Product Manager

Location: Vancouver BC, Canada
Status: Full-Time


Acuva Technologies is a rapidly growing water purification technology company located in Vancouver, BC. We develop the next generation of water purifiers, operating with cutting-edge UV-LED technology for personal and industrial applications.

Our vision is to completely transform the water purification industry for drinking water applications by launching disruptive technologies and products and enabling onboard real time water purification in variety of mobile and remote applications.

We are looking for a Product Manager to join our growing team. 

Job Description:

We are looking for a data-driven Product Manager who can identify new product/market opportunities, define product and services, create a business case and interact with internal and external stake holders to work towards a common vision. The Product Manager will work directly with the CEO and senior management team and assist in driving the design, development, and strategy for new and existing products.

The Product Manager in addition to managing product development will also be involved in identifying new market opportunities. This person should be hands on with primary and secondary market research techniques, data mining, and will use analytical approach to establish technology market fit and has willingness and initiative to reach out and connect with potential customers. This role may involve some travel to potential customers sites and interaction to identify product-market fit. A candidate who can demonstrate ability to pre-sell to potential customer(s) will stand out.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Market research and analysis to identify high potential and high growth markets and develop market entry strategy
  • Market/Customers segmentation market and competitive analysis
  • Identify customer needs and develop value propositions for different customer and market segments

  • Build a product roadmap by defining what should be built and why and collaborate with cross-functional teams to execute

  • Define the product themes and project briefs for initiatives in the product roadmap and communicate them throughout the organization

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to execute product roadmap, and define specs, and acceptance criteria for new features and improvements

  • Prioritize the backlog and day to day work for the cross-functional team to deliver business and customer value, starting with prototyping, all the way through to testing, production, and full rollout

  • Monitor key benchmarks, analytics, and experiment results to ensure the health of our products

  • Search, identify and qualify leads for early markets for Acuva technology/products

Education & Experience: 

  • 5-7 years’ experience in market research, marketing/sales, preferably with small companies

  • Experience conducting primary and secondary market research, market and business analysis and ability to present findings with meaningful indicators for new technologies/new products to senior management.


  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to confidently explain information
  • Ability to work in a strong cohesive team in a typical start up culture
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving ability.
  • Follow direction but should have an ability to work independently

  • Able to prioritize and manage time effectively (Self-motivated and self-managing).

  • Motivated to work in a fast paced start up culture and believer in a successful future through hard work and value creation.

  • Interest in clean tech industry

  • Proficient with Excel and power point

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Active listening and good story teller

  • Solution-oriented thinking

If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward your resume and cover letter to Acuva Technologies would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.

Acuva Technologies is an equal opportunity employer.