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Job Title: Local Product Coordinator

Locations: Yaoundé / Douala

Start date:  1 December 2020

Applications closing date: 11 November 2020

Role summary

The Local Product Coordinator is responsible for the product planning and execution throughout the Product Lifecycle, including: gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining the product vision, and working closely with engineering, sales, marketing and support to ensure revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met. The Local Product Coordinator’s job also includes ensuring that the product supports the company’s overall strategy and goals.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities: The Local Product Coordinator is expected to:

  • Define the product strategy and roadmap

  • Deliver Market Requirement Document / Technical Requirements / Product Requirements documents with prioritized features and corresponding justification and process maps

  • Work with external third parties to assess partnerships and licensing opportunities

  • Run beta and pilot programs with early-stage products and samples

  • Be an expert with respect to the competition

  • Act as a leader within the company for the product
     

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a technology entrepreneur

  • Demonstrated success defining and launching excellent products

  • 3+ years of experience in a job in the local market

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Preference for international work experience or working in a high demand international and multicultural organization

  • High degrees of creativity, work ethic, and commitment to meeting and exceeding deadline

  • Customer obsessions

  • Speed of execution

  • Experience in cold calling and cold selling a variety of technical and business products to individuals, small businesses and larger enterprises

  • Technical background, with experience in launching a technical product

  • Excellent teamwork skills

  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority

  • Must be able to travel 80% of the time

  • Examples and at least one sample of an effective document delivered in the past

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a technology entrepreneur

  • Demonstrated success defining and launching excellent products

  • 3+ years of experience in a job in the local market

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Preference for international work experience or working in a high demand international and multicultural organization

  • High degrees of creativity, work ethic, and commitment to meeting and exceeding deadline

  • Customer obsessions

  • Speed of execution

  • Experience in cold calling and cold selling a variety of technical and business products to individuals, small businesses and larger enterprises

  • Technical background, with experience in launching a technical product

  • Excellent teamwork skills

  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority

  • Must be able to travel 80% of the time

  • Examples and at least one sample of an effective document delivered in the past

How to apply:

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