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Andela // global talent accelerator
Product, Full Time    New York City, New York, United States    Posted: Thursday, June 03, 2021
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About Andela:

Andela exists to connect brilliance & opportunity. Since 2014, we have been dedicated to breaking down global barriers & accelerating the future of work for both technologists & organizations around the world.

For technologists, Andela offers competitive long term career opportunities with leading organizations, access to a global community of professionals, & education opportunities with leading technology providers. 

For companies, Andela provides access to a global network of fully integrated team members that unlock their business innovation & growth potential. 

At Andela, we are deeply passionate about creating long-lasting & transformative growth opportunities for all & doing it in an E.P.I.C. [] way.

We are excited to continue building our team with incredible people like you!

Position Description

Andelas Product Team is at the intersection of people, process, & technology. Were building a next-generation platform that facilitates the connection between the global talent workforce (brilliance) & some of the best companies in the world (opportunity). We are a small team, rapidly expanding & passionate about making an impact.

In this role, you will own the end to end user experience for Talent . You will lead a team of product managers, engineers, & designers to define, build, & launch mission-critical initiatives that have a direct impact on the lives of our talent. Were looking for an experienced product manager who will use research & data to define strategy for a category of products, & who is at the same time a world-class executor. We need problem solvers, creative thinkers, & people who arent afraid to get their hands dirty.

If this sounds like you, keep reading - we want to hear from you! We are a fully remote company & you can truly live anywhere while doing this job. English fluency is required.

General Responsibilities 

  • Own & define the Talent Experience product strategy.
  • Define, scope, & prioritize Andelas Talent Product roadmap; you will own an entire product category.
  • Own & lead all aspects of an established agile team: writing user stories & acceptance criteria, backlog grooming, triage & prioritization, demos, end to end product execution, cross-functional leadership.
  • Communicate product direction, progress, delivery, launch, & mitigation plans to all relevant team members & business stakeholders.
  • Establish & maintain credibility throughout the company, & with our users.
  • Conduct user research & data analysis to assess opportunities, risks, & business plans.
  • Set adoption targets & continuously analyze data to assess the success of a product & inform product direction.


In the first week:

  • Onboard & integrate into Andela.
  • Learn about Andelas existing product suite.
  • Become acquainted with your area of focus, peers, stakeholders, & your product goals.

In the first month:

  • Understand the Talent Experience product strategy & work to take ownership.
  • Develop & prioritize your high level roadmap.
  • Form relationships with your business stakeholders & start understanding talent personas.
  • Take over all current initiatives in your scope.

In the first three months:

  • Fully own the product strategy, working with other team members to complete research & prioritization for the next major release.
  • Ship features that deliver high business value.
  • Fully embed yourself in your engineering team & take ownership of all product management activities.
  • Monitor the success & adoption of any product features shipped against company goals.
  • Run stakeholder meetings/initiatives to evangelize & push adoption of the product roadmap.
  • Establish yourself as a well known, key player within the product team & within Andela.

In the first six months:

  • Develop a repeatable model for delivering against company & product goals.
  • Mentor junior product team members.
  • Consistently re-evaluate the roadmap & backlog to seamlessly respond to changing market & business priorities.
  • Work with engineering to continuously improve development processes & practices within your team.
  • Contribute to the development of the product management team by introducing new ideas/initiatives & pushing for the maturation of existing processes.

In the first year:

  • Define your categorys product strategy & plan for expansion.
  • Deliver, deliver, deliver! You are a trusted & highly valued Andelan & our team relies on you to consistently ship high quality products that our users love.
  • Continuously strive to scale & improve the team, meeting the growing needs of the business & our users.
  • Discover new product opportunities & actively contribute to the overall Andela product direction.


  • 5+ years of product management experience at a software company, marketplace or B2B SaaS preferred. 7+ years overall work experience.
  • Degree in Computer Science or Engineering preferred, but not a dealbreaker.
  • Consensus-builder; develops relationships across the company with ease.
  • Technical fluency; you dont have to be an engineer, but you do need to speak the language.
  • Ability to build wireframes & mockups, with a knack for keeping things simple.
  • Strong understanding of how to truly propose & build a lean MVP & scope out further milestones for a product or feature.
  • Detail oriented & a high bar for quality when it comes to writing stories, acceptance criteria, launch plans, & testing a feature before greenlighting its to launch to users.
  • Strong project management with the ability to identify & communicate blockers, next steps, & progress.
  • Strong analytical skills & fluency with data, with the ability to use a variety of tools to gather & synthesize information (experience with Google Analytics, BigQuery, Looker a major plus).
  • Excellent written & verbal communication with a tendency to over-document & over-communicate: we are fully remote, so this is very important!
  • Humble & willing to learn/grow. We need confident & capable PMs who want to help each other succeed as much as they want to help our talent succeed.


  • Fully Remote work culture
  • A fair & competitive salary
  • Bring your own device stipend - buy your own laptop with funds from Andela
  • Quarterly work from home stipends
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Additional paid holidays
  • Flexible working hours
  • Equity


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