Vice President, Product Management at Appzone Limited


About " Appzone Limited "

Appzone Limited is Africa’s leading provider of Integrated Banking and Payment software platforms and incidentally creator of BankOne; the world’s leading cloud infrastructure for Banking and Payment processing targeted at Small and Medium financial Institutions.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title:

Vice President, Product Management

Job Location:


Job Type:

Expatriate Jobs

Job Description

  • The VP, Product Management takes a lead role in defining the product vision, roadmap, and growth opportunities, define software requirements in the form of user stories, whilst managing key stakeholders across development, sales & marketing.
  • The ideal candidate will also be responsible for recruiting and developing high-performing teams, leading, and growing the product management team towards high performance, quality & excellence.
  • As the VP, Product Management, your job responsibilities include the following:
  • Oversee all aspects of product life cycle management from conceptualization, design, prototyping, development, testing, business, support to product launch.
  • Oversee user experience research to test and specify market requirements for current and future products.
  • Coordination of all product management activities across board, working closely with cross-functional teams to deliver with quick time-to-market and optimal resources.
  • Identify and meticulously track key success metrics for all product features.
  • Identify and prioritize various growth levers, including: developing new features, optimizing existing features, experimenting to drive acquisition/retention.
  • Lead, manage & develop a team of product managers and designers to drive capabilities, create development and career plans and stimulate a culture of high performance.
  • Drive product launch alongside the marketing and sales team.
  • Working cross-functionally with design and technology teams to ensure timely release of product features and enhancements that meet the set quality standards.
  • Manage client and competitor market research, develop product innovation roadmap, and address fundamental trials of product commoditization to create an advanced set of solutions.
  • Create product requirements document for new product initiatives or product enhancements that enable business growth.
  • Develop Product roadmaps and prioritize features, communicate prioritization choices to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Analyze risk – product, market and customer risk, and develop mitigation plans.

Job Requirement

We would love to meet you if:

B.Sc / B.Eng in Engineering, Computer Science, or any related subject areas.
A Master’s Degree is preferred.
You want to build something that endures. The legacy of the work you do matters to you.
You are someone who understands how products get built; ideally has coached others in agile and lean methodologies.
Proven track record of creating successful products with a reputation for successful execution and ability to deliver excellence.
You have a good knowledge of software development life cycle, payment, banking, and IT infrastructure.
You have an in-depth knowledge of product management best practices and desire to stay up to date with the latest trends in the market.
You have in-depth knowledge in project management, payment switching & processes, process engineering, scrum, software development & IT operations (DevOps), software requirements analysis, and service delivery.
Proven track record of building and scaling high-performing product management teams.
You have strong interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to build rapport across various stakeholders including the team, clients, partners, investors, and executive leadership.
You are creative and intuitive with an eye for detail.
You have problem-solving skills with a view to continuous improvement & automation.
You have a strong locus of control; you take extreme ownership over results.
Excellent presentation and negotiation skills; ability to communicate clearly and effectively with diverse audiences and through all levels of the company.
These are some of the nitty-gritty things you may have listed on your CV/LinkedIn profile but certainly do not define who you are:
Experience working in the Fintech industry will be an advantage.
Product management certifications (e.g. Pragmatic Institute, Agile Certified Product Manager) or a Master’s degree is preferred.
10 years of related work experience including experience in one or more of the following areas: Management Consulting, Banking, Fintech, and Technology with 4 years in Leadership capacity.
Physical Requirements:

We currently run a flexible work structure; some days are remote while others require you to collaborate with colleagues at the office location.
For each situation, you may have:
Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

How to Apply


Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


Not specified.
Share this job:

Latest Jobs In Nigeria


Post Your Job

Use the button below to post your jobs for FREE.


Jobs by Date

Filter post by date


See all Job Categories

Search jobs by categories here.