Product Innovation Officer at Proten International

Proten International - Our client is a Leading Access and Technology Solutions Company focused on providing Customized Solutions that create instant value for our customers.Established in 2009, as a subsidiary of Nigeria’s indigenous Identity management and transactional service provider, Our Client is committed to providing simplified technology solutions to enhance peoples’ lives. With roots in Nigeria, we have set our sights on spreading beyond our shores while maintaining our position as Africa’s first choice in Technology Services.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Product Innovation OfficerLocation: Lagos, NigeriaAbout the RoleThe Candidate will be responsible for developing products by identifying potential products; conducting market research; generating product requirements; determining specifications, production timetables, pricing, and time-integrated plans for product introduction; developing marketing strategies.Candidate will be accountable for the administration of the usual trade name of a company, creating plans and programs for merchandising and opening the dealings for a trade or group.The Candidate will make sure that other associates and workers in the innovation section of the company back-up targets and aims.Candidate must be able to communicate with all areas of the company.Roles and ResponsibilitiesSupport the development and implementation of The Company’s Innovation, products and solutions strategyEngage with Business Operation Support, Sales and Customer insight to craft and develop innovative products and solutions that anticipate or respond to market and customer generated insightsEnhance and redesign existing products and solutions to better suite market demands and evolution in technologyTo work with Business Operation Support to conduct product requirement validation and testingUpdate knowledge on leading practices with respect to The Company’s product portfolioMonitor the performance of the company’s products over their life cycle and report to Management to help advice on product retentionProvide inputs, ideas, concepts and product feature research and make the case for enhancements where necessaryRecommend product growth imperatives and make business case to the ManagementManage requirement documentation and make them available for referral during product design and developmentEnsure compliance to proper innovation - product documentation and product development processCollect and collate data to optimize product performance and make recommendations to unit headConduct periodic market research, competitive analysis and work with the Sales team to collate customer feedback and input on proposed new productsMaintain the Company’s database of New Ventures and Alliances-specific market intelligenceManage due diligence process for strategic alliances with potential technical partnersUndertake research and validation studies to analyze strategic issues and business-related challenges faced by the company, so that decision making is informed by facts and comprehensive analysis.Manage new partnershipsPrepare and collate deal documentation, legal review, and transaction administrationProduce comprehensive but targeted and insightful reports/presentations that summarize findings, market research and recommendations to inform management decisions on the scope of strategic ventures and alliancesDevelop and maintain strategic business partnerships with technical partnersWork internally with, Business Operation Support, Finance etc. and externally with partners and legal counsel to negotiate and prepare new ownership and Operating Agreements.Ensure all service agreements and revisions are documented and updated and verify data integrity

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