Technical Product Manager at BAO Systems

BAO Systems is changing how governments, NGOs and international agencies collect, analyze and report their data. Our platform as a service offering of DHIS 2 is modernizing how open source health information management systems are configured and deployed. BAO Systems is the largest US-based DHIS 2 consulting and hosting firm in North America. Since our founding in 2012, we have worked at a global scale to solve tough challenges faced by organizations across a variety of sectors, including health, education, sanitation, refugee assistance, and nutrition.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Technical Product Manager

Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

  • BAO Systems is looking for an experienced Technical Product Manager to join our growing product development team in Abuja.
  • As Product Manager you will help lead the strategic and technical direction for various products and solutions to improve workflows, data analytics/interpretation and management of resources.

You will:

  • Work closely with engineering to define project scope, provide detailed requirements and convert those requirements to actionable user stories.
  • Assist the engineering team in validating the technical solution with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Safeguard project stability by clearly managing expectations with stakeholders (external clients, internal project managers, etc)
  • Shepherd products through various phases, from conception through follow-on maintenance and feature build out.
  • Help shape and develop a compelling vision and roadmap for products that you manage
  • Define and drive measurable metrics
  • Be part of a cross-functional teams – support, services and UX design to gather input, understand customer needs and bring new products to market.

You are:

  • Fairly technical and a good understanding of modern web application technologies, standards and conventions (AWS, client-side programming, back-end)
  • Passionate, yet have a strong analytic ability with desire to make data driven decisions
  • Highly organized and fluent with product management and software tools such as Jira and Confluence.
  • Extremely comfortable managing and prioritizing sprints and prepared to handle unforeseen challenges that may arise.
  • Thorough at creating documentation for all phases of a project, from gathering business requirements to translating those into technical requirements.

You have:

  • 5+ years of Product Management experience
  • BS degree in a technology-related field or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years working with Jira; from project setup to daily management
  • Experience developing products in a SaaS environment
  • Technical chops, but also excellent soft skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding of web standards and frameworks (HTML, CSS, JS)


  • Experience working with International NGO’s and/or in the public health sector
  • Familiarity working with and releasing open source software
  • Understanding of DHIS 2 or other open source Health Information System projects
  • Love of charts and data visualization, both custom solutions and off the shelf software such as Tableau and PowerBi
  • Experience with internationalization as it relates to content and UI

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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