Technical Products Manager Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Jun 23, 2017

Job Vacancy: Technical Products Manager
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Availability: Immediately

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Act as a communication link between business and technical sides of the business
  • Manage requirements gathering and write the technical and functional specs of envisioned software and systems.
  • Craft and maintain development plans and associated user stories that clearly define functionality or feature targets and acceptance criteria
  • Define resources and schedule for project/program implementation.
  • Plan and schedule project deliverables, goals and milestones.
  • Communicate feature status regularly with internal and external partners and management, ensuring that issues are appropriately called out to keep delivery on track
  • Identify risk and mitigation opportunities and contingency planning relating to project scope, schedule, and resources
  • Present reports defining tech projects progress, problems and solutions.
  • Lead the development team in product delivery by prioritizing production.
Skills and competencies:
  • Demonstrated ability to gather and turn business requirements into technical requirements and scope projects
  • Organized with keen attention to detail
  • Ability to lead a team, mentor others in technical execution and project management
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
Qualifications
  • At least 5 years’ experience in the relevant field.
  • Bachelor’s degree in BBIT, Computer science, project management or other related field
  • Strong familiarity with project management software and issue tracking software such as ASANA, JIRA, Redmine or equivalent will be an added advantage.
  • Experience in using Source Control (SVN/Git). Significant experience of designing and developing web solutions using open source technologies, including Linux, HTML5, MySQL
  • Proven experience of Web Services integrations via API’s (Rest).
How to Apply
 
If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject Technical Products Manager to info@alphalinksconsultancy.com and CC alphalinksconsultancyltd@gmail.com on before 30th June 2017. 

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV. 

N.B: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
 




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