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Product Manager - Corporate Training

Job Title: Product Manager - Corporate Training

Type of Contract: Permanent

Department: Product

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

 

About Moringa School

  • Moringa School is transforming higher education in Africa, starting with Corporate Training. In our current program, we transform ambitious amateurs to coding professionals. 

  • We are a premier advanced immersive program, training exceptional full-stack and mobile Software Engineers. Moringa School is currently expanding rapidly into other courses and geographies across Africa and we are looking for top talent to accelerate our growth.

  • Moringa School was named one of the ‘Top 10 Most Innovative Companies’ in 2018 by Fast Company.

  • Moringa School aims to train 200,000+ knowledge workers through market-driven education in emerging markets by 2030.

Our Mission and Product Vision

  • Moringa School's mission is twofold: 

    • To empower people &

    • To transform education through rapid-iteration teaching. 

  • The vision for our Corporate Training product is to transform the talent landscape in Africa with world-class software engineers and software-savvy professionals.

Our Culture

  • Employees enjoy a fun, collegial startup environment

  • You will be surrounded by talented, friendly, brilliant, & mission-driven professionals who work hard to provide the best student experience of its kind in the world.

  • We are committed to employee health & wellness- we truly believe that you need to take care of yourself first. 

  • We understand the value in remote working & support it as needed.

You will be joining an energetic, fast-paced and creative team and will work closely with the Curriculum, Classroom Admissions, Marketing and Tech teams to map the direction of the product and roll-out features that drive Moringa’s business goals.

Why We Are Hiring For This Role

  • To drive the entire vision and delivery of Moringa School’s Corporate Training product. Moringa aims to be Africa’s leading workforce development platform and serve students to get into their first jobs and to grow in their careers thereafter. Corporate training allows us to further equip employees within various organisations with the relevant skills needed for the local and global job markets.

  • To keep this product and the organization as a whole relevant and competitive. Moringa has run corporate trainings for organizations like Telkom, Safaricom, Lewa Conservancy, M-Kopa and the like in the past, and we are looking to scale our offerings.

What You Will Do

  • Define the vision and strategy for the Corporate Training Product to keep the product relevant and competitive and communicate it to key stakeholders, both internal and external

  • Mobilize respective teams behind product strategy as well as lead the execution of the same and own the growth and success of the Corporate Product including but not limited to: corporate audience definition, corporate employee growth, revenue, student and trainer performance, course quality, graduate outcomes, market satisfaction and more 

  • Play the role of “Chief Customer Officer” specifically for the Corporate Training Product by ensuring that we are always thinking of ways to drive the most value to our customers, and ultimately for the business as a whole

  • Conduct market and customer research to determine whether our Corporate Training program is delivering on its promise and redefining the strategy to accommodate any delivery gaps

  • Manage the roadmap, prioritize product opportunities, refine feature ideas and maintain existing features to drive business goals.

  • Manage the Corporate Training product team and collaborate with related teams to realize the success of the product

  • Ensure that we deliver on our promise of providing the best corporate training services to our customers in key expectations of the market

Who You Are

  • A strategic thinker

  • Experienced with various analytics tools

  • Analytical

What You Have

  • 3-5 years of professional experience in product or project management (experience working in Education preferred)

  • Outstanding stakeholder, communication and time management skills

  • Strong problem solving skills and willingness to think outside the box and roll up one’s sleeves to get the job done

  • Strong attention to detail but also have the ability to zoom out and see the big picture

  • Experience managing teams, and has shown the ability to coach and develop others

  • Competency in product/project management tools (such as Asana, Trello, Jira, etc) and common communications tools (including Google Apps and Slack)

  • Aligned to Moringa School’s vision to transform our customer’s learning experience and lifelong impact through market-driven education

Career Growth & Development

We do not believe that an organization can grow without the growth & development of its staff.  At Moringa, we are consistently building systems to invest in the growth of our employees. We are deeply invested in offering career growth within Moringa, provide actionable feedback through “weekly check-ins” & thorough career reviews.
 

We will work together with you to craft roles that both support the needs of the organization and that you can be passionate about. 

To Apply:

  • You will need to email the following to Recruitment at joinus@moringaschool.com 

    • Your CV

    • Subject Line: Application “Role Title” (Your full name)