Posted on :
5 Aug, 2021
5 Aug, 2021
To drive and deliver excellent business performance through continuous product development and innovation to profitably satisfy evolving Programmatic Approach needs.
Job Title: Head of Group Programmatic Lending
Location: Gaborone, South East, Botswana
Reference #: Head of Group Programmatic Lending
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related
Develop and deliver the strategy and roadmap for the Letshego Africa Programmatic and Entrepreneurship portfolios
Identification of opportunities within existing and prospective customer base of Retail, Corporate and Institutional clients to package and offer Letshego Housing and Entrepreneurship products.
Continuous evaluation of existing product portfolio for relevance and viability. Manage the product lifecycle through monthly review of current products performance to identify requirements for enhancements, retirement or replacement.
Actively participate in preparation for product launches and post-launch support.
Create and manage winning partnerships with key stakeholders like our internal departments, commercial partners to create and deliver end-to-end innovation value chains for our customers.
Keep abreast and updated on relevant industry, technology and market trends and combine this with a needs analysis at prospective customers and market segments to identify winning propositions that deliver to the segment objectives of revenue, retention and innovation.
Drive on-going revenue around products profitability for the assigned product portfolio through innovation and partnerships (new products, product enhancements, new/improved processes, roadmap delivery)
Identify, develop, and evaluate go-to-market strategies, based on knowledge of establishment objectives, market characteristics, and cost and markup factors.
Lead the go-to-market initiatives with the various countries in order to achieve product up-take in the market through attractive packaging, pricing and positioning Work with the rest of the marketing team and agencies to ensure that go-to-market objectives are met.
Recommend market research studies and analyze their findings
Ensure high levels of quality and customer experience in launched products through documented, simple, and well tested sales, provisioning and support processes.
•Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business Administration or equivalent.
•At least 5 years’ minimum relevant work experience in Product Development and management , preferably within the financial services
•High level of professionalism and professional development.
•Agile Working experience
•Management and leadership ability: Have excellent interpersonal and people management skills.
•Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics,
product demonstration, product life cycle management, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
•Strong Understanding of banking Operational Risk Management (ORM) framework.
•Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting
quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills coupled with good listening and critical reasoning skills.
•Computer skills: Adept in use of Ms Word, Excel, Access, Power-Point, Internet and email.
Application Deadline: 18/08/2021