Lead Product Manager in Toronto, ON

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Date Posted: Monday, July 10th, 2017
Job Location: Toronto, ON
Pay Rate: Market
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Duration: Permanent
Required Skills: product management, product manager, project management, project manager, advertising, technical background

Job Description:

Kijiji is a household brand in Canada, a top 10 Internet destination and at the heart of the second hand economy. Since its inception ten years ago, Kijiji has gained incredible traction in Canada and has completely changed the way that people connect with each other for the things they need and want. Our journey so far has been extraordinary, and the potential we see for Kijiji is unique. We are looking to push our customer experience even further to empower the lives of millions of Canadians in ways they never thought possible. To achieve this transformation we are looking for talented Product Management Leaders to be part of our fun, unique and engaging culture.

Responsibilities

• Shape Kijiji’s product vision that will empower the lives of millions of Canadians
• Collaborate and work with cross-functional agile teams to deliver a world-class customer experience
• Define and work on bold objectives that will shape meaningful change for our customers
• Build & launch new products that will empower our users and drive significant disruption in our marketplace
• Optimise existing products that will deliver incremental gain for our business
• Use techniques around customer discovery and validation to determine what should be built
• Mentor & coach more junior members of the team

What you need to succeed:

• Can easily earn the trust and respect from the team that you are leading but not necessarily managing
• Enjoy working on complex problems and looking at issues from multiple perspectives
• Strong cognitive skills with the ability to look at situations differently
• Action oriented and can inject a sense of urgency to get things done
• Very comfortable retrieving, manipulating and presenting data
• Strong understanding of technology and are comfortable challenging developers
• Curious to explore new technology and understand how it can empower people’s lives
• Extremely creative when tackling obstacles and how to overcome them
• Strong customer focus when looking at any situation
• Knowledgeable around user experience design, with a good understanding of how well designed products should look and interact
• Proven track record of mentoring and coaching more junior members of a team
• Capable of developing good relationships with people up and down an organisation in order to drive change
• Good appreciation of the other roles within a company and the part they play
• Influential communication skills and the ability to clearly articulate and tailor your ideas for your audience
• Close attention to detail that helps you to see more deeply into a given situation
• Great track record of leading and working with agile based teams
• Able to shape the overall product development process to drive results
• Excellent experience with customer discovery and building products that exceed expectations
• Relentless in the pursuit of driving for a particular outcome
• A degree of humility and sense of fun

Qualifications & experience

• Bachelor's degree in a numerate or technically oriented discipline
• 7+ years experience of product management experience, preferably Internet based
• Entrepreneurial experience of starting up new ventures
• Outstanding experiences and achievements that set you apart from the crowd

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