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Senior Product Category Manager

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AND COMMUNITY SAFETY - Melbourne, VIC

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Source: uWorkin

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JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Fixed Term, Full Time opportunity for 12 months
  • Attractive salary range between $124,033-165,983 plus superannuation

About us

Technology Solutions (TS) provides a range of Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) services for the Department of Justice and Community Safety (DJCS). The branch sets the strategic direction of ICT in alignment with the business direction. TS is responsible for ICT strategies, initiatives, architectures, policies, projects, applications and infrastructure services in a multi-sourced environment.

About the role

The purpose of the Senior Product Category Manager role is the active management of products or services throughout their lifecycle (inception through to retirement) in order to address market opportunities and customer/user needs and generate the greatest possible value for the business.

In this role you will:

  • coordinates and orchestrates the product management lifecycle framework, end to end product category activity and deliverables to meet the demands and expectations of the department
  • manage product category business plans and budgets; manage demand; plan for and manage product issues, forecast and monitor budgets and respond to issues presenting organisational risk or exposure
  • manage complex issues confidently with stakeholders using expert analysis to address issues and risk, creating shared solutions to advance the stakeholder business consistent with organisational priorities.

About you

As our ideal candidate you will have:

  • expert knowledge of, and demonstrated experience within a large ICT environment, of product management practice, leading to successful ICT improvement or transformation creating realised business value
  • knowledge of, and experience in leading/utilising/participating in a range of waterfall (e.g. PRINCE2, PMBOK) iterative, incremental, and agile software development methodologies (e.g. Scrum, Kanban, ScrumBan, SAFe)
  • up-to-date knowledge and understanding of product management best practices including commercial and financial understanding, as well as, knowledge of new or emerging technologies and their potential value to the organisation
  • significant change management and leadership skills in delivering continuous service and product improvement, utilising demonstrated product management skills. 

Benefits

  • Fixed term position as a member of the Victorian Public Service (VPS).
  • Competitive salaries, generous leave entitlements, including annual leave loading, paid parental leave and the opportunity to purchase additional leave.
  • Professional development; including support and training tailored towards your goals.
  • Opportunities for career growth throughout the Department of Justice and Community Safety and the wider VPS network.

For more information on the accountabilities and key selection criteria for the role please refer to the position descriptions attached.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and cover letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

Please note: there are no Key Selection Criteria (KSC) questions required for this application and you do not need to separately address any KSC.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.

During the COVID-19 pandemic all of our assessment processes will be facilitated remotely using online tools to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our candidates and staff. No face to face contact is required and induction training will also be completed online for those who are successful in securing a position with us.