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Product Principal (Group Product Manager)

  • Product Principal (Group Product Manager)
  • Auckland
  • $170k - $180k
Following application, a talent agent will review your CV, cover note & portfolio against the role and will be in touch within 72 hours (it's the polite thing to do isn't it?).
  • Full Time
  • Closed
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Will Gregory Recruitment Director

Are you sick of working on the same tech product in a business that doesn’t actually value customers, experience, and design? Or have you honed your craft in a top product ownership position and want your next big challenge?

Maybe you’re ready to make the big step up in your digital product career to lead and develop an elite team of product professionals?

Well, here it is ladies and gentlemen, your opportunity to be immersed in a dynamic & growing digital product team. To be successful you will be a little bit left & right-brained and know how to influence with conviction and style. You’ll be passionate about new technology merging with creative thinking to unlock real-world problems and drive commercial outcomes.

On behalf of our Auckland-based client, we are looking for a Product Principal (Group Product Manager), who’s looking for the next step up in their career. This is a unique opportunity to be at the forefront of cutting-edge technology and help reimagine and improve our client’s customer experience.

You’ll be working closely within a high-performing squad, and play a key role in ensuring capability and product roadmaps are delivered and aligned with business vision, requirements and outcomes. You’ll have the opportunity to establish yourself as a source of knowledge and be the go-to person within the business for all questions, concerns, and next steps. You will develop and maintain a vision across the product portfolio, and empower your team by providing clear purpose and direction in line with the business's goals and objectives.

This is a crucial role for the team and reports to the GM of Experience and leads a team of four Product Owners, with reporting lines to Delivery and Design. This role will provide you with the opportunity to see tangible results stemming directly from the work you do across their agile, friendly, and collaborative teams to grow the product portfolio's experience and capability. With your curious mindset & leadership skills, you’ll draw on your previous experience to mature the product view within the business and lead by example.

If this role sounds like you, then apply now!

The breakdown:

We are looking for experience in:

  • Over three years of hands-on experience as a Senior Product Owner or Manager
  • Previous experience reporting to a senior leadership team and board
  • Experience in customer-centered user design and product ownership, alongside managing diverse product requirements and prioritising for viable product solutions.
  • Large product or significant business change exposure within an agile environment is ideal.

Some key responsibilities are:

  • Create, deliver and own the product experience roadmap for their end to end product portfolio
  • Act as a champion within the wider business to successfully achieve buy-in and adoption of the digital products
  • Manage a team of Product Owners & Service Delivery and Design professionals
  • Collaborate and work with the wider teams in the business to ensure the desired products will optimise platform capability
  • Proactively identify internal customer feedback and insights that drive platform stability, implementation, and product development
  • Build a deep understanding of the customer experience required and specify features and corresponding user stories including acceptance criteria into the product backlog 

Plus, proven results and experience in…

  • Proven methods for managing a product backlog, including prioritisation, metrics, and scope adjustment, in an agile context
  • Demonstrated experience building engaging relationships with, and presenting to a wide variety of stakeholders, both technical and non-technical.

Are you someone who is…

  • Self-driven and motivated?
  • Interested and always learning?
  • Collaborative & friendly?
  • Focused and has great attention to detail?
  • Innovative and solutions-focused?
  • Strong in opinion and knows how to communicate effectively
  • Skilled in influencing those around you to deliver key outcomes

The reward

  • Salary of $170,000 to $180,000 per annum
  • Mentoring opportunities in a team that supports growth

In summary:

This is a pivotal career opportunity for a Senior Product professional looking to step up. It’s a unique opportunity to be at the forefront of cutting-edge technology and help reimagine and improve our client’s customer experience.

Apply today:

If this role sounds like you, then apply today or e-mail [email protected] with a brief summary of why you may be interested in this position. Or call Will directly on 022 638 7279 for a confidential chat.

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