Monday, 25 September 2017

Job Opportunity At Ubongo-Digital Product Manager


Other Dar es Salaam District Dar Es Salaam
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Help transform learning for millions of kids in Africa... and open the door for them to a future of digital learning! We’re looking for a full time product manager for Ubongo’s mobile apps, mobile services, and other upcoming mobile and digital products.
Manage the full product life cycle: planning, design, development, user testing, go-to-market, marketing, user engagement and expansion. Work with CEO to define product roadmap, and manage work across teams to execute.
Be the user’s advocate and representative, and you'll ensure that all of our digital product development puts our users’ needs first!
Coordinate between teams within Ubongo (education, writing, music, animation) to maintain content pipeline for mobile and digital. You will also manage quality assurance to maintain top quality of product and content.
Coordinate and maintain constant communication between Ubongo and our mobile and digital partners around the world, including Kenya and Thailand.
Work with in-house research team to ensure constant user testing of prototypes and products (both internal and external). Create and manage systems for rapid analysis and response to user testing results.
Analyze data from system usage, user testing, marketing and other sources for business intelligence and educational impact, and respond with actions and informed decisions.
Conduct market research and keep the whole Ubongo team up to date on trends and developments in the mobile/ digital space.
Work closely with Marketing Manager to promote mobile and digital products and drive user engagement and with CEO to refine mobile and digital strategy for UBONGO and each product.
Help out in other areas as needed! We’re a startup and everyone wears many hats!
Bachelor's degree (preferably in Computer Science, Engineering, Management or Business)
Minimum 1 year work experience working in diverse teams and coordinating across departments to execute projects
Passion for Human-Centered Design and design thinking
Strong analytical skills, with experience in data analysis or business intelligence
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English (and preferably Kiswahili, French, or other African language)
Proficient using Excel, Office, cloud-based productivity services, and able to learn new software quickly and independently
Extremely organized and detailed oriented, while maintaining broad vision and driving towards long term objectives
Strong communication skills and ability to work independently
• Healthcare, social security and other benefits
• Flex-time work schedule in a fun, creative work environment
• Free lunch at the office
• Help with relocation if you’re moving to Dar
• You get to watch cartoons at work ;-)
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