Product Owner

Tech · Cape Town, South Africa
Department Tech
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

You enjoy connecting the dots, and can build the bridge between what our users need, and the work the development team is doing.  You are able to help us develop a vision of what our product should look like.  Sounds like you are a fit for the Product Owner position!


The Company
We are a fast-growing non-profit social enterprise with offices in the Netherlands, Portugal, India, Kenya, and Ethiopia. Triggerise builds digital platforms that motivate users - primarily young women and adolescent girls - to make positive choices. We work together with local communities and use nudges like reminders, discounts, and reward points to encourage our users to access and use health products and services. We also support our users in becoming entrepreneurs and adding value to their economies.


All of our Triggerise offices are comfortable, open spaces filled with enthusiastic, international colleagues. Whether you are working from our biggest office in Nairobi, the fast-growing office in Addis, or from home, our people are young and our culture is global and dynamic. Our work environment is fast-paced, informal, and friendly. 


The Job 

You will help to develop a vision of what a part of our product should look like as well as representing the end to end-user needs to the development team in order to carry out this vision.


  • You see the big picture and understand what our users want and need, you can then turn these needs into practical development requirements for our tech team.
  • You write user stories and prioritize the backlog for the development team in order to specify the requirements of users.
  • You work with the team ensuring that the delivery of features aligns with the vision of the product. 
  • Creating release documentation, running workshops, and providing operational support during launches.


About you

You are an outside the box thinker, and are, therefore, able to build the bridge between our users' needs and the vision of the product.


  • Previous Product Manager experience.
  • Experience in a setting where data is used to back up, and make decisions.
  • You’re a clear communicator with people of all levels.
  • Naturally curious, and an ability to connect the dots. 


The rewards

In return for your hard work and dedication, we offer you:


  • A competitive salary and good secondary benefits 
  • A personal development budget
  • Unlimited holidays, if you can make it work with your team you’re good to go
  • Growth opportunities
  • A product to help shape as we grow, to leave your mark on how we do things
  • A vision that we trust that you will do your job without us having to invent unnecessary rules and regulations.


The details

Interested? Click apply now below! Want more information? Check out our website or contact our Global Recruiter. We only accept applications through the apply links, not by email. 



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  • Location
    Cape Town, South Africa
  • Department
    Tech
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced