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Director of Product Strategy, Vancouver, CF-197000

Overview:

Our client, NEON, makes products that matter. They respect a triple bottom line and partner for the long term with great people and companies. Their team can take a rough idea and ship a game-changing product. Their goal is to create products that people love.

They are growing and actively looking for amazing people to join their team. If you’re great at what you do, want to work with the best, and care deeply about making products that matter, then we should talk.

You are a product strategist with deep experience in creating first of its kind products and solving for compelling future state visions and complex problems. You lead the team that has the innate ability to ask the right questions to the right people, and land on a brilliant product strategy. Your team can seamlessly navigate ideas from 100K feet to 30K feet to six feet in order to bring our partners’ vision to reality, sometimes in a way they hadn’t even thought of yet. What sets you apart is your ability to not only formulate big picture ideas but deliver a product roadmap anchored in data and testing that can win in the market. You are a detective leading a team who creates new and exciting products that matter and creatively bridges the gap between innovation and action.

Responsibilities:

  • Build, lead, and manage the Product Strategy team

  • Coach and mentor the Product Strategy team to ensure A+ work and contribute to a collaborative work environment focused on idea meritocracy

  • Lead partner engagements to define whitespace, opportunities, user insights, market research, product roadmap, and ultimately a winning product strategy

  • Select appropriate frameworks, tools, and approaches to use in solving partner problems

  • Work closely with other functional teams within the organization to promote a strategy that is well-rounded and considerate of the entire product offering

  • Define the KPI’s that matter to optimize financial health and wellbeing of the product

Qualifications:

  • You have created and shipped a wide variety of diverse and complex B2C, B2B, B2D and/or B2E products

  • You are endlessly curious - uncovering complex problems and opportunities

  • You are wildly creative, coming up with a variety of directions before settling on one that sticks

  • You are flexible and collaborative; open and excited to hear different perspectives, ideas and ways of doing things

  • You have a deep understanding of both business and product strategy

  • You consider, and have a strong understanding of, all functional areas of business including design, engineering, finance and marketing

  • You are constantly learning and prioritize staying on top of new products, designs, trends, technology, business and strategy

Other:

  • Competitive base salary, bonus, profit sharing, health benefits program, RRSP matching

  • Health Care Spending Account and Wellness program

  • Partnerships with interesting and engaging clients who align with our values

  • Fun and collaborative work environment with a focus on growth

  • Offices are based in downtown Vancouver, featuring bright, open-plan workspaces

Contact:

  • Colin Farrell at 604-639-9563 or colin@corporate.bc.ca, and reference CF-197000