Data Product Manager
Own and lead all aspects of product development for an advanced data intelligence platform
Business/Data Analysis
Global (remote)
Company Size
10-50 employees
More than 5 years
Employment Type
3 months ago

About The Room

Drawing upon 15 years of African Leadership Group’s experience delivering transformative learning to young leaders, managers and executives, The Room is a community of high impact leaders on a path to make global change. Individuals from around the world find and share opportunities, events, networks and resources to co-create a collective where opportunity and talent meet. The members of The Room are hard-working, high achievers who share similar values of respect, integrity, diversity, passion and collaboration. The Room as a platform is here to support members to become the best version of themselves both personally and professionally. And to provide them with the tools and confidence to broaden their horizons while sharing in the joy and fulfillment of helping others do the same.


  • Own and lead all aspects of product development for an advanced data intelligence platform
  • Manage scope of development for new product features and ongoing feature improvements, backlog grooming, triage and prioritization, and cross-functional coordination to ensure completion within timelines, budget and scope
  • Drive overall project progress by distilling requirements into actionable instructions for data engineers and scientists with sufficient accuracy and context
  • Write and prioritize user stories and define acceptance criteria
  • Understand and communicate project objectives to all team members, ensuring task designation and role requirements
  • Track progress, assess risks, coordinate delivery, and actively communicate contingency and mitigation plans for the team
  • Involve key stakeholders from the leadership team at the appropriate stages of the project
  • Work closely with data scientists and data engineers, while collaborating productively with the Technology, Product, Marketing, and Business teams


  • 7+ years of industry experience building data products with a proven record of successfully delivering high-quality product features
  • Proven ability to complete projects on time, on budget, and to scope defined
  • Experience running large projects using software development tracking tools (e.g. Jira) and project management tools (e.g. Asana)
  • Experience with data analytics platforms (Google Analytics, Heap/MixPanel, etc.)
  • Strong familiarity with project management methodologies and best practices
  • Basic understanding of distributed computing environments like AWS/GCP/Azure
  • Clear and concise communication abilities to be a bridge between multiple teams, both technical and non-technical
  • Experience managing projects with remote teams is a big plus
  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in business management or related fields OR Bachelor’s or higher degree in a STEM discipline with a Master’s degree in business management


  • Humanity Centered: You believe in humanity’s ability to self-improve, and are passionate about leveraging technology to solve human-centric problems
  • Impact Creation Mindset: You seek to create lasting impact by solving problems that address systemic growth challenges
  • Accountability: You have an “owner’s approach” to be able to deliver on minimal supervision
  • Think Big:You think in terms of “Big Hairy Audacious Goals”, building technology systems, processes and teams that are envisioned to solve problems along decades-long horizons
  • Strategic Planning:You enjoy bringing structure, order, and focus of execution and build quantifiable roadmaps for visionary outcomes that may take a generation or more to realize


  • Courage & Initiative: You have an owners’ approach to deliver on our plans & ideas and the entrepreneurial mindsetto take risks and embrace failure
  • Humility & Adaptability: You have a beginners’ mindset and always seek to learn and you are flexible and embrace pivoting
  • Possibility & Adventure: You are passionate about life and have a growth mindset, focusing on the solutions to drive scale and achieve ambitious goals
  • Resilience: You tackle difficult situations with a can-do attitudeand are relentlessin the pursuit of your goals
  • Emergent leadership & Emotional Intelligence: You are self-aware and can manage your emotions and you have an empathic, collaborative approach to leadership and love working with others