Head of Product

Job Title: Head of Product

Location:  Lagos

Email Address: ict@oscartemple.com   (Share your Resume to this email with the Job title as subject)

Industry: Financial Technology

Responsibilities

  • Manage a team of product managers, product operation associates, and designers within Africa by leading the lifecycle of development for various areas of the Branch product
  • Work closely with our engineering and operational team leads to ensure high-level product milestones are met
  • Draw insights from user research, experiments, and industry trends to set the product strategy and prioritize projects that sustainably grow our customer base and drive adoption of new products.
  • Set ambitious goals for yourself and our team. Manage workflow to ship deliverables on time.
  • Work closely with the engineering, design, marketing, and analytics teams across our global offices to grow our customer base through conversion rate optimization, retention, and re-engagement initiatives.

Qualifications

  • You have 8-10 years of experience (5+ in product management or a product-adjacent role) with demonstrated ability to lead technical teams. Prior experience with a high-growth consumer software product or in a growth-focused role is a plus.
  • You have demonstrable experience in managing people and/or teams
  • You have proven intuition and skills for designing world-class customer experiences through well-honed user research techniques and mock ups.
  • You have top-notch analytical abilities including some familiarity with SQL. You measure initiatives quantitatively, and you draw actionable insights to guide decisions.
  • You are creative and have a track record of testing and launching new ideas.
  • You know that startups are a team sport. You listen to others, speak your mind, and ask the right questions. You are a great collaborator and teacher. Effective written communication skills are especially important.
  • You are resourceful. You know how to do more with less, and you’ve worked on lean teams that have had a large impact. You are not afraid of big challenges, and you do whatever it takes to get the job done.
  • Experience in banking products is a strong bonus


Job Location: Lagos

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