Product Owner

$131,094 - $168,817 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Eveleigh NSW, Australia
  • 04 Aug, 2022
Full time - Fixed Term Information Management

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Department of Education
Job category:

Information and Communications Technology

Job location:

Sydney Region / Sydney - Greater West

Job reference number: 000092F3
Work type: Full-Time
Number of positions: 1
Total remuneration package: $168,817 p.a. Package includes salary ($131,094 p.a - $151,609 p.a), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
Contact: 02 9302 7171 or at kalpana.coimbatoresenniappan@de - Kalpana Coimbatore Senniappan
Closing date: 24/08/2022 - 11:59 PM


  • Temporary Full-Time up to 31 August 2023
  • Location: Eveleigh

About the Department of Education

The Department of Education is the largest provider of public education in Australia with responsibility for delivering high-quality public education to two-thirds of the NSW student population.

For more information about the Department of Education, please visit NSW Department of Education

About the role

The role collaborates with internal and external stakeholders, leads and manages development and delivery of the Online Enrolment System project workstream to enable product planning to respond to business needs of users and the department.

The successful person in this role will be able to think outside the square and influence stakeholders at all levels.  

Ideally you will have previous experience managing projects from end to end.  If this sounds like you, we look forward to hearing from you!

For further information please click here to view the role description

Essential requirements of the role

Knowledge of NSW educational practices, policies and trends
Understanding of agile delivery and practices
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Key knowledge and experience

Knowledge of and commitment to implementing the Department’s Aboriginal Education Policy and upholding the Department’s Partnership Agreement with the NSW AECG and to ensure quality outcomes for Aboriginal people.

About you

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good written & verbal communication skills
  • Be customer service oriented in your approach


  • Opportunity to make a difference at Department of Education
  • Flexible work-life balance
  • Competitive salary
  • 35 hour week

How to apply
When applying you will need to:

Attach a resume (maximum 5 pages) and a cover letter (maximum 3 pages) outlining how you meet the requirements and capabilities of this role as well as providing answers to the 2 pre-screening questions below:

Targeted Question 1

Please demonstrate your experience in delivering projects in an agile environment to time and budget while ensuring legislative guidelines are adhered to and any decision making is done in consultation with key stakeholders

Targeted Question 2

Please demonstrate your experience in working in a highly complex and regulated environments with competing priorities to deliver complex solutions.

Note: the selection process will include a range of assessment techniques to assist in determining your suitability for the role. Successful candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening for this role which includes a National Criminal History Check.

Closing date: 24 August 2022 at 11:59pm.

For role enquiries please contact Kalpana Coimbatore Senniappan on 02 9302 7171 or at


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Job Closing Date

24 Aug, 2022