Product Manager, TV

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We know there’s more to your decision about where you work than just the work itself. Along with a professional and fulfilling work environment, our competitive compensation includes pay, team incentive plans and northern allowances. We also offer comprehensive benefit programs and a commitment to ongoing professional development. Our commitment to our employees is to offer workplace benefits that set the standard for them and their families.  

Product Manager, TV

Applications are now being accepted for a full-time position of Product Manager, TV located in Whitehorse, YT.

 The Product Manager is accountable for driving the profitability of existing telecom products in an assigned portfolio and developing and evolving products and services from existing ideas. As owner of the product, they lead the implementation of product enhancements and new solutions, working with stakeholders across the enterprise define product requirements based on customer/market need and business priorities. Through a blend of business and technical savvy, the Product Manager sees the big-picture and has the drive to make it happen.



 1. Manage the complete product life cycle from concept to end of life. Translate marketing roadmap and business priorities into detailed business requirements; collaborate cross functionally and with external vendors as appropriate; manage through development lifecycle and enterprise governance processes.

2. Identify and analyze opportunities to strengthen product performance and profitability. Lead the development of business cases to support new product introductions and innovations. Champion the initiatives across stakeholder groups, with end to end accountability; manage all aspects including initiation, planning, execution, process development, business readiness. Oversee implementation ensuring the timely and quality execution and delivery to cross functional stakeholders, sales channels and customers.

3. Provide stakeholders accurate and relevant information in the form of training and marketing collateral including updates to products, services and price changes.

4. Seek out alternative solutions or workflow enhancements to deliver interim solutions in advance of full product readiness, system development or integration.

5. Support Customer Solution Engineers by delivering formal presentations to customer groups.



The incumbent requires a post-secondary degree in business combined with 3 to 5 year’s marketing experience, preferably in the telecommunications industry. Demonstrated exceptional interpersonal and communication skills are complimented by strong organizational and multi-tasking skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced, customer service-focused environment. Keys to success in this position include high attention to detail with a focus on solutions, results and continuous improvement as well as sound analytical, problem solving and decision making skills. The incumbent must be adaptable to change, get personally involved in making changes happen and possess creativity, integrity and a strong work ethic. The ability to work with other professionals to accomplish corporate and departmental objectives and to complete assigned initiatives within tight timeframes is also required.


What we offer you:

  • Health Benefits
  • Sales incentive bonus
  • Paid vacation with a vacation travel allowance
  • Northern Living Allowance
  • Work-life balance
  • Community involvement


Closing Date:

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 before 5:00 pm PDT.


How to apply:

Please visit Northwestel’s Job board and create a Candidate Profile.

Select the position you would like to apply on and then choose “apply on line”. Or fax your cover letter and resume to 867-668-3236, before the closing date.


Northwestel values diversity in the workplace and is committed to the goals of Employment Equity. We strive to achieve a skilled workforce that is representative of the population we serve, and as a Northern company, we are committed to the employment and career development of our Aboriginal peoples. Candidates must clearly indicate on their application if they are an Aboriginal person, a woman, a person with a disability, or a visible minority if they wish to receive hiring preference.


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