Product Manager at Civic Innovation Lab

The Civic Innovation Lab is a community of interdisciplinary creative minds leveraging technology. We are focused on harnessing Creativity, Innovation, and Technology to solve our most pressing social and environmental issues.

PRODUCT MANAGER

JOB DESCRIPTION
We are looking for an excellent product manager with the right mix of technical and business exposure to work with our startups in achieving their goals.
The ideal person will be responsible for supporting 5 -10 different startups to build innovative civic solutions in an engaging, functional way, while ensuring that the quality level is maintained.
The Product Manager will work creatively and pragmatically to conserve resources and engage the various startups’ potential audience (stakeholders).
If you understand technology and business, we are interested in speaking with you.

RESPONSIBILITIES
To set the long-term vision and strategy for the startups’ products.
To communicate strategy to all of the relevant participants and stakeholders.
Provide leadership during product scoping and implementation phases.
Support startups to launch quality products.
Use evidence-based decision making to help startups perform better.
Identify market opportunities with different teams and define product vision and strategy.
Understand customer feedback for product requirements.
Engage closely with the startups to help determine the best technical implementation methods as well as a reasonable implementation schedule.
Strong motivational attitude to drive team

KEY REQUIREMENTS
Should have technical background as a current or former software/web developer.
Experience building production ready software.
Should also have solid understanding of business
Must have proven track record of interfacing with customers
2 years minimum software project management experience
Must have demonstrated ability to achieve strategic goals in an innovative and fast-paced environment.
Knowledge of multiple functional areas such as product management, engineering, UI, sales, customer support, finance or marketing.
Ability to evolve product strategy based on research, data and industry trends.
Excellent problem-solving, organizational and analytical skills.
Must be resourceful.

TO APPLY
Applicants should send their Applications and CV’s to: communications@civicilab.com

DUE DATE:  29 September, 2017

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