Market Readiness Program Manager

Toronto, ON
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Deanne Gilman

Job Description:

The Market Readiness Program Manager is a critical role with responsibility for the quality and future growth of a premiere search engine in Canada. In this role, you will be a key point of accountability for being the “voice” of users in the region and the overall product readiness within a complex, multi-tiered corporate environment. You will be expected to act as a product and market expert and to manage relationships and communication across globally distributed teams working on search-related products. You will be part of a team leading a transformational experience impacting the overall search engine end product. You must be able to illustrate high levels of personal responsibility to deliver to a high standard and flexible in adapting to fast paced environment and be detail oriented. This position can be quite “hands on” requiring a broad set of skills and tasks can vary on a day to day basis, so you must be willing to be agile, jump into various roles and tasks and enjoy being a jack of all trades.

You have strong experience with:

  • Data analysis (need to be able read and interpret as well as compile and present)
  • Excel (pivot tables, vlooks)
  • Communication and presentation skills (internal)

Additional Requirements:

  • Research oriented mindset, excellent analytical skills, and keen attention to detail (data patterns, user behaviour, etc.)
  • Fluent in English, French, and one of Portuguese or Spanish
  • Expert knowledge of Excel (formulas, pivot tables, reports, etc., writing macros is a plus)
  • Excellent influencing/communication/presentation skills and strong personality
  • Pro-active and tenacious approach with ability to work autonomously with little or no supervision
  • Ability to deliver high quality work under strict deadlines and pressure
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks at the same time and to quickly decide on priorities
  • Experience or knowledge with large scale online services or search engines is desirable
  • Working knowledge of project management methodologies and product planning processes (Agile, etc.)
  • Technical knowledge and background in web development is desirable