Product Owner / Manager - Alexandria

Qurba - San Stefano, Alexandria

19
Applicants for
1 open position
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9
Shortlisted
2
Rejected
Experience Needed:
More than 5 years
Career Level:
Manager
Job Type:
Full Time
Salary:
Negotiable, Quarterly Salary Appraisal and Performance Bonus
Education Level:
Bachelor's Degree at least
Languages:
Arabic, English
Vacancies:
1 open position
Travel Frequency:
Minimal travel
About the Job

Qurba is an exciting new company based in Alexandria and Dubai that is aiming to become the next unicorn startup in Egypt. We help connect people with places, consumers to products, we make everything nearby!

Come and lead a talented team of developers, designers and quality control engineers to deliver the best platform and suite of applications there is in Egypt.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage and lead the Product team on a daily basis, and be a force of passion and motivation for the team to excel and succeed in delivering a high-quality product including: Backend, Web, Android and iOS applications.
  • Understand and further develop the market research already in order to understand our customers segments, personas, and be able to draw full customer journeys that resolve their pain points.
  • Meeting with Place Managers and users on a regular basis in order to fully comprehend their pain points and validate the market research
  • Represent the customer to the Product Team and be able to take decisions on the better User Experience, or features required.
  • Document Feature Stories on Confluence in a clear and concise manner for each Release including different scenarios, cases, and conditions to enable the Product Team to design, develop and test the features required.
  • Document Test Cases on Confluence for each feature story to enable developers and quality control to ensure each feature story with all its test cases are satisfied.
  • Fully Manage JIRA system for the Product Team, and assign tasks, bugs, to each member in the Product Team, according to each release, and continuously monitor and report progress on JIRA to ensure delivery of tasks.
  • Hold team meetings and 1-to-1 meetings with the Product team on a weekly basis in order to monitor progress, take decisions, resolve impediments, and ensure the release (sprint) is delivered by the end of each month correctly.
  • Report daily and weekly to Qurba management on progress, accomplishments, and any issues or requirements, to ensure success of the product.
Job Requirements

Mandatory requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience in software development that includes Android/iOS application development
  • 1+ years of experience in team management
  • Fluency and complete comprehension and writing in the English language. Native Arabic Speaker expected.
  • Experience in working with JIRA projects and managing/customizing JIRA projects
  • Experience in customer-facing roles that included constant interaction with the customer
  • Experience in applying Design Thinking and drawing Customer Journeys
  • Experience in UI and UX Design for Mobile and Web applications
  • Experience in Software Documentation
  • Experience in Software Testing

Preferred:

  • Experience in Full stack development
  • Experience in Documenting feature stories on Confluence
  • Experience in Google Analytics
  • Experience in Development Operations
  • Experience in managing large software teams
About this Company

Qurba is a startup based in Alexandria, Egypt and Dubai, UAE aiming to create a platform that connect users with places.

We aim to develop a platform that helps users discover, search and shop from places nearby at the click of a button.

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