Product Development Manager

Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 1110
Date Posted:Aug 2, 2017
Closing Date:Aug 7, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Banking
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About FMFB:


The First Microfinance Bank - Afghanistan

Job Summary:

The incumbent will design product features and retailing processes, determine pricing, support distribution channels, and implement promotional activities for the assigned products. The role involves identification of new customer value propositions that can then be converted into product offerings to support growth of Agriculture and SME opportunities in Afghanistan.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Draft product propositions, strategies and execute plans for Agriculture/SME loan portfolio expansion according to the business plan

Develop and update Product Approval Documents along with relevant Processes, Policies and Procedures

Track and measure product performance and program effectiveness

Conduct/manage research activities, including demand surveys, customer satisfaction surveys, and exit surveys

Assess the impact of loans particularly on rural clients' Quality of Life by overseeing Quality of Life surveys/interviews/Focus Group Discussions

Write proposals for acquiring donor funds and grants aiming to fill possible funding gaps

Develop marketing collateral for Rural and SME offerings in both Dari and English

Prepare training materials and carry out training sessions for both branch staff on new/modified products.

Represent the bank at national/international forums and make presentations related to the assigned portfolio

Job Requirement:

1. At least Bachelor Degree in Business, Banking, Finance or related discipline
2. At least 5 years' product management experience in the financial services industry
3. Knowledge and skills in computer usage including Word, Excel, Power Point
Periodic field visits are a requirement of this job.
A deep understanding of value chain financing is critical.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills as well as a keen aptitude and desire to learn.
Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
A proven ability to be flexible in demanding situations and be able to multi task.
Experience in product quantitative analysis and monitoring analysis skills/research analysis.
Must abide by and uphold the Bank's “code of conduct” and Values-based banking charter

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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