Lead, Products Job in Nigeria

 iCentra - Founded in 2009, iCentra started operations in Abuja, Nigeria. We embarked on the journey to catalyze positive transformations within the business landscape with a steadfast mission to enhance both individual and organizational performance. We firmly believe in the creation of value not only for our clients but for all stakeholders involved. Since its inception, our company has tirelessly strived to partner with organizations across industries to deliver extraordinary results. Our unwavering commitment to excellence is reflected in our diverse range of expertise, spanning Business Consulting, Technology Solutions, Project Management, and Learning & Development.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Lead, Products and Innovation

Location: Abuja
Job Type: Full Time


  • As the Lead for Products and Innovation, you will play a crucial role in steering the company’s growth through the development of innovative products and services.


  • Innovation Strategy: Develop and execute the innovation strategy aligned with the company’s objectives and market demands.
  • Product Development: Lead the ideation, conceptualization, and development of new products, services, or solutions.
  • Market Research: Conduct market research and analysis to identify emerging trends, consumer needs, and opportunities for innovation.
  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Collaborate with various departments (such as R&D, marketing, sales, and operations) to align innovation efforts and product development with company goals.
  • Prototyping and Testing: Oversee the prototyping, testing, and validation of new products or features before market launch.
  • Risk Management: Evaluate potential risks associated with new product launches and develop risk mitigation strategies.
  • Team Leadership: Manage and mentor teams involved in product development, fostering a culture of creativity and innovation.


  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Business, Engineering, Product Management, or a related field.
  • Extensive experience (5+ years) in product development, innovation management, or a similar role, with a track record of successful product launches.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills, with the ability to inspire and guide cross-functional teams.
  • Strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities to navigate complexities in product development and innovation processes.
  • Proficiency in market research methodologies and familiarity with emerging technologies relevant to the industry.
  • Excellent communication skills to convey complex ideas and concepts to diverse stakeholders.

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs):

  • Product Launch Success: Success of new product launches based on sales, customer adoption, and market response.
  • Innovation Pipeline: Number of innovative ideas generated and their progression through the development pipeline.
  • Market Share Growth: Impact of new products or innovations on the company’s market share.
  • Customer Feedback: Customer satisfaction levels regarding new products or innovations.
  • Time-to-Market: Efficiency of the innovation process by measuring the time taken from ideation to market launch.
  • Revenue Generation: Contribution of new products or innovations to the company’s revenue growth.
  • Team Performance: Team productivity and collaboration in delivering innovative solutions.

Application Closing Date
1st February, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume and Cover Letter to: career@icentra.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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