Product Development and Technology Manager at Africa New Media Group

  • Published date: June 23, 2022
  • Category: Management & Business Development
    • Location: Nairobi, Nairobi
  • Jop type:
  • Salary: Ksh Not mentioned
  • Company name: Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

Job Description



Digital publisher of mobile-first websites across Africa. We’re a creative agency made up of free thinkers and deep thinkers, art lovers and tech heads, planners and disruptions, wordsmiths and number cruncher, right and left-braininess.

Key Responsibilities

  • Project managing the Agile, ongoing development of ANMG’s core websites

  • Plan projects and assign resources effectively, taking into account constraints and flagging potential resource shortfalls in good time

  • In partnership with our Tech supplier you will direct development work to achieve project goals

  • Interpret user and business needs and outputs from UI, visual and content design and turn them into appropriate specifications for the solution delivery team

  • Plan and execute user acceptance testing for all development projects

  • Research and scope new requirements and assist in the design of UI components

  • Create, model and own the technology and product development strategy.

  • Create and own the product road-map and break it down into a product backlog for the technical team to actualize.


Core Competencies

  • Good knowledge of the capabilities and potential of modern web technologies.

  • Good knowledge of agile project management methods

  • Ability to effectively manage outsourced technical development resources.

  • Demonstrated leadership, maturity, and organizational abilities.

  • Strong written & verbal communication skills

  • Superior interpersonal collaboration skills with demonstrated ability to use diplomacy & communication skills to influence outcomes and influence others without authority.

  • Experience and expertise in project planning, including product definition, feature prioritization, trade-off processes, and roadmap creation.

  • Strong analytical skills with hands-on experience in conducting technological analyses of business problems developing technical roadmaps, story outlines, writing user stories, refining product backlogs, and coordinating/prioritizing conflicting requirements in a fast-paced,demanding environment.

  • Ability to work across geographies, understand the diverse cultures and manage people and partners cross culturally is a must.

  • Ability to work independently, without the need for day-to-day guidance, make independent decisions and influence positive outcomes.

  • Demonstrated ability manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Ability to set expectations and hold individuals and team members accountable to their commitments.

General Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Information Technology, or related field required.

  • 5+ years’ demonstrated experience as a technical product management or similar role related to product creation and technology management

  • Basic understanding of programming languages, software architecture, data analytics, MI reporting etc.

  • Certification on Agile project management will be an added advantage


Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here

Closing Date : 20 July. 2022


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