Product Manager at Venture Garden Nigeria (VGN)

Venture Garden Nigeria (VGN) is a fast-growing B2B / B2G Fintech Platform Holdco Company with six subsidiaries, two platform entities and a suite of shared services offered to all subsidiaries. At VGN we wage war against the average, go beyond the ordinary to explore limitless opportunities; breaking the norms and aggressively pursuing success through- Relentless Hard-work, Pursuit of excellence, calculated risk-taking and a hunger for knowledge and we have a lot of fun at it!

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Product Manager

Location: Ikeja, Lagos

Job type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • Venture Garden Group is searching for a a competent Product Manager that has Experience as a product owner or manager of a top tier / premium quality Fintech product.
  • Evidence of Deep understanding of bank and fintech operations, structures, regulations and corporate banking relationships management

Job Description

  • Develop a team of product officers.
  • Product thought leader on a platform including requirements, prioritization, and the roadmap
  • Synthesizing market needs into product requirements and driving alignment with leadership on prioritization for the roadmap
  • Leading design sprints and other cross-functional exercises to explore product opportunities
  • Owning the product roadmap within a product line, and executing with cross-functional teams to deliver on it
  • Collaborating with Marketing, Technology, and Engineering groups to develop and drive product strategy for a product line while ensuring alignment with greater business goals and objectives
  • Articulating a compelling product vision and inspiring cross-functional teams to rally around it
  • Systematizing and scaling product processes within the Product team and across the organization
  • Mentoring and fostering the development of best practices within the Product Management team
  • Working across the organization to partner with and support various stakeholders key to delivering product
  • Enabling customer-facing teams with product knowledge and direction
  • Engaging with customers and lending product thought leadership in support of further product development, customer success, and BD activities
  • Owning and managing the product backlog including writing stories, mitigating risk, prioritizing effectively, and unblocking the team
  • Enabling highest leverage work for yourself and others
  • Supporting customer audits as a Product SME.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in related field
  • Technical problem solving, communication, critical thinking and leadership skills.
  • Strong understanding of project financial management and reporting
  • Understanding and appreciation of the Software and Hardware landscape of the Garden Social Venture.
  • Proven work experience as a Business Manager, Account manager or other relevant experience
  • Strong understanding of business financials
  • Demonstrable ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of the organization, including executive and C-level
  • Experience in delivering client-focused solutions based on customer needs
  • Proven ability to oversee multiple projects at a time while paying strict attention to detail
  • Excellent listening, negotiation and presentation skills Excellent verbal and written communications skills

Additional Information

Working conditions:

  • Flexibility is important.

Remuneration

Competitive based on experience.

Application Closing Date

Not Specified.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online

Note

  • Employees can work remotely
  • The role is open to anyone who meets the above criteria regardless of race or nationality

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