National Social Security Fund (NSSF) – Product Development Manager

Organisation: National
Social Security Fund (NSSF)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Head of
Marketing & Corporate Communications
About NSSF:
The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) is the leading Social Security
Provider of Choice in Uganda. Our belief at the Fund is that each employee
contributes directly to the growth and success of the business and each
employee is expected to take pride in being a member of the team.
Job Summary: The NSSF
Product Development Manager will technically support the development and growth
of the NSSF corporate brand, services and products, developing marketing and
communications programs that promote and support the NSSF brand
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Grow Fund revenues by developing new
    products.
  • Build products from existing ideas based
    on the industry.
  • Test product viability and define product
    vision.
  • Create product development strategy and
    prepare product development plans.
  • Guide on market issues like pricing,
    promotion and positioning.
  • Carry out market research on customers’
    needs and wants.
  • Generate ideas for product improvement.
  • Actively participate in creating,
    launching and implementing new products
  • Develop methodology to test and measure
    new products
  • Oversee future and existing products
  • Set product objectives, conduct periodic
    product analysis and report on their performance
  • Establish product milestones
  • Manage development of advertising, public
    relations and marketing communications to meet product objectives
  • Ensure customer satisfaction goals for
    each product are met.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The incumbent should hold a Bachelor’s
    degree in Business Administration and Management. Possession of a Master’s
    degree in a relevant field.
  • At least five years’ work experience
  • Demonstrated experience in product
    development and management
  • Be a strong communicator, have excellent
    written, presentation, oral communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Possess strong leadership skills, be able
    to motivate and influence others.
  • Ability to think creatively and
    strategically, have excellent judgment and be able to work in a changing
    environment.
  • High degree of honesty and integrity
  • Problem analysis and problem solving
    skills
  • The person should be of high morals and
    integrity.
  • Detailed technical knowledge of Fund
    structures
  • Working knowledge of related regulatory
    and compliance issues
  • Ability to combine initiative with team
    work
  • Proven ability to manage product
    development or change processes.
How to Apply: 
All candidates are encouraged to send their applications enclosing
detailed curriculum vitae giving three professional referees and copies of
academic and professional certificates/testimonials, postal address and daytime
telephone contact not later than Monday addressed to:
The Head of Human Resource and Administration, National Social Security
Fund, Workers House, 1 Pilkington Road, 14th Floor, P.O. Box 7140 Kampala,
Uganda
Please indicate the position applied for on the envelope (“Application
for the position of Product Development Manager “)    
Deadline:  25th May 2015 by 5pm

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