Senior Product Manager/Lead

Nairobi, Kenya
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Senior Product Lead/Manager with African, agriculture, insurance, digital product experience!
Start date: January 15 2019

We are looking for a superstar in product management and delivery of digital insurance

Your responsibilities:
• You’ll be spearheading assessing product fit from and delivery across multiple geographies in
Africa and 1-2 countries in Asia
• You will work closely with our technology team and field operations team to translate your
product findings into a functional specifications
• Driving new product management in the areas of agronomy, distribution channel intelligence,
market aggregation and farmer credit
• Iterating on existing digital insurance products based on user feedback and stakeholder

Your strengths and experience:
• Extremely organized and structured with the ability to manage and run with new products,
driving towards delivery of these products on time
• Data driven and able to consume quantitative data for product design, able to apply
behavioral economics principles to product development- you’ll have strong excel skills at
a minimum
• Ability to draft product designs at speed and incorporate feedback quickly. At pula we deliver
in line with the agricultural seasons, which significantly increases the time pressure for turning
around concepts and iterations
• Strong people skills, and demonstrated experience in working with diverse teams with huge
variances in education and background
• Strong documentation skills, able to write clearly, providing written updates, memo’s and
reports after key activities
• Proactive, requesting feedback when things get stuck and working with the team to solve
• Experience in working in Agile product development
• You enjoy working and travelling in rural Africa

Nice to have:
• Agricultural/Insurance knowledge, we can teach you insurance & agriculture

What we offer:
• Be an early team member of a VC backed insure-tech that has reached over 600,000
smallholder farmers across 8 countries already.
• We pride ourselves in operational excellence, both in terms of technology as well as in our
field operations and interactions with farmers. You will be part of an exceptional and award
winning team and we will help you raise the bar and deliver what has never been done
• Change the story of farmers in Africa. We were the first to deliver agriculture insurance in
many of the countries we work in, and have given farmers confidence, professionalism and
pride. This is a chance to be part of that story.

Since we started 3 years ago, Pula has developed insurance and agronomy solutions that in 2016
reached over 600,000 farmers across 5 countries in Africa, we are on rapid growth path to reach one
million farmers by the end 2018. For a brief on our work so far have a look at this talk by one of our
founders here:

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