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  • Posted: Jun 7, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • MainOne is a leading provider of innovative telecom services and network solutions for businesses in West Africa. Our world-class infrastructure enhances the productivity and profitability of our customers. Since its launch in 2010, MainOne has developed a reputation for highly reliable services to become the preferred provider of wholesale Internet service...
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    Product Manager

    Job Type: Permanent


    • The Product Manager will provide strategic leadership for Product management and guidance to assigned Product specialists.
    • He/She will take ownership of the transference of necessary product expertise through product specialists, to enable attainment of successful go-to-market, sales and revenue targets.
    • He/She will also hold the total product portfolio target and ensure positive contribution to new and existing products.

    Other responsibilities include:

    • Lead product management activities for existing product portfolio.
    • Guide new product development in conjunction with stakeholders across the organization.
    • Recommend value added services and combined offers to drive customer retention.
    • Intermediate to Expert level product knowledge across total product portfolio.
    • Supervise identification and qualification of opportunities for new business, products and services.
    • Supervise market research and competitive intelligence activities for new and existing product offerings.
    • Coordinate marketing support and/or assistance to Marketing communications on product content and communications.
    • Define and direct marketing programs for demand creation, lead generation and interface for lead tracking and management.
    • Act as subject matter expert for product management company-wide and work collaboratively with colleagues in Sales, Marketing, Communications and Technical Solutions to address any issues that may arise.
    • Supervise the development of Go-To-Market plans and provide content for advertising, promotion and sales aids in accordance with the annual marketing plan.

    Qualifications, Skills & Competencies

    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Information and Communication Technology.
    • Postgraduate/relevant professional qualification (MBA or MSc).
    • At least ten (10) years’ experience in the Engineering or Telecommunications industry.
    • All round business and commercial exposure.
    • 3 - 5 years’ experience in product development/marketing/ new business development.
    • Years of Experience: 10-12 year


    • Possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy; able to identify trends and engage with a solution driven mindset.
    • Passion to understand the market needs and find innovative solutions to them.
    • Well-informed of the market competitive structure, industry practices and regulation.
    • Demonstrate good attention to detail and results oriented; demonstrated track record of proactively establishing and following through on commitments.
    • Exposure to design thinking, ability to chart and /follow a prescriptive design process and to work within the allotted project time limits.
    • Strong research, writing, presentation and communication skills.
    • Possess the ability to translate technical concepts to field sales teams, technical and non-technical customers, and C-level.
    • Strong project, self-management skills and ability to multi-task
    • Intermediate to Expert relationship management skills including negotiation
    • Excellent leadership and Organisational skills
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to identify root cause and develop solutions.

    Demand on the Job:

    • Flexibility to travel at least 10% of the time.
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
    • Ability and willingness to work long hours and meet tight deadlines.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Main One Cable on to apply
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