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Product Manager - OnePort 365 Bachelor's Degree Job

4 weeks ago Administrative / Management Jobs Lagos   105 views
Job Details


  • Our client, who is the go-to platform for African individuals and companies investing globally, are looking to hire an experienced Business Development Manager in Lagos.
  • The successful hire should be an active listener, have a compelling sales personality, and a hunger to chase and close new business from introductions and inbound warm leads
  • Potential hire should have a strong record of consistently exceeding targets and a history of new business lines.

Job Summary

  • Logistics reports to the Operations Manager and assists the CTO
  • He / she is responsible for the overall management of the platform ensuring an extremely efficient, organized operation.
  • The ideal candidate for this role should be able to thrive in a fast-paced, start-up environment with dynamic business priorities.
  • This role reports to the Country Manager/CEO.


  • Internal (Departments you work closely with or liaise with constantly):
    • Sales / Growth
    • Marketing and Communications
    • Tech
    • Operations
    • Commercial Pricing and Data Analytics
  • External: Clients, Government agencies

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide end-to-end product life cycle management from information gathering to reporting on effectiveness through analysis & financial management
  • Collect quantitative product data and metrics through market research Synthesize customer research
  • Gather product requirements and align them with business goals
  • Coordinate with stakeholders to achieve the product vision. Develop new product features
  • Working on developing product strategies. Actively mitigate impediments impacting the completion of release / sprint goals Efficiently translate business strategies into technical capabilities and product roadmaps
  • Ensure that projects meet the needs of intended clients through efficient market research and regional input
  • Collaborate with Enterprise Systems engineering team, program associates to share required product properties
  • Create viable product design documents and clear product requirements for internal team.
  • Continuously iterate with relevant stakeholders to manage competing priorities and guide decision making in line organizational goals. Continuously make iterative decisions based on customer and business needs
  • Collaborate with Enterprise Systems Engineering team to negotiate on the technical implementation options and Clearly communicate key product changes and updates with relevant stakeholders appropriate avenues such as trainings, webinars emails, etc to create awareness about products
  • Exercise knowledge of Secure Development Lifecycle (SDL) to enhance product features and internal processes
  • Establish and review test plans; lead UAT to ensure team capability requirements and deadlines are met Conduct feedback sessions with Enterprise Systems Engineering teams to continuously iterate and improve team processes and performance
  • Utilize and stay current with modern platforms and methods. Perform other responsibilities and tasks required to support organizational goals and objectives.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

Product Analytics:

  • Responsible for the development and delivery of consumer benefits through the product/service of the business.
  • Responsible for measuring and monitoring the product or services performance as well as presenting product-related consumer, market and competitive intelligence to the product team

Product Testing:

  • Liaising with the user experience team to maintain a seamless use by clients, customers reducing and eliminating average customer feedback.

Product Administration and Documentation:

  • Product manager is responsible for the development and proposal of product strategies, innovation, presentation of marketplace outcome as well as product culture development.

Product Design / Simplification:

  • Responsible for formulating ways in which to package and market products in such a way that they become differentiated, compelling, easy to sell, and easy to buy and use our online platform.

Product Management and Operations:

  • Identification and management of the ongoing rationalization of the business products in order to ensure that there is efficiency and effectiveness in product management
  • Identification and management of the on-going rationalization of the business's products in order to ensure that there is an efficiency and effectiveness in product management
  • The Product manager also has the obligation to respond in a timely manner to all requests and enquiries for product information or changes
  • He also performs the initial product analysis in order to assess the need for any requested changes as well as their potential impact.

Customer / Market Intelligence:

  • As the Product manager you are obligated to drive consumer intelligence through the development of external and internal data sources that improve the business's understanding of the product's market, competitor activities, and consumer activities
  • This is in an effort to enable fact-based decisions that direct the business's product marketing management endeavours.
  • In performance of this role, the Product manager develops or adopts research tools, sources, and methods that further support and contribute to the business's product marketing management intelligence.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance

Years of Experience:

  • 5-10 years

Essential Skills & Attributes / Ability:

  • Very Good analytical skills
  • Creativity and vision
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

People Skills:

  • It is also extremely important for the Product Analyst to possess great people skills and be able to work independently as well as collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
  • Problem Solving Skills

Organisational Skills:

  • The Product manager has to have exceptional organizational skills, have great time management skills, be able to prioritize, be detail-oriented, and be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Product Management, Information Systems or related field, or equivalent professional experience
  • Minimum of 2 years related experience as a Product Owner or in a Product Management role
  • Proven knowledge and hands-on experience of modern technology stack Demonstrated ability to interpret data to derive business insights

Other Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience with workflow management systems; experience with Atlassian tools (Jira Core, Jira Software, Jira Service Desk)
  • Ability to efficiently prioritize projects and manage multiple dynamic priorities
  • Proven ability to leverage technology to translate business requirements
  • Ability to provide support to; and collaborate with internal units and external groups to achieve business objectives

Ideal candidates must have:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Business, or Organization Development, or any related discipline
  • Strong record of acquiring new, strategic accounts and growing new business lines
  • Strong entrepreneurial spirit and excitement about the opportunity to creatively build effective, non-traditional sales channels. Written and oral fluency in English
  • Comfort working independently and remotely in an environment. An outgoing personality and history building strong relationships both internally and externally.

Application Closing Date
10th December, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Company Description
OnePort 365 is the digital solution that is creating a radical change in the role of Africa in global trade. We are pioneering the concept of digital freight forwarding in Africa with our mix of innovation using technology and infrastructure to optimize supply chain profitability, efficiency, accountability and reliability. We are a lean and successful business based in Lagos, with an ambitious growth target & plan to develop our network by opening offices in key markets in the coming years.