Volunteer Product Specialist for Changemaking Tool at Ashoka – May 2024

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Volunteer Product Specialist for Changemaking Tool

Job Description
We are looking for a product specialist who could work with us on one of Ashoka’s most important change maker measurement tools, the Changemaker Index (CMI). The CMI is a self-assessment tool that will determine where you are on your Changemaker Journey and help you understand and improve your Changemaker Skills. As our Product Specialist your key responsibilities will be to collaborate closely with the Product Manager to understand the CMI’s vision, strategy, and roadmap. In detail:

  • Gathering efforts with stakeholders to identify necessary product features and improvements.
  • Translate strategic goals into well-defined Jira tickets for the development team.
  • Manage the product backlog, prioritizing tasks based on strategic alignment and stakeholder feedback.
  • Serve as the main point of contact between the product management team and other departments, ensuring clear communication and alignment.
  • Work with Product Leads to monitor project progress and address any blockers.
  • Facilitate sprint planning meetings and retrospectives to adapt and refine processes continually.

Volunteer Logistics

  • Estimated hours required per week: 10
  • The estimated duration of the project is: 1-3 months
  • This position is Virtual

Language Requirements

  • English

Desired Skills And Experience

  • Proven experience as a Business Analyst, Software Developer, or similar role in product management, ideally within social impact sectors.
  • Strong understanding of Agile methodologies and experience with Jira or similar project management software.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and leadership skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams and manage multiple priorities.
  • A keen eye for detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality, user-centered solutions

Submit Your Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Ashoka on ashoka.tfaforms.net to apply