Chief Product Officer Employment Opportunity – SafeBoda

Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
SafeBoda is a
startup on a mission to make motorcycle taxis (bodas) more safe, affordable,
and convenient across Sub-Saharan Africa—while providing a more meaningful and
lucrative career for drivers. And we think we have a shot to build a very
valuable tech company in the process. SafeBoda is growing fast with our mobile
app in terms of completed rides in Kampala, Uganda. We are venture backed with
investors from Silicon Valley, UK, Africa and Asia and we have high ambitions
to scale our solution rapidly across East and West Africa.
Job Summary:  Product management at SafeBoda leads the
integration of engineering, data science, and design to achieve the company’s
vision for mobility in cities in Africa. You are responsible for shaping the
product roadmap, developing the product positioning and owning the growth
strategy for the product. You will work with and energize the team to deliver
highly impactful product development. We are looking for entrepreneurial and
passionate Head of Product to innovate and execute across a rapidly growing,
fast paced company and industry.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • Three years of experience in product management, development and
    design, delivering highly successful and innovative products
  • Have an understanding of computer science and agile development
  • Focused on building businesses, not simply features. Entrepreneurial
    experience building and leading businesses, including ownership and
    optimization of business performance metrics
  • You are excited to become a master of our product, have great
    knowledge of our market, customers and competition
  • Be emotionally intelligent, humble and excited to work with in a
    team with a diverse set of experiences, backgrounds, and skills
  • Possess strong data analysis skills. Be comfortable presenting to
    senior stakeholders.
  • Exhibit the ability to navigate ambiguity, juggle multiple tasks,
    think independently and problem solve like a boss.
  • Strong undergraduate degree (or higher) with demonstrated strong
    academic performance
  • Excitement for SafeBoda and what we are trying to achieve
  • Responsibilities
  • Lead all dimensions of product development visioning, long-term
    roadmapping, daily prioritization, feature design, development, and
  • Be the CEO of the product – make the tough calls. Support the
    development team and hold them accountable.
  • Manage and lead a growing team and work with the CTO to steer
    product development.
  • Oversee the product testing and iteration with a strong focus on
    user-centred-design. This means understanding the customer needs and being
    the voice of the customer.
  • Communicating with stakeholders on the product, its development,
    performance, opportunities.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should share their updated CVs/resumes to and we can
setup a time to chat.
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