Product Manager - Insurance Insights

Posted on December 6th, 2020 | Last day left to apply | 22 views

Purpose of the job

We are looking for a full-time Product Manager to join our team to help us build our unique product offering in the Crop Insurance space.

Location

Cape Town

Required Experience

  • 3+ years of experience as a Product Manager
  • Effectiveness and confidence in communicating with stakeholders of all levels
  • The ability to manage a product in it’s full cycle, from ideation to launch and re-iteration
  • The ability to report and present results of any given team initiative
  • The ability to operate in, and continuously enable, a cross functional team

Key Responsibilities

We are looking for a full-time Product Manager to work closely with our teams to:

  • Drive our Product strategy through innovating in the US crop insurance space
  • Clearly define our value proposition in the space, and articulate a plan on how to get there with the support of the development team
  • Liaise with both internal and external stakeholders to identify problems and opportunities
  • Proactively manage stakeholders’ expectations by communicating throughout the product development process
  • Work closely with a team of Engineers and Designers, supporting the team in creating a roadmap that will lead you to achieve the team’s objectives
  • Define the metrics and KPIs used to measure the impact of the product development initiatives
  • Use both quantitative and qualitative research to improve the product, and report on the performance
  • Effectively manage and prioritise the team’s backlog ensuring that there is a healthy balance of product growth and maintenance, as well as system improvements
  • Create and drive an environment of experimentation where each action is a step towards solving a problem and reaching objectives

Required Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Competencies

  • 3+ years of experience as a Product Manager
  • Experience in the financial services industry (Preferable)

Skills

  • Decision making and problem solving
  • Excellent communication, internal and external. Ability to present to all stakeholders (internal and external)
  • Ability to interact, communicate and execute 

Competencies

  • Decision-makingAnalytically evaluating information in a systematic manner to solve problems and make effective decisions
  • Analytically evaluating information in a systematic manner to solve problems and make effective decisions
  • Interpersonal impactBuild trusting relationships between individuals and teams through open and honest communication
  • Build trusting relationships between individuals and teams through open and honest communication
  • Team workCo-operate and work well with others in the pursuit of team goals; share information; support others
  • Co-operate and work well with others in the pursuit of team goals; share information; support others
  • Internal Client orientationDisplay passion in actively building and maintaining exceptional client relationships and providing superior service
  • Display passion in actively building and maintaining exceptional client relationships and providing superior service
Aerobotics is a data analytics company, using aerial imagery and machine learning algorithms to help farmers identify pest and disease early Our vision: To provide intelligent tools to feed the world Our mission: We are a data analytics company using aerial imagery and machine learning algorithms to optimize crop performance for farmers around the world. We make it possible for farmers to interact with this data through our mobile and web applications. History: Since founded in 2014 by James Paterson (CEO) and Benji Meltzer (CTO) we have grown to a 85+ people team Our impact to date: We have helped farmers manage over 65 million trees with clients in 18 countries, including Africa, USA, Spain, and Australia. Where we are based: Right now we have 2 main offices in Cape Town and Los Angeles, in addition to this we have Sales Managers on the ground across the world - working remotely and mostly spending their days with our growers.
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