As a member of a small team, the Product Owner has the opportunity to work on programs globally through analysis of user needs in emerging economies, while participating in Cadasta Platform development by guiding priorities and features. The Product Owner will be working with partners – including international NGO’s such as Habitat for Humanity and Landesa, as well as local communities and NGOs working to protect their land and resource rights. In addition, the product owner will work closely with the Cadasta team to help identify needs and implement solutions, you will contribute to strategic direction and have first-hand access & influence at all levels of the organization. The Product Owner will drive the development of the platform based on user needs, long term vision for the platform, and trends in technology and land administration processes. Flexibility and a willingness to chip in, collaborate, and learn are key in this role.
Our ideal candidate for the position has experience as a product manager working with teams building software-as-a-service products, is comfortable providing occasional on the ground technical support to partners in the field and would be able to occasionally train end users.
Cadasta is committed not only to a people-first approach as a social good endeavour, but as an invigorating place to work. We support our staff by using a flexible work structure that caters to your strengths, and a collaborative, learning-focused environment that helps you reach your full potential while making a positive impact on the world. When those efforts pay off, Cadasta celebrates those accomplishments in ways that are meaningful to you. As part of our team, your success is our success. We empower our staff by giving them ownership over their work and license to take risks. In addition to a competitive salary, we offer:
The Cadasta Foundation is a 3 year old non profit focused on protecting the land and resource rights of those left out of the formal land sector – those without titles, deeds or leases to the land they live on and occupy…and which make up an estimated 70% of citizens in emerging economies. Cadasta has developed a suite of software tools that offer a global platform to help marginalized communities and individuals document their rights and interests in land, property, and resources. We work primarily in Africa, South & SE Asia and Latine America. We are seeking a Product Owner to connect our partner needs to our platform development as we implement technology-based solutions for collecting and documenting land information.
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