Product Owner – Mobile Apps Career Jobs – SafeBoda

Job Title:   Product Owner –
Mobile Apps

Organisation: SafeBoda

Duty Station: Kampala,

About US:

SafeBoda is a
startup on a mission to make motorcycle taxis (bodas) more safe, affordable,
and convenient across Sub-Saharan Africa—while providing a more meaningful and
lucrative career for drivers. And we think we have a shot to build a very
valuable tech company in the process. SafeBoda is growing fast with our mobile
app in terms of completed rides in Kampala, Uganda. We are venture backed with
investors from Silicon Valley, UK, Africa and Asia and we have high ambitions
to scale our solution rapidly across East and West Africa.

Job Summary:  The Product Owner – Mobile Apps will become a
domain expert in your product areas and conduct rigorous data analysis to help
improve customer experiences and identify profitable growth opportunities

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Manage your Product Backlog. Create the list of backlog items and
    prioritize them based on the overall strategy and business objectives.
    Additionally, you will need to map out project dependencies to inform the
    necessary sequence of development.
  • Understand and anticipate the client’s needs to more effectively
    manage the development process.
  • Effectively communicate a project’s impact, priority, development
    approach, size, and release plan to the internal and external stakeholders
  • Maintain the development team focus on delivering value, balancing
    multiple streams of requirements so that they can concentrate on what they
    do best: create a great product!
  • Facilitating development by working with design and UX teams to
    ensure the developers have the things they need to keep moving forwards
  • Work cross-functionally with product, engineering, design, and
    marketing teams to build world-class products and design hypothesis-driven
    experiments; make clear, coherent and holistic recommendations based on
    test results
  • Inspect and evaluate product progress through each iteration.
  • Improve product experiences for all our customers using data science
    techniques and monitoring product performance through dashboards and ad
    hoc analysis

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • Three years of experience as a Product Owner of Apps (iOS and
  • In-depth knowledge of UI/UX conventions on mobile platforms and in
    user-centered product development as well as related tools and processes.
  • Three years of experience in product management, customer experience
    management, business analysis and software engineering.
  • Three years of experience with Agile methodologies including Scrum
    and Kanban
  • Experience managing successful Apps initiatives from concept to
  • Strong experience working with designers to deliver UX/UI
  • Strong business process design and transformation skills
  • Focused on building businesses, not simply features. 
  • Previous experience
    building and leading businesses, including ownership and optimization of
    business performance metrics
  • Be emotionally intelligent, humble and excited to work with in a
    team with a diverse set of experiences, backgrounds, and skills
  • You are excited to become a master of our product, have great
    knowledge of our market, customers and competition
  • Possess strong data analysis skills. Be comfortable presenting to
    senior stakeholders.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excitement for SafeBoda and what we are trying to achieve

How to Apply:

All candidates who
wish to join SafeBoda should apply online at the link below.

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