Prospa (W21)
Neo bank for micro businesses in Nigeria

Product Manager

Remote
Full-time
3+ years
About Prospa

Prospa is a neo bank for micro businesses in Africa. Our mission is to support African entrepreneurs in building financial prosperity.

About the role

We’re looking for an experienced Product Manager to join our growing team. As a Product Manager at Prospa, you will be directly responsible for developing and launching products and features that our Members love, from the idea stage through customer reception. The ideal candidate is creative, data-driven and passionate about building products that align with our Company vision and strategy.

About Us

Prospa is a financial operating system for Nigerian entrepreneurs. It takes just 5 minutes to open and members get a bank account number in their company name. With Prospa, business owners can make and receive transfers, send invoices, set up an e-commerce store and more.

Our mission is to support Africans in building financial prosperity. As a company we are committed to building a culture of excellence, empathy and growth.

We are backed by YCombinator, Global Founders Capital, Liquid 2 Ventures. Immad Akhund CEO of Mercury, Karim Atiyeh CTO of Ramp, executives from Square, Facebook, and Nubank and many other well respected angels and funds.

Responsibilities

Here are some things you’ll do on the job:

Identify product gaps through continuous market and customer research Generate ideas that create new products and optimize existing products based on customer and market needs Create an end-to-end product strategy (short and long-term) that highlights the product's vision and strategic direction Prioritize feature implementations by ranking them against the strategic goals and initiatives Creating and updating your product roadmap detailing the project requirements and how they will be achieved Develop strategic and data-driven product pricing and positioning strategies Work closely with the engineering team to deliver prototypes and final products with efficiency, accuracy and speed Team up with the Growth team to deliver successful product launches that are in alignment with product strategy Manage the Product team to design, build and roll-out products that deliver the company’s vision and strategy under your guidance Perform short and long-term product reporting on successes, shortcomings, and optimizations Forecast potential product reception, identify potential opportunities and risks Requirements

You should have;

Minimum of 5 years in managing the entire life cycle of successful products or solutions Proven ability to create strategic product strategies and effectively communicate to executive management Technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies Loads of creativity, a visionary mentality and passion for building products that fill gaps in the market and increase customer satisfaction Proven ability to excel in a high-growth and fast paced environment Knowledge of project management tools Excellent communication and project management skills - you will own complex launches and product initiatives that require working effectively with cross functional teams

Technology

MERN Stack Python/Django REST Framework, node.js, Nginx, MySQL, Linux

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