Technical Project Manager

Position: Technical Project Manager

Leadership  duties

Product development

• You collaborate well with business management, sales and marketing to develop and

 

implement our go-to market strategy for company products and services.

• You lead in producing our product roadmap, setting and managing tech priorities, and

ensuring there is momentum behind turnaround time.

• You ensure our products function well and appeal to our users, and bring significant value

add to their businesses.

• You share our vision and contribute to appraising new product ideas.

Adaptive project management

• You work with a sense of urgency and hold yourself and the developer team accountable.

• You help us excel in devops and managing our growth through continuous improvement

of tools and processes.

• You lead in project forecasting, liaising closely with management to ensure we have the

resources we need to meet  production  targets.

• You keep workloads ambitious but doable.

Job purpose

You provide the technical skills and knowledge to drive our product development and product

performance. Specifically, you translate our business  requirements  into technical requirements

and further translate these into detailed product specifications and user stories for our developer

team. You also project manage with rigour, consistently driving accountability of dev work

to ensure products get to market on time.

Job skills

Product Development

• You have proven ability in writing up detailed product tech requirements.

• You are creative and can illustrate  design ideas  using storyboards, process flows and

sitemaps.

• You lend your skills to testing and piloting, analysing and interpreting results and can

structure feedback for management and developers alike.

• You also actively contribute to knowledge management in areas such as documenting

processes, system specs, user  guidelines , etc.

Adaptive project management

• You provide visibility on and manage development priorities.

• You can accurately estimate and project release dates.

• Your  attention to detail  and project management skills cut down development turn-around

times.

• You are an effective and astute sprint planner, taking in hand detailed level task planning

and management with ease.

• You can effectively manage devops workloads and can equally communicate challenges

and what is not doable.

Responsibilities

• You develop and manage delivery of our product roadmap.

• You lead in translating the business product requirements into technical development

requirements for the development team.

• You plan and oversee their technical delivery.

• You help identify and engagement extra team talent on as need basis.

• You effectively  check  in and communicate with business units on progress.

• You effectively communicate and manage shifts in priorities.

Day to Day

• You interact with our customer users regularly, taking part in user interviews and

gathering user requirements.

• Lead in producing and verifying functional product concepts in close consultation with

our agri experts and developers.

• You plan ahead, generating the pipeline and providing visibility on any development

work in the pipeline.

• Working in synch with our Product Manager you will be gathering product specifications

and requirements and take ownership of translating these into detailed technical

language for our developer team.

• You lead sprint planning – detailed task issue creation and management of the same.

• You regularly update the various business units on product adjustment and feature

release dates.

• You will collaborate with our Product Manager to assess test results, user feedback and

present findings, supporting prioritisation of development work as a result.

Job requirements

• BSc in Design, Computer Science or relevant field.

• Must have consistent attention to detail with an eye for quality standards.

• Strong communication skills.

• Brings solid agile management expertise.

• Experience with user design processes and software product concepts and flows.

• Well networked.

• Graphic design skills highly desirable.

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