What is veritree?
veritree is an award-winning climate tech startup based in Vancouver. Launched in 2021, our technology measures and verifies the impact of global restoration efforts from the ground-up. We are a small team on a big mission to plant 1 billion verified trees by 2030 with our community of businesses, planting organisations, and consumers who believe in the transformative power of verified restoration projects to create real and meaningful impact for the planet, nature and people.
Since our launch in 2021, we have already signed on 30 forward thinking brands to plant over 7 million trees, including Samsung, Cardano, FGL Sports, Vega, and many more. We are honoured to have been selected as a winner of the Uplink - World Economic Forum Carbon Market Challenge.
Why join us?
We are quickly growing. There will be a lot of opportunities for you to develop, learn new things, take on responsibilities, and innovate
You will be working for a mission-based company. You will be empowered to make a real, positive impact on a defining issue of our time, climate change
You will be surrounded by a small team of talented and passionate people driven by our company mission.
You will have the opportunity to either work from our Vancouver HQ, remote from anywhere in Canada, or a combination of both.
What will you be doing?
As a Product Owner, you will be involved in the entire product development lifecycle. Reporting to the Director, Engineering, you will be responsible for bringing people with varied perspectives, needs, and ideas together to deliver value and meaningful actions. The ideal candidate will be passionate about agile methodology and must thrive in a collaborative environment.
You will work closely with the Director, Engineering to understand and influence the product strategy
You will form a deep understanding of our users and new markets by conducting user research through gathering product requirements and feedback
You will translate product strategy into detailed requirements and prototypes
You will work directly with developers to define features, write user stories, and user acceptance criteria
You will work closely with engineering teams to scope activities, and deliver features with quick time-to-market and optimal resources
You will collect and organize requests from both internal and external stakeholders and manage expectations and capabilities based on team capacity
You will ensure that the marketing team is informed of upcoming product features via regular link-ins, and any promotional material is consistent with our product roadmap
Professional & Educational Experience
2+ years experience as a Product Owner or Product Manager
Bachelor's degree in computer science, business management, marketing, or a related field is preferred
Proven track record of managing all aspects of a successful product throughout its lifecycle
Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies
Experience in gathering and interpreting qualitative product data and user feedback
Excellent professional written and verbal communication skills
Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to weigh and prioritize timeline requirements against feature complexity in a rapidly growing business
Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills with the ability to work cross-functionally with different departments, stakeholders and customer group types
Strong problem solving and analytical skills are required
Highly motivated, adaptable team player that has the ability and desire to work in a fast-paced, goal-oriented and high-growth sales environment
Extended healthcare plan
Generous paid days off
Flexible work schedule
Opportunities for training and development
Employee discounts at tentree
veritree is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business needs.