Product Manager

Vera Solutions
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About Vera
Vera Solutions is a social enterprise and certified B Corporation building cloud and mobile applications for social impact organizations worldwide. Their clients — more than 300 organizations in over 70 countries — include major iNGOs and grant-making organizations, social enterprises, and community-based organizations.

Position Overview:
As the SCRUM Master, you’ll be part of the Product team, working closely with internal stakeholders to plan and manage product releases in a timely manner. You may be required to participate in product backlog creation.

Primary Responsibilities:
Lead the scrum team in using Agile methodology and scrum practices
Helping the product owner and development team to achieve product releases in a timely manner
Work with product owners to handle backlogs and new requests
Lead the scrum and development team in planning and facilitating sprint development
Identify and remove impediments and coach the scrum team on removing impediments
Resolve conflicts and remove obstacles that occur
Help the scrum team achieve higher levels of scrum maturity
Support the product owner and provide education where needed
Manage each project’s scope and timeline
Coordinate backlog development, grooming, sprint reviews, retrospective meetings, daily stand-ups and other sprint ceremonies
Coach team members in Agile frameworks
Facilitate internal communication and effective collaboration
Ensure deliverables are up to quality standards at the end of each sprint
Help build a productive environment where team members ‘own’ the product and enjoy working on it

Qualifications and Experience:
2-4 years of prior experience in a on a scrum team, particularly in implementing cloud and/or mobile solutions
Ability to analyze and think quickly and to resolve conflict
Knowledgeable in techniques to fill in gaps in the scrum
Ability to determine what is scrum and what is not
Experience with successful Agile techniques
Ability to work with and lead a team
Strong communication, interpersonal and mentoring skills
Ability to adapt to a changing environment
Self-motivation and ability to stay focused in the middle of distraction
Advanced degree with preference to the technical courses in relevant fields
Demonstrated problem-solving skills and ability to troubleshoot in a structured way
Exceptional written & verbal communication skills used to draft technical documentation, translate challenging concepts into simple, yet accurate terms, and collaborate effectively and professionally with internal and external stakeholders
Enthusiasm for working in a small, dynamic, international environment, often collaborating with colleagues cross-team and cross-hub
Ability to carry tasks forward independently or collaboratively with the reporting team.
Meticulousness, punctuality, and outstanding attention to detail

Significant experience working with CRM and other data management tools/platforms, particularly Salesforce
2+ years of working in technology industry
2+ years working on the Salesforce Lightning Platform
Proficient in the use of G-Suite applications or other common cloud-based software (i.e. Dropbox, Box, etc.)
Awareness of core social sector concepts such as Grant Management, Impact Measurement, Fundraising etc.
Demonstrated interest in working with social sector clients or experience in a social sector organisation

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