilities
Lead business development
• Drive strategic partnerships with Financial institutions
• Lead commercial negotiations together with M-Pesa Commercial Head and JV team
• Maintain and enhance relationships with strategic partners

Lead product management
• Lead the deployment of new financial products across consumers and merchants
• Lead pilots of the products
• Lead full scale launch
• Coordinate marketing and operational activities

Manage the financial products offered by M-Pesa
• Ensure commercial targets are met
• Ensure value propositions are aligned to consumer needs
• Drive changes to product if needed

Lead product development
• Design new financial products in collaboration with JV team
• Develop business cases for new products
• Drive MVP creation and piloting

Support technical build
• Liaise with technical team on technical build of products
• Help facilitate integrations with financial partners
• Support regulatory approvals and risk/compliance management

Skills and Qualifications

Job Details

Preferred Candidate

Job Ref: JOB5168 Years of Experience: 5-39
Job Location: Dar es Salaam,Tanzania Residence Location:
Company Industry: Telecommunications Gender: Unspecified
Job Role: Accounting/Banking/Finance Nationality: Unspecified
Employment Status: Full Time Education: Bachelor's degree
Employment Type: Employee
Monthly Salary Range: 1500000-800000TZS
Number of Vacancies: 1

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