Product Manager

Product · Toronto, Ontario
Department Product
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Who We Are

The grocery industry is in a state of flux. Consumers are embracing technologies, devices, and services that make everyday tasks like shopping, cooking, and list-making quicker, easier, more fun, and more efficient. Mercatus empowers grocers to adopt this change driven by consumer demand, allowing them to grow with the evolving needs of today’s shoppers.  We create and build web and mobile applications exclusively for grocery retailers, helping them to extend their brand’s online presence, offer personalized experiences to their customers, and sell their products on the web. This is all done through one cohesive, enterprise-grade SaaS platform.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Director of Product, this role is accountable for solidifying and driving the continued advancement of our product offering and delivering the utmost value to end users, maintaining our leadership within the grocery retail eCommerce space.

This high-performance team collaborates regularly with the technology, marketing, sales, finance, and customer experience teams to solve market problems. You will be responsible for understanding market needs, day-to-day execution of multiple product initiatives, and empowering implementation teams with what they need to succeed. You will have an opportunity to engage externally with clients and partners, emulating company values and product discipline towards achieving our product objectives. Lastly, you will solidify and manage product plans that are supported, tangible yet robust, and pragmatically prioritized to ensure we are delivering as much value as possible.

What You’ll Do

  • Solidify and drive product initiatives towards defined success
  • Demonstrate and refine processes involved in defining, exploring and solving market problems 
  • Collaborate with multiple internal and external teams to create opportunities, motivate others, and secure buy-in towards company and product objectives
  • Empower those who implement solutions with what is required for success
  • Effective cross-department collaboration for go-to-market success of product initiatives
  • Create innovative ways to contribute towards the product’s growth, influence the solutioning process to align objectives with opportunities, prioritize our efforts, and influence direction
  • Immerse yourself in the cross-functional product development process from beginning to end, drive collaboration across teams, facilitate timely decisions, drive product and delivery success
  • Be the voice of the customer, and make data-driven decisions to evangelize investments that will have the highest impact on those customers
  • Empower others to take ownership, make decisions, and grow both personally and professionally

What You Bring

  • 3-5+ years of product management experience, and proven success in developing innovative products from concept to launch
  • A deep understanding of web and mobile technologies
  • Experience working with business partners and integrations
  • A demonstrated ability to influence an organization through exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience leading product innovation across cross-functional teams, with a track record of delivering product quality and reliability
  • A demonstrated ability to anticipate risks, navigate ambiguity, develop plans and successfully execute over multiple quarters
  • A passion for delivering excellence which is demonstrated through ownership, accountability, and drive
  • A growth-mindset and a natural sense of curiosity with the ability to inspire creativity and innovation.
  • Experience in an environment with competing priorities, with a demonstrated ability to balance and prioritize complex product portfolios
  • A strong understanding of retail and eCommerce
  • A love of learning, a constant drive for self-improvement and a desire to help everyone grow and succeed

The Team

We’re not just helping grocery retailers grow, we’re helping more than 80 team members grow personally and professionally. The best thing about working at Mercatus is the people. We solve challenging problems every day. We’re scaling a company where people can build their work around their life, and not the other way around.

Flexibility and full autonomy mean you’re in the driver’s seat to create a schedule that works for you and your passions. We’re looking for people who will make our culture even better people who have a desire to collaborate and bring their unique creativity to the table. If that sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.

What You’ll Get

  • Competitive compensation & employee stock option plans
  • 100% company-paid benefits plan starting day one
  • Team Udemy account
  • Wellbeing programs to look after your mental and physical health, including a lifestyle & wellness spending account
  • Employee Referral program
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment
  • Fun (Virtual) Company socials and events to build strong relationships with your colleagues

Mercatus is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and accessible work environment. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and are committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination. We welcome and celebrate differences because we believe a multitude of perspectives fosters innovation and will help us grow as a team and ultimately achieve our goals. Our culture is one of belonging in which each person is accepted and valued for their individuality. As such, if you require any accommodation during the recruitment process, please let us know so we can work with you to meet your needs.

We thank all of those who take the time to apply; however, only those short-listed will be contacted.

No unsolicited agency referrals, please.

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