Head of Product Management: East Africa


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Company Name CA Banking, Insurance & Finance
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted '26 October 2012'
Category Banking & Financial Services
Job Type Full-Time
Reference DLR
Remuneration Negotiable

Description

Head of Product Management: East Africa (transactional banking products; strategies, product development), Nairobi, Kenya

This is a key leadership position within the country team. To maximise short and long term shareholder value by creating and implementing both a strategic product roadmap for Cash & Trade Products in East Africa for the next 3 years, as well as an annual operating plan that will enable the business, from a product perspective, to excel all financial and non-financial goals.

Responsibilities

- Jointly responsible for articulating a sub-regional product strategy and executing on its annual operating plan for Cash & Trade
- Responsible for driving regional cash & Trade product P&L
- Develop jointly with the TPS Head a Product & Sales strategy to meet country revenue targets, in line with the overall TPS strategy.
- Provide leadership in the commercialization and utilisation efforts
- Enhance brand value and thought leadership via authoring articles, speaking engagements, media and roundtable events.
- Efficient internal and external stakeholder communication and management
- Product management & product development – researching the market, identify target segments, develop client focused products
- Assisting in product launches, developing of sales support materials
- Maintain high level client interaction. Approximately 15% of your time should be spent on client-related activities.
- Ensure Country compliance on Audit, Control and financial reporting standards as they relate to TPS products.
- Staff development and management

Requirements

- University Degree (preferably Honours degree)
- Past experience owning a P&L
- 5-10 years of Transaction banking experience
- Have previously worked in either direct cash/trade sales/product role
- Relevant client and/or geographical experience in the Africa region.
- Minimum 10 years of working experience
- Ideally gained experience working across multiple geographic locations
- Familiarity with Corporate Bank and Global Markets product set
- Strong Transaction Banking knowledge.
- Basic understanding of balance sheet and financials

Reference: DLR
Location: Nairobi, Kenya

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