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Director of Product

Sprout

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted May 8, 2018.

Job Description

As our first Director of Product Management, you will be focused heavily on building, managing and constantly growing our Client Relationships in the Toronto FinTech sector.

As we are a fast scaling Blockchain organization, you will have fascinating experience in handling & gathering of Product requirements from a Senior Executive Tech Clients and effectively communicating back to our Dev Team. You’ll drive product decisions and partner with other R&D leaders to collaborate and deliver on multiple projects at a time, therefore “multitasking” should be your middle name.

You should be able to tell us that you excel at cross-functional collaboration and will work with your team to deliver value to users through product launches. You understand the nuances of not only teamwork but also how _teams_ work especially when working hand-in-hand with our Executive Team. You are passionate about people development and have tactical ideas for bringing this to your team and will be responsible for growing out this team in the coming months. If you have ever wanted to grow a team from the ground up, here is your chance buster.

We’ve already begun building a world-class product-first organization and assembling the right team to begin scaling aggressively. This is an opportunity for someone who wants to shape the future of the team and the products we develop. We’re looking for a leader who will play a critical role in building something transformative and driving Lever’s success. Sound up your alley?

Let’s talk.

As our first Director of Product Management, you will be focused heavily on building, managing and constantly growing our Client Relationships in the Toronto FinTech sector. As we are a fast scaling Blockchain organization, you will have fascinating experience in handling & gathering of Product requirements from a Senior Executive Tech Clients and effectively communicating back to our Dev Team. You’ll drive product decisions and partner with other R&D leaders to collaborate and deliver on multiple projects at a time, therefore “multitasking” should be your middle name.

You should be able to tell us that you excel at cross-functional collaboration and will work with your team to deliver value to users through product launches. You understand the nuances of not only teamwork but also how _teams_ work especially when working hand-in-hand with our Executive Team. You are passionate about people development and have tactical ideas for bringing this to your team and will be responsible for growing out this team in the coming months. If you have ever wanted to grow a team from the ground up, here is your chance buster.

We’ve already begun building a world-class product-first organization and assembling the right team to begin scaling aggressively. This is an opportunity for someone who wants to shape the future of the team and the products we develop. We’re looking for a leader who will play a critical role in building something transformative and driving Lever’s success. Sound up your alley? Let’s talk.

Why you’ll love working with us:

– We have a very competitive compensation base for being a startup

– We have grown our team to 23 people in 50 days. How’s that for fast-scaling.

– We work with leading-edge technologies in the Blockchain stack

– We believe in giving our employees Equity + Shares so that they have ownership

– We have a Dev Team that plays to win and let’s be honest, winning feels fabulous.

– We work with some of the biggest global brands in the Canadian FinTech Market

We have a smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right & is open to new ideas. Have some ideas, let’s shoot them around.

– You can grow a team, build a department all while seeing success on many levels.

When you look at your career achievements, they read the following:

– A strong amount of years’ in the Tech Sector working with Tech Executives, Stakeholders and Development Teams in a Product role.

– A confident amount of time communicating effectively on many channels of operations in various companies at the same time.

– Experience in a start-up company, therefore, you know how the day-to-day goes

– Built, led and managed a Product Team OR know you could do it given the chance.

– Product Management Experience including successful monetization and all aspects of the lifecycle of launching new products

– Extremely strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) with the ability to assess and clearly communicate business value and technical and project risk

Bonus Round, do you have any of these:

– Experience with, and passion for Blockchain required including deep – knowledge of Bitcoin, Ethereum, permission and permission-less ledgers.

– Previous experience in fast-growing startup

– Previous experience in the FinTech industry

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Company DescriptionOur energetic and fast-scaling team is looking for some great humans to join our family. We love people who have ideas, work well with others and can bring value each and every day. We pride ourselves on taking care of our employees. Team outings, dinners, paid vacation, you name it, we do it!

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