Location: Canada Québec   Type: Full Time

Be part of the change.

OPTEL helps finding solutions to today’s biggest problems: climate change, secure healthcare and sustainable living. How? By developing intelligent supply chains through advanced traceability technologies. For the last 30 years, OPTEL has partnered with the world’s top brands who are dedicated to using the power of business to do good in the world.

Today with systems present all around the world, OPTEL is known as a socially and environmentally responsible leader in transformative technologies powered by the passionate, thought leaders of our time. Just like industries they work in, OPTEL moves quickly and embraces change.

 

  What you’ll get by joining our team

  • You will play a hand in solving the world’s biggest issues
  • Your ideas will have big impact
  • You will be able to own your impact in a self-driven work environment
  • Your curiosity will be encouraged

 

Perks and benefits

  • The possibility to work 100% remote, 100% office or both (hybrid teleworking) ;
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Virtual Healthcare
  • Flex hours
  • Complete healthcare plan, including dental plan, on day 1;
  • RRSP with employer contribution starting on the first day of employment;
  • On-site commodities (free parking, electrical terminals, cafeteria with fresh fruits and free fair-trade coffee, terrace on the rooftop with a garden and bees, etc);
  • Free informal english courses twice a week for those who want to improve their second language;
  • A company that is B-CORP certified


What you’ll do

As a member of the Product Management team and the Engineering and Technology Sector, the Product Manager plays a key role in Optel Group’s growth strategy success. He/She is responsible to define evolutive solutions and products meeting today’s and future market needs. He/She works closely with every team of the organisation. He/She collaborates with sales teams as well as with existing and potential customers. He/She is responsible for the Profit & Loss of their product line. He/She reports to the Principal Director – Product Management.

Responsibilities

  • Set and execute on the product strategy based on market or end-customer requirements as well as customer support and other key stakeholders, including definition of key metrics for measuring quality, performance, and customer engagement;
  • Produce market analysis for the relevant industries and applications;
  • Understand in detail the industry’s trends, standards, and requirements relevant to his/her product line;
  • Set up and maintain in depth competitive watch including market share, pricing, etc.;
  • Conduct Voice of Customers (VOC) with every involved stakeholder;
  • Define and maintain their product/solution roadmap. Work closely with Engineering and Technology (E&T) to achieve alignment on feature implementation;
  • Propose investment projects (business cases) contributing to Optel’s growth objectives and mission;
  • Specify solution requirements for existing and future products based on product strategy, market analysis, VOC, etc. Define solutions that bring differentiated features and added value. Prioritize requirements based on the understanding of market needs and trends;
  • Ensure that all solutions meet or exceed global privacy and security requirements;
  • In collaboration with sales and marketing teams, define and conduct marketing plans to support the product strategy and position his/her solution on the market. This includes New Product/Feature Introduction, Go to Markets (GTMs), launch plans, sales training, etc.;
  • Propose and establish strategic partnerships with companies that can help improve Optel’s offer;
  • Define and maintain their global product/solution price list and ensure it is used by every stake holder;
  • Be responsible for their product/solution profit & Loss (P&L);
  • Manage their product/solution life cycle (Strategic and Tactic);
  • Work with design and production teams to monitor and reduce product costs and to increase gross margin;
  • Provide delays and scope of work for the evaluation of nonstandard projects and validate related commercial proposals;

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, engineering, or equivalent experience;
  • Minimum of three years experience in product management hardware / software;
  • Ability to learn, articulate, market and support complex products and technologies;
  • Ability to execute multiple projects simultaneously and complete projects with tight deadlines
  • Ability to think and act strategically;
  • Willingness to take initiatives and drive them autonomously;
  • Must be strongly customer-oriented;
  • Good written & oral communications skills;
  • Good presentation skills;
  • Good interpersonal skills;
  • Experience in Agile development environment;
  • English and French proficiency, oral and written;