One Acre Fund Product Manager Jobs in Rwanda

One Acre Fund Product Manager Jobs in Rwanda


About One Acre Fund

  • Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies 1 million smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms vastly more productive. Our 8,000+ team is drawn from diverse backgrounds and professions. With operations across six core countries in Africa, we make farmers more prosperous by providing quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers' homes, and agricultural training to improve harvests. On average, the farmers we serve harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund.

  • To learn more about our work, take a look at our Why Work Here blog for more information.

    About the Role

  • As a Product Manager at One Acre Fund, you will be part of our internal Tech Department, creating technology solutions for our country programs and global departments. You will gather and document product requirements from our client departments, work with the Development team to translate these requirements into solutions, and use your project management skills to bring field timelines and development timelines into sync.

  • You'll report directly to the Head of Product Management and work with other Product Managers, our team of Business Analysts, Development Team Leads and partners from our client departments around the organization.

  • We are hiring for multiple roles on the Product Management team. During the interview process we will assess applicants for their fit with the following roles:

  • Business Intelligence: Manage our data reporting product portfolio and strategy

  • Farmer Apps: Lead a project team to develop a farmer-facing mobile application

  • Innovations: Scoping, prioritizing and developing possible new internal tech solutions.

    Responsibilities

  • A successful Product Manager at One Acre Fund can combine an understanding of our users - farmers, field officers, support staff - with an ability to coordinate resources to meet important timelines. You will manage
    a portfolio of internal products and manage one or more projects that cut across multiple products. Specific responsibilities may include:

  • Document requirements for new projects - including requests for new solutions and added functionality for existing products.

  • Lead a project team to achieve a set of features cutting across multiple products.

  • You'll create project management plans, lead project meetings and and manage timelines.

  • Plan and implement User Acceptance Testing and release planning Maintain a development roadmap for your projects to ensure high-level resourcing decisions.

  • Maintain relationships with important stakeholders across the organization Work with UX designers to test and refine user-facing product design.

    Career Growth and Development

  • We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. You'll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance. We hold career reviews every six months, and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You'll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.

    Qualifications

  • We welcome applicants from a diverse set of backgrounds and experiences. Some technical experience is helpful, but we are looking for someone who can combine excellent requirements gathering with a project management skillset. Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for. For this role specifically, you will have:

  • 3+ years of experience with technology product management, project management, or similar work experience.

  • 3+ years of experience in one of our countries of operation.

  • Experience with Agile software development, like a Certified Product Owner certification.

  • Project management skills, a relevant certification like the PMP.

  • Experience managing teams.

  • Language: English is required. Other notable and useful languages are Swahili, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Chichewa, Amharic.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; One Acre Fund Product Manager Jobs in Rwanda

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