Product Manager - Websites


The primary purpose of the Product Manager role is to manage the Department's website products throughout their lifecycle and their effective day-to-day operation as channels for the Department's communication activities. It uses evidence, organisational understanding and planning to ensure the products are high quality, fit for purpose and continue to meet the needs of the Department and users.
The role works closely with other teams in the Communications Division, managing build and publication schedules to support the implementation of communication plans, strategies and campaigns. It works closely with the Content Strategy and Editorial Team in the development of content. The role manages website styles and standards, ensuring they are usable and underpinned by communication and digital best practice. It builds understanding and skills through training and presenting to colleagues. The role also actively participates in a broad range of communication tasks, events and activities to support the delivery of the Division's work. Ad hoc after-hours work may be required.
To be successful you will need to demonstrate you are passionate about all things digital, be a strategic thinker and collaborative.
You will help lead the Department's approach for the digital communication strategy and have an passion for our users.
Your capacity to build strong relationships within and outside of the organisation, and to work effectively with colleagues and stakeholders is essential.
Strong influencing skills and a demonstrated ability to advocate for digital best practice are a must.
The role will have two direct reports and reports to the Manager, Digital Management and Governance.
This is an exciting opportunity for someone to utilise their skills and take leadership of this digital space.
For more details regarding this position please see attached position description.
Department of Education and Training is committed to diversity. The Department places considerable effort and resources into responding to the needs of staff with a disability. People from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply for this position. If you require assistance, with the recruitment process, have accessibility or adjustment requirements, please communicate with the contact person listed on this job advertisement or contact the People Division via email: vps.hr.services@edumail.vic.gov.au
Information about the Department of Education and Training's operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites: www.education.vic.gov.au and http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx.
Applications close 29 June 2020