Sokowatch is transforming communities across Africa by revolutionizing access to essential goods and services. By connecting small merchants to the digital economy, we fix inefficient supply chains and provide services previously unavailable to informal businesses. Sokowatch aims to provide everything a retailer needs, no wholesalers or banks necessary.
Thousands of retailers across Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, and Uganda use Sokowatch's mobile ordering and delivery platform to receive the goods they need as quickly and cheaply as possible while also accessing growth financing for the first time. We’re looking to grow our team with highly talented and motivated employees who are excited to work in a fast-paced and dynamic startup environment.
Role: Head of Product-East Africa
Sokowatch is seeking a very experienced, data-driven & people focused product management professional with an extensive background in managing the development of complex technical products with teams of product managers, designers, product marketing managers and support engineers.
This role will be reporting directly to the Global Head of Product.
This role will be ideally based out of one of our offices in
This role may also be remote as long as the time zone difference to East Africa is not impractical.
Duties & Responsibilities:
The ideal candidate has ≥6 years of experience in designing & implementing as well as overseeing teams of several product professionals in a highly technical environment and possesses the following skills & traits
Diversity is important to us:
We encourage applicants with lasting ties to the African continent to apply to this role. We highly encourage female candidates to apply and would support any candidate with disabilities during the process as well as if they were chosen for this role at the workplace.