Out There Media

  • Nigeria


  • Permanent

  • Full-time

Out There Media is an international leading mobile advertising company that uniquely links mobile operators with advertisers via its proprietary, award-winning technology, Mobucks™. The company’s platform enables operators to become a substantial player in the digital ad space and unlock significant revenue streams for them, and brands and agencies to reach their audiences, in a highly targeted manner, leading to unprecedented levels of consumer engagement. Clients include Fortune 500 companies such as MTN, Vodacom, Vodafone, Starhub, Zain, Unilever, Pepsi, Nestle, L’Oréal, Coca Cola, P&G and many more.

We are growing our business and strengthening our team in Africa and are therefore looking for a highly motivated individual to join our team in the role of Project Manager and Delivery Lead.

Based in Lagos and reporting to the Senior Project Manager & Delivery Lead, you will be working closely with our clients (mobile operators) as well as other technical partners to plan, manage and execute integration projects of mobile advertising solutions utilizing our technology (Mobucks™), products and services in Nigeria and other countries of West Africa.

You will be required to collaborate closely with our clients’ enterprise business units as well as with security, business intelligence/data, project and technical teams and coordinate internal resources to ensure that all deliverables are being met within agreed timelines and budget.

Fully customer focused you will drive integration projects through to successful completion, utilizing your expert knowledge of project management methodologies and tools and acquired experience of technology solutions within the mobile industry. In this role you will also work closely with the relevant teams to build and expand programmatic and data driven mobile advertising strategies.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Drive and manage large scale mobile operator deployments simultaneously for one or more client accounts or multiple projects within one single account
  • Plan, execute and close technical integration projects and provide the key contact point for the mobile operator during the integration process
  • On-site presence at the clients’ premises (once/if Covid safety measures allow for it), in order to build, strengthen and maintain strong relationships with all key customer executives and project personnel
  • Provide a technical contact point for the operators to communicate the technical requirements and answer technical queries
  • Deliver the commercial elements of the project plan, such as Go-To-Market plan, by working closely with the regional team
  • Collaborate with internal and clients’ teams to evaluate, test and refine the end-to-end customer experience and ensure the quality and accuracy of all deliverables
  • Co-develop the project plan and statement of work with our clients to define the deliverables, engagement, schedule, roles and responsibilities of the project team
  • Deliver the projects on schedule, within budget and to the clients’ satisfaction
  • Provide regular progress and status reports for internal and external stakeholders
  • Conduct periodical post-delivery health checks to make sure that all projects components are in place on both OTM’s and the operator’s end
  • Analyze information needs and functional requirements and deliver the following as needed: Functional requirements (Business Requirements Document), Use Cases, Risk Analysis, Change Requests, etc.
  • Develop, maintain, manage, and grow strong relationships with DSP’s, data providers, exchanges, SSP’s and DMP’s

Requirements

Education and Qualifications

  • 5+ years working experience in technical account, project, and product management
  • Experience working in and knowledge of mobile/digital marketing and advertising environments, or in/with telecommunications
  • University Degree in a relevant field such as Information Technology, Computer Science and/or Project Management
  • Thorough experience in project management process, methods, and tools. Project Management Certification, Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMI, PMP, PMBOK)
  • Experience serving as the conduit between the clients and the software development team and translating client business needs to operational requirements
  • Good knowledge of tools such as Jira, MS projects and experience with agile and scrum management

Additional Skills

  • Proven relationship-building and expectation management skills with a high client focus
  • Analytical mindset with a sharp eye with keen attention to quality, detail, and accuracy
  • Solution oriented and able to provide solutions to problems that may come up
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication
  • Presentation and consultative selling skills
  • Willing to travel (e.g. Ghana, Uganda and in company’s office locations) when the pandemic situation settles down

Benefits

  • An attractive remuneration package
  • To become part of a stimulating, international team
  • Exceptional personal growth and career opportunities

We look forward to receiving your application in English no later than Sunday 28th of November 2021. Please note that we will not be accepting any applications thereafter.

Out There Media