MANAGER, LENDING PRODUCTS (1 POSITION)

REPORTING TO: Product Manager

JOB PURPOSE: The role holder is responsible for Product lifecycle management, Innovation across products and customer value propositions, value management – deepening and activation, customer retention, marketing and analytics-based campaigns, engaging with business departments to ensure sales and revenue budget achievement and continuous product improvement.

LOCATION: Head office

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES: 

  • Continually identify and implement product improvements by leveraging channel, customer and competitive insights.
  • Responsible for end-to-end new product launch activities for timely and successful rollout; including working with multi-functional stakeholders on sales training, marketing communications campaigns, promotions etc.
  • Develop and roll out marketing plans for lending products through market research, competitive analysis, pricing, customer engagement, and business planning.
  • Engage the channel management teams for superior delivery of existing products and faster adoption of new products to meet business goals.
  • Work on both architectural and functional issues with cross-functional teams to achieve integration and clean business flows for projects of varying nature.
  • Plan and co-ordinate with business departments (PBB and CB) to deliver business results including handling of product queries.
  • Conceptualize marketing enablers that affect channel and customer decision making with respect to product uptake.
  • Drive end-to-end bank level campaigns and programs to achieve product penetration targets.
  • Drive product pricing, profitability and revenue management for assigned product lines to achieve financial objectives.
  • Analyze and prepare business performance/ market trend/ competitive landscape reports for lending products.
  • Prepare and present Progress dashboards and product performance reports as per agreed timelines. 

Qualifications, Experience and Competencies required: 

  • Bachelors’ degree in a relevant field.
  • Good knowledge of key product marketing principles.
  • Product and financial training.
  • 3 years’ experience in product management.
  • 5 years’ working experience.
  • Understanding of key business drivers and ability to drive business output.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Advanced forecasting, pricing and business modelling.
  • Good computer knowledge with strong skills in spread sheets and databases, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Good interpersonal skills necessary for collaboration with other teams for implementation of activities.
  • Business and Industrial awareness.
  • Team player and ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • A solutions-oriented mindset.

 

Application Details:

If you believe you meet the requirements as noted above, please forward your application with a detailed CV including present position and copies of relevant professional/academic certificates (University Transcript, O & A level), by close of business on Tuesday 30th July 2019 to the email address indicated below Vacanciesbank@dfcugroup.com 

dfcu Bank is committed to give equal opportunities in employment and aims to ensure that it does not discriminate against gender or race. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted through +256 312 300469 

Disclaimer: dfcu Bank does not solicit/accept payment in cash/kind from prospective candidates in exchange for shortlisting or job placement. Any candidate who engages in this kind of transaction is aiding and abetting fraud and will be automatically disqualified.

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