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Associate Product Manager

Description

GlobalGiving is looking for an Associate Product Manager who will play a key role in helping us create innovative products that will unlock the next 10 years of sustainable growth. Reporting directly to senior product management and working alongside internal stakeholders, the Associate Product Manager will help drive continuous improvement to the core financial operations systems we depend on to execute our mission. This is a unique opportunity for an entrepreneurial individual who is looking to expand their product management skills and experiences with an organization experiencing rapid growth.

Responsibilities

  • Build trusted relationships and work closely with internal stakeholders for problem and solution discovery.
  • Use qualitative and quantitative data to develop and test hypotheses and validate solution concepts.
  • Assist with Minimum Viable Product (MVP) definition.
  • Assist with the definition of user flows.
  • Write business epics and user stories that articulate core jobs to be done.
  • Collaborate with Engineering to develop acceptance criteria.
  • Own and manage a product backlog in JIRA to ensure UX designers and engineers have clear requirements and priorities for upcoming work.
  • Help determine priorities and trade-offs for new capabilities and bug fixes.
  • Set sprint goals that focus on the continuous delivery of value to our stakeholders.
  • Participate in Agile ceremonies, including daily standups, sprint planning, backlog grooming, demos, and retrospectives.
  • Assist with validation testing of new product features and bug fixes.
  • Define and monitor metrics that inform the success of product features.
  • Monitor team efficiency and work closely with Engineering to ensure solutions are delivered in a timely and cost-effective manner.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

For our team to be a great fit for you, the following qualifications should resonate with you:

  • At least 1 year of experience in software product management as a Product Manager, Product Owner, or Business Analyst.
  • Experience working with Agile development teams.
  • Passionate about delivering high quality products that deliver real value to stakeholders.
  • Strong relationship building and collaboration skills.
  • Quick learner with technical aptitude.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves and get into the details.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Independent thinker with the ability to work autonomously while still functioning in a cross-functional team environment.
  • Experience working with financial technology and concepts is a plus.

You have a passion for GlobalGiving’s vision, mission, and commitment to our core values.

Salary + Benefits

Salary range: $65-74K

Benefits include flexible work hours, hybrid work options, five weeks of paid time off per year, professional development opportunities, and a meaningful job where you can go home at night and say, "Today, my work helped more than 700 kids get their essential health and educational needs met." (One of many true stories.) And of course, we've also got you covered with benefits like health care, dental/vision, paid family leave, paid sabbaticals, commuter benefits, and 401K.

Benefits include

  • Flexible work hours.
  • Remote work options.
  • 5 weeks of paid time off per year.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • A meaningful job where you can go home at night and say, "Today, my work helped 182 girls go to school for a year." (One of many true stories.).
  • And of course, we've also got you covered with benefits like health care, dental/vision, paid family leave, paid sabbatical, commuter benefits, and 401K.

Additional Information

This is a full-time position on GlobalGiving’s Product and will be filled remotely for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic. Once in-office operations can safely resume, this role can either be based in GlobalGiving’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. or continue to operate remotely.

In efforts to safeguard the health of our employees and their families, GlobalGiving requires all employees to adhere to the GlobalGiving Vaccination Mandate policy upon their start date. New employees will be required to be fully vaccinated upon their start date, if expected to work from the office. New employees working remotely who will have occasional contact with the office and/or co-workers will also be required to be fully vaccinated.

Applicants must reside in the United States. Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have legal authorization to work in the United States for the duration of the position. GlobalGiving does not sponsor employment visas.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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