Group Product Manager

Product Management Canada London, ON


Description

Group Product Manager

About Us

 CARFAX’s mission is to help millions of people shop, buy, own or sell used cars with more confidence. As a leader in vehicle history and valuation, CARFAX provides impartial and comprehensive information for consumers and the automotive industry. CARFAX‘s Canadian headquarters supports North American product development, drawing on billions of data records from thousands of sources, CARFAX products enable used vehicle buyers and sellers to make informed decisions.  CARFAX is consistently recognized as a top employer and business. CARFAX is a part of IHS Markit, (NYSE: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. Find out more at www.carfax.ca and connect with CARFAX on Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn.

 Working Here

 At CARFAX Canada, you’re not just another employee. You’re a critical contributor to the big picture and rely on data when making important decisions. You have a future mindset and are motivated to grow with us. You have a thirst for learning new things and building your skillset. You dream big and chart your own career path. You don’t settle for what’s quick and easy because you value quality. You know that the best teams are built on trust, so you use your voice to collaborate and create real change. You believe in taking the time to celebrate wins and have fun. You know leading a balanced lifestyle in a supportive work environment is important. You’re not just another employee. You are a CARFAX Canadian!

Job Details

 As a member of the Product Management team, the Group Product Manager is responsible for the success of their product portfolio with a proven ability to strategize the full lifecycle of product development and deployment from conception through release.  This position requires an aspirational leader who thrives in a cross-functional team environment and has the vision to be the ‘CEO’ of a product portfolio and lead others in that vision.

 Essential Job Functions:

  •  Manage the product segment throughout the Product Lifecycle, gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining the product vision, and working closely with a cross-functional team to deliver winning products
  • Drive the execution of all product lifecycle processes for products, including product research, market research, competitive analysis, planning, positioning, roadmap development, requirements development, and product launch
  • Develop and drive go-to-market strategies to achieve financial and strategic targets
  • Champion the product segment strategy, roadmap, and execution across customer verticals
  • Conduct voice-of-customer and market research to identify opportunities to ideate
  • Drive strategy through prioritization to create and position compelling growth plans
  • Facilitate and lead product evolution and implementation
  • Collaborate closely with development, product, marketing, and sales teams on the development, QA, and release of products and balance of resources to ensure success for the entire organization
  • Lead and collaborate with direct reports and/or at all levels of the organization

Essential Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of Product Management experience in an agile environment
  • 3+ years of quantitative skills with the ability to link product design and features to strategic objectives while using hard data and metrics to substantiate assumptions and recommendations
  • 2+ years experience with people management, coaching and leading others is considered an asset
  • 2+ years product experience in various verticals including, but not limited to banking, insurance or consumer is considered an asset
  • Strong communication skills, negotiating and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to drive projects forward and ability to effectively communicate progress and/or barriers to Scrum Master and stakeholders
  • Experience with Big data technologies (Hadoop, Apache Spark, NoSQL, Mongo DB) considered an asset

 CARFAX Canada is headquartered in London, Ontario. CARFAX Canada is headquartered in London, Ontario. We’re proud to offer a flexible work-from-home schedule, competitive pay, benefits and bonuses, RRSP matching, primary/non-primary caregiver leave top-up, health and wellness initiatives and social events. Offers of employment may be conditional upon providing evidence of COVID-19 full vaccination. We’re committed to providing accommodations by request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. For a confidential inquiry or to request an accommodation, please contact your recruiter or email [email protected].

If you are interested in applying for this position, please visit our website. https://www.carfax.ca/about-carfax/work-at-carfaxApplications will be accepted until a candidate is hired.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 Not exactly the position you were looking for, but still want to join our awesome team?  Visit our careers page to learn more about us and to see our other job openings!