Wasoko Nairobi Kenya
3 weeks ago
ABOUT THE COMPANY
We are busy transforming informal African retail as we know it.
We enable entrepreneurs to do what they do best – sell. Our retail ordering experience is unrivalled, with competitively priced products and free same-day delivery to your door.
Reporting to: Senior Product Manager - Operation ExcellenceSeeking a data-driven professional with 4+ years of experience managing last mile product life cycles with the heavy use of tools and algorithms to maximize Wasoko's investments into transport activities by supporting the improvement of the current transport processes and cost.Requirements:4 - 8 years of experience working with logistics and/or field force for multi-location teamsGeneral manager/owner mentality, entrepreneurial drive, and proven ability to take ownership and influence othersProven ability to drive cohesion and collaboration among many different people & functionsConfidence, presence, and credibility to command the respect of colleagues and... senior stakeholders, especially within Sales, Operations and EngineeringExtensive knowledge of product lifecycle management, product strategies, product requirements and roadmap planning, and product requirements decision makingExceptional communication skills which include clear written and verbal communication as well as the ability to listen effectivelyExcellent creative thinking skills with an emphasis on developing innovative solutions to solve complex problems that may not have one clear answerDemonstrable capability to negotiate requirements and decisions effectively across a diverse range of teams and to lead through influenceAbility to create, formalize, and implement, a product portfolio strategyAbility to influence cross-culturally across a range of global stakeholders in the engineering, operations, and marketing organizationsProven ability to execute in all phases of the product development life cycle, resulting in high-quality software or IoT hardware products, delivered on timeDemonstrated ability to work in a self-directed manner, seeking out areas that need attention, rather than being asked to look at specific problem areasOutstanding technical problem-solving skills and a passion to solve hard problemsStrong program management skill set with the ability to lead cross-functional teams
Create and own the product roadmap planning processes for Wasoko last mile operations e.g. Logistics optimization, route planning, delivery process execution, returns managementFormulate and execute a rolling product roadmap in support of portfolio plans. Identify, marshal and organize resources to meet required goalsLead new product introduction efforts within specific goals for team leadership, customer delivery processes and designs, schedule, cost, quality, availability and order cycle time goalsEngage with internal vendor partners to create, implement and maintain product change management processes within the logistic systemsAlign matrices with team members from across all functions to develop new product plans and sustain change management processes. Typical functions include Planning, technical project management, reducing transport cost per order, optimizing the current product, Reporting etc.Represent delivery product and design team. Use production expertise to influence and negotiate for last-mile operations.Communicate project status updates to various project stakeholders, including team members and executives. Synthesize a multitude of issues into a clear, concise and focused message. Present with confidence and brevity.Always push the leading edge of innovation, excellence, and program management practices.Stay abreast of the latest advancements in technology, competition, industry developments, and regulatory environment.Help implement best industry standards and best practices in the last leg of supply chain processes and systems
Change management, Quality management, Logistics planning and management, Ability to coordinate, Supply and demand planning, Project preparation and planning, Quality control and supervision
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