Equity Bank Product Managers Jobs Vacancies Nigeria 2013

Career Opportunities at Equity Bank

Equity Bank is one of the region’s leading Banks whose purpose is to transform the lives and livelihoods of the people of Africa socially and economically by availing them modern, inclusive financial services that maximize their opportunities.

With a strong footprint in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and South Sudan, Equity Bank is now home to nearly 8 million customers – the largest customer base in Africa.
Currently the Bank is seeking additional talent to serve in the role outlined below:

Product Managers
 

8 Positions
 
The Position
Reporting to the General. Manager – Marketing, the role holders will manage a set of products by guiding a team charged with a product line contribution as a business unit.
This extends from increasing profitability of both existing & new products.
He/She will. be expected to plan, develop and direct marketing efforts for particular brands or products management of their profit and loss plus determination of their business strategy.
The product managers will serve in an inter-disciplinary role with teams of different expertise to facilitate product management.

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing the product life cycle line from strategic planning to tactical activities.
  • Specifying market requirements for current and future products to increase profitability.
  • Driving a solution set across development teams through market requirements, product contract and positioning.
  • Developing and implementing a company – wide go – to – market plan, working with all stakeholders.
  • Analyzing potential partner relationships for products.
  • Developing product strategies and policies to consider product life cycle and product differentiation.
  • Creating and applying new ideas to promote products that suits the company and fits the business model.
  • Developing and executing product marketing plans.
  • Promoting the Bank’s brand image.
Candidates Profile and Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree in Commerce, Marketing, Economics, Business Administration/Management or equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • At least 10 years experience in Marketing or product management, 3 of which must have been at senior management level.
  • Holders of professional. banking and/or marketing qualifications will have an added advantage.
Desired Skills and Ability
  • Goal and results oriented.
  • Strong management skills including business planning, employee and partner relations.
  • Outstanding problem solving skills with focus on process improvement.
  • Highly organized and excellent time manager.
  • Meticulous, detail oriented and works well under pressure.
  • Ability to multi task, work independently, and collaborate effectively with a team.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Commercial management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • World class customer service skills.
  • Training skills.
  • Strategy formulation and execution skills.
If you meet the above requirements, submit your application to the email address below by 11th February 2013.
Please include a detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of the relevant certificates, testimonials, current pay and daytime telephone contact and email address.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Email to: jobs@equitybank.co.ke
Equity Bank is an equal opportunity employer.
We value the diversity of individuals, ideas, perspectives, insights, values and what they bring to the workplace.



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