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Innovation Product Manager

  • Remote
  • Anywhere

ABOUT US

Africa has an untapped talent pool that is increasing exponentially, with a projected workforce that will exceed India and China by 2035 Fuelled by this, our mission is to create work opportunities for millions of Africa’s youth and solve the world’s shortage of technology talent. 

Our company SAND has 170+ staff members from 30+ countries with plans to acquire several companies around the world to become a multi-billion dollar global technology services provider that employs over 100K employees across the globe.

We have 3 brands represented in our ecosystem:

  • With ALX, we are building the fastest-growing pool of technology talent in the world, training young talent across Software Engineering, Cloud Computing, Data Science and Salesforce. We are shaping the next generation of software engineers in over 60 countries. 
  • Through our talent agent, The Room, we are creating a community (43+ countries represented to date) for the World’s top tech talent sparking transformative careers by connecting top technology talent with extraordinary opportunities for impact. 
  • Through Sand Technologies we support enterprises and  scale-ups around the world to develop world class technology products, build great technology teams, generate more revenue, and deliver outstanding customer experience. Our clients include one of the largest cloud computing providers in the world as well as Bestseller A/S (Denmark), Create Prime (New Zealand), Stanbic Bank (Kenya), and Tamara (Dubai). 

With varying levels of expertise in software development, data, cloud, machine learning, artificial intelligence, UX design, web development, etc, we providing unparalleled opportunities to technology talent worldwide while reshaping industries, disrupting traditional business models, and creating new opportunities for innovation and growth.

We do hard things!

ABOUT THE ROLE

As a Product Manager focused on innovation, you will spearhead identifying, refining, and validating emerging business and product opportunities. Your passion and strengths lie in using customer-focused, data-driven experimentation to rapidly learn from the market and ideate potential solutions to internal and external user problems.

Key Responsibilities

  • Gain deep insights into customer journeys and needs, understand the product landscape, and stay up to date on industry technologies.
  • Collaborate with business stakeholders and technology leaders to identify, refine, and validate market and product opportunities that align with business objectives and long-term goals.
  • Execute and coordinate usability studies, research, and market analysis to test and iterate on product concepts.
  • Define and analyze metrics that inform the success of products. Identify and track key performance metrics.
  • Develop and provide transparent communication of business cases, product strategy, roadmaps, and progress to all stakeholders to facilitate informed decision-making.
  • Manage product requirements, translate requirements into feature specifications, and coordinate with cross-functional teams for product design.

Requirements

  • Demonstrated experience (7+ years) in software product management or equivalent, with a track record of delivering customer-oriented, complex software solutions.
  • Strong design thinking, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication, strategic thinking, collaboration, and empowerment skills.
  • Advanced ability to develop and articulate business cases, influence stakeholders, and drive consensus toward common goals.
  • Demonstrated experience in requirements elicitation, adept at managing diverse stakeholder needs and translating them into product feature requirements.
  • Must be proficient in Agile methodologies and associated tools (e.g., Confluence, Jira, Asana).

We would also like to remind you that this is a remote job, which means that you can work from anywhere in the world. However, we have a preference for a GMT to GMT +4 time zone.

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