Technical Product Manager Job at Arca Payments Company Limited

Arca Payments Company Limited was founded in 2016, with a clear vision to become Africa's premier payment services platform, fostering Financial inclusion and innovation & actively shaping the future of Financial Services, throughout the region.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Technical Product Manager - Core Technology Department
Job Location: 

Job Description

  • The person mush have hands on experience of product conceptualization, planning and execution of production cycles.

They are listed but not limited to the outline:

Product Vision & Strategy/Management:

  • Gain a deep understanding of product requirements and from that create the long-term vision and strategy for the Company’s products
  • Create buy-in for the product vision both internally and with key external partners
  • Develop product pricing and positioning strategies
  • Translate product strategy into detailed requirements and prototypes
  • Gain a deep understanding of customer experience, identify and fill product gaps and generate new ideas that grow market share, improve customer experience and drive growth
  • Manage product development from concept, to design, sample production, testing, launch, promotion, support, and finally product end of life
  • Scope and prioritize activities based on business and customer impact
  • Work closely with the technology team to deliver on roadmap deadlines and drive product launches
  • Act as a product evangelist to build awareness and understanding


  • Provides information for management by preparing short-term and long-term product sales forecasts and special reports and analyses; answering questions and requests.
  • Manage Project Close- out by preparing Project Acceptance Certificate (PAC) to customers to sign off accepting the project had been completed market Analysis
  • Assesses market competition by comparing the company's product to competitors' products.
  • Provides source data for product line communications by defining product marketing communication objectives.
  • Obtains product market share by working with Head, Business Development to develop product sales strategies.
  • Assesses product market data by calling on customers with field salespeople and evaluating sales call results.

Education & Qualification

  • MS/BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in product management or as an associate product manager
  • Track record of managing all aspects of a successful product throughout its life-cycle
  • Ability to develop products and effectively communicate recommendations to executive management
  • Technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development and
  • Web technologies
  • Problem solving skills and willingness to roll up one’s sleeves to get the job
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Compensation and benefits are highly attractive and competitive.

Additional Information

  • We make it a point to review all application received and contact those we want to speak to further within 10 calendar days. With that in mind, if we are interested in a further discussion, you will hear from us again within 10 calendar days from the date of your application submission.