Senior Product Program Manager (Remote) at Andela Nigeria

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Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software developers. Based in NYC, SF, Lagos, Nairobi, Rwanda and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Product Program Manager

Location: Remote

About the Role

  • Work in line with the company’s annual and quarterly planning processes for Product and Engineering, establishing OKRs as they align with company strategic drivers
  • Lead programs and projects within the organization; understanding current status at any given point in time, facilitating decision making and critical issues, and looking ahead to confirm staffing and budget
  • Own status reporting, governance, proactive risk identification and risk mitigation
  • Drive processes and documentation and delivery the organization, adhering to company-wide templates and methods and using existing tools
  • Serve as a subject matter authority for given teams, handling inquiries and developing action plans to address them, and assisting with the preparation and dissemination of all presentations and communications
  • Support team members, senior leaders, and the Chief Product Technology Officer (CPTO) regarding interpersonal climate, project updates, proposals, planning, and reporting
  • Drive the program portfolio and ensure seamless interaction with other teams across the company
  • Provide support and mentorship (when applicable) to the CPTO and senior leaders on in-flight activities or upcoming initiatives, helping drive strategic direction with the most impact on the organization
  • Ensure the teams are adhering to corporate processes, documentation, templates, and reporting requirements
  • Partner with the M&A team on any potential M&A activities and act as the integration lead for the organization
  • Become a change management champion and ensure positive reception to, and adoption of, Andela-wide changes
  • Help drive common and repeatable approaches that make it simpler for the teams and leaders, allowing them to focus on big picture problems
  • Drive a unified culture, encouraging joint ownership of the business and technical requirements for a robust and innovative product

Requirements:
As the ideal candidate for this role you:

  • Have a proven track record working in software development, technology consulting, or software product management company in a leadership role
  • Program management experience across a large portfolio, demonstrating growth and scale
  • Experience working in marketplaces is nice to have
  • Have experience efficiently working remotely
  • Have a strong analytical and data-driven approach to problem-solving
  • Are passionate about the evolving technology landscape and enjoy bring to bear advancements to address business problems
  • Have outstanding communication (English, verbal, and written)
  • People that have been successful in similar roles at Andela display energy, drive, and passion to succeed.
  • Have the ability to build rapport and connect with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills

Benefits

  • Fully Remote work culture – we hire globally and all of our roles are fully remote!
  • Bring your own device stipend – buy your own laptop with funds from Andela
  • Quarterly work from home stipends
  • Flexible working hours
  • Equity (as a part of compensation package)
  • Healthcare, 401k / pension (US only)
  • Andela Affinity Groups
  • Growth & development paths
  • Generous Paid Time Off, Parental Leave, Compassionate Leave
  • And more to come! We’re on a journey to reimagine global benefits at Andela

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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