13 Jan, 2022

Director of Product Strategy

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Full time Information Technology Management

Job Description

Changing communities for the better starts with you

Join us on our mission to change the world.

[Hidden]* is a global organisation of over 5,000 employees, providing smart software to deliver the public services of the future and improve outcomes for citizens.

We do this by collaborating with a large number of organisations including schools, libraries, local councils, state governments, and healthcare and community organisations, applying innovation and creative thinking.

We are problem solvers and experts in our field. And we love what we do because it makes a difference to those who really need it.

In our team we have some truly amazing people - smart, passionate, fun. And there’s plenty of room for you to join us.

So, are you ready to become part of our vision in building a better world though smart software and cloud services?

What does it take to become a [Hidden]*?

As a commercial and market driven individual, you will have strong fundamentals in product strategy, having had experience in defining where a product fits in the market, where the market drivers are and essentially lead the change in a go-to-market strategy.

Being a mentor and guide is also essential for this position as you will need to ensure our product managers/owners are following best practice and how to articulate value.

We welcome your unique talents

Please apply for this role if it would make you excited to come to work every day.

Sorry if this sounds cheesy, but we really do want you to bring your whole self to work. There is no such thing as the perfect candidate, so if you think you have what it takes, but don't necessarily meet every single point on the list below, please still get in touch. We'd love to have a chat and see if you could be a great fit. (It’s also a fact that women and underrepresented groups tend to only apply when they check every box…)

Ideally, you will come with:

  • Considerable experience in software product development, including solid understanding of the agile software development lifecycle
  • Customer centric in your approach with a strong capacity to understand market and strategic drivers to set clear goals and define problem statements
  • Proven ability to solve complex and detailed problems using an analytical and data driven approach – strong judgement and decision-making capability
  • A strategic thinker with the ability to work in the detail when necessary
  • Adept at leading high performing teams, solid experience in directly leading a cross functional team and building team capability to deliver business outcomes

A day in life…

The Director Product Strategy will be a key contributor to the successful delivery of the Local Government portfolio of solutions, you will have the vision and strategy and is responsible for defining, building, and delivering solutions that solve real problem for Local Government in Australia and New Zealand. The Local Government space is highly strategic, and we are looking for someone who can look at the product space from both sides of the marketplace when solving problems and identifying opportunities.

Why you’ll love working with us

We know that when our people are happy they will work better and have greater work satisfaction. We are an Australian Business Awards Employer of Choice and a UK Financial Times Diversity leader for the second year in 2021, rising 400 places and ranking 10th overall in the IT and software sector. We work with leading organisations such as the Tech Talent Charter and White Ribbon

So here at [Hidden]*, we look after you. Here’s what you can expect:

Career opportunities – we take great satisfaction in seeing you grow and share your knowledge to other parts of our large business

Flexible work – we have the technology and tools to support you to work from that tropical paradise you’ve dreamed of… or even if you just prefer to work from home and come into our offices now and then to catch up and socialise with colleagues

We’re all different – and we love this about us. We provide an inclusive, safe and welcoming environment to all [Hidden]*, new and old

Focus on learning– there are heaps of opportunities to enable you to grow and be your best.

Giving culture - we encourage you to “give back” with benefits such as our Donate a Day leave where you can volunteer for a charity of your choice

Apply for this job - Become part of something special

Do you see yourself in this role? If so, then we would love to hear from you. Please include a cover letter outlining how your experience, aspirations and values are a match, along with your resume and we will take it from there

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

In fact, we strongly believe that diversity of experience contributes to a broader collective perspective that will consistently lead to a better company and better outcomes. We are working hard to increase the diversity of our team wherever we can and we actively encourage everyone to consider

 

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