Product Manager Job at One Acre Fund - Career Opportunity in Rwanda
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Vacancy title:
Product Manager

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources , Category: Admin & Office ]

Jobs at:

One Acre Fund

Deadline of this Job:
26 September 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, August 26, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

As a Product Manager at One Acre Fund, you will be part of our internal Tech Department, creating technology solutions for our country programs and global departments. You will gather and document product requirements from our client departments, work with the Development team to translate these requirements into solutions, and use your project management skills to bring field timelines and development timelines into sync. You'll report directly to the Head of Product Management and work with other Product Managers, our team of Business Analysts, Development Team Leads and partners from our client departments around the organization.

• A successful Product Manager at One Acre Fund can combine an understanding of our users - farmers, field officers, support staff - with an ability to coordinate resources to meet critical timelines. You will manage a portfolio of internal products and manage one or more projects that cut across multiple products. Specific responsibilities may include:
• Document requirements for new projects - including requests for new solutions and added functionality for existing products
• Lead a project team to deliver a set of features cutting across multiple products. You'll create project management plans, lead project meetings and and manage timelines
• Plan and implement User Acceptance Testing and release planning
• Maintain a development roadmap for your projects to ensure high-level resourcing decisions
• Develop and maintain relationships with important stakeholders across the organization
• Work with UX designers to test and refine user-facing product design
• Career Growth and Development
• We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. Youll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance. We hold career reviews every six months, and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. Youll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.

• Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for. For this role specifically, you will have:
• 3+ years of experience with technology product management, project management, or similar work experience
• 3+ years of experience in one of our countries of operation (Kenya, Rwanda, Nigeria, Burundi, Malawi, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Uganda or Zambia)
• Experience with Agile software development. A Certified Product Owner certification is a plus
• Strong project management skills with the ability to coordinate across diverse team members to achieve goals. A relevant certification like the PMP is a plus
• Experience with user design, prototyping, UI/UX mockups, etc is a plus
• Language: English is required. Other notable and useful languages are Swahili, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Chichewa, Amharic

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


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Job Info
Job Category: Administrative jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 26 September 2021
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 26-08-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 26-08-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 26-08-2065
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