Andela Product Owner, Credit Jobs in Kenya

Andela Product Owner, Credit Jobs in Kenya

Where You’ll Work

  • Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software engineers.

  • Based globally and operating remotely, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage.

    What You’ll Do

  • To work as a product owner in one of the Credit/Lending squads, taking direction from the Product Manager and working closely with the Development Team to document and size stories, to then be developed by the team.

    Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for creating the overall sprint plan across a Program Increment

  • Represents the end user and works with SME’s to understand requirements and co-create user stories and other required artefacts

  • Establishes acceptance criteria for User stories

  • Responsible for continuous prioritization of the team backlog and earliest delivery of value

  • Responsible for leading the Sprint Planning session by directing prioritized user stories into the Sprint Backlog

  • Supports and aligns with Product Manager to allow the creation of an effective Product Management team

  • Establishes the overall goal for each sprint

  • Make decision on options that can affect multiple users

  • Communicating workstream progression to wider market and stakeholders in the form of sprint demos, to obtain ongoing feedback

  • To understand the core technology platform capability and collaborate with developers in the best way to meet product objectives,

  • Provides continuous feedback on development, accepting sprint outputs and user

    Job Requirements

  • Strong understanding of lending and credit products and background knowledge in other areas of banking and financial services.

  • Experience of software development lifecycle is essential, especially within agile methodologies

  • Experienced in the use of common business and systems analysis methodologies and modeling tools (JIRA, Confluence).

  • Strong process and analytical skills, able to identify solutions to complex problems.

  • Strong business and customer focus.

  • Ability to work proactively within a demanding environment, being a key contributor to a fast-moving product development process.

  • Ability to communicate and influence with tact and diplomacy.

  • Demonstrable numerical, analytical, and verbal skills, in particular well-developed written and verbal communication skills in English.

  • Experience working within a multi-national team and serving customers from multiple countries would be of benefit.

  • Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent.

    What You’ll Get

  • Competitive compensation

  • Opportunity to work with the brightest minds inside and outside of your field

  • A chance to change the world for the better

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Andela Product Owner, Credit Jobs in Kenya

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