Product Manager

Darlington, Australia
24 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
28 Nov 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • 3-year full time fixed-term role
  • Lead cross-functional teams to meet product objectives from planning through to delivery for Learning and Teaching technology
  • Offering a competitive remuneration package including 17% superannuation

About the opportunities

The Product Manager - Digital Products acts as a single point of contact with university stakeholders to support a suite of digital products and services. This role leads cross-functional, multi-disciplinary teams to the successful achievement of meeting product objectives from planning through to delivery. They oversee the facilitation, management, and governance role across all areas of their product line including development, requirements analysis, solutions architecture, testing, and implementation.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • collaborate with the Associate Director ICT, Learning and Teaching Technology and relevant Heads of areas to conceptualise, develop, and implement the strategy and vision of the technology services for the product line
  • partner with internal stakeholders and the broader University community to build rapport and business relationships to keep currency with client needs, trends and critical issues
  • identify opportunities for capability uplift and solutions across operational portfolios to ensure a continuous improvement plan
  • produce product road maps and manage refresh plans, and retirement timelines based on key portfolio trends and service consumption patterns
  • manage the full product lifecycle to ensure that, the needs of customers continue to be met and benefits are achieved
  • support and manage vendors to ensure quality of services provisioned to the business and support ongoing optimisation of SLAs.

About you

  • demonstrated experience as a product manager with solid understanding of the agile software development lifecycle and delivery.
  • experience in relationship management or sales , with primary accountability for client relationships at all levels; developing relationships with and ensuring participation of key stakeholders and executives
  • ability to analyse emerging trends in portfolio assigned technologies and determine the impacts on the future state of those technologies to our University services
  • demonstrated experience in defining and prioritising technology projects and implementation plans relative to customer strategy, priorities, and budget
  • experience leading strategic planning and technology roadmap development in alignment with broader organisational strategy.

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Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

EEO statement

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, women, people living with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

How to apply

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Applications Close

Monday 28 November 2022 11:59 PM

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