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Product Manager at Komaza Kenya


Product Manager at Komaza Kenya

Product Manager at Komaza Kenya

Jobs at Komaza Kenya



Komaza works to unlock the potential of small-scale farmers to solve Africa’s wood supply crisis. Collectively, small farmers possess limitless land and labor resources to plant billions of trees. Komaza provides farmers with support across the forestry value chain, from seedlings to sawmills.

Product Manager

About The Role

As a Product Manager at Komaza, you will be responsible for overseeing Komaza’s technology platforms, working closely with the Directors of Engineering and Data Science, and collaborating with engineers and developers to ensure the timely delivery of products. Additionally, you will interact with the technology team’s various stakeholders to understand their priorities and translate these into intelligent, user-centric products. As a senior member of the technology team, you will play a crucial role in shaping both the practices and culture of the group to establish a world-class technology team.This role will be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

What You Will Do

  • Lead and manage a team of developers and engineers to develop, deploy, and maintain software products for Komaza’s operations
  • Work closely with stakeholders across different departments to understand their needs and translate them into actionable deliverables
  • Collaborate with the Director of Engineering to create product roadmaps for Kwingu and other key products
  • Develop best practices and provide guidance to the engineering team in areas such as processes, platforms, and people
  • Work with Data Science to obtain operational insights and implement findings to improve product quality and user experience
  • Lead system and product design from conceptualization to user story creation
  • Create and implement KPIs to evaluate product success and prioritize tasks

What You Have

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a technical field such as Business, Economics, or Computer Science
  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to translate user requirements into actionable user stories and coordinate remote teams
  • Proven experience in delivering large-scale web-based software products2+ years of experience in product management1+ years of experience in Agile frameworks such as scrum or Kanban
  • Proficiency in Jira/Confluence or other software development management tools
  • Basic SQL proficiency
  • Experience working in AgTech, forestry, or logistics companies is a plus
  • Familiarity with analysis platforms such as Tableau or Data bricks is a plus

You are Also

  • Motivated and enthusiastic, and excited to work in a dynamic, unstructured, and frequently changing startup environment
  • Curious, collaborative, creative, and actively seek feedback to continuously improve
  • Willing to collaborate with other team members and departments to develop sustainable and innovative systems

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Komaza Kenya on jobs.lever.co to apply

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