Product Owner

Posted By: Third Sector Partners


Middle Mgt (Regional/ Zonal Manager, AVP, State /Regional Head)

Information Technology

Livelihood/Skills Development

Job Description


OLA Foundation is the social welfare arm of OLA Group, committed to bring systemic shift in women empowerment by enabling access to livelihood opportunities, quality healthcare services and education through the use of technology to bring sustainable change in their lives.

OLA Foundation’s objective is to empower women in the urban/rural continuum to become change makers and leaders in their communities, thereby contributing to nation-building. Empowering women refers to - providing women with livelihoods of their choice, skills to match the industry standards, financial services to sustain well-being, access to quality and affordable healthcare and well-being and opportunities for education. Centered on people and driven by values of human dignity, equity & solidarity our vision is to improve lives and create a meaningful change by enhancing access to resources and opportunities that foster community well-being & growth.


Read more about OLA Foundation’s work at:


Reason for the hire:  

OLA Foundation is looking to hire a Product Owner to create social impact and improve people's lives by using technology as a key enabler. The incumbent will organize, prioritize, and assess work for a scrum team. She/he/they will be responsible for incorporating feature requests, grooming and prioritizing backlog, and developing user stories and acceptance criteria. She/he/they should have a customer-focused approach and a nuanced understanding of both business and technical aspects of product development.


The Product Owner will direct product’s development and life cycle, ensuring that the product aligns with the customer’s needs and the company’s business objectives. She/he/they will, on an on-going basis, assess current healthcare, livelihoods technology systems and propose possible solutions for the product enhancement and development. She/he/they will also analyze the product’s performance and incorporate customer feedback to help in improving the product quality.


She/he/they will also be involved in doing analysis of OLA Foundation’s intervention area of Healthcare & Livelihoods technology solutions. She/he/they will closely work with the development team and create various documents needed for the development team to work on.


Roles and Responsibilities:

Product Design and Development

·      Engaging with the product development vendor/partner.

·      Defining product features, requirements according to customer requirements and Human Centered Design.

·      Creating and managing a product roadmap and timeline.

·      Developing competitive analysis and product positioning strategies.

·      Defining metrics for product’s success Incorporating customers’ feedback.

·      Leading the development process by creating a product roadmap based on OLA Foundation’s vision.

·      Looking after all the stages of product creation including design and development.

·      Locating areas that need improvement.

Stakeholder Management

·      Preparing strategy and presenting ideas for stakeholders.

·      Serving as the main point of contact between teams and stakeholders.

·      Informing stakeholders and customers about the product’s status.

·      Helping the scrum/product development team achieve each sprint’s goals.

·      Helping in creating a detailed user manual for training.


·      Organizing and ranking the items in the product backlog according to requirements.

·      Conducting market research to understand user needs.

Note: The roles and responsibilities outlined above are not meant to be an exhaustive list of tasks.

The need for flexibility is required and the job holder is expected to carry out any other related duties that are within the employee's skills and abilities whenever reasonably instructed.


Eligibility Criteria

Must Haves:                                                                                                                

·      The incumbent should come with minimum 7 years of experience with a proven track record of having worked as a Product Analyst, Product Owner,

Product Manager roles in a reputed organization.

·      The incumbent must bring along hands on experience in designing and creating required documents, product features, user personas, etc.

·      The incumbent should have demonstrated experience in wire frames and flow diagrams.

·      The incumbent must bring along relevant experience in understanding the technical aspects of product development, life cycle, and methodologies.



·      The incumbent can have an additional Certification in Agile Development Process.

·      The incumbent can additionally be a Certified Project Manager.

·      The incumbent shall have an urge to work in the social sector.

Third Sector Partners is a pioneering cause-connected executive search firm and has been retained for this position. Interested candidates can send in their CVs along with three references and a cover note to The last date to send in your application is January 31st 2024. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - B.Tech/B.E

Organization Details

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