Product Manager

Product Manager

Job Title: Product Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2020-12-14 00:00:00
Reference: V-38289-1
Contact Name: Joanne Finchett
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 14, 2020 12:17

Job Description

Seeking a multiple Product Managers with a track record of proven stakeholder management, exceptional product management and ownership.

The Role:

The product managers will work with internal and external stakeholders to identify compelling product offerings as well as taking ownership for one or several project streams. The product manager leads the strategic direction and/or delivery of the service or product.

Sometimes called a product owner, they may:

• work with teams to communicate the vision for the service

• work with other Product Managers, user researchers, service designers and delivery managers to make sure the services meet user needs

• co-own and manage a product backlog

• prioritise user stories

• accept user stories when they’re delivered

• manage stakeholder engagement and foster good relationships across Government

• ensure the right team culture develops

• are available to answer questions from the team


Skills and Experience Required
Essential criteria

  • Ability to strategically design products based on the commitments of government
  • Deep understanding of agile and SAFe product development including an understanding of research, use experience, software development and operations. You can rally and talk the language of experts in these disciplines
  • Solid stakeholder engagement skills and the ability to translate detailed information into high level concepts to report to Senior Executives

Desirable criteria

  • At least 3 years' experience in product management or relevant transferrable experience
  • Experience in whole of government programs that run across multiple government agencies
Location and Contract Term:

Canberra Based – 6 Month Contract with 1 x 6 months extension options  

Security Requirements:

Must be an Australian Citizen. Ability to obtain a Baseline Security Clearance is required

How to Apply:

Applications close 16 December 2020

Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you may need to complete selection criteria to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates

Call Jo Finchett 1300 944 936 for any further information