Director of Product, Delivery Technology

Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software developers. Based in NYC, SF, Lagos, Nairobi, Rwanda and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Director of Product, Delivery TechnologyLocations: Lagos, NigeriaAbout the RoleAre you interested in shaping how distributed engineering teams operate? We’re looking for an amazing product leader to come help us build technology solutions for the future of distributed work.You will develop a short and long term product roadmap for Delivery Technology at Andela, encompassing Andela’s Partner-facing platforms as well as tools that support Andela’s business operations.The roadmap will be informed by industry knowledge, stakeholder research, and Andela’s business goals.You will need to evaluate and prioritize these options with Technology leadership and through thorough collaboration with key stakeholders across the entire organization.You’ll be responsible for communicating these priorities to senior leadership on a regular basis, and delivering against these committed timelines.ResponsibilitiesWork with the VP of Tech Product and CTO of Andela to shape and drive the product vision for externally-facing and operational technology at AndelaHelp effectively communicate that vision and our progress towards it to the entire companyEngaging deeply with Andela’s Partner customers---global companies who work with Andela’s developers to further their own goals---to understand their pain points in working with distributed teams and executing Go-to-Market strategies to ensure that they get the value out of solutions we deliver to themEnsure that product managers thoroughly understand the business units they are supporting and that they are driving product feature implementations that meet the needs of those business units as rapidly as possibleEnsure that for each product decision, Andela is conducting a thorough review of the market and identifying potential products to buy that will help us implement a solution faster.Work closely with the Engineering department to ensure proper support for implementing or building our technology solutions.Work closely with the Director of Product, Learning Tech to ensure that we are taking a long term view of each product and how it fits into the Andela ecosystemReport on all department level KPIs and status on a weekly basisManage the team and oversee the operational performance of the department.Build strong relationships with Country Directors, VPs, and C level execs to ensure that Product is seen as a collaborative department interested in their success. 

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