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Product Growth Ambassador (INTL)

Product Growth Ambassador, Francophone Africa

The company’s mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. At over 2 billion users with 86% from outside North America, we are rapidly growing and want to ensure that our products are well-tailored to empower the people in Africa to connect in meaningful ways. If that gets you excited, we have a rare opportunity to join a dynamic team and help us to be local at a global scale!


As a Product Ambassador for Francophone Africa, you will work to ensure that this social network is locally relevant and successful. Leveraging your deep understanding of the competitive and product landscape across the region, you will highlight product gaps and identify growth opportunities. You will also need to have a deep understanding of the socio-economic and political fabric across the region to ensure our products are adequately protected against abuse.

The ideal candidate is passionate about the impact of technology across the Continent and has experience in consumer and mobile technology.

Responsibilities

  • Provide local insights – identify strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats relevant for Facebook’s success across the Francophone countries in Africa.
  • Stay up-to-date with social media trends and industry news to identify opportunities to drive product growth
  • Ensure the company's family of apps is fully functional and well adapted to be successful across Francophone Africa
  • Follow product teams closely to identify new product/feature launch plans and changes that may impact product growth across Francophone Africa
  • Identify critical usability issues and suggest optimisation plans to enhance user experience
  • Design and oversee local execution of a continuous testing plan for important end-to-end flows
  • Track progress of market specific product improvements

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ years consumer tech product management/operation experience
  • Deep understanding of multiple French speaking West & Central African countries (e.g. DRC, Senegal, Ivory Coast, Cameroon) 
  • Experience with social products, technologies and platforms is strongly desired
  • Self-driven, comfortable with a fast-paced, always-on, highly ambiguous environment
  • Creative, resourceful, detail-oriented, highly organised, hands-on
  • Strong problem solving and communication skills
  • Experience working in start-ups or successful entrepreneurial adventures and working in a global environment highly desired 
  • Exceptional communications and interpersonal skills in English, French, and at least one local language 
  • Analytical skills and familiarity with the socio-economic and political environment of Francophone Africa
  • Role is based in Senegal
  • Fluent in French, at least one local language & English

Education

BA/BS in Computer Science, engineering or related technical field or equivalent working experience

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