Product Management Lead (m/f/n)
Hamburg, Germany – remote possible, part-time (80%) possible
We are looking for an experienced product manager with the mindset to build, starting as soon as possible. The cornerstone of Impacc, our digital platform, will connect great business ideas for poor people with money (mainly through a B2B approach), and it will help entrepreneurs in Africa scale up their businesses. If you want to use technology to drive social change (and have the skills to put it into practice), apply!
You are an organizational mastermind who excels in managing procedures and deadlines every step of the way. You drive a lean and agile development process, ensuring the seamless delivery of a product vision that fits the needs of our donors and our ventures in Africa.
- Act as the voice of the customer in the definition of innovative digital solutions.
- Be responsible for crafting the product vision and developing the product strategy while driving execution at the same time.
- Be a champion of the MVP concept, distilling the product down to what is desirable, viable and feasible.
- Develop a roadmap, feature lists and user stories, and work closely with designers and engineers to deliver on them.
- Gather product feedback through qualitative and quantitative approaches.
Several years experience in product management, ideally at least 2 years in a leadership role as CPO, Head of/ Director or equivalent position.
A cool head (as demonstrated by a top university degree, ideally in a technical discipline), a hot heart (as demonstrated by engagement in social causes), and strong hands (as demonstrated by a track record of launching multiple digital products, a strong understanding of mobile, web technologies and working knowledge of agile development methodologies).
Share our values: Impatient optimists. Create momentum. Down to earth and humane. Doer mentality. Curious to learn and change. Bubbling with ideas.
What we offer
Lots of freedom to build a young start-up into one of Europe’s premier aid organisations. An office in Hamburg’s alternative and quirky “Schanzenviertel”, with plenty of travel to Africa. The ability to mentor and be mentored. Less money than you deserve, but enough to get by comfortably. The opportunity to actually drive positive change in the world.
Impacc is an international social business NGO that creates green jobs for poor people in fragile states. We build and scale businesses where markets don’t yet work for the poorest. We find innovative business models that have the potential to create local, green jobs, often with a franchise approach. These businesses wouldn’t be able to compete on the open market because of market barriers such as lack of skills, social norms, conflict, etc. That’s why we combine aid with revenue generation where markets fail to meet basic human needs. We link social investors with innovative social businesses to help them scale and have social impact. By this, we empower poor people and their communities to abolish poverty once and for all (see www.impacc.org).
How to apply
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