Product Manager

Québec City
Full-time
Product

XpertSea is a Canadian technology company that’s transforming how the global aquaculture industry farms seafood. Combining artificial intelligence, computer vision, and machine learning, we're building cutting-edge solutions to empower hatcheries, farms, and research centres to track and manage their aquatic populations with greater speed, accuracy, and insight than ever before. With more than 100 customers in over 48 countries, we’re using Canadian ingenuity to help feed the world.

XpertSea is looking for a Product Manager to join our team and continue the growth of our company. This product manager will report to the Head of Product Management, and will work in close collaboration with engineering, marketing, and sales. The work spans software, hardware, analytics, and user experience, all within a fast-moving, startup environment. We are preparing for hyper growth, making this an amazing opportunity. Join a team of fully-engaged professionals that make a difference for sustainability every day!

Responsibilities

Develop a deep understanding of XpertSea’s markets, customers, and competition, and use this knowledge to craft a product strategy for key elements of XpertSea’s portfolio.

  • ‍Through interviews and close work with hatcheries and aquaculture farms, develop a deep and intuitive understanding of XpertSea’s customers (and potential customers).
  • Research XpertSea’s aquaculture markets—from both a qualitative and quantitative perspective—to understand trends and identify emerging opportunities.
  • Track and analyze existing and new competitors.
  • Create and hone a product strategy to drive customer value, competitive advantage, and long-term growth for XpertSea.

Work with engineering in a collaborative, empowered fashion to create customer value through new products and features.

  • ‍Leverage a deep understanding of customers and markets, combined with a product strategy, to steer product development toward customer delight and competitive advantage.
  • Work in an experimental, iterative manner—using lean product development principles and ongoing customer feedback loops—to ensure a high product-market fit.
  • Work with marketing and sales to effectively position and launch new products and features.

Manage the full lifecycle of XpertSea’s products to drive growth and market success.

  • Work with marketing and sales to identify new growth opportunities for XpertSea’s products.
  • Support marketing and sales teams in their work to generate leads and rapidly find new customers.
  • Help train and prepare the product support team to ensure long-term customer satisfaction and high renewal rates.

Minimum qualifications

  • 3+ years of work experience in product management, product marketing, market intelligence, or similar roles.
  • Experience with technology development (software, hardware, or analytics).
  • Demonstrated passion for customer success.
  • Strong teamwork skills.
  • Proven ability to lead and drive change, working collaboratively with extended teams to get to “yes.”
  • Biology and/or aquaculture background is not required, but a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree required, and an MBA or similar graduate degree is a plus.

Desirable assets

Technical environment

Perks and benefits

Full workstation setup

We provide the hardware and development environment you need to do your best work.

Flexible work schedule

Come in and leave early, or late, whatever works for you and your team.

Competitive compensation

We want to work with the very best, and are prepared to make the best offer.

Generous paid time off

Enjoy the freedom to maintain a balanced and fulfilling personal life.

Group insurance

We provide complete coverage for all our employees and their families.

Education support

Books, courses... we reimburse any investment that helps you grow as a professional.

Free coffee & breakfast

Mornings on us. We keep the espresso machine humming and the fridge stocked.

Free parking

Our offices provide ample parking space for everyone and easy access by public transit.