Job Opportunity for Product Manager at Medhavi Foundation in Kolkata

Website Medhavi Foundation

About Medhavi Skills University:

Medhavi Skills University (Sikkim) is a new-age innovative Skills focused University aiming to bring convergence of the skilling ecosystem with the higher education tracks. It is the first of its kind pioneering university model where corporates and industries are the stakeholders and influencers in course curriculum design, programme delivery, practical skills training, as well as, for providing on-the-job apprenticeship and internships. Medhavi Skills University’s vision is to emerge as a pioneer institution of skills-based education recognized by employers, nationally and internationally. It shall provide opportunities for flexible learning, competency-based modular courses, and credit accumulation/ transfer across educational streams for continuous learning.

Medhavi Skills University (Sikkim) is sponsored by Medhavi Foundation which was founded in 2012 by a group of IIT Alumni. Medhavi Foundation is a skill development and education-focused organisation and a National Skills Development Corporation funded training partner impacting 1,00,000+ youths annually.

Job Brief:

Medhavi Skills University (Sikkim) in line with its vision of promoting skill-based degree/ diploma programmes shall be conducting classes through different modes such as online/ offline/ hybrid. The students shall have the facility to access the Learning Management System at their convenience to study the theoretical components of the courses. As some of the courses will be work-integrated degree/ diploma programmes, the students shall be performing on-the-job training at the industry premises, so they won’t be attending regular classes but use the LMS to complete their studies, assignments, etc. The Product Manager shall lead the implementation and coordinate with multiple software vendors and MSU’s operations teams.

Roles & Responsibilities:

– Manage MSU’s entire suite of technology platforms including Learning Management System, Admission Management, Exam Management which forms the backbone of the University. This will include assisting the team with queries, keeping the team up to date with the latest releases, troubleshooting for issues, user support, and engaging with vendors to drive resolution to issues and submit feature requests.

– Maintain awareness of new software features and possible benefits to the team as well as changes to the Learning Management System and other ERP platforms.

– Assist the team with the setup of new learning objects, pages, certificates, pricing, emails, etc.

– Work with MSU’s multiple software vendors to resolve issues and drive new feature enhancements.

– Monitor content published within MSU’s tools to ensure they remain current and that they comply with naming conventions and standards.

– Research, test and implement new tools, solutions, and approaches that will help to improve productivity or user experience.

– Utilize project management skills to identify requirements, develop project schedules, and monitor the progress of key innovation initiatives.

Preferred Experience:

– The ideal candidate is an analytical team player who will be responsible for leading a team of high performing individuals who own the entire product lifecycle from strategy to evaluation. You will also work cross-functionally to complete product roadmaps and discover new opportunities.

Bachelors of Engineering

– 2-6 years of relevant experience in Product Management, Engineering, or Consulting

– Should have directly implemented SaaS tools for organisations.

– Ability to understand the business process requirement and get it implemented by Technology teams.

– Ability to learn new software and business applications quickly.

– Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

– Creative and able to communicate ideas visually, verbally, and in writing.

– Self-starter with an ability to work independently and engage others for support and input.

– Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, decision making, organizational and time management skills.

– Analytical skills, to critically evaluate the information gathered from multiple sources, and reconcile conflicts.

– Outstanding organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines.

– Proven ability to build long-term relationships with a diverse set of cross-functional business partners at all levels.

Join us if:

– You have an entrepreneurial bug and a desire to be part of a transformative growth story in the Higher Education Space.

– If you want to challenge the status quo of Higher Education and make it more meaningful and outcome-oriented.

– You work best under no adult supervision.

– Expecting accelerated growth in career and is comfortable in working in a dynamic unstructured environment.

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