Product Manager

Product Manager

The Canadian Real Estate Association | L'Association canadienne de l'immobilier | Ottawa, ON, CA

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Description  is the most popular real estate listing and information platform in Canada. It builds business for REALTOR® members and establishes consumer trust and loyalty by supporting Canadians through their home-buying and selling journeys. It operates under the guiding principles of delivering value to consumers and members and continually evolving to meet and exceed market expectations. is more than a listing service – it’s the nexus of the Canadian property buying and selling journey.

Reports to: Associate Director, Product Management

Effective Date: ASAP

Duration: Full-time and 12-month contract


This position is a rare opportunity to join the Product Management Team. The Product Manager is responsible for setting the product direction and managing the product lifecycle. Through research and data analysis you will drive the product vision and be an evangelist for your product area. You are the voice of the customer as you translate market opportunities into business goals for Canada’s most popular real estate destination.  


Take an active role in defining our products future
Contribute to the product vision, together with leadership stakeholders
Identify strategic and tactical product opportunities to grow product adoption and reach business goals
Develop a technical understanding of our products to identify areas for optimization and innovation to enhance and modernize the product experience
Communicate and evangelize your product vision internally and among the wider association community
Maintain current knowledge of competitive product positioning, feature sets and messaging
Lead your product in the right direction:
Build an effective roadmap to prioritize important features that solve market problems and are aligned with business goals
Establish and drive key metrics to measure the success of the product and related initiatives
Balance new features, improvements, and bugfixes to ensure a high velocity and a stable product
Consider the business impact, ROI, and other implications when taking important decisions
Take high-level feature proposals and customer problems and break them into small iterations that engineers can work on
Manage the product lifecycle:
Be the voice of the customer and the subject-matter expert for your group to define requirements and guide feature developments
Follow the product development process; provide guidance and feedback to engineers and designers ensuring everyone is aligned
Contribute to documentation, blog posts, demos, and marketing materials for your product area
Collaborate with other Product Managers, UX Designs, and engineers in cross-team initiatives.
Manage uncertainty in an efficient way, adjusting plans to new market conditions
Leverage data to track product performance, drive decision-making to facilitate the best product outcomes
 Continuously engage with stakeholders:
Work in close collaboration with the business development, marketing, communications, legal, research, support teams and other cross-functional teams as the subject-matter expert for your product
Talk to customers and engage with the community regularly
Create and deliver presentations, demos, and training sessions to a diverse set of groups, customizing messaging to suit the audience
Work with the entire Product team to share improvements and best practices

Experience as a Product Manager with a proven track record of building and launching impactful products
Solid understanding of the latest software technologies, trends, and strategies 
Deep technical literacy and ability to engage with a developer audience with a keen understanding of software building, packaging, deployment, and operation.
Proven track record of taking ownership and successfully delivering results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
Desire to lead, influence, and inspire a cross-functional team
Thrive in a collaborative environment with cross-functional stakeholders and subject matter experts
Entrepreneurial drive and a strategic self-starter that is comfortable with ambiguity and eager to solve problems
Passion for design and usability
Highly independent and pragmatic
Confidence and ability to interface professionally with a wide spectrum of customers
Professionalism in effectively conducting formal and informal training sessions or presentations.
Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively
Experience in agile software development methodology
Highly determined with a proven ability to influence cross-functional teams 
Exceptional verbal, written, customer service and interpersonal skills 
Fluently bilingual (English and French) is an asset.

This position requires some travel .

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.

The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) is committed to building diverse, equitable, inclusive, and accessible working environments and welcomes those who would contribute to the further diversification of staff including, but not limited to, women, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity to apply.