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  • Posted: May 22, 2020
    Deadline: Jun 3, 2020
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    Our Roots Telkom Kenya was established as a telecommunications operator under the Companies Act in April 1999. We provide integrated communications solutions in Kenya with the widest range of voice and data services as well as network facilities for residential and business customers. We are proud to play a prominent role in the information and communicat...
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    Product Development Specialist

    Reporting to: Head of Product & Innovation

    Band: 3

    Department: Mobile Division, Marketing

    Role Purpose:

    This role will have focus on Product Management throughout the Product Life Cycle from development to execution. He/she will ensuring that the commercial goals for the Value Added Services (VAS) and Digital products are met and also grow and develop the VAS and Digital products portfolio.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Execute the Mobile product strategy and roadmap
    • Develop and implement innovations that enable customers derive more satisfaction from Telkom VAS products and Digital products
    • Deliver forecasted revenue targets and growth in usage of existing VAS services
    • Drive the customization of VAS for key market segment and ensuring that commercial partners adhere to Telkom quality standards
    • Identify, develop and commercialize new revenue streams for the VAS and Digital products
    • Drive the positioning of Telkom VAS and Digital products in the market place
    • Conduct reconciliation with the different content providers

    Academic/ Professional Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing or related field from a recognized institution
    • Minimum 3-5 years of experience preferably in Product Management
    • Working knowledge in VAS functions, its application in various markets and revenue models
    • Demonstrated success in defining and launching excellent products
    • Experience in Telecommunication / ICT industries is preferred

    Professional Skills

    • Management / flexibility : Experienced in managing, developing and motivating others to get work done
    • Team-work / collaboration : must be a strong team player with a commitment to value-based leadership
    • Initiative & pro-activity : must be self-driven, energetic, resourceful, creative, and possess strong leadership skills
    • Influence & persuasion : ability to project a strong, positive image of him/herself and the Company

    Method of Application

    Application should be sent to for internal applicants and to for external applicants by providing an updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) before 3rd June 2020 including details of your current telephone contacts and names of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


    Telkom Kenya is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to tribe, religion, gender, age or disability.

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