Overview

Snr Product Manager – Supply Chain Digitization
Job TypeFull Time
QualificationBA/BSc/HND
Experience4 years
LocationNairobi

Role:

Sr Product Manager reporting to the Global Head of Product.
Sokowatch is seeking an experienced, data-driven & highly technical product management professional with an extensive background in the fields of inventory management technologies & warehouse automation, dispatch & fleet management, and/or delivery optimization to lead our ongoing efforts to digitize our logistics operations.

Location:

This role may be remote (as long as the time zone difference to East Africa is not impractical) or based out of one of our offices in;-

Nairobi, Kenya (HQ)
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Kampala, Uganda
Kigali, Rwanda
Bangalore, India
Duties & Responsibilities:

Take charge of developing the product vision and planning the roadmap for supply chain digitization at Sokowatch.
Perform qualitative and quantitative research in the form of in-depth stakeholder interviews and structured data analysis to determine system requirements
Prepare meticulous make-or-buy analyses for key technology implementations.
Draft detailed product requirements for UX designers and engineering teams
Lead sprint execution in collaboration with engineering management
Communicate & coordinate diligently with technology stakeholders
Plan and orchestrate feature releases
Measure & report success on implementations
Requirements:

The ideal candidate has

4 years of experience in designing & implementing, and integrating a third party.
Warehouse & inventory management systems and/or
State of the art ERP systems and/or
Fleet management systems and/or
Route & delivery optimization platforms
And possesses the following skills & traits;

Expert in agile product management practices and tools
Systemic thinker conversant with reading ERDs and designing architecture diagrams and data models
In-depth knowledge of fundamental supply chain processes and key accounting principles
Excellent verbal & written communication skills
Diligent and forthcoming collaborator across multi-disciplinary teams

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