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Abuja or Berlin

Product Owner

We’re looking for an experienced product owner to help us plan, design, build, and ship our web and mobile tools for healthcare and health logistics. Our products shape health systems, and our product owners are at the forefront of those transormations, working with our subject matter experts, designers, engineers and field staff to define, refine and ship each of the products in their portfolio. You will be interrogating and extracting stakeholder requirements, guiding our technical teams in product creation and delivery, safeguarding and critically evaluating product positioning within the institutions and markets which they address. Given the ambition of Field products, you will need to share a deep curiosity about the contexts in which we develop solutions, a high degree of creativity, and fluency with a range of quantitative methods for design research and product development.

This is a full-time position, with frequent (but negotiable) travel requirements.

Required

  • Experience with and passion for design research and cross-cultural product development
  • 4+ years' working experience in a product design or management role, with experience in heavily process-oriented products
  • Analytical thinker, high degree of fluency with quantitative methods, data analysis and manipulation
  • Comfortable working with complex enterprise systems and datasets
  • Professional experience managing mobile and web products through entire product development lifecycle from strategy to maintenance (portfolio required)
  • Excellent presentation skills and ability to articulate product value proposition for a range of stakeholders, facilitate development process and manage diverse stakeholder demands on the fly
  • Comfortable putting together wireframes and clickable mockups
  • Demonstrated ability to work and interact cross-functionally with experts on technical subject matter, developers, business development, public and private sector clients
  • Demonstrated ability to decompose complex systems and data to produce comprehensive, coordinated technical requirements
  • Excellent analytical and creative problem solving skills
  • Willing to travel (Europe and Africa)
  • Language skills: English (fluent)

Preferable

  • Professional experience

    • in public health and/or supply chain management
    • working on data-driven decision-support systems, especially enterprise systems
    • designing for technologically novice users
    • working remotely and with distributed teams
    • working in sub-saharan Africa
  • Location: Abuja or Berlin
  • Language skills: English (fluent)
If this sounds like a place you'd like to come to work, we humbly suggest we could do some great things together. Please get in touch with a CV or portfolio.
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