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Product Manager at Salad Africa (Techstars 22)



Posted on Friday, December 8, 2023

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Product Manager

  • Job Type
  • Qualification
  • Experience 3 years
  • Location
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Job Description:

  • We are seeking a dedicated and motivated Product Manager to join our team.
  • As a Product Manager at Salad, you will own the product roadmap and manage all aspects of the product. The ideal candidate will have a keen eye for gaps in consumer product offerings and an innovative mindset for filling them.
  • This person should be a highly skilled market analyst with a proven ability to strategize the full lifecycle of a product, from conception to release.
  • We’re looking for a confident leader who can guide cross-functional teams in the creation of products that improve customer experience and grow market share.


  • Create a clear and detailed product roadmap for all products
  • Drive the execution of all processes in the product life cycle, including product and market research, competitor analysis, planning, positioning, requirements and roadmap development, and product launch
  • Overseeing the development and delivery of the product; turning items from the backlog into tasks and projects for the development/engineering team
  • Overseeing the creation of product prototypes in collaboration with end users, internal stakeholders, designers, and developers, and gathering and implementing feedback on those prototypes
  • Participate in daily scrum meetings, planning, reviews and retrospectives
  • Write requirements – typically as user stories and epics
  • Provide insight to stakeholders on the product and market
  • Execute end-to-end product strategy
  • Translating product strategy into detailed requirements and prototypes
  • Gain a deep understanding of customer experience, identify and fill product gaps and generate new ideas that grow market share, improve customer experience and drive growth
  • Collaborate closely with engineering, production, marketing, and sales teams in the development, QA, and release of products, and balance resources to ensure success for the entire organization
  • Monitor project progress and ensure that project goals are met on time and within budget.
  • Ensure that all project documentation is up-to-date and accurate.


  • BSc degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent preferred
  • 3+ years of Product management experience
  • Proven work experience in product management or as an associate product manager.
  • Proven track record of managing all aspects of a successful product throughout its lifecycle
  • Proficiency in product management tools including Clickup, lucid chart, Firebase
  • Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies
  • Skilled at working effectively with cross functional teams in a matrix organization
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strategic thinking
  • A knack for storytelling
  • Excellent time management
  • Confident decision-making
  • The ability to manage multiple projects and priorities at once

Method of Application

Interested candidates should send their cover letter and CV to careers@saladafrica.com