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With a content portfolio like no other media organisation in the country, SBS occupies multiple channels and platforms, and provides a unique opportunity for employees to help make Australia a better place to live.

Product Owner

About us 

SBS is one of the most unique and innovative media organisations in the world today. It's a content platform that exists for all Australians to inspire, support and celebrate the diversity of our multicultural society. 

Opportunities like this don’t come up every day! Come and be part of the SBS On Demand team as we strive to deliver SBS’s distinctive and surprising content to more Australians through an awesome digital product. We passionately believe in our remit to showcase different perspectives with a shared humanity in a bid to make our society more cohesive.  

About the role 

We have a 12 month maternity cover opportunity for an experienced Product Owner to join the SBS On Demand team, working closely with 3rd party vendors to deliver world class experiences. You will be an experienced Agile product expert who can seamlessly slip into a highly motivated product team, an excellent people person and a passionate advocate for SBS On Demand. This role will focus on delivering the product vision for SBS On Demand on connected TV devices, the fastest growing consumption platform for SBS On Demand! 

Responsibilities will include: 

  • Supporting the product vision for SBS On Demand and helping define & deliver product and service requirements on Connected TVs and Set Top Boxes 
  • Writing user stories, managing the product backlog, collaborating with other Product Owners and prioritizing work  
  • Managing 3rd party vendor relationships, holding them to account and negotiating agreements to achieve the best outcome for SBS 
  • Establishing excellent relationships with partners and manufacturers and working closely with the SBS On Demand marketing team to leverage promotion of SBS On Demand content across partner channels 
  • Working collaboratively with user experience and visual designers to define and create engaging customer experiences, ensuring customer needs are being addressed and are aligned to the overall strategy 
  • Evaluating effectiveness of tools, processes and methodologies, and making recommendations for continuous improvement  
  • Generating innovative ideas for the future product development of SBS On Demand  
  • Building strong working relationships at all levels with internal teams and stakeholders  
  • Managing the SBS On Demand Customer Service team and responding to customer contacts when required
  • Being an advocate for the values and culture of SBS  

About you 

Our ideal person will be a Product Owner or Account Manager who is looking to create a legacy in the exciting world of video-on-demand. They will possess hunger, excitement, curiosity about customers and a strong desire to deliver product value in line with SBS’s charter.  

You'll be ready for your next big challenge and come equipped with: 

  • Experience working in Product Management in a media organisation 
  • Experience in working with cross-functional teams, leading multiple streams of work with multiple teams and roadmaps 
  • Expertise in Agile methodologies, working practices and mindsets 
  • Experience working on similar video streaming products a distinct advantage 
  • Familiarity with Connected TV products and the complexities associated with this platform 
  • Experience maintaining and promoting the product roadmap to internal stakeholders 
  • Excellent communication & presentation skills. 
  • Strong collaboration skills, and the ability to lead strong interpersonal relationships with genuine intent  

Now you know about us, we’d love to hear about you. If you’ve got the skills and experiences we’re looking for and want to work for an organisation with an awesome purpose apply now. 

The successful candidate will be offered a competitive salary. 

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