The Company: Leta
Role Name: Product Manager
Location: Nairobi Kenya
Role specifics: Permanent position – subject to probation period; Full-time
At Leta, we are building the Operating System for Logistics in Africa, using tech to help companies move goods more efficiently and grow more. By leveraging AI technology, we help companies track and optimize their deliveries and move goods across the continent. And we’re in good company: with customers like Chandaria Industries, Simbisa Brands (Galitos, ChickenInn and PizzaInn) and ShopZetu using our platform to deliver faster and more efficiently. It’s not just good company, it’s a great team as well.
We have a superstar team of smart people who previously worked at Delivery.com, Lori Systems, Deloitte, Kopo Kopo and have come together to solve logistics across Africa. And we’re growing!
Leta is the operating system for supply chain & logistics in Africa. Our mission is to help businesses reduce their cost to serve across different markets. We are seeking an experienced and passionate Product Manager to join our dynamic team. The Product Manager will play a crucial role in driving the strategy, development, and successful launch of our products.
This role requires a deep understanding of customer needs, market trends, and the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
- Product Strategy: Develop and communicate a clear product vision and strategy that aligns with company goals and customer needs.
- Market Research: Conduct market analysis, competitor research, and gather customer feedback to identify opportunities and guide product decisions.
- Requirements Gathering: Work closely with stakeholders, including customers, sales, and marketing teams, to gather and prioritize product requirements.
- Product Roadmap: Create and manage a detailed product roadmap that outlines features, enhancements, and timelines.
- Cross-Functional Collaboration: Collaborate with design, engineering, and other teams to ensure successful product development and delivery.
- Product Development: Define and document detailed product requirements, user stories, and specifications.
- Launch and Iteration: Lead product launches, monitor post-launch performance, gather user feedback, and drive continuous improvements.
- Metrics and Analysis: Define key product success metrics, track performance, and provide regular reports to leadership.
- Project Management: Manage project timelines, resources, and budgets to ensure on-time and within-budget delivery of products.
- Customer Advocacy: Act as the voice of the customer, advocating for user needs and ensuring the product meets customer expectations.
- Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
- Proven experience (4+ years) as a Product Manager or similar role in the Logistics sector.
- Strong understanding of Logistics both locally and global.
- Experience with Product Management tools.
- Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
- Demonstrated ability to manage cross-functional teams and drive projects to successful completion.
- Analytical mindset with the ability to make data-driven decisions.
- Strong problem-solving skills and a proactive approach to challenges.
- Entrepreneurial spirit with a passion for innovation and product excellence