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Emata Jobs 2022 – Fresher Product Assistant

Job Title: Product Assistant – Emata Jobs 2022

Organization: Emata 

Duty Station: Bugolobi, Uganda



Emata Profile:

Emata is on a mission to provide affordable and digital financial products to farmers across East Africa. The company was started in 2020 and is the first digital lender for farmers in Uganda. Emata loans are up to 5x more affordable than current alternatives and empower farmers to invest in their farms and prosper. We achieve this by leveraging cutting edge developments in technology and data science.

We have a diverse and brilliant team of developers, product managers, impact officers and data scientists. We give you both the freedom and responsibility to innovate and create work that makes you stand out. We continuously invest in personal development through training and certifications, in addition to offering health insurance, salary loans, flexible “Work from home”- policy, and daily lunches in our office garden.

Emata is a spin-off of, and shares offices with, the software development company Laboremus Uganda. It is out of Laboremus’ expertise from working with financial technology in Uganda and abroad that the idea of Emata was born.



Roles and responsibilities:

As a product assistant, your workday is filled with a wide varity of tasks. Concretely, your responsibilities include:

  • Working closely with our product manager to coordinate the research, design, implementation and testing of new features and products
  • Working closely with our engineering lead to prioritize, define and document the development of new features and products for execution
  • Ensuring that the execution of our new features and product is on track and ready for our next release
  • Contributing to defining product enhancements and strategy
  • Being on top of task and resource management and spot (potential) blockers and risks
  • Coordinating and performing user and functional testing on newly developed features.



Minimum Qualifications:

We have some requirements you need to meet to join our team, so we know that you are most definitely one of us!

  • A degree, preferably in a STEM field from an accredited university (Preferable, but not mandatory)
  • Experience in technology, business, and/or design ideally in a software setting
  • An understanding of agile software development methodologies
  • Big picture thinker that can spot patterns among ambiguity
  • Excellent ability to observe users
  • Strong communication skills
  • Well developed organizational skills
  • A powerful growth mindset and fast learner

Candidates might be asked to send more details on projects they have worked on and might also be asked to present them.

Does this sound like you? Apply now!

*Only those selected for interviews will be contacted*



How To Apply for Emata Jobs 2022

All interested and suitably qualified applicants should submit their applications through the link below.

Click here to apply

Closing Date: Open until filled



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