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Product Manager - Ponea Health

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Nairobi

8 months ago


Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Product Manager, a strategic visionary, to lead the development and evolution of our healthcare platforms. The successful candidate should have a strong technology and business understanding as well as a proven track record in launching and growing B2B or B2C digital platforms. You will be responsible for taking problems that are at an early stage in the pipeline, working to define and clarify them. You will assess solutions critically, using a data-driven approach, and work with teams to deliver world-class solutions to our customers. The successful candidate will be a detail-oriented problem solver and be able to provide quick and clear instructions, thrive in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment, and lead from the front. This is an extremely important and exciting role that offers the successful candidate the opportunity to shape the company’s product strategy, and in doing so, help reshape and transform healthcare systems across Africa. Position Level: Middle Management Level Organizational Relationship: Functional reporting to the Global Project & Program Lead Compensation: Competitive Compensation ; 2,750 per hour (208hrs pw) Equity 15 to 20% Bonus: 15% of gross pay YoY. Based on successful product launches

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Experience defining and delivering successful products
  2. The ability to clearly, and quickly, identify, articulate and prioritize the strategic and tactical value of your vision and roadmap
  3. Strong leadership skills
  4. Strong analytical skills
  5. Strong project management capabilities
  6. The ability to clearly communicate requirements at different levels
  7. Creative problem solver; able to identify real obstacles and viable solutions
  8. Ability to quickly absorb technical concepts and effectively simplify and communicate them to a non-technical audience
  9. Exceptional People skills; ability to handle many conflicting demands on your time
  10. Organizational awareness in resolving cross-functional risks/issues
  11. A tenacious ability to get things done, and work effectively across multiple streams
  12. Possess a strong ability to articulate desired outcomes and work collaboratively to create a path to achieve it
  13. Experience with fast-moving product development cycles
  14. Understanding of lean and agile methodologies
  15. A curious mind able to looking at things from different angles

Education + Experience

  1. University degree in a relevant discipline in Engineering, IT or Computer Science, Management, Business Administration, Marketing
  2. A Master’s degree will be an added advantage
  3. Experience with JIRA, Confluence, (Sheets, Docs, Slides)
  4. Familiarity with SQL, Python, is a plus