Product Owner

Toronto
Product – Product /
Full-time permanent /
Hybrid
About Achievers
The "Achievers Employee Experience Platform™" empowers employees to recognize each other in real time and aligns them to the values and goals of the company. With almost 4 million global users, the Employee Experience Platform enables employees in over 170 countries. Visit us at www.achievers.com to learn more, and check out our platform in action here. Join us in our mission to Change the Way the World Works™!

Our commitment to you:
At Achievers, we hire you for you because we value the unique perspective and individuality that each person brings to our team. We are committed to creating an inclusive, diverse, and equitable workplace where you belong, and your contributions are celebrated. You'll have the opportunity to collaborate with a diverse group of colleagues who appreciate your strengths and are excited to learn from your experiences.

The Product team at Achievers is looking for a Product Owner to help us shape the future direction for our Emerging Products. Emerging Products is an exciting domain in Achievers where we’re building new products and moving fast. You’ll be contributing to a growing area of our business in a challenging and meaningful environment.  

As a Product Owner, you will lead a suite of products and prioritize the work for the engineering team. You will assist in setting the product strategy and roadmap development as part of a platform with more than 3 million users across 170 countries.   

What you'll do:

    • Articulate detailed user stories, participate in daily scrum rituals, and answer questions as the customer representative.  
    • Backlog refinement–ensure a continuous flow of well-developed and prioritized user stories for the team to complete.  
    • Working with Design and Engineering teams to ship high quality solutions that drive business outcomes and create customer value  
    • Work with the engineering team to execute the product roadmap from discovery to launch.  
    • Be an integral part of the scrum ceremonies, particularly sprint planning, grooming and retrospectives and be the voice of the product team within the scrum.  
    • Collaborate with business stakeholders to identify opportunities, articulate, and document requirements.  
    • Develop and measure product metrics to drive product growth.  
    • Ensure the organization is prepared to market, sell, deliver, and support all new product capabilities.  
    • Assist with product release communications, internal & external  
    • Gather ongoing feedback on both existing and upcoming product capabilities.  
    • Act as a subject matter and product expert and product champion. 

What we're looking for:

    • 2+ years of Product Management Experience  
    • Experience in a cloud software company in e-commerce, Human Capital Management (HCM), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Talent Management, Analytics, or other HR functions is highly desired.  
    • Experience in B2B SaaS applications  
    • Strong product thinking skills and strategic mindset 
    • Experience as a Product Owner in an agile development and rapid prototyping environment.  
    • Experience using or building commercial business applications targeted at enterprise users with consumer-like interfaces.  
    • Ability to conduct user interviews and research, as well as competitive research.  
    • Strong appreciation for user design and user behaviours  
    • Natural leadership, communication, and influence skills  
    • Bachelor’s degree required, Business / Engineering / Design or other technical degree preferred. 
Why you’ll love working at Achievers:
We are passionate about disruptive technology that’s rooted in science, research and data.
We understand the value of employee success in the workplace and have been recognized in numerous publications for our contributions to HR, for technical excellence, and for our outstanding workplace culture!
We foster an environment of connection, security, and community. You’ll feel at home, without reservation. 
We believe in moving quickly, failing fast, and adapting to change. 
We enjoy coming to work every day because we believe in our product and love our culture.
We’re committed to achieving excellence in everything we do. 

Benefits & Perks for permanent full time employees:
·      Competitive Pay 💰
·      Parental Leave Top-up 👶🏼
·      Health Benefits and Life Insurance Coverage Upon Your First Day  🩺
·      RRSP Matching 🙌🏼
·      Flexible Vacation  🏖️ 
·      Employee and Family Assistance Program  🤝🏽
·      Full access to the LinkedIn Learning Library 👩‍💻
·      Internal Mentorship Program  🎓
·      Employee-Led Employee Resource Groups  👏🏼
·      A beautiful office space located in Liberty Village, Toronto 🇨🇦
·      Participation in our Points-based Employee Recognition Program ✨ 
·      Opportunities for professional development and career growth 📈 
 
Our work environment:
Achievers is a hybrid-first company located at 99 Atlantic Ave in Liberty Village, Toronto. Our hybrid work experience is designed to cultivate an engaging employee experience, where pioneering research intersects with cutting-edge technology. We strongly believe that collocating teams increases the chance to innovate together, foster passive learning, create spontaneous connections, and promote better communication.


Achievers does not offer employment to prospects without first ensuring that qualified candidates speak directly with the hiring manager and a member of our HR team. All qualification will be done face-to-face, whether that is in person or over Zoom. Achievers does not send out offers of employment without meeting candidates and does not offer employment via text. If you are requested for any personal information via text and/or without having met a member of our hiring team in person, please disregard.

Our employees are a diverse and inclusive team of passionate, hardworking individuals. Achievers is committed to creating an environment where our employees can do the best work of their lives. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply to join our A-Player family. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Achievers is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.