Associate Product Manager
Off Grid Electric
Lagos, Nigeria
13d ago

Company Description

Uncover hidden opportunities to make a global impact. ZOLA Electric is the leading renewable energy brand in Africa. We help our customers to light their homes, power small businesses, stay connected and expand opportunities for work and study.

We power more than 180,000 homes across 5 countries and provide clean energy access to nearly 1,000,000 people every day.

At the heart of our business is innovative solutions that empower our customers. We are looking for an Associate Product Manager to join our team in Amsterdam to support our growth strategy in Africa, changing the lives of millions with our innovative products.

This may be your dream job if you’re someone who dreams of combining your knowledge and skills to help ZOLA Electric change the renewable energy landscape.

You need to be passionate about bringing solar energy to off-grid areas and emerging markets with the unique social, technical, and business challenges that come along with it.

You are inspired by the opportunity to unleash human potential, and motivated to help build a truly epic business.

Position

  • Participate in Software prioritization and roadmap discussion with the software PM team
  • Take responsibility for parts of the software roadmap and its delivery in time and budget
  • Write out requirements and specifications for development, QA and data teams to execute on
  • Produce documentation to manage stakeholder expectations on product goals, scope, and measures of success
  • Define the collection of business metrics and methods of reporting
  • Engage business stakeholders to co-design and refine specifications to ensure the right product is being built and plan sprints with development team
  • Prioritize requirements together with business stakeholders to ensure maximum impact
  • Troubleshoot and address issues and questions during the development of the product
  • Pro-actively communicate project progress to all stakeholders to convey timeframe of product feature release
  • Participate in weekly team meetings to review the quarterly roadmap and make the necessary adjustments for dates and deliverables, as and when required
  • Engage with external partners to deliver on software projects (retail partners, banking partners, etc.)
  • Engage with Support Officer to ensure that software issues are addressed and support the analysis of software bugs
  • Requirements

  • Relevant tertiary qualification : Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in related domain
  • Experience in software product management or related function Minimum of 5 years’ experience
  • Experience in software programming and data
  • 2 years of experience in software product management or related function
  • Knowledge of current software technologies
  • Knowledge of product management best practice and tools
  • Knowledge of user research, product design, product testing, experimentation, software engineering
  • Knowledge of data collection, extraction and analysis
  • Office environment, Local travel (project-based or annually) to support : project-based work and strategic planning with distributed software team members
  • International travel (quarterly or more frequent) to support : research for software development, strategic initiatives with operations, software change management
  • Other information

    ZOLA Electric, previously known as Off Grid Electric, combines Silicon Valley technology with local expertise to deliver clean, affordable, reliable solar energy solutions for African homes and businesses with unreliable or nonexistent grid connections.

    Adaptable to energy need and income, ZOLA Electric’s solar systems can be bought over time using micro-finance, PAYGo leasing, and mobile money payments.

    The first few watts start a chain reaction that : security, education and access to information. We help our customers to light their homes, power small businesses, stay connected and expand opportunities for work and study.

    Today, ZOLA Electric provides unmatched customer service and clean energy to more than 1,000,000 customers, homes and businesses across Tanzania, Rwanda, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana and Nigeria.

    ZOLA Electric’s investors include Tesla, DBL Partners, Helios Investment Partners, EDF, Total, and GE Ventures.

    ZOLA Electric is a recipient of the and and is a member of the . For more information, visit .

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