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Product Officer

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  • Post Date: September 7, 2020
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Job Overview

Designation: Product Officer
Business Unit: Strategy
Geographical Area: Harare
Department: Strategy
Vacancy Manager: Digital Products & Innovation Manager

Purpose of the job

Conceptualize and research new ideas and evaluate them objectively from a market and financial standpoint. Should have a high degree of Curiosity for uncertainty as new product development is ever changing. Work with the Manager in development and implementation of new products

Main Focus Areas

  • Coordinates building business cases for new products, estimates potential profits, and release to production
  • Research on latest innovation and technological trends in Banking and Finance ;
  • Leading idea generation initiatives internally from staff members and external sources and appraisal of submitted new products
  • Analyzing customer data to identify gaps in the market and  optimal solutions
  • Tracking the innovation cycle from idea generation, documentation of business processes, product design, testing  and implementation and provide feedback to PMO.
  • Research and preliminary due diligence on potential partners,  vendors and solution providers
  • Collaborates with a wide variety of Business Functions to develop and provide product definitions responsive to customer needs and market opportunities.
  • Prepares product development objectives and schedules for all phases of product development and introduction to the market
  • Produces competitive analysis materials comparing product risk with its key competitors.
  • Maintains communications and contacts to collect and analyze marketing, financial, schedule and sales information for product line
  • Makes use of tools to map products, identifying product life-cycle phase and necessary interventions
  • Assists with training or creation of staff training material
  • Maintains and updates products and services database

Qualifications and Work Experience

  • Relevant business degree (e.g. Bachelor of Marketing, Banking and Finance, Business Administration with a Marketing major etc)
  • 2+ years’ banking experience in product development (Bank Products)

Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong Communication skills
  • Highly analytical and attentive to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to be assertive when necessary
  • Able to interact confidently with senior stakeholders
  • Sound planning and organising skills with an ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Deadline driven
  • Proactive, resilient and tenacious
  • Should have a high degree of tolerance for uncertainty as new product development is ever changing
  • Expertise and ability to work on multiple projects successfully

Technical Pre-requisite

  • Knowledge of new product governance, control and
  • Knowledge of the full MS Office suite and MS

Interested applicants who meet the job requirements should e-mail their CVs to with the Heading: “Product Officer’.


Closing date: 11 September 1630hrs.

Job Detail
  • Career LevelOfficer
  • QualificationDegree
  • Experience1-3 Years
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