Viamo Junior Technical Product Manager Jobs in Kenya

Viamo Junior Technical Product Manager Jobs in Kenya


Job Description

  • Mobile technology is revolutionizing how organizations engage with their end users. More than 96% of the world’s population has access to a mobile phone, meaning it is now possible to reach nearly every single person on the planet. Yet 3 billion people living in emerging markets still lack access to relevant, timely, and engaging information in their local languages, and their voices remain underheard.

  • The organizations that serve them lack the technology and capacity to reach them, and many are unaware of the power of mobile technology to meet their organizational goals. Viamo connects individuals and organizations using digital technology to make better decisions.

  • We’ve created a suite of products, including a national-scale information hotline called “3-2-1” that serves tens of millions of users across 18 countries. Other Viamo products delivered through our platform focus on remote education, field data collection, market-matching services, voucher management and more. With more than 30 million people reached in 2020 alone, we are well on our way to meeting our goal of serving 50 million people annually by 2023 with life-improving information and access.

    About the Role

  • As Viamo’s Junior Technical Product Manager you connect people and make things happen; you are at the hub and in constant contact with our brilliantly talented team members and making everyone shine.

  • You will work closely with the senior product managers and the scrum team to define new requirements, write detailed specifications and ensure that features are clearly defined in Viamo’s ticketing system (Jira)

  • You will be an active member of the product crew, a cross functional team that collaborates on solving the key problems faced by the organization and creating the product backlog which will help achieve the product vision

  • You are the team’s champion because you help us priorities the many things we could be working on and ensure we are always building the next most important thing.

  • You make meetings more awesome and
    help teams celebrate when they meet their goals.

  • You love communicating within your development team, and across departments in order to bring to life a larger product vision.

  • You understand the importance of the product vision, and are able to bring designers, QA and other important stakeholders into the mix so that the Viamo backlog is full of accurate and fully detailed tasks, ready to be worked on (and crushed!)

    Who we’re looking for

  • Strong Communicator – you set up the team for success by solving problems, boosting morale and keeping the wheels turning. You are able to and enjoy facilitating a group discussion

  • Technical background – you enjoy working with people building things: you have knowledge of software programming, testing frameworks or other engineering processes. This background helps you support and be an ally to your team of software developers.

  • Requirements gathering – You will have at least two years experience working as a product owner, technical product manager or business analyst at a software company.

  • Organizational ability – we rely on you to get us to ensure the balance between quality software which meets the timelines set out by the product crew.

  • Attention to detail – You make sure everything works, big and small. You have the ability to track minute details in the context of a larger product vision.

    Nice to haves

  • Ability to speak French.

  • Experience working in the ICT4Development sector.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Viamo Junior Technical Product Manager Jobs in Kenya


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