Project Manager

San Francisco /
Product /
Full time
About Umba
Our mission is to make banking free across Africa, empowering our customers to control their financial lives by ensuring financial services are affordable, efficient, and widely available.
We are pursuing a once-in-a-generation opportunity to revolutionize financial services in Africa-lowering the cost and increasing the reach of banking while serving the next billion mobile consumers that are coming online
We are passionately customer-centric, delivering mobile banking with an exceptional user experience.  We leverage advanced machine learning to allow us to create intelligent, affordable financial products for emerging markets where credit is not widely available
Headquartered in San Francisco, and growing rapidly in Mexico, Nigeria, and Kenya-Umba launched in the Nigerian market and is expanding quickly into additional markets. We offer a broad range of digital banking products to our customers through Android and iOS apps and have a culture of exceeding customer expectations which have generated explosive growth.
We are looking for exceptional talent but also for people that share our vision, drive, and sense of mission.   Come join us to build the biggest neo-bank in Africa.

Job Description
We are looking for an experienced agile project manager responsible for setting up, maintaining, and executing a project management program enabling agile team leads to efficiently report the status of projects from inception through production. Success is measured by providing transparency and consistency in reporting project status, follow-ups, blocking issues, and delivery against commitments. The ideal candidate will have strong project management and collaboration skills, be a natural problem solver, and have a passion for delivering for our customers. This role reports to the CTO but helps hold us all accountable for our commitments.

Skills and Qualifications

    • 3+ years of project management experience in a saas or mobile environment with a continuous delivery culture
    • Strong understanding of product development & agile methodologies
    • Technical background or passion for knowing how things work
    • Ability to work cross-functionally across multiple roles and stakeholders
    • Collaborate well in a fast-paced, interdisciplinary team
    • Fintech product and/or startup working experience preferred but not required

Work Status

    • Must live and be able to legally work in the USA
    • This is a full-time salaried role
Location: San Francisco

Umba is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.