Product Development Manager - MBA Intern

Curacel is hiring!


Our Mission

Our mission is to make it easy and pleasant to get & use risk protection in emerging markets.

More than 3 billion people all over the world are not protected from the risks they face in their daily life. These people try to build a successful life for themselves and their families, but any of those risks can set them back by years.

Our Product

We are building the rails to make insurance work for the next billion people in emerging markets

Curacel creates APIs that enable insurers to connect with digital distribution channels and to administer their claims cost effectively.

Our products include:

  • Grow (DistributionAPI), Add insurance to any product
  • Collection(ClaimsAPI), Process insurance claims faster
  • Detection (FraudAPI), Detect fraud in claims process

Our Team

  • Fully Remote
  • Young, Ambitious & Passionate
  • 30+ odd product, engineering, biz & ops Curalytes in 4 countries
  • Empowering 15+ insurers (AXA, Liberty, Old Mutual) in ~10 markets
  • Backed by Y Combinator (W22), Google and many more great investors

Job Description

We are looking for MBA student interns who are looking to make an impact where it really matters. Your typical role as a product development manager involves:

  • Strategic and analytical market research on product development
  • Diving deep into the technology both from a product and customer perspective, working with the engineers and business development to craft new technology-driven products and services
  • Driving product development activities including the following: Product Development Timeline milestone adherence, costing milestones and Design Review Meetings (DRM)
  • Accurately assessing and analysing the potential barriers and resources necessary for driving forward key product initiatives
  • Analysing market opportunities and trends, and conducting stakeholder interviews
  • Employing critical design thinking to identify customer pain points and improve on existing technology
  • Liaising with the Product Marketer to create marketing strategies to test product, raise awareness of new product availability and explore new customer verticals
  • Preparing a cost analysis on new product development

Preferred Experience

  • You are currently enrolled in an MBA Programme
  • You have experience in product development/management/marketing
  • You are able to think creatively to frame, structure and leverage complex problems
  • You have proven ability to operate effectively in cross-functional settings or with stakeholders across different departments
  • You have a can-do mentality with a passion to make impact
  • You have basic financial modelling skills and business case development
  • You are willing to roll up your sleeves and get things done

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Graduate program
  • Location: Lagos
  • Education Level: Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience: > 5 years
  • Possible full remote