Prepaid Products and Services Development Manager at Orange Telkom

On Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Region:                 Nairobi

Reporting to:         Head of Products and Services Development

Range:                   R2L

Department:           Marketing & Strategy

Role Purpose:

Deliver the prepaid products & services roadmap in line with the business objectives, budget constraints and marketing planning of the year. Fuel innovation by keeping in touch with the market trends. Act as an end to end project manager.

Key Duties and Responsibilities.

  • Interface between Marketing and ITN teams
  • Act as a facilitator between product managers and technical teams
  • Provide guidance to product managers, especially in the specification phase
  • Support and provide directions to the technical team throughout the product development
    • Prepaid P&S development roadmap and innovation
  • Define and maintain the Prepaid P&S development roadmap
  • Identify, evaluate and recommend new technologies and solutions supporting the Marketing strategy
  • Understand the market (industry, customer and competition) to develop and manage opportunities to grow Prepaid products and services revenues
  • Provide techno-commercial guidance to company management on innovative services
  • Prepare budget forecast for CAPEX and OPEX requirements.
  • Achievement of set  Monthly, Quarterly, Semi Annually or Annual Marketing targets, especially in terms of project delivery
    • Manage Prepaid Products & Services development
  • Accountable in specifying, developing & launching Prepaid products & services
    • Coordinate and facilitate project approval, RFQ, Vendor selection and product development up until the commercial launch of services
    • Provide regular reporting on project progress in terms of Cost, Quality, Functionality, Delay


  • Production and presentation of opportunity studies for new products: market and revenues assessment, customer needs and value proposition, high-level product description.
  • Production and presentation of marketing requirements / product specification with detailed functional description and customer journey as well as a full business plan


  • Support ITN in the early identification of bugs and prioritization of correction depending on severity

Report any deviation to the project plans (in terms of cost, quality, functionality, delay)


  • Ensure technical tests are performed
  • Perform functional and end users tests
  • Ensure Business process tests are performed
  • Coordinate FUT

Commercial launch

  • Commercial launch preparation.
Academic/ Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree or an advanced Diploma in a Engineering related field
  • Ideally with complementary education and experience in Marketing and knowledge in IT domain
  • Experience in project management and CRM &  Billing systems
  • Experience in vendor management, vendor selection and negotiation.
Key Competencies:

  • Commitment, diligence and dedication.
  • Honesty and Integrity
  • Superior analytical skills and Intuitive mind.
  • Thorough and Assertive

·         Attention to detail

·         Team player

  • Good computer skills (SAGE/Excel/PowerPoint/Word/

This position is opened to Kenyan citizens only. If you fit the required profile, please apply highlighting how your qualifications, experience and career aspirations match the requirements for this position.  Application should be sent by latest 1st  May 2015, please provide an updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) including details of your current telephone contacts and names of three referees. Apply through [email protected] and quote the job title in the subject field. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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