Senior Product Owner- Jumia Pay (Full Time) - Cairo

About Jumia Egypt Tech Centers

Want to be part of the biggest tech center in Africa and work in mixed teams with over 16 different nationalities? Join Jumia Egypt Tech Centers where tech meets purpose. At Egypt Tech Centers you will be managed by and mentored by top tech leaders in both Portugal and Egypt. You will also be working with state of the art technologies & methodologies, and using agile philosophy, all as means to improve the lives of millions of Africans across the continent by offering them convenient and affordable online solutions. And with that as our PURPOSE, innovation at Jumia NEVER stops and you will be moving from one exciting challenge to the next.

About Jumia

Jumia is the leading e-commerce platform in Africa. It is built around a marketplace, Jumia Logistics, and JumiaPay. The marketplace helps millions of consumers and sellers to connect and transact. Jumia Logistics enables the delivery of millions of packages through our network of local partners.

With over 1 billion people and 500 million internet users in Africa, Jumia believes that e-commerce is making people's lives easier by helping them shop and pay for millions of products at the best prices wherever they live. E-commerce is also creating new opportunities for SMEs to grow, and job opportunities for a new generation to thrive.

With over 5,000 employees in more than 10 countries in Africa, Jumia is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by very high-profile shareholders. Jumia is committed to creating sustainable impact in Africa. Jumia offers unique opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment, creating new jobs, new skills, and empowering a new generation.

What you will be doing: 

  • Drive one or more Scrum Teams as the Product Owner
  • Providing vision and direction to the Agile development team and stakeholders throughout the project and create requirements in the forms of Epics, Themes and Stories
  • Backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of the user stories
  • Guiding the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum best practices and values
  • Partnering with Product Management to create and maintain a product backlog according to business value or ROI
  • Lead the planning product release plans and set expectation for delivery of new functionalities
  • Providing an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals
  • Understanding knowledge of the market, the users, and the roadmap for the product
  • Represents the customer, interfaces and engages the customer

Requirements:

  • 3-5 year(s) experience working as a Product Owner in a technology environment
  • Solid Agile experience
  • Understanding of technology, language and applications
  • Proven ability to define a set of requirements that pinpoint business challenges and identify technical and business changes required to address them
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely across technology and the business teams
  • Experience supporting/rolling out initiatives to commercial teams
  • Experience with demand generation, account/territory management, opportunity management and contact management capabilities, functionality and workflows

Expected personal skills :

  • Action oriented and results oriented
  • Strong analytical skill
  • Strong inter-personal skills
  • Fast learner
  • Well organized
  • Resistant to stress
  • Very independent with a strong ability to go further than the expectations 

We Offer :

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team working around the world
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures