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Head of Product

Brand: Kijiji
  • Full time
  • Toronto, Canada
  • Product & Tech
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We're looking for an experienced Head of Product to promote the evolution and growth of Kijiji. Reporting directly to the Chief Product Officer, this role is pivotal in evolving our product strategy, enhancing user experience, and achieving targets. As a key leader within the product organization, you will navigate the challenges of a dynamic digital marketplace. You will lead a team of passionate product managers and collaborate with the engineering, design, marketing, and data teams. This is a hybrid role; you will work some days in our new office in downtown Toronto, and some days remotely.

What you'll do:

  • Develop comprehensive product roadmaps that align with Kijiji's mission, user needs, and goals.

  • Lead and expand a team of product managers and designers, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and user-centricity.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to prioritize, design, and deploy features that enhance user engagement and drive growth.

  • Use data and user research to inform decision-making, ensuring product decisions are aligned with user needs and market trends.

  • Drive continuous improvement and innovation within the product portfolio, ensuring Kijiji remains at the forefront of the classifieds marketplace.

  • Be product promoter, internally and externally, articulating the product vision, strategy, and value proposition to multiple stakeholders.

Who you are:

  • 8+ years in product management, with at least 3 years in a leadership role overseeing a product team.

  • Proven track record of developing and executing successful product strategies in digital marketplaces or e-commerce platforms.

  • Comfortable using data to guide strategic decisions.

  • Experience mentoring and growing teams.

  • Capable of engaging with diverse teams and executives.

  • Familiarity with Agile development methodologies and a user-centered design.

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Technology, Design, or a related field.

Additional information

Life at Adevinta comes with its perks! Our Adevintans enjoy the following benefits:

  • An attractive Base Salary.
  • Participation in our Short Term Incentive plan (annual bonus).
  • An excellent Equity program. This role plays a key part to the success of the organisation and therefore you will receive a piece of Adevinta every 6 months.
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program with a match from Adevinta.
  • Work From Anywhere: Enjoy up to 20 days a year of working from anywhere! Maybe not from the moon - well why not! just make sure you have internet connection!
  • A 24/7 Employee Assistance Program for you and your family, because we care.
  • Win together, lose together is one of our key behaviours. At Adevinta you will find a collaborative environment with an opportunity to explore your potential and grow.


On top of these, we also provide a range of locally relevant benefits. Wanna know more? Apply and ask our recruiters!

Company description

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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