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Product Manager at Gozem

Gozem Gozem Product Full-time
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We are now looking for a highly motivated individual that will be able to support this fast pace growth by ensuring that Gozem’s product constantly evolves to meet the needs of its users. If you have a strong entrepreneurial spirit and love setting a vision, solving problems, and creating something from nothing, this may be the opportunity you’ve been looking for. 

The Product Manager role at Gozem is a unique opportunity to have a direct and significant impact at the earliest stages of a tech startup in West Africa. As a key member of the team, you will oversee and optimize Gozem’s product to achieve rapid growth. This role calls for a rare combination of problem-solving skills, creative business thinking, and strong interpersonal ability/people skills.

The Product Manager needs to be competent in all facets of the design process, hands-on experience with visual design, user research and exceptionally talented and skilled in Interaction and Information Architecture Design. As a well-rounded UX/UI professional you will connect the dots between business needs, innovation and good design. A great communicator with extensive cross functional collaboration experience and able to balance user needs and business objectives.

What You’ll Do

  • Ability to define the full specifications of new product functions and engage with the engineering team to develop them
  • Ability to rigorously test functions to ensure they match specifications and UX expectations
  • Ability to build user flow charts, storyboards, wireframes, and related elements that play into the planning phase of an application.
  • Strong focus on usability and interactive design.
  • Researching and analyzing industry UX/UI trends and competitor sites and strategies.
  • Regular review of usage data to analyze user behaviour, pain points and to inform design decisions.
  • Able to handle expectations of Stakeholders and setting clear vision and get buy in cross functional.


What You’ll Need

  • Bachelor or Masters in Computer Science, Electrical/Computer Engineering , Operations Research or Mathematics/Statistics
  • 3 years of relevant experience in related fields
  • Familiarity with database structuring needed
  • Familiarity with API based product needed
  • Basic knowledge of any programming language a plus
  • Experience in interfacing with other teams and departments to deliver impact solutions for organisation
  • Self-motivated, independent learner, and enjoy sharing knowledge with team members
  • Detail-oriented and efficient time manager in a dynamic and fast-paced working environment
  • Fluent in French and English


Nice to have

  • Previous experience as a growth hacker in a startup or tech company is a plus
  • Experience in geospatial databases or graph databases
  • Recent programming experience in a production environment



About US

Gozem is Africa’s Super App. The app, available on Android and iOS, provides a suite of transport, ecommerce and financial services to consumers and transport providers of Francophone Sub-saharan Africa. 

Gozem is currently operating in 8 cities in Togo and Benin with more than 400,000 registered users that have completed more than 2 million trips since their launch in November 2018.



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Our Spirit

Do you aspire to flourish in a stimulating and friendly environment? Do you want to evolve and progress in digital, dynamic and disruptive contexts?

Help us grow and become Africa’s next unicorn! Join a company where long-term vision, ambition and human values ​​will be the connectors of your professional project!

If you share our vision of moving Africa forward quickly, apply to join our team today.

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