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New Product Projects Manager at NITEL

  • Full Time
  • Blantyre, Malawi
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: 000


NITEL, a premier integrated technology services company has the following exciting job opportunities for first-rate individuals in its New Product Projects Division in Blantyre.

New Product Projects Manager

The Job

A senior management position the New Product Projects Manager has strategy-impacting responsibilities integral to the Company’s new product development, business development and growth strategy.


  • Lead, research and coordinate mobilisation new products; potential technologies and partnership opportunities identified to be of interest To NITE’s new product development and growth strategy
  • Provide hands-on technical expertise in concept validation through to technology or partnership on-boarding and where relevant, sign-off;
  • Maintain an effective flow rate for approved opportunity research targets and new product concepts by identifying, prioritizing and solving problems quickly and efficiently
  • Build and manage an A-player team of researchers and project mobilisation analysts in line with the product and partnership development strategy
  • Contribute new product development projects initiatives with agility, strong teamwork and an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Set priorities and keep momentum going on a mix of projects and enable quick response to shifting priorities
  • Coordinate cross-functional brainstorming sessions and encourage new thinking
  • Be the team leader and a direct contributor on multiple projects of varying size, scope, and complexity.
  • Partner with cross-functional peers to drive efficiencies and accountabilities.
  • Participate in new product design reviews, think critically about new product concepts, and ask the kinds of questions that help make them better
  • Collaborate with product teams to bring new functionalities and evolution paths into NITE’s next generation products, and initiate the exploration of new technologies and partnerships
  • Collaborate with product teams in the exploration of new technologies and partnerships opportunities
  • Develop strategic product and project delivery recommendations based on Problem Management metrics and KPI results.
  • Lead and manage the execution and delivery of assigned technological projects, integrating the different key stakeholders in each of the phases.


  • Experience leading innovation projects
  • Knowledge and user-centered capabilities with multiple software development languages
  • Competent research capabilities with a strong bias on tracking and understanding of high-impact and transformative emerging technologies
  • Understanding of Design Thinking, User
  • Experience Tracking, Analytics, Quality Assurance
  • Ability to communicate ideas effectively through visualization and mockups
  • Open and collaborative  must be comfortable working in an environment  where ideas are shared and challenged
  • Strong organization
  • Operates independently with minimal guidance
  • Strong quantitative and business analysis skills with track record of making excellent decisions resulting in short- and long-term positive impact
  • Experience with product management in SaaS set-ups.


  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Business Information Systems, Innovation, Bachelor of Business Administration, Project Management certification or a related business or technical field.
  • Master of Science in Computer Science, Business Information Systems, Innovation, Business Administration, Project Management or related technical field.
  • Certification with principal enterprise technology systems such Oracle, SAP, IBM
  • 5 to 7 years of Product Development and go-to-market rollout experience.
  • Experience with product management or product design with a focus on software products and technologies.
  • Experience and qualifications in project management
  • Implementation National and International standards (IEEE Business/Developer. Systems Analysis, PMBOK/PRINCE2).
  • Knowledge of multiple functional areas such as Enterprise Architecture, Product Management. Network services, UX/UI. Systems Administration
  • First-rate knowledge and appreciation of emerging exponential technologies and understanding of go-to-market commerce enablers (eg. licensing agreements, payments, loyalty, subscriptions, etc.).

Method Of Application

All interested persons who meet the requirements of above jobs and are inspired to work in a dynamic and rewarding environment should send their applications with detailed and up-to-date Curriculum Vitae, specifying qualifications, experience, contact telephone numbers, e-mail and addresses of three (3) traceable referees and copies of certificates, to the email address below before Friday, 29th July 2022.