Job Description

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
 

  • Conceptualizing and crystalizing new product ideas into concrete business cases and proposals. The approved businesses cases culminate into new products;
  • Planning and implementing all elements of new products/up-grading and rolling them out in conjunction with Manager Marketing;
  • Coordinating with various support services, as required, for product features implementation and user acceptance testing;
  • Customer, competitor and market monitoring to identify new/upgraded product needs and opportunities(environment scanning and comparison);
  • Negotiating with and closing deals with third party vendors, service providers and other external dependencies as required for the product;
  • MIS generation and analysis by preparing manuals and procedures, preparing product approval papers and arranging sign-offs; and
  • Product maintenance for certain products which involves trouble shooting for technical hitches and breakdowns including coordination with external vendors as necessary.

 

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:

 

Academic Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Marketing, Strategic Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution will be an added advantage; and
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Information Systems, Strategic Management, Marketing or its equivalent from a recognized institution.

 

Professional Qualifications

  • Chartered Institute of Marketing diploma or its equivalent; and
  • Member of Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) or equivalent professional body.

 

Experience

  • At least 5 years relevant experience

 

Generic Competencies

  • Ability to write complex letters, comprehensive reports and to perform complex calculations.

Skills and Attributes

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong people management skills;
  • Strong innovative and creative thinking skills;
  • Excellent problem solving and decision making skills;
  • Excellent project management skills; and
  • Should demonstrate knowledge of banking applications


Preferred qualifications

  • Post Graduate/Masters
  • Business Management
  • Postgraduate program in management for executives(PGPX)
  • PMP