10 Oct 2016

Full-Time Product Specialist

Imagine Concepts Limited – Posted by iConceptsAnywhere

Job Description

Job Information:

Under the supervision of the Head of Products, the Innovation Specialist will be required to work with a wide range of staff across the iConcepts business. He will also work with network operators and with technical service providers, open-source development communities and local developers to test new and innovative ideas aiming at addressing real life problems using mobile technology.


-Coordinate and provide support on overall innovation strategy and product roadmap, including formulation, design, planning and implementation in close collaboration with the Content Unit, IT and Business Development where applicable
-Proactively scout for new innovative ideas and opportunities in mobile technology
-Promote and incubate products contained in the roadmap to support the attainment of the business’ growth targets
-Identify opportunities for new partnerships and lead proposal development efforts with mobile network operators in collaboration with the Business Development Unit where applicable.
-Develop partnerships and network with local innovators, youth organizations, NGOs, cultural and religious organizations, the private sector, local media and academia to build and provide a space to nurture and test new and innovative ideas and build capacity.
-Coordinate and support development and testing of innovation products to strengthen and improve efficiency and effectiveness of iConcepts service delivery. More specifically, provide technical support for deployment of data-driven products and services including negotiations with mobile network companies and other service providers.
-Train iConcepts staff and other end users, where applicable in the use of innovation products and processes.
-Document tested products and ensure effective sharing and generation of knowledge on mobile technology innovations in the entire business.
-Support iConcepts efforts to showcase successful product innovations at mobile technology forums
-Set up clear monitoring mechanisms for effectively launched products to ensure their continued performance throughout the product lifecycle.

-Advanced university degree in Economics, Marketing or the social sciences, or other relevant disciplines, with training or requisite experience in Product Development in the Telecommunications or ICT industry
-At least 2 years of experience with demonstrated results in Project/Program Management

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

-Familiar with the concept of growth hacking
-Demonstrated communication and relationship building skills
-Excellent oral and written presentation skills
-Excellent team player able to participate and coordinate team activities as required
-Proven capacity to work with collaborative teams across different locations and with different technical skills
-Experience in budgeting and coordinating projects
-Clear upward communication and management skills. Results oriented individual.

How to Apply

Please send your resume to jobs@iconcepts.com.ng

Job Categories: Telecommunication Jobs. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in 44 days.

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