The Room

Abidjan, Côte d'ivoire

The Room

Services Abidjan, Côte d'ivoire

ACC Programs Product Manager

  • Lieu de travail Bénin| Maroc| Sénégal| Abidjan, Côte d'ivoire
  • Date d'expiration 26 Juillet
  • Niveau de poste Confirmé / Expérimenté
  • Secteur d'activité Services
  • Nombre de postes 01
  • Type de contrat CDD ou Mission

Do you have product management experience? Does the idea of testing and experimentation excite you? Would you describe yourself as having ownership mindset with a strong desire to see things through? Would you describe yourself as being highly collaborative? Does the prospect of building repeatable and world-class operations & systems excite you? If so, you could be the person we are looking for to manage and engage our digital community of Young Leaders going through our various programs.


In 2035, Africa will have the largest workforce in the world and will need to catalyse transformation by empowering its largest untapped resource - its people. The African Leadership Group is an ecosystem of institutions with a shared vision to harness Africa’s abundant human capital and transform the continent and the world by selecting, developing, and connecting 2 million ethical and entrepreneurial leaders by 2030. ALG was founded over 15 years ago by Fred Swaniker, a serial entrepreneur recognised by Time Magazine as one of the 100 most influential people of 2019.

ALX and The Room are two brands of the African Leadership Group. ALX is our training arm, focused on developing skills for the fourth industrial revolution - software engineering, data science, UX design, cyber security, etc.) to ensure that Africa is able to compete effectively as the world undergoes a digital transformation. The Room is our connection arm, a community our young talent join to access a lifetime of extraordinary opportunities and meaningful relationships. To learn more about us, please read this article about why we launched The Room & this article about the impact of our development programs in African youth.


Our team builds holistic learning programs aimed at lightweight skills development focused on labour market needs, behaviours, and mindsets that accelerate work placement. We scaffold these programs with unique experiences and support systems to help guide our participants throughout their learning journey. We develop talent in various verticals, such as Software Engineering, cloud computing, cybersecurity, executive assistants and financial analysts.

You will be working with a talented team of smart creatives, that have a bias to action, learn by doing, are brave, bold and humble. This is a chance to be part of a team cracking a code that can fundamentally transform the future of Africa - two million entry-level jobs by 2030.

With such an ambitious goal, our team is inspired to work smarter, and consistently thinks about how things could be done better. We have high levels of accountability and own outcomes - when we win we keep going, when we fail we learn and start again. We take time to listen and understand our customers' pains and gains, and then experiment and move forward by turning insights into action with data. As important as our work is, and it is, we also celebrate the privilege and responsibility of doing it with enjoyment and zest.


The ACC bootcamp aims to equip young talent to the working environment and prepare them for unlocking job opportunities. This is a 5 week program delivered fully digitally and that we are targeting to offer to 5000 francophone young African 18-30 years old in 2022.


As our Learning Programs Product Manager for the ACC program, you will be accountable for the fully lifecycle of the learner’s experience; defining member needs, determining the solutions to be delivered and building the systems for delivery of the community experience.

More specifically the role will include:

  • Working relentlessly with business units to nail down perfect product market fit for the learning programs.
  • Setting and evaluating metrics to determine successes/failures and strengths/weaknesses of the learning programs, monitoring and evaluating them in order to deliver better subsequent product versions.
  • Developing, managing, and grooming product roadmaps to align internal stakeholder expectations and timelines, using product data and emerging customer insights to strategize about current and future product development.
  • Working cross-functionally across the organization to build coalitions and gain traction.
  • Collaborating with business owners and frontline operators to understand their needs, pressures, and financial targets, ultimately creating products that delight them as well.
  • On a project-by-project basis, as needed, managing UX/UI, experience designers, and graphic designers.
  • Bringing the learning programs to market by interacting with customers/users and intimately understanding their needs, wants and desires.
  • Analyzing marketplace and competitors for opportunities to seize, lessons to learn, pricing to beat, and insights to gain-all in order to delight our future users.
  • Providing leadership during the product development process, making sure the customer's voice is consistently present, and keeping all stakeholders aligned on the path to the 'Promised Land’.


  • At least 4 years of work experience in learning product management
  • Experience with UX and or learning experience design
  • Previous experience in testing and experimentation
  • Experience in customer relationship management
  • You can effectively communicate in English and French
  • You have a high level of accuracy and a strong attention to detail you pay close attention to all of the small particulars when working on a task or project
  • Strong collaborative capabilities : you are an epic team player
  • Humility and openness to feedback: you proactively seek feedback for improvement and have an insatiable curiosity and hunger to grow
  • You have ar mindset and are comfortable with ambiguous, ever-changing situations 
  • Fast paced working delivery with tight precision
  • Experience in software engineering & cloud computing a plus


  • Monthly Churn
  • Program Completion Rate. 
  • Member Engagement.

N.B CV's Should be submitted in English

We would also like to remind you that this is a remote job, which means that you can work from anywhere in the world. However, we have a preference for a GMT to GMT +4 time zone.

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