Agile Product Owner (VPSG5)

Job posted: 20/07/2021
Applications close: 03/08/2021 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Reference: VG/50940997

Reference: VG/50940997

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Salary Range: $101,120 - $122,348

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

A fantastic opportunity to within a cross functional team to drive innovation and reform.

  • Take ownership of product development to meet business objectives 
  • Define product features to ensure optimum UX
  • Location: 8 Nicholson St, East Melbourne – Flexible

The Agile Product Owner role forms a part of the Statutory Planning Services Division, which is responsible for driving implementation of the Government's major planning and building policies, strategies, systems, and reforms.

The Agile Product Owner will be responsible for working closely with the Development Approvals and Design Branch, and other internal and external stakeholders to ensure improved system performance is derived from and responds to customer and business needs. This role will maintain and prioritise the product roadmap and bring customer centric design thinking to support the team in key decision making.

This role will work within a cross functional team to drive innovation and reform in the systems used to manage permit and applications which are the responsibility of the Minister for Planning.  The position will require engagement with various stakeholders and day to day activities with an agile scrum team.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Experience in user testing, market and customer research, and customer journey development to identify, prioritise and deliver features and enhancements that continually improve customer outcomes.
  • Experience with government planning systems and/or permitting systems is desirable
  • Demonstrated experience as an Agile Product Owner, experience in the government sector is favourable
  • A current product owner certification or equivalent experience
  • Competent understanding of JIRA/similar software for managing tickets/development backlog

This is a fixed term position available until 28 June 2024.

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the Key Selection Criteria detailed in the position description, including the Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications and Knowledge and Skills sections. 

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Tuesday, 3 August 2021.

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.

Applicants must possess corresponding work rights to be eligible for appointment for the advertised employment period. To be appointed to an ongoing position you must be an Australian Permanent Resident or an Australian/New Zealand citizen.

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

For further information including the position description, key selection criteria and to apply visit www.careers.vic.gov.au .

Agile Product Owner (VPSG5)

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Janine Radford | 0475 735 396

Agile Product Owner (VPSG5)