Product Manager


In 1990, Peter Scott was traveling through Zaire when he witnessed the deforestation caused by charcoal production for household cooking. At that moment, he committed his life to save forests in Sub-Saharan Africa through the design and manufacture of fuel-efficient cookstoves.

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Product Manager

Institution:  BURN

Location: Ruiru

Job Type: Full Time

About the Role

The Product Manager Electric cooking, position presents an exciting opportunity to roll out an innovative new cooking product into the market. This role will work in collaboration with the Head of Product and play an active role in all product-related matters. This includes, but is not limited to product innovation, product design, product development, and project management.

BURN has been developing, testing, and bringing to market new cooking products for 10+ years in Kenya. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to join a growing organization and contribute to a fast-moving company committed to improving economic, environmental, and social outcomes in East Africa.

We offer a role with significant responsibility:

Specific roles and responsibilities may change as the position, and the company, and the product, evolve. This is a flexible and demanding post with numerous associated responsibilities. The key areas identified are:

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work closely with market research department to understand user needs, define product vision, and advocate for the voice of the customer throughout the product lifecycle.
  • Use information from customers provided by market research ensure products developed incorporate these ideas.
  • Manage the product to achieve goals and achieve planned launch timelines.
  • Work closely with the engineering team during the development cycle to make judgment calls as engineering constraints arise.
  • Manage supplier communication contracting and integration of results into the existing system and team.
  • Improve the currently available solutions from a UI/UX and technical perspective.

          Skills and Experience

  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in EA, product management.
  • You are an excellent communicator, a product person; a people’s person and you know how to set priorities and utilize your time in an effective manner.
  • You are not shy to ask questions and are always striving to deliver the best results, considering the complexity of the system and its requirements.
  • Degree qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

Method of Application

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Closing: Thu, 30 Sep 2021

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