Strategy Product Manager, JAAGO Foundation

Deadline:

January 15, 2023

Position Summary

JAAGO is looking to hire a Strategy Product Manager, who shall be working intimately with the other organizational managers to:

  1. Foster sustainability within the organization;
  2. Create the right impact; and
  3. Ensure granting bodies and donors’ alignment with their mission.

The north star of the employee as a strategic product manager is to ensure that the Founder mindset is replicated throughout the organization among managers and they have a great deal of alignment with the Founders on what JAAGO’s goals are and what values they are bringing to the table as managers.

Job Responsibilities

  • He/ She will implement design thinking processes to diagnose issues and ideate solutions with other organizational managers.
  • He/ She will align organizational managers within the organization to set strategic goals and performance goals.
  • Establish effective project management frameworks, such as lean methodologies and scrum practices with other organizational managers.
  • Examine and ensure data hygiene and effective business intelligence practices.
  • Hire, train and transform staff with strategic duties into a high performing team.
  • Hire, train and transform staff with business intelligence duties into a high performing team.

Skills

The ideal candidate may have the following attributes:

  • Has considerable product management experience working in high growth start-ups for at least two years.
  • The candidate has a good quantitative aptitude and has an academic background in a quantitative discipline (for example, has completed a B.Sc. or equivalent degree in Engineering, Accounting, or Economics).
  • Some prior experience in data science in some capacity will be considered as an added advantage.
  • Is familiar with the concepts of North Star, OKRs, Design Thinking, Lean and Agile. The candidate will be expected to have practically applied these concepts at some point in their career.
  • Has attended a business incubator or accelerator program learning about entrepreneurship at some point.
  • The candidate is expected to be familiar with productivity tools such as word processing, presentation, spreadsheet and project management software (PowerPoint, Google Docs, Excel, JIRA). The candidate must have good command in spreadsheet skills.
  • The candidate has good command in written and spoken communication, specifically in English.
  • Prior voluntary or professional experience in impact driven work (in the development sector or social entrepreneurship) will be considered as an added advantage.
Date Posted

January 11, 2023

Employment Status

Contractual

Department
Location

JAAGO Foundation HQ, Banani, Dhaka

Offered Salary

BDT 30,000- 85,000 (Based on the experience and competency)

Gender

Anyone

Educational Qualification
Experience

Prior voluntary or professional experience in impact driven work (in the development sector or social entrepreneurship) will be considered as an added advantage.

Benefits

As per Organization Policy

Office Hour

Sunday – Thursday (10.00 am – 6.00 pm)

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Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. We encourage diversity and disability inclusion in our team.

JAAGO Foundation has a non-negotiable policy of ZERO TOLERANCE towards Safeguarding. All employees are expected to abide by the Code of Conduct, Prevention from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) policy of the JAAGO Foundation.

JAAGO Foundation is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

Brief description of JAAGO Foundation

JAAGO Foundation is a civil society organization (CSO) working towards the education and social mobilization of the underprivileged masses of Bangladesh. With its mission to fight poverty, JAAGO pioneered a Free-of-Cost International Standard School for underprivileged children in remote areas of Bangladesh. JAAGO’s Youth Development Program focuses on national development via the reallocation of skills and resources to foster self–reliance and growth in every young citizen.
JAAGO Foundation is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

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