Product Owner

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 26 Feb 2020

Job no:503938
Work type:Continuing - Full-time
Categories:Information and Communications Technology, HEO9

(HEO9) $112,743 to $120,645 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply

Continuing position, available immediately

The Product Owner works closely with key Information Technology and Digital Services (ITDS) business stakeholders throughout the organisation to ensure they are engaged and continuously updated with the progress of work

The Product Owner is responsible for facilitating the creation of both 12 month product roadmaps and 90 day release plans, for products and technologies across an assigned Application Portfolio.

In collaboration with Business Units, ITDS Managers and stakeholders, the Product Owner will ensure that product backlogs are prioritised for the Agile teams and aligned with the university vision and plan.

To be successful you will need:

  • Broad experience as an Agile Product Owner or similar.
  • Solid experience in Scrum, managing product and release backlogs, in a large-scale Agile software development environment.
  • Experience conducting workshops and interviews with customers and stakeholders to elicit product features and requirements.
  • Demonstrated experience in design thinking methods, process definition and requirements development.
  • Domain experience in Academic and Student, Research or Customer Relationship Management preferred but not essential.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaboration - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. And our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. And our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your division's broader role

The Division of University Operations enables the University's delivery of high-quality and distinct learning, teaching and research experiences. Its responsibilities link to Adelaide's strategic plan and focus on people, community, assets and infrastructure, and processes.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click on the 'Apply Now' button to be taken through to our application form. Please ensure you address and upload your responses to all of the selection criteria. Application close 11:55pm, 26 February 2020.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Grant Cox
Manager, Application Service, Information Technology & Digital Services
P: +61 (8) 8313 1957

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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