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Founders Factory // helping build & scale early stage tech
Product, Full Time    Johannesburg    Posted: Tuesday, September 29, 2020
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We're building the most powerful growth engine for African startups & their founders.

Founders Factory Africa (FFA) is unlike any place else you've ever worked. We are venture builders dedicated to solving some of Africa's biggest challenges & capitalizing on it's incredible potential by leveraging market & tech opportunities. Over the next five years, we'll build 40 businesses from scratch & scale 100 existing growth-stage ventures through our venture development programs. Backed by leading corporates, such as Standard Bank - the continent's largest bank - we have access to their vast resources, infrastructure, & expertise & will bring those to bear for all our ventures & entrepreneurs. Starting with FinTech & HealthTech, FFA will expand our focus as we grow, adding other sectors that include retail, transportation, energy, & education.

Our Culture
Our goals are audacious, & we want to work with people who share our passion for pursuing transformation at scale. We believe that good ideas can come from anywhere - not just the top - & we love to build our way out of uncertainty. At FFA, you will work with & meet outstanding & diverse talent from across the continent & help us build a collaborative, inclusive, & supportive network. You will work faster (and learn faster) than you ever have before.

With offices in Johannesburg & London, we are building an ambitious, talented, & passionate team, ensuring that Founders Factory Africa is the continent's best partner for founders.

The Role:
We are looking for a Product Lead to join our team & support our ventures. At FFA, Product Leads ensure that we are providing our entrepreneurs with the support they need to optimize their processes & build the best products & services possible. This means acting as both a coach & a collaborator, working alongside founders, startup teams & FFA internal teams to unlock insights & drive momentum. The Product Lead brings FFA's process, principles, & resources to bear, setting our ventures up for success by helping them build the right things the right way.

Success in this role requires an ability to work with startups to bring a product vision & strategy to reality through coaching, execution & facilitation of all the parts involved in the product development process.

This role is located in either in London or Johannesburg
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