Senior Product Owner

Job Location: Accra
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Software Engineering

Job Description.

An in-house Software Engineering Hub of one of the world’s largest integrated manufacturers of build materials in Africa, Eastern, and the Mediterranean is seeking to recruit a Senior Manager, Software Engineering to join our team.

The Candidate should have:

  • University degree, preferably in Business Administration, Computer Science, or a related field, preferably from a top-tier institution, Master degree is a plus.
  • Solid understanding of the heavy building material industry and the business processes underlying related customer-facing digital solutions, and supply chain experience is a plus.

Role Description:

As a key member of the Digital Business & Partnerships department product owner team, you will collaborate closely under the guidance of the Group Product Team. Our mission is critical — to design and develop globally scalable digital products that streamline the entire quote-to-cash journey, addressing our customers’ most significant challenges.


  • Expertise in product management, including requirements gathering and translating these into viable product solutions, Product management, or product design.
  • Gathering requirements across diverse areas and users, and converting and developing them into a product solution
  • Creating examples through wireframes and mock-ups.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams in a technical setting.
  • Working in a technical environment with a broad, cross-functional team.
  • Background in developing identity management-focused products. Developing products, technologies, or platforms that employ identity management.
  • Competence in analyzing data sets and running product experiments. Analyzing complex, large-scale data sets and making decisions based on data, and running experiments to understand the impact of new product concepts on consumer behavior
  • Proven track record in navigating complex stakeholder structures in an international and demanding professional environment.
  • Experience in leading teams is a plus.
  • Significant experience in a product owner or equivalent product-related role and track record in successfully driving ambitious strategic initiatives in a hands-on, can-do pragmatic manner achieving tangible impact and results.
  • Strong business acumen with goal-oriented decision-making abilities. Strong business acumen, tying mindset change to a tangible business outcome, proven ability to employ smart tactics to achieve set targets.

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