Product Manager | Remotive.com
Hello from SovTech 👋
Are you looking to become part of a team that is changing the way businesses across the world build software? Our mission is to design, build, deploy and maintain innovative custom software that allows our clients to start, run and grow world-class businesses with globally distributed teams based in Johannesburg, London, Nairobi, and Cape Town 🌍 We invest in people who can see the future & who work hard to achieve it. SovTech has a young, dynamic, and fast-growing team. We’re only looking for outstanding people – those unique individuals who are brilliant, always happy to help, socialize, get involved, work hard, and enjoy what they do! We have a continuous learning culture that allows our people to grow and develop in the opportunities across our various teams. Keep reading to learn about what else we have to offer 🙌
SovTech is a custom software development company providing a complete software design and development service. SovTech delivers the best in class custom software solutions, elite software development teams and innovative cloud software to enterprise business across numerous industries. We believe new technologies are the lifeline of every business in the modern age and aim to connect businesses across all industries to innovative software, technological development, solutions and services, in a manner that’s faster, easier and better than ever before.
We are looking for a Product Manager to join our team. We make use of Agile principles and the Scrum framework to deliver continuous value to our clients through the continuous release of new features with each sprint. This Product Manager position will require an individual to manage key client projects, manage projects using Agile frameworks and accomplish project objectives.
Coordinate internal resources for the flawless execution of projects.
Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.
Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.
Develop a detailed project plan to track progress.
Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.
Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs.
Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques.
Report and escalate to management as needed.
Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders.
Approx. 2 – 3 years experience as a project manager in software development
Experience in delivering projects according to the Scrum framework and/ or other Agile project management methodologies
University degree, in the fields of computer science or engineering for technical project managers (preferable, but non-essential)
Technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies
Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills, written and verbal communication skills
Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
Strong working knowledge of Jira, diagramming programmes (e.g. draw.io), MS Excel
About our Culture:
We are Fluid 🌊
Our teams are globally distributed so we have adopted a Fluid approach to remote vs office-based work, encouraging freedom, fluidity of working location, collaboration & exploration. At SovTech, teams define their remote days to encourage collaboration & knowledge sharing whilst still creating the flexibility of remote working.
Some cool things we do at SovTech ⚽️
- Annual full-company year end retreat.
- Dev chats every Friday with a beer or dial in from where ever you are based in the world.
- Become part of any the many Fluid Clubs that we offer (Soccer, Gaming, Wine club, Bookclub, Plant lovers, Running, SelfCare, Music, Art, Entrepreneurs)
- Hatch (Annual company-wide hackathon)
- Annual FoosFest with our very own Minister of Foosball.
- Our own currency(Stacos) – 50 Stacos is given to each employee every month by the company to spend on rewarding and recognising your colleagues, Stacos are redeemable for a variety of online shopping vouchers.
- Get a portion of your salary paid in Bitcoin 💸
- Explore week – #WFA Work from anywhere for a full week.
- All staff access to the Insight Timer App and Mental Health Workshops 🧘♀️
Want to know more about our culture 🎉
Have a look through our Careers page & our The SovTech Spex.
Check out our latest Blog posts.
Finally, if that does not give you enough insight into SovTech, check out our Humans of SovTech Instagram page 🙌