Askuity is seeking a Product Manager driven to build world class retail sales enablement software.  You have proven ability to deliver innovative and impactful software solutions based on your retail market expertise and connection with customers and prospects.  You possess a unique combination of business and technical acumen, a big-picture vision, and the drive to make that vision a reality.

 

You must be able to communicate with all areas of the company. You will work with product development to define release requirements by managing a product backlog in an agile development environment.  You will also play a key role in product marketing, defining the go-to-market strategy and helping to convey product positioning, key benefits, and target customers. You will serve as the evangelist for your product offering, working with key internal and external stakeholders to collect feedback and communicate product plans and progress.

Responsibilities

 
  • Product ownership of the Askuity software platform
  • Leverage retail expertise in developing product strategy and managing product roadmap
  • Specifying market requirements for current and future products by conducting market research supported by on-going visits to customers and non-customers
  • Foster trusted relationships with core business stakeholders; manage incoming requests from internal and external sources, and communicate roadmap plans and progress
  • Define and manage the product roadmap: create epics and stories; manage the product backlog; work with development and UX to deliver products on time and with a focus on user experience
  • Ensure a consistent and predictable rhythm for planning, goal setting, retrospectives, and releases

Qualifications:

 
  • Proven retail market experience
  • Product Management experience in a SaaS environment, ideally with an analytics software platform
  • Very strong written and verbal communication skills with an aptitude for presenting thoughts and ideas to senior internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent people and management skills to interact with customers, colleagues, cross-functional teams, and third parties
  • BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business, or related
  • Experience with Agile tools - JIRA a plus
  • Ability to travel
  • CSPO designation nice to have

What we offer:

 
  • Competitive salary and health benefits
  • Spacious, collaborative workspace in the heart of the Toronto tech district
  • Team lunches and an impressive lineup of snacks
  • Weekly beer o’clock
  • Ping pong and video games (and some seriously competitive gamers)

About Askuity

Askuity’s mission is to transform retail by linking retailers and product vendors with insight and information to improve collaboration, planning and retail execution. In 2014, we were recognized as a Deloitte Technology Fast 50 ‘Company to Watch’ and named to the CIX20 as a top innovative technology company. If you’re great at what you do and are interested in being part of a hot retail software startup, then you want to work here. We offer competitive salaries, meaningful equity, and a dog and bike friendly casual working environment in the heart of downtown Toronto.

 

Please send your resume to Jeff at careers@askuity.com to apply.