Product Manager (Computing & Storage) at Layer3

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Product Manager (Computing & Storage)  

Location: Abuja / Lagos
Employment Type: Full time
Grade Level: Experienced
Department: Business Development
Reports To: Executive Director, Strategy & Business Development

Job Purpose

  • As Product Manager, you will truly straddle the strategy and execution of the product.
  • You will be responsible for managing the evolution of your product across multiple dimensions (e.g., feature & functionality, cost, risk and support), working with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • As such, you will conduct analyses of market trends, customer empathy, and internal and external data to define a differentiated product vision that delivers unique value.
  • You will act as the primary point of contact for all aspects of the product related to business stakeholders, partners, and customers.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Convert localized trends and requirements into product features.
  • Define the product strategy and roadmap
  • Work with OEMs and external third parties to review and develop opportunities for business
  • Be an expert with respect to the competition
  • Develop the core positioning and messaging for the product
  • Perform product presentations, demos and proof of value/concept to customers
  • Work with internal stakeholders to design solutions and proposals for customers
  • Provide pricing and pricing templates to meet revenue and profitability goals
  • Deliver a monthly/quarterly revenue forecast
  • Develop sales tools and collateral
  • Engage customers with Sales Team to close deals
  • Propose an overall budget to ensure success
  • Brief and train the sales force
  • Work with Marketing to develop press releases and newsletters for customers and the public
  • Work with Marketing to organize customer workshops, webinars and seminars.

Qualification & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering from a recognized Institution
  • Around 5 years of relevant experience
  • Minimum 2 years of working experience in a similar role
  • Experience in developing business requirements/solutions
  • Good to have experience working with an agile team.

Key Skills Acquired:

  • Demonstrated experience providing customer-driven solutions, support or service.
  • Specialized depth and/or breadth of expertise in own initiatives, line of business, and associated stakeholders.
  • Experience in computing and storage solutions, across multiple OEMs to solve business problems.
  • Adapt ability to gather information and data in build, buy and partner options for solving customer problems.
  • Demonstrated experience deriving key insights and patterns from customer interviews and using that input to clarify problem statements.
  • Demonstrated experience navigating matrixed organizations and teams with proven success in leveraging the right people and resources at the right time for consistent and dependable delivery.
  • Proven success in building, developing, leading, and motivating teams, with or without direct reporting relationships.
  • Solid track record of taking end-to-end ownership and successfully delivering results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to think strategically and execute methodically.
  • Demonstrated experience overseeing roadmap strategy and definition, with a strong focus on KPIs and metrics.

Work Conditions

  • On-call availability
  • Willingness and ability to travel and be away for long periods of time at a go.

Application Deadline
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

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