Senior Director, Product Management

Flipp is a pre-IPO company on a mission to help shoppers provide for their families by making life more affordable by leveraging technology. We work with the largest retailers and manufacturers in the world to help them transform their businesses and connect them with millions of shoppers through our next-generation digital shopping marketplace. Our award-winning Flipp app is used by millions of shoppers every week to make better purchase decisions and to save 20-40% off their bills.

With the recent increase in costs of living, Flipp’s mission has never been more relevant. Flipp’s Shopper Consideration Platform allows retailers and manufacturers to create digital experiences from their savings & deals content. These experiences help Shoppers decide what to buy and where to buy it. Flipp then connects those retailer and manufacturer experiences to millions of shoppers through Flipp’s owned and operated channels.

Flipp is a Product-Led organization that encourages Product leaders to operate as entrepreneurs with full authority to drive vision, define strategy, allocate resources, and make decisions on the business. As a Senior Director on the Product Management team, we will provide you with challenging work, strong support, and empowerment. Flipp’s is committed to growing by creating value for retailers, CPGs, shoppers, publishers, and developers. You will be given autonomy and responsibility to act like an owner. You will help retail and consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies across North America turn their digital merchandising content into shopper-intent driven experiences that inspire and influence millions of shoppers each week.

Reporting into Flipp’s Executive Product Leader, you will be responsible for leading Flipp’s Data, Content, and Platform Domains. This is a leadership role that requires deep product management experience, strong leadership capabilities, and the ability to work with cross-functional peers and the executive team.

What you’ll get the opportunity to do:
  • Manage a team of 2-5 Product Directors and Managers and an organization of up to 80 team members including product, analytics, product marketing, and operations team members. 
  • To ensure strong product lifecycle management, you will champion and implement modern product management techniques in Data, Content, and Platform oriented teams.
  • Create and deliver the product vision & strategy in a way that enables Flipp’s total company vision & strategy.
  • Define and align business, product, and outcomes and convert those into OKRs and outcome-based strategic roadmaps.
  • Develop logical and effective organizational designs for various types of product teams.
  • Develop exceptional leaders. You will mentor, motivate, empower and guide product team members to reach their full potential both professionally and personally.
  • Act as a hands-on and passionate team builder and people builder to attract, develop, and retain top talent.
  • Bring a focused and empathetic approach to leadership and a bold and action-biased attitude toward product development. Inspire and implement a culture of collaboration, transparency, high performance, and inclusion.
  • Influence and build consensus across the organization through effective communication and passion.
What you’ll bring to the team:

Professional qualifications: 

  • 8+ years of product leadership experience building and growing a material line of business (ideally >$20M).
  • 5+ years of people leadership experience including recruiting and managing a team of product managers and directors.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead complex businesses or product lines to growth through innovation and creativity.
  • Demonstrated experience creating and delivering multi-year visions, strategies and product plans. Experience managing executive relationships and aligning C-suite leaders to your vision.
  • Exceptional knowledge, skills and experiences related to software product management including experience with multiple frameworks and approaches (worked on both B2B and B2C products is a plus).
  • Strong understanding of the software development lifecycle and successful experience in planning out product releases: you understand the Agile methodology and thrive in Agile environments where you work closely with design and engineering teams.
  • Excellent capability of translating customer and business needs into technical requirements and sharing product vision with both technical and non-technical team members.
  • Proven track record of hiring, building and growing a high-performing team.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to inspire and motivate others.
  • High emotional intelligence with a proven ability to create lasting relationships with internal and external stakeholders and a strong ability to communicate effectively to all levels of the organization.

Personal characteristics: 

  • Entrepreneurial with a high level of energy, creativity, dedication, and an unrelenting drive to succeed and win.
  • Must be decisive and action-oriented, yet collaborative. Be able to thrive in a fast-paced culture, finding comfort in discomfort and continuously improving to find creative solutions.
  • Embodies Hunger, an Entrepreneurial spirit, High Intelligence, and Confidence in what you know but Humility to understand what you don’t know.
  • Ability to think analytically and abstractly. A persuasive, effective, and inspirational communicator.
  • People-first leader that can introduce operational rigor while ensuring employees are fulfilled in their work and understand the ‘why’ behind the ‘what’.
  • Proven ability to further extend a corporate culture that is a competitive advantage and visible to customers, partners and employees.
  • Great mentor. Can listen, support, teach, and inspire while remaining coachable.
  • Impeccable integrity and high ethical standards. 
Here’s how we work:

From working with top technologies to sending you to industry-leading conferences, we will make sure you have all that you need to expand your knowledge and grow your career. We have a trust-based culture where all team members are empowered to work in the way that’s best for them to thrive.

Our culture is at the centre of all that we do. We have been recognized through numerous accolades over the past three years including Best Workplaces in Canada, Deloitte 50 Best Managed, Best Workplaces in Canada for Women, Most Admired CEO and Top 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures.

Here’s how to apply:

If you’re interested in working with us on the future of shopping, fill out the fields below and submit your application. While experience and skill sets are valuable, growth potential and attitudes are equally important. If you’re prepared to grow dramatically with your team at a world-class learning organization, consider applying. We understand that the most creative solutions require diversity in thought and life experiences.

Flipp is an equal-opportunity employer and values diversity, equity & inclusion. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Accommodations are available on request for all aspects of the selection process.

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