Director of Product Management, Advertising Platform

  • Loblaw Digital
  • Toronto, Canada
  • Mar 07, 2024
Full time Executive

Job Description

At Loblaw Digital, we know that our customers expect the best from us. Whether that means building the best, most innovative online shopping experiences, or designing an app that will impact the lives of people across the country, we’re up for the challenge. Loblaw Digital is the team responsible for building and operating the online businesses of Canada’s largest and most successful retailer. Based in downtown Toronto, we are an entrepreneurial, fast-paced, and collaborative team working towards transforming the way Canadians shop by creating leading eCommerce experiences in the online grocery shopping, beauty, pharmacy, loyalty, and apparel spaces, and we’re only just getting started! To achieve these goals, we are looking for talented and passionate individuals who want to collaborate and solve challenging problems and make significant and lasting impact on Canadians. 

Director of Product Management, Advertising Platform
Note: This role is hybrid - 4 days in office and 1 day remote.

The impact you'll make

As the Director of Product Management, Advertising Platform, you will be setting our advertising platform vision, growing and leading the advertising platform product team and ensuring that we are releasing features that meet the needs of our Advertisers and Advance sales & operations team.


What You'll Do

  • Develop the Advertising Platform product vision and roadmap.
  • Ensure the Advertising Platform product roadmap meets stakeholder needs and is delivered on time.
  • Be an effective people manager – lead and manage a team of product managers and help build the overall product management practice.
  • Define and be accountable to goals and KPIs.  Share progress and insights with key stakeholders.
  • Build strong relationships with stakeholders across product, sales, media operations to ensure that our product aligned with business needs.
  • Develop a framework for assessing tradeoffs between customer experience and advertising needs in conjunction with e-commerce product leadership.
  • Foster a culture of speed, candor, curiosity and experimentation in the retail media product organization.
  • Use your communication, collaboration and persuasion skills to manage stakeholder expectations, gain alignment on the product vision and get the support your team needs to succeed.


Does This Sound Like You?

  • You have 5 years of product management experience in advertising tech and a track record of iterative building and shipping advertiser delighting features
  • You have prior experience building and managing scalable platforms
  • You managed product teams of 4+ product managers and have a clear point of view on how to hire, retain and grow talent
  • You understand and can instill product management principles best practices
  • You have built strong relationships with senior stakeholders across a complex organization and influenced them to bring a product vision to life
  • You have a growth mindset – you know there’s always a better way to do things and are willing to disrupt the status quo
How you’ll succeed

At Loblaw Digital, we seek great people to continually strengthen our culture. We believe great people model our values, are authentic, build trust and make connections. We’re able to keep innovating because our colleagues are passionate about their work and excited about the future of eCommerce. You will get to work with some of the best digital minds and will have the support of world class technologies to craft products our customers will love!

If you are unsure whether your experience matches every requirement above, we encourage you to apply anyway. We are looking for varied perspectives which include diverse experiences that we can add to our team.

We have a long-standing focus on diversity, equity and inclusion because we know it will make our company a better place to work and shop. We are committed to creating accessible environments for our colleagues, candidates and customers. Requests for accommodation due to a disability (which may be visible or invisible, temporary or permanent) can be made at any stage of application and employment. We encourage candidates to make their accommodation needs known so that we can provide equitable opportunities.