Product Associate, Urban Entrepreneurship

The/Nudge Foundation

The/Nudge Foundation

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Saturday, July 6, 2024

About The/Nudge

The/Nudge is an action institute building resilient livelihoods to alleviate poverty. We work with women, farmers, tribals and youth on rural development, agriculture, skilling and economic inclusion, along with 15+ central and state government partners.

Our journey to enable 25 million Indians out of ultra-poverty, has reached 10 states with $250M of government funding to cover 1.25M people. Our incubator, accelerator and grand challenges have supported 200+ social entrepreneurs including 17 Forbes 30U30, 3 EarthShot Prize winners, 1 Time Magazine cover and more.

Set up with support from 90+ eminent philanthropists , 40+ corporates and 15+ foundations including Gates, Mackenzie Scott, Vinod Khosla, Nandan Nilekani, Tata Trusts, Skoll, Meta, LinkedIn, HDFC, Mphasis, KPMG and L'Oreal, we are contributing towards a "poverty-free India, within our lifetime".

About the program and role

This role is a rare and exciting opportunity to join a new intrapreneurial venture focused on helping urban street vendors grow their business and live a dignified life out of poverty. Come build for millions of Indians while working with leaders and entrepreneurs working towards a poverty-free India.

What will you do?

  • Be part of a small team that will go on a 0 to 1 journey together

  • Build and prioritize hypotheses, design experiments /pilot to test and refine these hypotheses

  • Execute experiments/pilot working with users on field

  • Measure success of these experiments through designing metrics, data collection, and analysis

  • Own the secondary research beyond experiments to answer key product strategy and design questions

  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative research in the field

  • Contribute to team brainstorming sessions for product decision-making and roadmap by providing quantitative/qualitative data analysis and insights

  • Be the early team member who goes beyond job descriptions

Who are we looking for in this role?

  • 2-5 years of work experience in high-performing roles in product management, management consulting, investment banking, tech startups

  • ability to work in a fast-paced, startup environment (bias for action, get things done, willingness to work hard, learn new things fast, figure things out on your own)

  • passion and hunger for solving big social problems at scale using technology

  • strong analytical and research skills, attention to detail and love for problem solving

  • strong verbal and written communication skills

  • energy, excitement and empathy for working directly with users on field

  • ability to connect with people from diverse backgrounds including from underprivileged background

  • comfort with high level of ambiguity and fluid role and responsibilities

  • commitment to do what it takes to build something ground up

We aspire to be an inclusive and diverse organization and encourage qualified individuals irrespective of their religion, caste, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnicity, age, or any other dimension of identity, to apply.

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