Product Manager

Achievers

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Posted 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Location: Toronto, ON
Employment Type: Full-time permanent
Achievers delivers an Employee Success Platform™ which dramatically increases employee engagement and drives business success.  Designed specifically to meet the needs of today’s workplace, it empowers employees to recognize each other in real time and aligns them to the goals of the company.  With more than 5,000,000 annual recognitions, the Platform inspires brilliant performance in 110 countries. Visit us at  www.achievers.com to learn more and join us in our mission to change the way the world works. 

HR technology is in the midst of a revolution, moving beyond basic record-keeping functions to the strategic business need for talent optimization.

Achievers is at the forefront of this movement and the Product team is looking for a Product Manager to lead the charge. As a Product Owner, you will have full ownership of a product feature area and will prioritize the work to be done for your engineering team. You will assist in setting the product strategy and roadmap development for a platform that makes over 1 million employees feel good about their work. And because Achievers follows a continuous delivery model, you will be enabled to turn your vision to reality at a rapid pace.

Responsibilities:

  • Articulate detailed user stories, participate in daily scrum rituals, and answer questions as the customer representative.
  • Work with engineering to execute on your product vision from conception to launch
  • Develop and measure products metrics to drive product growth
  • Ensure the organization is prepared to market, sell, deliver and support all new product capabilities
  • Assist with product release communications, internal & external
  • Drive launches with product marketing, including beta programs
  • Gather ongoing feedback on both existing and upcoming product capabilities
  • Act as a product expert and champion

Qualifications:

  • 2 years of Product Management Experience
  • Experience in a cloud software company in the realm of Human Capital Management (HCM), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Talent Management, Analytics, or other HR function highly desired
  • Experience acting as a product owner in an agile development and rapid prototyping environment
  • An understanding of building for desktop and mobile applications
  • Experience articulating detailed user stories, participating in daily scrum rituals, and answering questions as the customer representative.
  • Experience using or building commercial business applications targeted at enterprise users with consumer-like interfaces
  • Experience working with product marketing to launch products internally and externally
  • An understanding of basic project management principles and the ability to prioritize work based on greatest business impact.
  • Ability to conduct user interviews and research, as well as competitive research.
  • Conceptual understanding of web development and APIs
  • Strong appreciation for user design and user behaviors
  • Natural leadership, communication, and influence skills
  • The ability to work with product metric tools to make data informed decisions
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Business / Engineering / Design or other technical degree preferred
About Achievers:
 
As Achievers employees, we are passionate about disruptive technology, welcome constant change, and understand the value of employee success in the workplace. We enjoy coming to work every day because we believe in our product and love our culture. Achievers is more than just a software company; we are industry leaders in the HR space. 
 
Our headquarters are conveniently located in Liberty Village, close to bars, shops and restaurants and are highly accessible by TTC and GO Transit.
 
We have been recognized in numerous publications for our contributions to HR, for technical excellence and for our outstanding workplace culture:
 
Achievers is ranked as number 32 on the list of Top 50 Best Workplaces in Canada.
Achievers has been recognized on the 2020 list of Best Workplaces™ for Women in Canada
Achievers has been recognized on the 2020 list of Best Workplaces™ for Inclusion 
Achievers has been named one of the Top 10 Employee Recognition Solution Providers Globally
 
Check out our platform in action here

Achievers does not offer employment to prospects without first ensuring that qualified candidates speak directly with the hiring manager and a member of our HR team. All qualification will be done face-to-face, whether that is in person or over Zoom. Achievers does not send out offers of employment without meeting candidates and does not offer employment via text. If you are requested for any personal information via text and/or without having met a member of our hiring team in person, please disregard.
 
Our employees are a diverse and inclusive team of passionate, hardworking individuals. Achievers is committed to creating an environment where our employees can do the best work of  their lives. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply to join our A-Player family. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. 
 

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