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9 Aug 2018

Full-time Product Manager at Insidify (SeamlessHR)

Insidify (SeamlessHR) – Posted by Nigeria Job bucket Staff Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

Insidify (SeamlessHR) is a fast-growing HR Technology software company providing solutions in Recruitment Management, Learning Management and HRIS/HRMS; as single solutions or a suite of solutions named SeamlessHR where a unified workforce application encompassing Applicant Tracking System, Online Testing, Online Learning, HRIS, Employee Self Service, New Hire Onboarding, Payroll, Time and Attendance, Talent Management, Performance Appraisals, and more are all in one system. We currently serve several clients in Nigeria and other African countries. Our environment is fast-paced, dynamic and collaborative with highly passionate people.

The Job : Product Manager

Job Status: Full Time Job,Graduate/Exp

Remuneration: Attractive,

Location: Nigeria

Job Profile

As the product development lead, you act as a middleman between the CTO and Senior software developer, documentation lead and testing lead to define software requirements and take the lead on operational and technical projects using excellent problem-solving skills and a hands-on experience in development and agile methodologies. You work in the capacity of a Scrum Master, leading sprints and stand up sessions.

Your goal will be to manage the development of high-quality software that is aligned with user needs and business goals. You will facilitate daily or weekly scrums, stand-ups, and meetings to monitor product progress and resolve any issues the team may be experiencing in order to meet product milestones and deadlines. You should have a proven leadership skill, the ability to think critically and problem-solve, and a track-record of ensuring project milestones and deadlines are met.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Facilitate daily or weekly scrums, stand-ups, and meetings to monitor product progress and resolve any issues the team may be experiencing
  • Ensure that the members of the team are well trained into following the values of the Scrum framework and Agile practices
  • Report bugs and errors to development teams and help troubleshoot issues
  • Create project outlines and timelines and distribute responsibilities to team members
  • Shape product team behavior through excellent management via the agile method
  • Prepare design for all workflow, note procedures and perform integrated/ functionality tests on all implementation processes
  • Remove project obstacles, develop solutions with team
  • Ensure milestones are reached and deadlines are met throughout project lifecycle
  • Ensure developed product meet the product guidelines and any regulatory specifications
  • Research and analyze other competitors’ product, as well as the new trends within the industry
  • Regularly evaluates our products offerings to ensure they are still functional and request for potential changes or upgrades where necessary
  • Build strong relationships with stakeholders, product users, and product owners
  • Document progress and communicate to upper management and stakeholders
  • Ensure successful delivery of products while managing project risk, quality, delivery, scope, schedule and budget
  • Regularly evaluates the products offered by the company to ensure they are still functional
  • Drive the product team members in the design, development and delivery of research and development solutions to customers
  • Take full responsibility for successful product delivery
  • Determine new product specifications, production costs and production timeline
  • Oversee design, documentation, implementation, QA testing, and validation of programming code and products
  • Oversee documentation and testing team to execute test cases and analyse results

Qualification and Person Specification:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business, Computer Science, Engineering or related field required
  • Experience in playing the Scrum Master role for minimum one year for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory
  • Scrum Master certification required, with PMP certification and equivalent
  • Familiarity with common Agile practices, service-oriented environments, and better development practices
  • Full knowledge of fundamentals of iterative development
  • Full knowledge of other processes and methodologies and can speak intelligently about them and leverage other techniques to provide value to a team/enterprise
  • Understand basic fundamentals of software development processes and procedures
  • Understand the value of commitments to delivery made by a development team
  • Have a great knowledge of incremental delivery and the value of metrics
  • Understand backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, and task definitions
  • Have good understanding of different data structures and algorithms to drive smart manufacturing and process delivery solutions
  • Proven Java or PHP development skills

Required Skills and Competencies
All core competencies plus:

  • Understanding of Agile Software Development
  • Understanding of UI/UX principles and how users interact with multiple form factors, computing devices and the internet
  • Understanding of software product development processes
  • Use of tools for documentation such as Visio, Excel, Word, or other similar tools/frameworks
  • Issues resolution
  • Functional specifications documentation
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Use of project management applications
  • Workflow documentation
  • Training skills
  • Technical communication skill (Must possess the ability to explain intricate and complicated concepts and ideas)
  • Stress management skills

Reporting Structure: In this position, you’ll report to the Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

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Job Categories: Management Jobs In Nigeria. Job Types: Full-time. Job Tags: Insidify (SeamlessHR) jobs and Product Manager jobs. Salaries: N100000 - N200000.


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