Product Manager

  • Media Sonar Technologies
  • 345 Horton St. East, London, ON, Canada
  • May 02, 2019
Product Management/ Development

Job Description

The Product Manager analyzes market and competitive conditions, laying out a product vision that is differentiated and delivers unique value based on customer demands. The Product Manager continually analyzes data and business intelligence from various internal and external sources, and uses this data to inform and drive the evolution of our product roadmap. They are responsible for many activities from strategic to tactical, and lead cross-functional teams from a product’s conception all the way through to it’s launch. This role will be reporting to the Director of Product Management.

What we’d like you to do:
 
  • Develop a deep understanding of the marketplace and competitive environment, including how to position our products for each marketplace, the definition of market problems and of market segments
  • Manage the execution of the product vision and strategy with a focus within a 3-month rolling window.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Product on development of the product roadmap and prioritize building what matters most to achieve strategic goals and initiatives
  • Define what the product team delivers and when, creating a project timeline and schedule for implementation
  • Define the requirements for each feature and the desired user experience
  • Work closely with Development leadership on technical specifications and ensure teams have all the information they need to deliver a complete product to market
  • Define the release process and coordinate all of the activities required to release a product to market.
  • Clearly articulate business value to the product team and other relevant stakeholders, so they understand the intent behind a new product or product release
  • Lead cross-functionally to bridge gaps between different functions within the company, aligning all of the teams involved
  • Manage dependencies in and across releases to complete release phases and milestones.
  • Ensure that feedback and requests are seamlessly integrated into the product planning and development processes
  • Communicate the status of ideas back to the customers, partners, and internal team members who submitted them.
  • Provide source data for product line communications by defining product marketing communication objectives
  • Other duties as required
You should be someone who is/has:
 
  • 5+ years of product management and/or related experience
  • Tech savvy and passionate about building products
  • Track record of using qualitative and quantitative data to prioritize and drive decision-making
  • Comfortable using collaboration and CRM tools such as Slack, JIRA, ProductBoard, Asana, and Salesforce
  • Metrics-driven: Strong analytical and synthesis skills are a must, including the ability to absorb and process large amounts of data into actionable information
  • Experience with best practice agile scrum development, lean product management techniques, and lean startup principles
  • Curious and comfortable holding professional conversations with our target buyers, market experts, and our users
  • Excellent people and management skills to interact with staff, colleagues, cross-functional teams and third parties
  • Subject matter expert/industry experience a strong plus

To Apply:

If you are interested in an exciting opportunity and the chance to work with an experienced group in a fun and entrepreneurial technology company, apply today at www.mediasonar.com/careers . 

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). Media Sonar will provide accommodations to any job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify Human Resources and we will work with you to meet your needs. We thank all candidates for their interest, however only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. No phone calls please.