Senior Product Manager

YOURIKA (your-eek-ah) is a Toronto/Waterloo corridor start-up that is transforming the way we learn through its proprietary AI platform.   We have a bold and ambitious vision to help the world learn more and are building a team of intelligent, driven and passionate trail-blazers that are aligned with the vision and our core values. 

We are seeking a Senior Product Manager to help create the product strategy that supports the vision and deliver the roadmap.  You are the perfect person to lead our product if you are:

  • a collaborative and values-based leader who can work across all business functions
  • curious and excited by working with some of the brightest minds in artificial intelligence
  • passionate about playing an integral role in creating the next generation of learning products
  • a doer that is just as excited about rolling up your sleeves as you are about setting the vision
  •  an entrepreneur at heart – even if you haven’t started your own company

Role and Responsibilities

  • Own the planning and execution of the product roadmap
  • Work cross-functionally with dynamic and passionate teams, including engineering to sustain, build and scale a rapidly growing software product
  • Move rapidly in an ever-changing environment while balancing multiple priorities
  • Work with customers and all customer-facing organizations to plan and prioritize features and product iterations
  • Support and assist with the strategy and planning for the entire product lifecycle
  • Build relationships of empathy, trust, and respect with team members and our customers and partners
  • Inspire and lead future team members to live and breathe the company vision
  • Integrate usability studies, research, and market analysis into product requirements to enhance customer satisfaction
  • Define and analyze metrics that inform the success of products
  • Maximize efficiency in a fast-moving environment where creative solutions are appreciated
  • Understand the value of data in creating world-class experiences

More About You

  • Strong work ethic with uncompromising integrity
  • Deep passion for working on a mission-driven product that is designed to solve a very real problem
  • Experience working with B2B2C product, additional preference for independent experience in B2B and B2C
  • Experience working on mobile, chat, messaging, or gaming products is a big plus
  • Experience working with Agile methodologies, Jira and Confluence (if those are your tools)
  • 7+ years’ experience in Product Management
  • Ability to work in an ambiguous, rapidly changing environment.
  • Experience in start-ups is a big plus
  • Comfort in ambiguity, but strive to create clarity for others
  • You are a responsible adult. You estimate work, commit and deliver on deadlines and are vocal when risk arises
  • Self-starter – we don’t have the time or desire to micro-manage. You will take initiative, be proactive, set and drive toward goals

Benefits of Joining Our Team

  • A unique opportunity to use your skills to help build a “once in a lifetime” company and the gratification that you will have a profound and positive impact on the lives of others
  • Competitive salary with equity incentive
  • An entrepreneurial culture that focuses on its people
Job Category: Design product User Experience (UX)
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Waterloo

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