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[Job Vacancy] Product Manager at Semicolon Village Limited

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Semicolon Village Limited is a social enterprise, on a journey to transform individuals, industries and communities in Africa, by spurring them toward solving problems with a focus on talent, technology and innovation. We are passionate about building the people that will build the companies that will build Africa. We are problem solvers, technologists and optimists of a better future for Africa. We bring this to life by identifying talented minds, guiding them through innovative training, deploying them effectively and collaborating with others to build sustainable solutions for society.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Product Manager

Location: LagosEmployment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

A technical product manager is a product manager who also has a technical background. He or she is able to provide a product vision, create a roadmap, and bring a product to life.
These product managers understand the company’s technology at a deep level, actively search for any issues or problems, fix them, and can interact with the product owners and development team to lead the strategy for the product.
They actively work with the engineering team to create and modify products to fulfill customer needs.
Working with cross-functional teams, technical product managers play a role in the development, marketing, selling, and support of a product.
Their input is usually from an engineering and design point of view.
They are the glue between the business side and the technical side of an organization. Technical product managers are directly responsible for the success of a product.
They make sure that the product is fulfilling all product offerings.

Job Description

Uncover and understand customer needs and translate them into requirements.
Create and manage product maps.
Execute and manage project vision.
Ability to work well with internal teams, including developers, engineers, architects, quality assurance, and operations and product teams. Ensure requirements are fully understood and that implementation plans match expectations.
Understand, research, and follow technology trends in the industry whilst looking for gap(s).
Able to assess emerging products and companies to measure their potential value or threat to the company and its products, as well as make recommendations on which new technologies to invest in or leverage.
Integrating usability studies, research, and market analysis into product requirements.
Study competitors and conduct capability analysis regularly.
Provide internal and customer training on how to use the product.
Answer incoming questions about the product and its capabilities.
Assess and address technical risks.
Define success criteria for testing and product acceptance.
Facilitate the creation and maintenance of proper product documentation.
Explore new ways of improving existing services and products
Working with a team of talented engineers, designers, and other stakeholders to bring products to life
Designing and implementing strategies to grow our user/customer base
Provide product training and technical expertise
Coordinate product releases with marketing, sales, and development teams
Ideating, prioritizing, and coordinating the development of innovative products.
Understand and analyze data pipelines, algorithms, and automated systems.
Serve as a product evangelist and subject matter expert to the technical/developer community.
Work with project management software.
Coordinate beta tests.
Defining and analyzing metrics that ensure the success of products.
Use database queries to analyze performance indicators, evaluate experiments, etc.


Bachelor’s Degree and/or M.Sc. in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, or a related discipline could be of advantage.
4 years+ of Industry Experience.
Industry-standard experience in Total Product Maintenance (TPM), Scrum, technical PMS (Product Management Systems), and Agile systems.
Industry-standard experience with a variety of different testing techniques such as UI Testing,
Automated Testing, Test Driven Development Strategies, and others.
User-centricity, data-driven, extraction, and analysis.
An eye for design and experimentation.
People skills and quick decision making.
A sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on the company’s success.
Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Good time-management skills.
Great interpersonal and communication skills.
Passionate dedication to your craft and desire to work with people who inspire you on a daily basis.
Skilled with user interface, product management, and business process.
Exceptional problem-solving, analytical, and technical skills.
A demonstration of curiosity, love for learning, creativity, execution, and speed.
An ability to visualize technology solutions that address user needs and market opportunities.
Readiness to face unpredictable situations and come up with the best solutions backed by data.
Excellent communication and presentation skills.
Adaptable and excellent learning agility.


How to ApplyInterested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail

Application Deadline  31st January, 2023.