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Product Manager



Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Saturday, February 10, 2024

Product Manager

At Interac, we design and deliver products and solutions that give Canadians control over their money so they can get more out of life. But that’s not all. Whether we’re leading real-time money movement, driving innovative commerce solutions like open payments for transit systems, or making advancements in new areas like verification and open banking, we are playing a key role in shaping the future of the digital economy in Canada.

Want to make a lasting impact amongst a community of creative thinkers, problem solvers, technical virtuosos, and high-performance application developers? We want to hear from you.

The Product Manager will be responsible for the development, delivery, and management of Interac Verified. Interac Verified™ offers a suite of secure verification and authentication solutions that enables Canadians to have convenient digital access to participating government and business services that require personal data verification. Leveraging decades of experience in delivering secure payments, Interac Verified enables businesses to digitally verify potential customer and client data to deliver faster, more efficient, and convenient access to online services.

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Supporting the cross-functional development team in ensuring that Product Backlog Items (PBIs) have adequate detail to facilitate squads in estimating their work.

  • Providing expertise in product backlog decomposition, ensuring that all PBIs track towards achieving the stated objectives and key results.

  • In conjunction with the Product Owner, defining and articulating User Personas to help the product development team understand the needs, motivations, goals, behaviours, and preferences of the target audience.

  • Working with the development team to articulate architectural enablers, technical debt, and demonstrate a strong understanding of working with non-functional requirements.

  • Supporting the Product Owner in conducting market research and partnering with the Strategy team to leverage available research, to identify industry trends, market dynamics, and competitive landscape at the product and/or squad level.

  • Leveraging multiple data points to help define the product roadmap in close partnership with the Product Owner. Identifying opportunities for product improvements and making data-driven decisions.

  • Defining, measuring, and optimizing around product KPIs & business objectives. Partnering with design, marketing and sales to shape the solutions the product squad is developing. Navigating ambiguity & stakeholder management to drive commercial success of the product.

  • Developing and framing materials/presentations that support senior management in articulating findings and recommendations to key stakeholders.

  • Communicating detailed information in an impactful way.

You bring:

  • 3-4 years of hands-on experience as a Product Manager with the ability to solve issues and coordinate across teams.

  • Eligibility to work for Interac Corp. in Canada in a full-time capacity.

  • A demonstration of the Agile mindset, and strong experience in problem-solving within Agile environments

  • Proven experience collaborating with cross-functional teams, including engineering, design, marketing, and sales.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, to ensure plans, product development and strategy are clearly communicated.

  • Strong analytical skills; effective at breaking down complex problems, driving and managing change.

  • Proactive problem-solving skills with a demonstrated track record of driving continuous improvement initiatives.

Interac requires employees to complete a background check that is completed by one of our service providers. We use this service to complete the following checks:

  • 5-year employment verification;
  • Canadian criminal record check;
  • Education verification;
  • Canadian ID cross-check;
  • Public safety verification; and
  • Credit inquiry

How we work
We know that exceptional people have great ideas and are passionate about their work. Our culture encourages excellence and actively rewards contributions with:

Connection: You’re surrounded by talented people every day who are driven by their passion of a common goal.

Core Values: They define us. Living them helps us be the best at what we do.

Compensation & Benefits: Pay is driven by individual and corporate performance and we provide a multitude of benefits and perks.

Education: To ensure you are the best at what you do we invest in you