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We are seeking a Director, Chief Product Officer to lead our growing Product and UX teams in defining the product vision, building the long term product roadmap and driving delivery to create amazing end to end experiences for our customers.This is a critical hire for Kijiji as we continue to transform both our technology platform and the product experiences we deliver. We are looking for a hands-on leader to work closely with the team in defining our goals, roadmap and ways of working. The CPO will also be a key member of the Kijiji leadership team, helping to set the overall strategy, direction and culture of the organisation. What You'll Do:
Develop deep understanding of our customer journeys and experiences and help define organisational structure and ways of working to maximize impact through our product
Lead development and delivery of the unified product roadmap by defining the product vision, prioritising outcomes, and measuring its success
Elevate our product experience across the Kijiji horizontal, as well as our core verticals
Build trust and work closely with peers and teams across the organisation to drive business growth, including Technology, Marketing, Analytics and Sales
Recruit, develop and mentor outstanding product & design talent
Collaborate with Kijiji leadership team to shape and influence direction of the broader organisation
What You'll Have:
Bachelor degree required, MBA or MS preferred
12+ years of experience in product development, product management and design
Experience and understanding of marketplaces highly desirable
Proven leadership experience managing sizable teams for a product with significant scale
Demonstrated experienced in making data driven decisions that are customer-centric, strategic and analytical
Ability to collaborate and influence leaders across the organization
Kijiji is the #1 online classifieds site in Canada and one of Canada's top 10 most-visited digital sites. We reach nearly half of Canadian internet users monthly. We're a leader in helping users find and trade goods and services in their communities, including Autos, Real Estate and Jobs. We're proud of our engaged, results-oriented and collaborative team and were recently named one of the top Toronto Tech Employer Brands. Kijiji is part of Adevinta: a global online classifieds specialist and sustainability leader with 40+ products in 14 countries.
Adevinta is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.If you feel like you don’t meet all of the requirements for this role but are interested, please consider applying anyway. Research suggests that women and individuals from underrepresented groups may self-select out of opportunities if they don’t meet 100% of the job requirements. We strongly encourage people from historically excluded groups to apply and look forward to speaking with you.
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