Product Manager
Cape Town, Western Cape, ZA
3d ago
source : Careers24
  • Who we are*As a leading African network of popular digital publishing brands and online services and the largest media company in Southern Africa, we enrich millions of lives across various internet, mobile, application and interactive TV platforms.
  • We are dedicated to creating and sustaining uniquely African online and mobile communities and would like to maintain this status by exploring the latest technology and working relevant projects.

  • Why join us?*Consider yourself an unconventional Product Manager who is a versatile out-of-the-box-thinker? We are seeking to employ a Product Manager who will collaborate with various technical teams responsible for building our mobile and web products.
  • You will be based at our Cape Town office (we are currently remote working under lockdown). As Product Manager, you will get to work across a squad of product managers and in addition, orchestrate a suite of web and mobile products across the 24.

    com network, with specific emphasis on entertainment and lifestyle brands. Are you a naturally curious, novel-seeking, intuitive Product Manager with a passion for owning your work?

    Then read on!* What will you do...the cool stuff! Enhance products supporting the Digital Publishing business* Ensure products remain of a high standard by interpreting, guiding and refining requirements* Coming up with cool concepts to ultimately enhance existing or create new Digital Publishing products to improve efficiencies and user experiences* Collaborate with our stakeholders and engineering to gather and articulate requirements* Keep abreast of the development of new features and products, ensuring successful and timeous roll out* Assist the editorial teams with operational requirements on an ad-hoc basis* Manage existing and new products introduced into the Publishing stable* Troubleshoot product bugs and queries logged with the product team* Work with the team to assist in the roll-out of new products* Using your commercial acumen, suggest product enhancements to realise market opportunities.

  • Articulate product strategies in support of business objectives *What were looking for A Bachelors degree / diploma in a relevant field, or equivalent industry experience, beneficial* A minimum of 5-8 years of product management experience of which include 4 years in a mobile / digital environment (preferably ecommerce)* Obsessed with conversion rates* Data and research driven, analytical approach to features and changes* Proven track record of delivering business value* Comfortable with ambiguity* Proficiency to manage a diverse workload and assign priorities to tasks* Familiarity and significant experience with agile and lean processes* Thorough knowledge of prevailing and emerging mobile trends and technologies* Experience working on web and mobile products* An exceptional communicator with presentation experience.
  • Able to convey complex concepts in a simple and digestible manner *What skills will you have? Sound judgment* Analytical thinking* Planning and organising* Excellent verbal and written communication* Organized and meticulous* Pro-active* Quality-orientated* Professional, assertive and responsible *What we offer at 24.

    com Flexible working hours - core office hours : 10am-3pm* Remote working 2 days a week and when life happens.* Part of the Naspers group* The opportunity to learn and grow : Naspers MyAcademy including free access to selected* Udemy courses relevant to our tech and business.

  • Opportunities for further study and skills development.* Opportunities to attend relevant tech events, conferences and expos.
  • Flexible medical aid and retirement funding.* Employee preferential discounts with selected employer partners *Given the employment equity policy of Media24, preference will be given to suitable candidates from the designated groups.*
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