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Product Manager - Temporary - 30894

Location: TORONTO, ON, Canada
Posting Start Date: Nov 28, 2022
Posting End Date: Dec 5, 2022


Job Description


Being part of Air Canada is to become part of an iconic Canadian symbol, recently ranked the best Airline in North America. Let your career take flight by joining our diverse and vibrant team at the leading edge of passenger aviation.
The Product Manager is responsible for defining, prioritizing and managing the backlog of new and existing digital products across Air Canada’s customer facing digital touchpoints. This individual will lead and mentor a team of product owners to design and build industry leading digital experiences with a focus on a continuous product delivery model. 
  • Define, Prioritize, and Manage feature backlog for your product (e.g. Aeroplan membership, everyday partnership, home experience, etc) and communicate that vision with agile delivery teams
  • Set PI (Product Increment) objectives, define release and program increments
  • Own vision, roadmap, and prioritization for PI (Program Increment) planning activities 
  • Work with other product leaders to create and manage the program and release roadmaps that align to digital program goals and KPIs (Key Performance Indicators)
  • Lead and mentor product owners or senior product owners to build industry leading digital experiences. 
  • Be comfortable with leading by influence to drive outcomes in a cross-matrix team
  • Work with Business Owners to define digital experiences that deliver on key business outcomes and goals
  • Work with Solution Managers, Release Train Engineers, and System Architects to ensure capabilities, technical requirements and release planning meets long term goals
  • Understand and stay current on the digital, retail, and technology trends to understand their potential impact on our industry and Air Canada and apply learnings within AC
  • Prepare presentations and actively participate in meetings with leadership across the company to communicate roadmap, new features, and data


  • Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years of analyst or product management experience focused on digital products.
  • Experience in delivering complex digital experiences and solutions
  • Deep understanding of digital design guidelines across multiple touch points
  • Experience leading and motivating a team in a fast paced dynamic environment
  • Ability to provide clear direction and effective communication both in technical and business terms
  • Innovative and creative with the ability to identify and develop business opportunities
  • Strong management, organizational and planning skills
  • Strong understanding of at least one type of Agile process (SCRUM, SAFe, etc)
  • Experience with SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) tools like JIRA, Confluence
  • Experience with participating in product discovery sessions
  • Experience with understanding analytics reports from tools like Adobe Analytics or Google Analytics
  • Prior experience with Quality Assurance a plus, but not required
  • Airline or Travel Industry experience a plus, but not required
  • Coding or design experience a plus, but not required
Conditions of Employment:
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the country of interest, at the time any offer of employment is made and seeking any required work permits/visas or other authorizations which may be required is the sole responsibility of the candidates applying for this position.
Linguistic Requirements

Based on equal qualifications, preference will be given to bilingual candidates. 
Diversity and Inclusion
Air Canada is strongly committed to Diversity and Inclusion and aims to create a healthy, accessible and rewarding work environment which highlights employees’ unique contributions to our company’s success.
As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all to help us build a diverse workforce which reflects the diversity of our customers, and communities, in which we live and serve.

Air Canada thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted