Product Manager (Healthcare Solution) (CH708)
Midrand, South Africa
4d ago
source : Executive Placements

Our client is a technology company with offices in Midrand, who develops mobile-enabled, cloud-hosted, enterprise software that is contributing towards creating productive societies across Africa.

The company is a home-grown African company delivering value to the people of Africa and beyond and has market-leading expertise in the agricultural, health, financial inclusion and education spaces and works with mobile network operators to bring about positive change in the lives of people through the benefits of the digital dividend.

About the role

The Product Manager will take full ownership of two of our health solutions that improve and extend access to health services throughout Africa.

Our health solutions are currently impacting more than 22 million patients across Africa. You could be playing a valuable part in our impact.

As a Product Manager, you will be responsible for protecting the WHY, understanding the WHAT, and guiding the HOW of your product.

More specifically, this role involves identifying opportunities and developing proposals for new features, facilitating the product forum to prioritize features, managing the product roadmap, scheduling deliverables for and managing the development team, monitoring deployments, ensuring that the product addresses clients’ needs, and driving user adoption.

You will be reporting to the COO.

You will need to have excellent interpersonal skills to engage with all the various stakeholders, have good project management skills, be attentive to details and have a passion to improve healthcare service-delivery in Africa.

What you need

  • 4+ years’ experience in managing software development with supervisory responsibilities
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Personal attributes :
  • Attention to detail
  • Project management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Insight and a passion for technology
  • Advantageous

  • Government stakeholder interaction experience
  • Healthcare industry experience
  • Masters degree
  • EE candidate
  • What to expect

  • Passionate and dedicated team members - We work hard and support each other because we are passionate about what we do and the impact we are making.
  • Growth opportunities - We have annual personal development discussions to craft out your journey ahead. We have 5 study leave days for those that are pursuing a qualification or certification.
  • Flexibility - 3 remote work days with core hours being 10 : 00 - 15 : 00. We are output, not input focused.
  • An energising environment - We celebrate differences and value individuals. We enjoy celebrating successes, having coffee-walks, playing ping-pong and care about each other''s personal lives.
  • Income protection & death cover - We care about our staff and their family when unexpected events occur.
  • Employee Wellness Programme - We are holistic beings and therefore we invest in the health and wellbeing of our staff.
  • General :

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not hear from us after 30 days you may consider your application unsuccessful
  • In keeping with our client’s employment equity requirements, only South African citizens will be considered.
  • Please include your current salary and salary expectations.
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