Product Manager: Design and UX

Updated: 4 months ago
Job Type: Permanent
Deadline: 07 Feb 2024

Tēnā koe. Nau mai ki te Kuratini Tuwhera.

Mō te tūnga | About the role

iQualify is Open Polytechnic's customer-facing learning experience platform, provided as a software-as-a-service offering to hundreds of organisations and hundreds of thousands learners around the world.  We are looking for an experienced Product Manager in the Design and UX space to join us.   You'll join a broad product team with roles ranging from UX, visual design, learning design, customer experience and software developers. 

You will bring your skills and experience to lead the Design and UX aspects of the iQualify platform, along with a small team.

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Taking a product management role within our workstreams to deliver on our platform backlog
  • Defining and maintaining design standards for the platform product
  • Leading and managing the Design team within the iQualify directorate
  • Working closely with the other Product Managers to ensure a shared understanding of the scope and priorities on the managed roadmap

Ngā pūkenga mo te tūnga | What you will bring to the role

You will have a passion for impacting the lives of everyday people and seeing them achieve their educational goals and dreams. You will also constantly be striving to be the best you can be, just as our learners do and you pride yourself on the quality of your work.

We are looking for applicants with:

  • Experience in product management and/or product ownership in an Agile environment
  • Experience with Agile planning, estimating, and team collaboration skills
  • Experience with lean application development approaches
  • Experience leading a team

Mō mātou | About us

The Kuratini Tuwhera is Aotearoa New Zealand's leading distance and online learning provider. We are also a business division of Te Pūkenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology, together with all other Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics in Aotearoa New Zealand. Set up as part of the Government's Reform of Vocational Education , Te Pūkenga was established to create a national network of online, on-campus and on-job learning.

Open Polytechnic specialises in taking the learning to our learners, focusing on enabling the success of approximately 30,000 students each year. We're a place where you can make a difference.

We offer a wide range of learning disciplines from Real Estate to Social Work, Construction and Education. From our Academic Staff Members to our Student Journey Centre, we ensure our learners are at the heart of everything we do, every step of the way.

Ngā hua o tō tomo mai ki a mātou | Why you should join our team

We offer our people free education (50% off for whanau), free car parking on campus, flexible working options (including some working from home), a modernised working environment, subsidised school holiday programmes for your children, free fitness classes, and an on-site café.

We are proud of our kaimahi and value every contribution from all of our people.

Tono mai | Apply now

If this role sounds like you, we would love to hear from you. Applications must be submitted online via our career's website. Contact Melissa Macdonald [email protected] with any questions about the role. Applications close 7 February 2024

Noho ora mai. Tēnā koe.



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