APO News


New Job Position at APO - Digital Product Manager. Apply today!

Working with the CRC for Low Carbon Living and academics at the Swinburne Institute for Social Research we are commencing a 2-year project to develop a Knowledge Hub for the sustainable built environment. We are seeking a dynamic Digital Product Manager to scope, consult, design and deliver this and related digital information projects and maximise the opportunities they present, with the aim of supporting better knowledge exchange and decision making on sustainable built environments and other public policy issues.

The Digital Product Manager position is responsible for the planning, design and implementation of the Knowledge Hub project (http://apo.org.au/content/low-carbon-living-knowledge-hub) which will be used by the policy and research communities across all sectors of society and be responsible for the successful end-to-end delivery of new products and services as well as integration with and continued development of related platforms such as APO and the Global Building Performance Network (http://www.gbpn.org/ (link is external))

This is a great opportunity that comes with access to all the benefits of a dynamic university environment at the cutting edge of research and technology. The successful applicant will work as part of a small team within Swinburne institute at Swinburne University Hawthorn campus, in a friendly and flexible work environment. We encourage you to bring your innovative ideas and enthusiasm for open knowledge projects to help shape one of Australia’s most successful open access, not-for-profit research platforms and develop new services to improve universal access to quality research and information.

Skills and Experience
To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Demonstrated experience in product management, business and strategic planning for websites, digital libraries or information services
  • Digital project management experience, including understanding user needs and working with a range of stakeholders and team members
  • A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description.

Swinburne University of Technology has been promoted into the world’s top 500 universities in the prestigious Academic Ranking of World Universities. As a Swinburne staff member you will have access to many benefits such as career development opportunities including 50% study reduction and staff and management development programs. You will receive up to 17% employer contributions (pension) and various discounts on annual Myki cards, private health insurance and movie tickets. We also recognise the need to support the work/life balance and flexible needs of our staff. As such a range of flexible working arrangements including paid maternity/partner leave, onsite childcare, working from home and part time options are available.
To find out more about the extensive benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit: http://www.swinburne.edu.au/about/jobs/why-work-at-swinburne/ (link is external)

The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We have an inclusive working environment with employees from a variety of backgrounds. We acknowledge that diversity in the university workforce increases the effectiveness of teams and our capacity for innovation. We welcome applications from Indigenous people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2015 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne (link sends e-mail) Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2020 vision to be Australia’s leading university of science, technology and innovation.

How to apply

To start an application, click on 'begin' at the bottom of the page and submit a resume, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description.

Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information, please contact please contact Amanda Lawrence (alawrence@swin.edu.au (link sends e-mail) or call 03 9214 8792)

If you are experiencing technical difficulties submitting your application, please contact the Recruitment team on +61 3 9214 8600 (option 2).

Refer to position numbers: 32084
Applications close: 9 am Monday 3 October 2016

Click here for more information