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  • Posted: Jun 27, 2022
    Deadline: Jul 4, 2022
  • Traction Apps is a one-stop platform for small businesses to accept payments, run their businesses, and access capital for growth, We are building the operating system for SMEs in Africa!
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    Associate Product Manager

    Role Overview

    • We are looking for driven passionate problem solvers and self-starters to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for collecting product data, doing customer research, coordinating with stakeholders, and developing new product features.

    What you'll do:

    • Work with Traction commercial services team, internal operations and technology/developers, stakeholders and engineering teams to create all project-related documents containing scope goals, deliverables, required resources and schedule
    • Run Traction’s Agile design and engineering processes, including roadmap and backlog management, sprint planning, standups, sprint demos and retrospectives and more
    • Manage product documentation and requirements using Jira and other required tools to ensure docs and tickets have clear acceptance criteria, are up to date and aligned to the outcomes under management
    • Work hand-in-hand with Traction clients, designers and developers to define product technical requirements and build delivery plans, including resourcing breakdowns
    • Be accountable for project results, schedule margins, budget and deliverables
    • Be accountable for preparing your team for client status presentations, review meetings, UAT sessions, delivery acceptance
    • Produce estimates required for each task in collaboration with commercial services, design, DevOps, QA and other teams
    • Keep an eye out for risk from all angles throughout the entirety of the product life cycle and be an effective problem solver
    • Prepare effective written correspondence and present information to client and internal stakeholders.

    What you'll need:

    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Experience and results as a product manager or a similar role
    • Strong communication and presentation skills
    • Ability to work independently and with cross-functional teams
    • Perceptive and a fast learner: you’re able to quickly understand the technology that powers Traction Apps, and able to help customers achieve their goals, even if they’re unable to articulate those goals
    • A positive, polite, confident, sincere, and friendly disposition
    • The ability to solve problems and to think quickly on your feet
    • Flexibility – we’re growing and evolving, and you’ll need to come along for the ride

    Why Traction

    • Join a high potential organization. This is a unique opportunity to join a rapidly scaling business where we expect you to approach things differently, and solve problems for business owners
    • Meaningful Rewards: Competitive Base Pay, Flexible Leave Plan, Health Insurance
    • Captain your career path. Live, work, and breathe in an environment with limitless opportunities for growth, both professionally and personally. A personal learning budget used to invest in your growth
    • The Best Team. Working with a motivated and talented team plus regular team bonding events. Working with a motivated and talented team plus regular team bonding events

    Our Values:

    • Ownership: At Traction, we take the initiative to achieve favorable results
    • Invent & Innovate: We are constantly developing and designing solutions
    • Growth Centered (self and customers): You keep pursuing growth and learning
    • Team Spirit (collaborative): We are a team that works together to achieve a common goal
    • High Ethical Standard: Respect, trust, honesty, and moral character are values that we uphold
    • Customer Driven: We see everything we do at Traction on how it will impact our customers
    • Above & Beyond: We don't just do what's expected of us; We go the extra mile.

    Method of Application

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