Job Title

Senior Product Manager

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R65000 - R85000 Per Month
Sector: Administration
Posted: 7 June 2024

Job Details

A business providing an online learning environment for grades 4-12 is looking for a Senior Product Manager to oversee the development of the next phase of the organisation’s digital technology. The main focus of this new phase is the development of: 

    1. A robust database to be able to collate the academic progress of students across multiple external and internal academic platforms
    2. The reporting of student progress via an improved Student Dashboard.


  • Scoping and implementation of a new phase of digital technology used in online schooling. This involves the following: 
    • Selection of best practices and approach to both the student database 
      and reporting dashboard 
    • Scoping of product phases and timelines 
    • Selection and management of an outsourced development team or company to provide the technical expertise 
    • Budget management for IT development 
    • Maintaining a user-centric approach to product development, engaging with key stakeholders including management, educators, operational staff and learners 
    • Collecting and leveraging data on user engagement, feedback, and market insights to inform product decisions 
  • Integration or transition of the organisation’s key systems, mainly being:  
    • The School Management System (housing student data)  
    • The Learning Management System (housing learning content) 
    • The Student Dashboards (showing student academic progress) 
  • Oversight to the company’s IT team, positioning employees in areas of strength and ensuring efficient support is provided to the team 


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Computer Science, Engineering, Business Administration, or equivalent); or higher 
  • Proven track record of 5+ years in product management, preferably in the 
    EdTech industry or related digital products 
  • Strong leadership and communication skills with the ability to influence and 
    inspire cross-functional teams 
  • Deep understanding of agile methodologies, user experience design, and 
    software development processes 
  • Experience with data analytics tools 
  • Passion for education and a commitment to improving learning outcomes 
    through technology