Product Manager

Position Summary 

The Product manager will work on product development on multiple projects across the life cycle
(problem identification, field surveys and interviews, department level diagnostics, solution
identification, pilot development, pilot implementation and scale up support). Typically these
projects will involve frontline service delivery departments (e.g. local governance, nutrition,
education etc.). The manager will report to the respective Project Lead(s) and significantly
contribute to analytical aspects of the project.

Role and Responsibilities 

Product Development

  • Develop end to end understanding of various aspects of the project.

  • Field surveys and interviews with multiple stakeholders for problem identification and solution mapping

  • Drafting product outline and building product features

Stakeholder Management and Implementation

  • Work with various technology vendors for implementation and rollout

  • Coordination with state department at various levels for implementation of product

  • Analysis of data and improving processes and product features for product adoption

  • Documentation

  • Document all aspects of the project (Ideation, product development,product reception)

  • Paperwork for approvals from department and building case studies for products

Documentation

  • Document all aspects of the project (Ideation, product development, product reception)

  • Paperwork for approvals from department and building case studies for products

 

Required Qualifications, Skills and Abilities 

Education and Experience

  • Any bachelor’s degree from a reputed institution (Computer science, IT will be a bonus)

  • 2 to 4 years work experience in product development, consulting, or software development with experience in an entire product development lifecycle.

  • Knowledge of javascript and any programming languages will be a bonus

  • Report writing and documentation

  • Proficiency in English and Telugu

 

Personal Characteristics and Desired Qualities

  • Excellent problem-solving skills, with an aptitude for research to formulate solutions

  • Fluency in English and excellent writing and communication skills (ability to communicate complex ideas in a meaningful way and across different audiences)

  • Ability to be able to set priorities, plan timelines and meet deadlines

  • Ability to think creatively, willing to take risks to experiment with new ideas and the ability to turn ideas into action

  • High ability to collaborate and actively listen to others, understanding and valuing others’ views Operating style suited to working independently and in small-organization setting, where teamwork and resourcefulness are highly valued

 

Location and Compensation

This role is based out of Hyderabad. Remuneration will be competitive with Indian philanthropy and social sector pay scales and will depend on the candidate’s experience levels

Interested candidates are Interested candidates are requested to send their resume along with a short cover letter to hiring@cegis.org mentioning the position in the subject line.

Pre-reads for the application process

To learn more about the type of reforms CEGIS is seeking to implement in states, please go through the following materials before sending in your application:

 

  1. Podcast episodes with Prof. Karthik Muralidharan – one each on education and healthcare in India.

  2. Collection of Prof. Karthik Muralidharan’s work here.