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Interswitch is an Africa-focused integrated digital payments and commerce company that facilitates the electronic circulation of money as well as the exchange of value between individuals and organisations on a timely and consistent basis.


Job Title

Product Owner, Payment Processing



Lagos, Nigeria


Job Purpose

  • To support the growth of Interswitch’s payment products by delivering best software solutions to our innovative and industry leading products.


Key Responsibilities
Strategy and Planning:

  • Contribute to the vision and strategy development for allocated products, considering the trends in the industry both globally and locally to enable the attainment of the business objectives.
  • Create a roadmap, aligned to the product strategy, and conduct periodic progress reviews to support the alignment of stakeholders towards a common goal and to drive the execution of the strategy.
  • Support the development of the product road map and identifying growth opportunities for your product
  • Work closely with the line manager to create and maintain a product backlog according to business value or ROI
  • Lead the planning product release plans and set expectation for delivery of new functionalities
  • Keep abreast with Agile best practices and new trends

Implementation and Measurement:

  • Participate in the development of new products and innovations as a member of the project team and ensure that the scope and vision is adhered to enable the delivery of timely solutions.
  • Carry out the role of a Product Owner in agile teams
  • Coordinate the piloting of new products or features with clients, feedback the reviews, issues and defect to the project team for resolution to ensure the deployment of a fully functional, reliable product.
  • Providing vision, direction, and feature list to meet customer requirements, to the Agile development team and stakeholders throughout the project and create requirements
  • Ensure that the team always has an adequate amount of prior prepared tasks to work on
  • Assess value, develop and prioritize stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product strategy
  • Provide backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of the user stories
  • Provide an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release / Sprint Goals
  • Monitor and report on the performance of the product and identify any issues to ensure the sustained provision of stable and reliable services to all users.
  • Provide technical support to sales and business development teams to enable the effective conversion of leads to revenue.


Academic Qualification(s)

  • Good 1st degree in relevant field / discipline  
  • Professional Qualification(s): Professional certifications in agile and scrum
  • Experience (Number of relevant years): Minimum of 3 years experience product management with preferred experience in data-driven, highly competitive, complex, dynamic and digital environments such as payments & fintech, financial services or e-commerce.


Application Closing Date
Not Specified.


How to Appy
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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