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- Bachelor's degree
- Information technology, software development, data
- Experienced (senior worker)
- Full Time
Who we are
Motorcycle taxis are immensely popular and serve as the lifeblood of many cities in Africa, but they are extremely unsafe and disorganized. SafeBoda is a startup on a mission to make motorcycle taxis (bodas) more safe, affordable, and convenient across Sub-Saharan Africa—while providing a more meaningful and lucrative career for drivers. And we think we have a shot to build a very valuable tech company in the process. SafeBoda is growing fast with our mobile app in terms of completed rides in Kampala, Uganda. We are venture backed with investors from Silicon Valley, UK, Africa and Asia and we have high ambitions to scale our solution rapidly across East and West Africa.
What you are
Product management at SafeBoda leads the integration of engineering, data science, and design to achieve the company's vision for mobility in cities in Africa. You are responsible for shaping the product roadmap, developing the product positioning and owning the growth strategy for the product. You will work with and energize the team to deliver highly impactful product development. We are looking for entrepreneurial and passionate Product Manager to innovate and execute across a rapidly growing, fast paced company and industry.
What we are looking for
Have 3+ years of experience in product management, development and design, delivering highly successful and innovative products
Have an understanding of computer science and agile development methodologies
Focused on building businesses, not simply features. Entrepreneurial experience building and leading businesses, including ownership and optimization of business performance metrics
You are excited to become a master of our product, have great knowledge of our market, customers and competition
Be emotionally intelligent, humble and excited to work with in a team with a diverse set of experiences, backgrounds, and skills
Possess strong data analysis skills. Be comfortable presenting to senior stakeholders.
Exhibit the ability to navigate ambiguity, juggle multiple tasks, think independently and problem solve like a boss.
Strong undergraduate degree (or higher) with demonstrated strong academic performance
Excitement for SafeBoda and what we are trying to achieve
Lead all dimensions of product development visioning, long-term roadmapping, daily prioritization, feature design, development, and testing.
Be the CEO of the product – make the tough calls. Support the development team and hold them accountable.
Manage and lead a growing team and work with the CTO to steer product development.
Oversee the product testing and iteration with a strong focus on user-centred-design. This means understanding the customer needs and being the voice of the customer.
- Communicating with stakeholders on the product, its development, performance, opportunities.
General InformationSalary range
: Not specifiedAdditional information
: Not specifiedContract type
: PermanentJob type
: Full TimeLocation
: NairobiArea of work
: Information technology, software development, dataSeniority
: Experienced (senior worker)
Job RequirementsRequired education
: Bachelor's degreeRequired relevant work experience
: 18 monthsRequired skills
: Product knowledge; Product development; Product management; Prioritization; Data analysisRequired languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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