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Product Associate

at The Innovation Village
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted August 20, 2019
Category Social Services & Nonprofit
Currency UGX


Product Associate

Kampala, Kampala, Uganda
Company Description
The Innovation Village is a destination entrepreneurs call home. We believe that every idea that could transform society should be given an opportunity to see what that idea could become.

Have you ever considered a career working with startups? Startup culture is high energy, your ticket to being a problem solver, attracts the best minds around and lets you fast-track your career with high-growth teams. Startup culture gives you the flexibility to explore emerging technologies and test your limits along the way.

We enable organisations to work with entrepreneurs, capture new value from digital—creating products, experiences, and businesses. We bring together a community where people can design, prototype, test, scale and launch imaginative and solutions to big challenges - together.

Client relationship Management

Grow company revenues by developing new products

Produce, organise and maintain internal and external sales and marketing materials like presentation decks, case studies, competitive intelligence and contact lists

You are capable of deeply understanding the needs of clients and translate these into compelling solutions and sales proposals

You communicate regularly with clients, manage expectations, update them on progress as well as solicit feedback

Ensure revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met

Project planning & Coordination

You are strong in processes and can map out projects, taking into consideration client needs and resources available

Establish milestones and objectives

You can communicate your plans well both verbally and in writing to all stakeholders

Participate in cross-functional teams to execute the product development plan

You ensure that all stakeholders in a project are contributing their part and can mitigate risks

Oversee the development of advertising, public relations, and marketing communications to meet product objectives.


Ability to multitask and prioritise tasks
Excellent time management skills
Well-developed organisational skills
Attention to detail
Great verbal and written communication skills

Strong internal and external communicator with strong interpersonal skills

Ability to manage different clients and multi-task with excellent organization skills

Comfort with a fast-paced environment and changing requirements – Start-up experience a plus

Ability to flourish with minimal guidance, be proactive, and handle uncertainty and ambiguity

Can-do attitude, strategic thinker, and passion for new products and solutions

Experience Requirements

Prior experience selling technology products to corporations or selling corporate solutions
Proven track record of effectively negotiating high value business agreements and developing business relationships that impact company performance

Education Requirements

Comfortable with Excel, Google Docs and other technology solutions for driving sales