Safaricom Technical Product Owner– Zero Touch Jobs in Kenya

Safaricom Technical Product Owner– Zero Touch Jobs in Kenya


  • We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Service Management Department within the Technology Division. In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below.

    Detailed Description

  • Reporting to the Technical Tribe Lead – Service Management Department the position holder will perform all aspects of the Product Owner role. This includes taking ownership of the product backlog, user story content and setting priorities for the Agile Team to maximize business value.

  • The product owner will also work within the context of a wider Product Management team, helping to define features and drive evolution of Service Management Zero Touch products and features. The Product owner will take lead of scrum teams, defining product vision, roadmap, and growth opportunities, communicating with stakeholders throughout the project.

    Key Responsibilities

  • To plan and prioritize product feature backlog and development for the product;

  • To develop detailed product feature specifications and ensure they’re clearly understood by the development teams;

  • To assess value, develop cases, and prioritize stories, epics, and themes to ensure work aligns with product strategy;

  • To actively mitigate roadblocks impacting successful team completion of
    release/sprint goals;

  • To lead the product-release plans and set expectations for delivery of new functionalities;

  • To serve as the product ambassador internally and externally, sharing knowledge and answering questions related to the product.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering or any other related field;

  • 7+ years in leading software teams in startups or digital native organizations;

  • Experience in running digital transformation programs successfully;

  • Extensive experience working with agile methodologies, such as Scrum, Kanban, XP, BDD and TDD;

  • Strong knowledge of software architecture principles, patterns Experience working in cloud-native environments;

  • Professional experience and knowledge of the Telecommunications industry preferred;

  • Certified Scrum Developer (CSD) preferred.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Safaricom Technical Product Owner– Zero Touch Jobs in Kenya

    Find jobs in Kenya. Jobs - Kenya jobs. Search our career portal & find the latest Kenyan job positions, career opportunities & jobs in Kenya.

    Jobs in Kenya - banking jobs, IT jobs, accounting jobs, NGO jobs, business administration, ICT, UN jobs, procurement jobs, education jobs, hospital jobs, human resources jobs, engineering, teaching jobs, and other careers in Kenya.

    Find your dream job from 1000s of vacancies in Kenya posted and updated daily - click here!

  • Click here to post comments

    Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Best Africa Jobs.