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dfcu Bank is a fast-growing Bank in Uganda offering a wide range of financial solutions to its chosen market segments. We are seeking to recruit for the roles of Product Development Analysts to support our expansion strategy.
Manager- Product Development
Reporting to the Manager- Product Development, the role holder will be responsible for planning product design, product development, product evaluation, and influencing the product roadmap in line with agreed workplans.
Identify customer segments with their respective needs at a granular level, creating personas, customer journeys and attributes that are addressed with Bank products or features using data insights to recommend opportunities that deliver on business aspirations.
Participape in quality and completeness of the finished product by applying best practices to acceptance testing and use product expertise to influence test cases.
Liaise with and support marketing team for new product launches, reviews, initiatives for low performing products and for increased product adoption.
Conduct research for rich insights, develop proposals, and work with vendors or application development team during the design and prototype process.
Determine and agree product specifications according to a number of various factors and use cases.
Analyze market trends, develop sales, price and profitability plans for new or products in conceptualization in collaboration with the business teams.
Recommend existing Product improvements and identify new opportunities to increase business growth and revenue realization.
Qualifications, Experience And Competencies Required:
A Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Computing, Commerce, Accounting or Business Statistics or a related field.
Adept at Financial Technology & Innovation.
A professional qualification in financial services and technology.
Project Management (e.g. Prince II or Agile Methodology, would be added advantage).
3-5 years relevant work experience at a large financial services institution.
Ability to prepare product papers / Business case.
Ability to lead and inspire fintech teams that bring products to market faster than our competition is critical.
Demonstrated ability to link and apply complex technologies to business strategies & a high proficiency in Information and Communication Technology.
Passionate about product innovation improving consumer experience.
Strong skills in business process analysis and redesign.
Strong understanding of banking operations, FinTech, and product development trends.
Strong skills in project management and project execution.
Familiarity with the financial services industry in Uganda.
Strong understanding and experience in digital banking services.
Experience collaborating with a team of programmers with varying skillsets.
Entrepreneurial mindset with the ability to work in a rapid and iterative development environment.
Experience with data analytics and tagging concepts.
High-level of integrity and strong entrepreneurial skills.
Strong skills at relationship building.
Self-drive and initiative.
Strong leader with soft-power skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to effectively present complex information clearly and appropriately handle sensitive information.
Extremely organized, detail-oriented individual who is capable of self-managing and multi-tasking in a fast-paced, demanding environment.
Proven ability to collaborate cross-functionally and influence outcomes.
Demonstrated ability to adapt to changing business priorities and a strong work ethic.
Endlessly curious in how emerging digital trends can translate into excellent customer experiences.
If you believe you meet the requirements as noted above, please forward your application with a detailed CV including present position and copies of relevant professional/academic certificates (University Transcript, O & A level), by close of business on Wednesday 15th March 2023 to the email address indicated below.
dfcu Bank is committed to give equal opportunities in employment and aims to ensure that it does not discriminate against gender or race. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted through +256 312 300391.
dfcu Bank does not solicit/accept payment in cash/kind from prospective candidates in exchange for shortlisting or job placement. Any candidate who engages in this kind of transaction is aiding and abetting fraud and will be automatically disqualified.
To apply for this job email your details to Vacanciesbank@dfcugroup.com