Associate Product Manager - Toronto

Toronto, Canada

Job Description

You love creating powerful, beautiful and intuitive digital products. You are passionate about technology and using it to solve complex problems.

You have a deep interest in analyzing problems, designing solutions and making them a reality. You know how to ask effective, direct and insightful questions. You have a unique ability to quickly absorb complex, ambiguous concepts and rapidly organize them into structured requirements.

You are a quick learner with a hunger for knowledge. Your communication style is direct and succinct. You concisely articulate technical concepts to non-technical audiences, and enjoy giving client presentations on technical projects.

Responsibilities

  • Support requirement gathering workshops with clients

  • Support the product management team on client engagements

  • Work with team members to produce estimates for proposals

  • Create and maintain a product backlog with epics and user stories

  • Create product roadmaps and release plans

  • Work with design teams to create wireframes, mockups and prototypes

  • Run agile ceremonies with globally-distributed team members

  • Facilitate communication between client stakeholders and development team members

  • Provide product demos and presentations to clients

  • Monitor and communicate project health through metrics

  • Support product launch activities

  • Facilitate product usability testing sessions

  • Work onsite with the client 4 days a week (client in Toronto)

  • Willingness and ability for international travel (up to 20%)

Requirements

  • BS or BA degree

  • Software development experience

  • Ability to pick up technical and business concepts quickly

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Excellent organizational, time management and project management skills

Bonus Points

  • Strong experience and understanding of web and mobile development technologies

  • Agile product management experience

  • MBA degree

Benefits

  • A development focused international company with variety of challenging and compelling projects

  • Opportunity to grow in informal style of communication and management environment that is constantly looking for great team players and leaders

  • A chance to work with the top talent professionals and award winning teams

  • Participation in professional improvement seminars

  • Competitive salary and performance based bonuses

  • Health/Dental/Vision benefit insurance

  • Work from home one day a week

  • Team building events

  • Employee referral program