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Website Product Manager – Canada (m/f/d) 

Tech & Engineering
Remote Canada + 1 more location
Full Time
Experienced Professionals
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Website Product Manager – Canada (m/f/d) 

When applying for this position, you will have the opportunity to indicate your preferred work location from the following: Remote Canada, Fredericton, Canada

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Join our Canadian Go-to-Market team in full-time (40 hrs./week) as Website Product Manager – Canada (m/f/d) at our location in Fredericton or remotely with a preference for New Brunswick or Toronto.

Your tasks
  • As Website Product Manager (m/f/d) of the University of Fredericton (UFred) website for Canada, you are a key contributor for the success in this market. 

  • You discover what users need by conducting user research and tests to unveil critical insights that help understand what drives conversion. 

  • You create the long-term vision and strategy for the Canadian website that addresses the different needs in the market.

  • You define how the strategy can be translated into concrete implementation and analyse the success of your measures. 

  • You design user journeys and identify features for an optimized user experience towards lead and applicant conversion. 

  • You prioritize and describe features and requirements along the overall roadmap for the website for the development team. 

  • You work closely across teams (e.g. Marketing, Sales) to gather information and align the website strategy with business needs. 

Your Profile
  • You have experience in a product manager or product owner role, preferably with a background in website management. 

  • You have deep knowledge in UX related subjects and are passionate about optimizing user journeys to drive conversion.

  • You like to test and let number-driven insights guide your decisions. 

  • You have completed at least an undergraduate degree in marketing, design, IT or another relevant field. 

  • You think exceptionally customer-centric and are resourceful in identifying customer needs.

  • You have an entrepreneurial mind-set, thrive in fast-moving environments and think of pragmatic solutions to achieve fast impact. 

  • You are a team player and enjoy working in a cross-functional role to bring ideas to live.

  • Experience in a Canadian educational environment is an asset 

About us

Who are we? As an international private university group (including Germany's largest university – IU University and the University of Fredericton, a fully recognized degree granting institution in New Brunswick) we are not just an excellent choice for studying, but also an outstanding Great Place to Work®! As an edutech company, we rely on state-of-the-art technology and data-driven approaches. That's why AI-driven voice assistants and other GPT systems have long become part of our daily work routine, helping us to focus on exciting projects. Here at IU, over 4,000 employees are dedicated to making a difference. So start now and join the Gamechangers!

Sounds like the perfect job for you? Then apply now! Simple, fast and even without a cover letter.  If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact Bernhard Schneider at bernhard.schneider@iu.org.

    Actions speak louder than words: We cherish our "Culture of Everyone" and would like to take this opportunity to emphasize that we do not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, gender, age, sexual orientation or disability. We welcome you as you are and look forward to nurturing our diverse community at the IU!

    Your personal contact
    Your personal contact - Bernhard Schneider

    Bernhard Schneider

    Senior Technical Recruiter

    Our explosive growth pushes us to always reinvent ourselves. My daily tasks are very different from one year ago. IU is a unique opportunity for those who want to learn and grow at speed.
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    Marco Kukulies
    IU asked me in my interview what I wished to do—today I’m doing it. I have the freedom to work as I please, develop what I feel is needed, and I am fully supported with my career development plan.
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    What we’ll do for you
    Design your ideal career and pathway
    Explosive growth enables great opportunities. Tell us your dream career, and we will help you make it a reality.
    Work from home, work from anywhere
    We blur the lines between local and remote by embracing collaborative & video meeting technologies.
    Flexible working times
    It’s your call. We trust you will get things done.
    Up level your education
    You have free access to all our E-Learning platforms and we will fully finance a Technology Degree of your choice.
    30 days annual vacation for everyone
    We strive for greatness, but we all take time-off to recharge.
    Enjoy our brand of social
    We love spending time together. Whether it’s yoga, team events, brown bag lunches or partying—there is something for everyone.
    World’s best colleagues
    We give each other a leg-up when needed, and we collectively go beyond expectations.
    Always connected
    Our state-of-the-art IT infrastructure, tools, & methods empower us to collaborate and innovate from anywhere, anytime—with agility and speed.
    Your personal technology
    You are free to choose your equipment. Because everyone has their own preferences when it comes to hardware and IDE.
    The location
    Remote Canada
    About the team
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    Tech & Engineering
    We push the outside of the envelope, challenge what exists, and do what hasn’t been done before—building an unbreakable connection between people and education. That’s how we roll in Tech & Engineering at IU International University of Applied Sciences (IU).

    Unrestricted access to learning is a life-changing concept. We build solutions for digital education that are accessible wherever we go. They’re mobile, always on, and everywhere. Advancing through AI, NLP, Big Data Analytics, IoT, Cloud platforms, and Software Development, we are leading the digital transformation of education in the era of Industry 4.0.
    Our core values

    Make collaboration standard practice.

    We aim for the best solution as a team and have fun with it - without ego or politics.

    Be courageous and take risks.

    We make courageous decisions and take calculated risks.

    Embrace innovation always.

    We are always looking for ways to improve our offers for our customers.

    Strive for the empowerment of everyone.

    We support each other’s development to become the best version of ourselves.

    Adopt a growth mindset for scale.

    We aim to improve ourselves in everything we do and work hard to do so every day.

    Focus on getting things done on time.

    We implement things quickly, pragmatically, effectively and goal-oriented.

    Put customer focus first.

    In everything we do, our customers come first.

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      Tech & Engineering FAQs

      How is the IU-Tech Team structured?
      Starting with three Techies, we have grown to 60+ developers in three years. We are spread across 17 teams, in three technical clusters: IU EDU TECH, IU MAR TECH and IU ORG TECH.
      What are my responsibilities in the IU EDU Tech-Team?
      You will be responsible for building IT solutions for our 100,000+ students—ranging from Moodle based learning management systems, to portals based on vueJS and nestJS, to native iOS apps.
      What are my responsibilities in the IU MAR-Team?
      You will be responsible for developing high-performance websites and landing pages using Laravel, Tailwind, and vueJS. In addition, you will get to develop AI driven customer-centric solutions.
      What are my responsibilities in the IU ORG-Team?
      In Dev/Ops you will be responsible for developing complex ERP Solutions based fully on TypeScript, nestJS, and vueJS, and implementation in a Kafka event-sourcing driven micro-service architecture.
      Can I work remotely for the Tech-Team?
      Of course! We are happy to have you on board.
      What Tech-Stack is used at IU?
      We love PHP and JavaScript. You will find little jQuery here, mostly typed JavaScript in the form of vueJs and nestJS in the backend. From PHP in Moodle to micro-services in OOP PHP using the Laravel framework. All projects are GIT based and use CI/CD processes. No one is pushing code through the ether via FTP on Saturday night. Laravel / vueJs / Kafka / Tailwind / MariaDB / MongoDB / AWS / Docker / Atlassian (Jira, Confluence, BitBucket) / ...