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Product Growth Specialist

Product Growth Specialist, Nigeria

This is an 11 month contract based in Nigeria.

Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. At over 2 billion users with 86% from outside North America, we are rapidly growing and want to ensure that our products are well-tailored to empower the people in Africa to connect in meaningful ways. If that gets you excited, we have a rare opportunity to join a dynamic team and help us to be local at a global scale!

 

As a Product Growth Specialist for Nigeria, you will work to ensure that Facebook is locally relevant and successful. Leveraging your deep understanding of the competitive and product landscape across the region, you will highlight product gaps and identify growth opportunities. You will also need to have a deep understanding of the socio-economic and political fabric across the country to ensure our products are adequately protected against abuse.

The ideal candidate is passionate about international market success and has experience in consumer and mobile technology.

Responsibilities

  • Provide local insights – identify strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats relevant for Facebook’s success across Nigeria
  • Understand and communicate Facebook’s strategic and competitive position in Nigeria
  • Explore, identify and drive execution on strategic growth opportunities. Escalate to and drive solutions with product management for identified market specific product issues and gaps
  • Partner with the analytics organization to validate key findings with data
  • Ensure the Facebook family of apps is fully functional and well adapted to be successful across Nigeria
  • Follow product teams closely to identify new product/feature launch plans and changes that may impact product growth across Nigeria
  • Identify critical usability issues and suggest optimisation plans to enhance user experience
  • Design and oversee local execution of a continuous testing plan for important end-to-end flows
  • Track progress of market specific product improvements

 

Skills


Minimum Qualifications

  • 7+ years consumer tech product management or related field experience
  • Deep understanding of the Nigerian market and consumer behaviour across the geo-political zones
  • Experience with social products, technologies and platforms is strongly desired
  • Self-driven, comfortable with a fast-paced, always-on, highly ambiguous environment
  • Creative, resourceful, detail-oriented, highly organised, hands-on
  • Strong problem solving and communication skills
  • Experience working in start-ups or successful entrepreneurial adventures and working in a global environment highly desired
  • Analytical skills; Experience with SQL and data analytics work is highly desired
  • Familiarity with the socio-economic and political environment in Nigeria
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills in English
  • Fluent in at least one Nigerian local language

Education


BSc./BEng in Computer Science, engineering or related technical field or equivalent working experience

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