Lead, Product Manager at Tala (formerly InVenture)



Tala (formerly InVenture) builds mobile products that help creditworthy individuals in emerging markets validate their financial identities and get access to fair credit to advance their businesses and families. Tala is providing choice and control to individuals around the world when it comes to their financial identity.

The Role

As the Lead Product Manager, your mission will be to lead product strategy and execution for Kenya, one of Tala’s most exciting and longest running markets.  As a key member of the Tala Kenya leadership team, you will be responsible for defining and delivering the future of our end to end product experience in Kenya, working in close collaboration with the Kenya GM and global product leads to achieve exceptional business results while delivering in market on Tala’s vision of financial agency for all.

What you’ll do

  • Develop and optimise the product strategy and  holistic product roadmap for Kenya in collaboration with the GM and global product leads
  • Take innovative new product lines from concept through to execution and scaling, beginning with the Tala Account
  • Build business cases and drive outcome oriented product prioritisation decisions
  • Cultivate and communicate a deep understanding of Tala’s audience, opportunity, and competitive landscape in Kenya
  • Deliver clear and compelling product specs, partnering closely with engineering to ensure excellent development execution
  • Influence key stakeholders in Kenya and globally to drive a cohesive product and market strategy, generating strategic and operational alignment through excellent thought leadership, planning and communication
  • Lead quarterly and annual product planning for Kenya in close collaboration with country leadership and global product leads
  • Leverage quantitative and qualitative insights coupled with a deep understanding of both consumer behavior and the local financial services ecosystem to drive outsized impact and ROI
  • Collaborate with Marketing and Growth teams to drive go to market planning of new products and services in Kenya, beginning with the Tala Account
  • Actively contribute to corporate strategy and company culture as a key member of Tala’s Country Leadership team and leader of the country development squad

Qualifications

  • 6+ years experience in Product Management, with track record of success in finance, consumer mobile apps or related industries
  • Demonstrated ability to ship products and deliver meaningful business resultsDeep understanding of the Kenyan FinTech and/or consumer mobile ecosystem
  • Capable consumer of modern analytics tools with strong data fluency
  • Strong understanding of modern development practices and planning processes
  • Comfort working in a fast paced, dynamic environment with distributed teams
  • Strong leadership presence with ability to vision set and manage through influence


Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here

Closing Date : 30 September. 2021



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