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Senior Product Manager - Jumia (Full Time)

Jumia Group
Cairo, Egypt
Posted 2 months ago
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About Jumia:Jumia believes that technology has the potential to transform everyday life in Africa for the better. Jumia was built to help consumers access millions of goods and services conveniently and at the best prices while opening up a new way for sellers to reach consumers and grow their businesses.Listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in 2019, Jumia is the leading e-commerce company in Africa, operating in 11 countries. The Jumia platform consists of a marketplace, which connects sellers with consumers, a logistics service, which enables the shipment and delivery of packages from sellers to consumers, and a payment service, JumiaPay, which offers a safe and easy solution to facilitate online payment transactions. The company offers goods across a broad range of categories, such as phones and electronics, home appliances, fast-moving consumer goods, fashion and beauty.What you will be doingProduct Strategy and Vision:Define and communicate a compelling product vision and strategy that aligns with company goals and market trendsLead the development of product roadmaps, prioritizing features and initiatives based on customer needs, market opportunities, and business prioritiesDrive consensus among stakeholders and ensure alignment on product direction and prioritiesCross-functional Leadership:Lead cross-functional teams, including engineering, design, marketing, and sales, to execute product initiatives and deliver successful outcomesFoster a collaborative and inclusive team culture, promoting transparency, accountability, and continuous improvementMentor and coach junior product managers, providing guidance and support to help them grow in their rolesMarket and User Research:Conduct market research and competitive analysis to identify market trends, customer needs, and opportunities for innovationGather and analyze user feedback, behavior, and metrics to inform product decisions and prioritize feature developmentStay informed about industry developments and emerging technologies relevant to the product domainProduct Development and Execution:Manage the end-to-end product development process, from concept to launch, ensuring timely delivery of high-quality productsCollaborate with engineering teams to define technical requirements, prioritize features, and plan sprints and releasesWork closely with design teams to create intuitive and user-friendly product experiences that delight customersProduct Performance and Optimization:Define key product metrics and KPIs to measure product success and track progress towards strategic goalsAnalyze product performance data and user feedback to identify opportunities for optimization and enhancementConduct experiments, A/B tests, and usability studies to validate hypotheses and drive iterative improvementsStakeholder Management and Communication:Communicate product updates, milestones, and priorities to stakeholders, including executives, team members, and customersFacilitate cross-functional collaboration and alignment by maintaining open lines of communication and managing expectationsPresent product strategies and roadmaps to internal and external audiences, soliciting feedback and incorporating input into product planningWhat we are looking forBachelor's degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field. Master's degree or MBA is a plus5+ years of experience in Product Management, with a track record of successfully launching and managing productsDemonstrated leadership and mentoring skills, with experience leading cross-functional teams and mentoring junior product managersStrong analytical and strategic thinking skills, with the ability to translate business objectives into actionable product plansExcellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and collaborate effectively with stakeholders at all levelsEnglish proficiencyDeep understanding of Product Management methodologies, tools, and best practicesExperience working in agile development environments and familiarity with agile methodologies (e.g., Scrum, Kanban)Proficiency in Product Management tools and software (e.g., Jira, Confluence) and Microsoft Office suiteWe Offer:A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environmentA unique opportunity of having strong impact in building the African e-commerce sectorThe opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic teamAn unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer term objective is to train the next generation of leadersPlease ensure to only apply for jobs with Jumia through our official website.Jumia will never charge you a fee to apply for a job: be wary of websites that claim to help you apply for a Jumia job or that charge a fee to get you a job.

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