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Head, Product Development And Channel Innovation At Fosad Consulting

Date Posted: 05/Aug/2014
Deadline: Not Specified

Head, Product Development and Channel Innovation

Lagos, Nigeria


Company Description

Our client, a non-banking financial service institution is hiring highly intelligent, young and dynamic professionals with integrity for the position of a Product Development and Channel Innovation officer. The Head, product development and channel innovation officer will report to the group managing director on the organisations update.  



Job Description

Job Objectives:  To identify and commercially develop innovative business ideas across different market segments including Retail (especially the mass market), SME and Corporate.

Primary Interface:

Internal: Sales Business Units, Brand Unit, and All Employees

External: Customers


  • Identify clients, understand their needs and preferences, design new products and/or enhance existing ones according to customer needs, develop costing and pricing, conduct pilot tests, develop a product launch strategy, and provide marketing support.


  • Designing innovative delivery channels for current and new products and services through identifying, developing, and monitoring the product channel mix.
  • Carrying out other assignments delegated by the Group Managing Director from time to time.
  • Working collaboratively with our technology, underwriting, claims and actuarial   functions to develop new strategies and products by providing valuable new insights into customer needs, new technologies or business partners
  • Managing a research programme to keep abreast of new and emerging trends and technologies
  • Defining, building and delivering concepts for new value creation through innovation in channels, products and services
  • Collaborating with internal and external partners to drive innovation initiatives through full process from idea to commercialisation
  • Managing the Innovation team and budgets to demonstrate return on investment within a reasonable timeframe






Skills and qualifications


  • B.SC, M.Sc or any related business management degree
  • Professional Qualification



  • Ten years’ experience in similar role
  • Experience in the financial services sector
  • Flair for Marketing and Product
  • Strategic Planning
  • Managerial skills


Additional Information

Applicants who do not qualify with the above criteria need not apply as only successful candidates will be contacted. 

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