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Job Title: Manager, New products Development

Location: Nigeria

Employer: Airtel Nigeria (Airtel Networks Limited)

Job description:

•   To ensure first time right (FTR) delivery of strategic products and services, in ensuring we maintain our competitive edge in terms of innovation and time to market.

•   The role will directly engage with the product development functions in Marketing (locally and at group level) interpret URS / PCN, scope and plan the project.

•   Work with the appointed vendors / systems integration partners to ensure the requirements are captured, prioritised, planned and delivered based on agreed timelines.

•   Develop project charter, preliminary project scope consisting expectations, objectives, risks, approach, deliverables with key stakeholders

•   Interpret URS / PCN and develop CSRs

•   Constitute project team including steering committees

•   Develop and refine project plan and detailed work plan to effectively manage, the effort, scope, product deliverables, milestones, resources, etc.

•   Develop project control framework to cover the establishment of a sponsor group, risks and issue management, and communication management

•   Plan contracting, procurement and purchasing of materials

•   Execute, monitor and control different aspects of the product development lifecycle.

•   Employ effective change, risk and communication management to drive the progress toward the agreed goal

•   Conduct status update meetings and report product development  progress

•   Manage time, quality, scope and cost of project and correct deviation from plan

•   Drive third party partner engagement for new product development

•   Manage product delivery and payment milestones with strategic partners.

•   Liaise and review SLAs with vendors

•   Ensure prompt response to Group request on product development activities.

•   Prompt resolution and management of issues with vendors.

•   Manage stakeholders

Desired Skills and Experience:

•   5 years of project management experience in the TELCO space with Product development experience.

•   3 years business analysis experience.

•   Graduate Degree : BSc  Computer Science or related discipline

•   Project management certification would be an advantage

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