Product Owner SATCOM
New Zealand Army
Wellington, Petone
6d ago

The team

The Satellite Communications (SATCOM) team monitors, manages and continually improves satellite communication.

This position is fixed term for 12 months.

The role

As a Product Owner, you will act as the voice of the customer. You will demonstrate strong stakeholder engagement as well as a strong understanding of your domain - seeking and providing direction and leadership to the product team.

You will also work with your fellow product owners and product managers across domains to ensure product development is aligned to NZDF strategy and vision to ensure that mutually beneficial goals are achieved.

Technical skills

Ideally the candidate would have knowledge of or exposure to a combination of the following :

  • Satcom Engineering;
  • Management of service providers (essential);
  • Risk management experience;
  • Delivering products and or services (essential);
  • Workload prioritisation (essential);
  • Roadmap development;
  • Stakeholder management.
  • Additional skills :

    Experience in, or knowledge of :

  • Presentation skills;
  • Identifying opportunities for business process improvement;
  • Capacity management;
  • IT change management;
  • Commercial management.
  • Who we are

    CIS Branch provides the core information and communication services that underpin New Zealand Defence operations. We are entrusted to deliver and support the Defence technology that helps keep New Zealanders safe.

    Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa / New Zealand.

    As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice.

    Why Us

    NZDF is an inclusive organisation that is open to flexible working arrangements and welcomes applications from people regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, age, beliefs / opinions, or family circumstances.

    In return for your expertise, dedication and hard work, NZDF is offering remuneration reflective of your experience, along with :

  • Fully funded life cover up to $300,000;
  • Access to holiday accommodation across NZ;
  • Discounts Handbook for selected retail, entertainment and service providers;
  • 5 weeks annual leave per year;
  • Flexible working environment and positive culture;
  • Opportunities for career development;
  • Variety, challenge and a chance to influence.
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