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Digital Product Manager




February 29, 2024

About the organization


International Rescue Committee

Organization type

Social Impact Organization

In A Nutshell


Remote Amman, Jordan

Job Type


Experience Level


Deadline to apply

February 29, 2024

Lead on prioritizing product features, defining product roadmaps, and working closely with developers, content creation, and marketing teams to deliver high-quality, impactful educational content.


  • Define the long-term vision and strategic direction for digital educational products.
  • Align product strategy with Ahlan Simsim’s overall mission and educational objectives.
    Stay abreast of industry trends and educational needs to ensure relevance and innovation.
  • Lead the planning, execution, and launch of new products and features.
  • Prioritize product features and milestones, creating detailed roadmaps and timelines.
  • Coordinate with the engineering team to ensure technical feasibility and timely execution.
  • Lead and inspire a cross-functional team, promoting a collaborative and productive work environment.
  • Facilitate communication and decision-making between engineering, design, content, and marketing teams.
  • Provide mentorship and support for team development and career growth.
  • Conduct user research to understand the needs, behaviors, and pain points of the target audience.
  • Analyze market trends to identify opportunities for innovation and improvement.
  • Incorporate user feedback and market insights into product development.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to gather requirements and ensure alignment with organizational goals.
  • Communicate progress and challenges to stakeholders, including executive teams.
  • Build and maintain relationships with partners and vendors.
  • Ensure products meet high-quality standards and comply with relevant educational regulations and guidelines.
  • Oversee testing and quality assurance processes to identify and resolve issues before launch.
  • Define key performance indicators (KPIs) for each product and track product performance against these metrics.
  • Use data-driven insights to make informed decisions and optimize products post-launch.
  • Continuously iterate and improve products based on user feedback and performance analysis.
  • Manage the budget for product development and monitor resource allocation.
  • Ensure efficient use of resources and adjust plans as needed to meet organizational priorities.
  • Act as a product evangelist both internally and externally, promoting the product’s value and benefits.
  • Participate in conferences, workshops, and other events to represent Ahlan Simsim and its products.


  • ·Bachelor’s degree in Education, Technology, Computer Science, or a related field. A Master’s degree is a plus.
  • Minimum of 4-6 years of experience in product management, preferably in the education technology sector.
  • Proven track record of managing all aspects of a successful product throughout its lifecycle.
  • Strong understanding of software development and web technologies.
  • Experience with Agile methodologies, collaborative tools and agile project management.
  • Familiarity with current educational technology trends, teaching methodologies, and the needs of diverse learning populations including caregivers and young children ages 0-8
  • Experience working in or with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the education sector is a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate a cross-functional team.
  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work effectively with stakeholders at all levels, including content developers, developers, and executive leadership.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to think strategically about product development and enhancements.
  • Experience in user research, market analysis, and utilizing data to inform product decisions.
  • A strong understanding of user experience and design principles.
  • Commitment to creating products that are accessible, engaging, and effective for diverse learners.
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and maintain a flexible approach in a dynamic environment.
  • Resilience and perseverance in overcoming challenges and driving product success.
  • Proven experience in writing and editing: the ability to draft memos and reports.
  • Excellent organization and administrative skills with great attention to detail.
  • Must be a multitasker, independent and comfortable working in a fast paced, multicultural environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills – English and Arabic.

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