Product Designer

Organization
Vera Solutions
Location
Mumbai, India
Job Type
Full-time
Deadline for Applications
03/31/2020
How to Apply
Follow the application link to complete the online application
Where to Apply
https://verasolutions.formstack.com/forms/vera_productmanagerpromise3
Tags
Full-time

About Vera
Vera Solutions is a social enterprise and Certified B Corporation® building cloud and mobile applications for social impact organizations worldwide. Our clients—more than 300 organizations in over 55 countries—include major iNGOs and grant-making organizations, social enterprises, and community-based organizations.

Position Overview
The PROMISE³ Product Manager will be part of Vera’s team in Mumbai working closely with the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) and playing a critical role in the direction, management, improvement, and support of PROMISE³.

PROMISE³ is an offline mobile app designed for teachers and head teachers in resource-limited settings to support data management for student enrollment, attendance, and assessments. While the app has already been launched, this position is involved throughout the product life cycle – market research, gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, design of new features, maintain product quality, and provide training and technical assistance.

Primary Responsibilities
– Develop and provide deep technical and market-based expertise on PROMISE³
– Lead discovery and design efforts for new features and engage with all stakeholders during the process
– Collaborate with implementation team and AKF staff to conduct user research, document user stories, and translate them into actionable product features
– Write product requirements and market requirements documents
– Drive strong project management with planning, communicating, documenting and tracking activities using project management tools
– Understand high-level requirements and create epics and write detailed user stories
– Ensure all communication and decisions are documented
– Monitor and report on product quality, adoption and user feedback throughout product lifecycle

Qualifications and Experience
Essential

– 2+ years experience as a Product Manager, or similar role in a SaaS company
– Professional experience in a product design or research capacity
– Experience in an agile software development environment, with rapid feedback loops and quick release cycles
– Demonstrated success with project management and tools such as JIRA
– Excellent written and verbal communication and relational skills; ability to lead technical conversations and to manage relationships with various stakeholders
– Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority
– Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills
– Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment and perform multiple tasks effectively
– Insatiable desire to improve skills and knowledge of self and others

Desirable

Experience with Salesforce
– Experience with Android mobile development
– Interest in international education or international development
– Experience developing and managing managed packages on top of Force.com platform

Additional Information

Please complete the online application form, attaching CV: https://verasolutions.formstack.com/forms/vera_productmanagerpromise3