Product Manager

Founded in 2018, Gozem is today a technological group of more than 400 people, agile and ambitious, which offers via its mobile application a very wide range of services including transport, delivery, financing, mobile money and many others, to African users. Present in Benin, Togo, Gabon and Cameroon, our group’s ambition is to become “Africa’s Super App” by establishing itself throughout French speaking Africa. Our solution is 100% focused on the African market, serving drivers, customers, traders and soon, SMEs in our areas of activity.

We are a multinational group, with a strong presence in several cities and pride ourselves on helping to improve the lives of local communities through the digitalisation of the market and the introduction of technology-based efficiencies.

Are you looking to grow in a challenging and friendly environment? Do you want to evolve and progress in dynamic and disruptive digital contexts?

Join us in building a new African digital ecosystem that improves the quality of life. Together, let’s make Africa smile!

What is a Product Manager at Gozem?

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.

You will work in collaboration with our product team located in Bein & Togo.

Your tasks:

  • define the full specifications of new product functions and engage with the engineering team to develop them
  • test functions to ensure they match specifications and UX expectations
  • 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.
  • Research and analyze industry UX/UI trends and competitor sites and strategies.
  • Regular review of usage data to analyze user behaviour, and pain points and to inform design decisions.
  • handle expectations of Stakeholders and set a clear vision and get buy-in cross-functional.

You are the right person for this job if you…

  • Have competencies in all facets of the design process
  • Have experience with visual design, user research and exceptionally talented and skilled in Interaction and Information Architecture Design,
  • Are able to connect the dots between business needs, innovation and good design
  • are a great communicator with extensive cross-functional collaboration experience and can balance user needs and business objectives

You have

  • Level of education: Master’s degree (recommended but not required) in Computer Science, Electrical/ComputerEngineering, Operations Research or Mathematics/Statistics
  • 5 years of relevant experience in related fields
  • Self-motivated, independent learner, and enjoys sharing knowledge with team members
  • Mandatory skills: Familiarity with database structuring needed, familiarity with API based products needed
  • Skills we are looking for in addition, Basic knowledge of any programming language
  • Tools to master: Asana, Trello, Jira G-Suite
  • Languages :
  • French
  • English
  • Location: on-site or remote
  • What we like most: 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

NB: Applicants in a time zone between GMT and GMT+3 are encouraged.

Working conditions & benefits

We offer our employees a fair, friendly and intercultural working environment, in which we strive to develop the talents of each individual. To achieve this, we offer:

📍 Remote work if you are not based in a country where Gozem is established (Togo, Benin, Gabon, Cameroon)

🏢 Open-space offices and teleworking time possible (to be arranged with your

manager)

💶 A gross monthly remuneration defined according to our internal salary grid as well as the relevance of your past experiences for the position.

🌿 An option to buy shares in Gozem

🎁 An annual bonus allowing you to receive between 0 and 4.5 months of additional salary the following year

🚗 Benefits on our Super App for your travel and deliveries

🌐 A health and IT insurance package

And above all, the opportunity to join a young, dynamic team that has a real social impact in French-speaking Africa!

Interview process

  • An initial introductory meeting with the recruitment manager (30 minutes)
  • A business case to be completed within 08 days
  • A presentation of your business case with the head of the Tech team and a time to discuss your professional experience
  • An interview of 45 minutes with our Head of product (future n+1) followed by a referral request (you give us 4 professional contacts to whom we send a questionnaire)
  • One final validation interview with one of our co-founders

To apply for this job please visit gozem.breezy.hr.

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