Senior Product Manager (Remote)
Posted on: May 15, 2022
Andela exists to connect brilliance and opportunity. Since 2014, we
have been dedicated to breaking down global barriers and
accelerating the future of work for both technologists and
organizations around the world.
For technologists, Andela offers competitive long term career
opportunities with leading organizations, access to a global
community of professionals, and education opportunities with
leading technology providers.
For companies, Andela provides access to a global network of fully
integrated team members that unlock their business' innovation and
At Andela, we are deeply passionate about creating long-lasting and
transformative growth opportunities for all and doing it in an
E.P.I.C. [andela.com/careers] way.
We are excited to continue building our remote first team with
incredible people like you!
Andela's Product Team is at the intersection of people, process,
and technology. We're working closely with engineers, operations
teams, and users to build a next-generation platform that
facilitates the connection between the global talent workforce
(brilliance) and some of the best companies in the world
(opportunity). We believe that the future of work hinges on
successful remote work relationships, and we are building products
to solve for this. We are a small team, rapidly expanding and eager
to make an impact.
In this role, you will lead a team of engineers and designers to
define, build, and launch critical initiatives that have a direct
impact on the company's bottom line. We're looking for an
experienced product manager who will use research and data to
define strategy for a category of products, and who is at the same
time a world-class executor. We need problem solvers, creative
thinkers, and people who aren't afraid to roll up their
If this sounds like you, keep reading - we want to hear from you!
We are a fully remote company and you can truly live anywhere while
doing this job. English fluency is required.
Define, scope, and prioritize Andela's Client Side Marketplace
Product roadmap; you will own an entire product category.
Own and lead all aspects of an established agile team: writing user
stories and acceptance criteria, backlog grooming, triage and
prioritization, demos, end to end product execution,
Communicate product direction, progress, delivery, launch, and
mitigation plans to all relevant team members and business
Establish and maintain credibility within engineering, the
business, and our users.
Conduct user research and data analysis to assess opportunities,
risks, and business plans.
Set adoption targets and continuously analyze data to assess the
success of a product and inform product direction.
In The First Week
Onboard and integrate into Andela.
Learn about Andela's existing product suite.
Become acquainted with your area of focus, peers, partners, and
your product goals.
In The First Month
Start collaborating closely with your engineering team to
familiarize yourself with the backlog.
Work with senior team members to develop and prioritize your high
Form relationships with your business partners and start
understanding end user personas.
Take over all current initiatives.
In The First Three Months
Fully be responsible for a product category, working with other
team members to complete research and prioritization for the next
Ship features that deliver high business value.
Fully embed yourself in your engineering team and take ownership of
all product management activities.
Monitor the success and adoption of any product features shipped
against company goals.
Understand Andela business processes that fall under your area of
responsibility and propose new ways to scale those processes with
Run partner meetings/initiatives to evangelize and push adoption of
the product roadmap.
Establish yourself as a well known, key player within the product
team and within Andela.
In The First Six Months
Develop a repeatable model for delivering against company and
Mentor more junior product team members.
Consistently re-evaluate the roadmap and backlog to seamlessly
respond to changing market and business priorities.
Work with engineering to continuously improve development processes
and practices within your team.
Give to the development of the product management team by
introducing new insights/initiatives and pushing for the maturation
of existing processes.
In The First Year
Define your category's product strategy and plan for expansion.
Deliver, deliver, deliver! You are a trusted and highly valued
Andelan and our team relies on you to consistently ship high
quality products that our users love.
Continuously strive to scale and improve the team, meeting the
growing needs of the business and our users.
Discover new product opportunities and actively give to the overall
Andela product direction.
5+ years of product management experience at a software company,
marketplace or B2B preferred. 7+ years overall work experience.
Degree in Computer Science or Engineering preferred, but not a
Consensus-builder; develops relationships across the company with
Technical fluency; you don't have to be an engineer, but you do
need to speak the language.
Ability to build wireframes and mockups, with an interest in
keeping things simple.
Solid understanding of how to truly propose and build a lean MVP
and scope out further landmarks for a product or feature.
Detail oriented and a high bar for quality when it comes to writing
stories, acceptance criteria, launch plans, and testing a feature
before greenlighting its launch to users.
Strong project management with the ability to identify and
communicate blockers, next steps, and progress.
Strong analytic skills and fluency with data, with the ability to
use a variety of tools to capture and synthesize information
(experience with Google Analytics, BigQuery, Looker a major
Excellent written and verbal communication with a tendency to
over-document and over-communicate: we are fully remote, so this is
Humble and willing to learn/grow. We need confident and capable PMs
who want to help each other succeed as much as they want to help
our talent succeed.
Fully Remote work culture - we hire globally and all of our roles
are fully remote!
Bring your own device stipend - buy your own laptop with funds from
Quarterly work from home stipends
Flexible working hours
Equity (as a part of compensation package)
Healthcare, 401k / pension (US only)
Andela Affinity Groups
Growth & development paths
Generous Paid Time Off, Parental Leave, Compassionate Leave
And more to come! We're on a journey to reimagine global benefits
At Andela, we outcompete through diversity. We know that our
strengths lie in the multiplicity of talents, perspectives,
backgrounds & orientations resident in our community and we take
pride in that. Andela is committed to a work environment in which
all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. Each
individual has the right to work in a professional atmosphere that
promotes equal employment opportunities and prohibits
discriminatory practices. Andela provides equal employment
opportunities and workplace to all employees and applicants without
regard to factors including but not limited to race, color,
religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, age, disability, pregnancy (including breastfeeding),
genetic information, HIV/AIDS or any other medical status, family
or parental status, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered
veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local
laws. This commitment applies to all terms and conditions of
employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement,
promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of
absence, compensation and training. Our policies expressly prohibit
any form of harassment and/or discrimination as stated above.
Andela is home for all, come as you are.
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