Job Details
  • Reference357411A_1587693247
  • LocationVictoria
  • SalaryNegotiable
  • Job TypeContract
  • Postedabout 1 month ago
  • ConsultantJustin Mackenzie

Great opportunity exists for a mid to senior level Digital Product Owner to secure a long-term Melbourne based contract with a leader within the education industry.

The successful candidate will join a close knit, fast paced Brand, Communications and Digital team and will help to oversee the development and delivery of a range of digital products by creating business and user requirements, performing user story generation, backlog prioritisation and various other activities.

Responsibilities will include yet are not limited to:

  • Support teams across the organisatiopn as they scope, develop and/or implement a range of digital products
  • Use appropriate project management methodology and approaches within an established project management framework as part of a small cross-functional team to develop and deliver a range of digital products
  • Work with teams to drive the discovery, design, development and delivery phases of platform/application development.
  • Creation of business and user requirements, user story generation, backlog prioritisation and creation of acceptance criteria.
  • Liaise with external digital vendors to manage deliverables and service support
  • Lead an internal digital working group focused on embedding best-practice approaches to digital product delivery
  • Ensure products are user-centric, whilst considering the efficiency of delivery, business needs and standards, managing prioritisation and trade-offs among conflicting priorities.
  • Utilise user segmentation and insights to drive product development and rely on data and research to support decisions

Keys skills, previous experience, personality traits, certifications will include, yet are not limited to:

  • 3+ years' experience within a Digital Product Owner/Digital Business Analysis roles with experience in Agile methodologies and processes, ideally working within the education, government or not-for-profit spaces
  • Agile certification preferred
  • Experience in facilitating user/stakeholder meetings and workshops to gather user requirements
  • Education and or Training industry experience will be a distinct advantage
  • A proactive, 'can do', collaborative and solution-focused approach to work
  • Working knowledge of common product management, testing and analytics tools (Jira, Confluence, Google Analytics, etc.)
  • Knowledge of research, user experience, design, software development, operations and project management with the ability to rally and talk the language of experts within these disciplines
  • Ability to consult with internal and external stakeholders and users to help understand requirements and deliver products that meet user expectations
  • Ability to work with teams to conceptualise the big picture and then break it down to user stories with acceptance criteria
  • Ability to assist/advise the business in progressing products to the next level in a collaborative manner
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems while demonstrating appropriate risk-taking and comfort with ambiguity


Apply today if you possess the required level of experience as interviews can be arranged ASAP!

Please note: Only candidates selected to progress to phone interview screening stage will be contacted