Product Owner
New Zealand Army
Petone, Wellington , NZ
5d ago

What you will do

The Logistics Tower works collaboratively with the domain owner, Defence Logistics Command (DLC) and NZDF Single Services (Army, Navy and Air Force), to design, deliver and manage products that enable the NZDF’s logistics function.

The Tower is responsible for sustaining current state technology and delivering and evolving the NZDF’s future state enterprise logistics capability.

As a Product Owner, you will work closely with the Product Manager Logistics, Architect and other Product Owners to manage planning, delivery and changes being completed by Product teams within the Logistics Tower.

You will be responsible to ensure your teams support the priorities agreed with the business that will deliver the NZDF's vision and strategy.

The Product owner will ensure the team focus on delivery of agreed output and will derive a continued pursuit of excellence within your team, within the wider service portfolio directorate and across the CIS Branch Product Owner cohort.

They will define the technology roadmaps for the products within the Logistics Tower, prioritise and de-conflict operational and technical requirements in collaboration with the Product Manager and the business, and manage the overall delivery processes.

What we need

To be successful in this role, we are seeking someone who has knowledge of or exposure to a combination of the following :

  • Clear understanding of current priorities for the Logistic Tower, and ensure the overall roadmap and activities completed within each Sprint and Programme Increment will achieve the agreed outcomes;
  • Ensures a culture of ongoing relentless improvement is reflected in the team roadmaps;
  • Understanding how technology will support overall delivery of the agreed objectives;
  • Understands future priorities in the strategic roadmap (owned by the Product Manager) to maximise efficiencies in work and continually allow delivery outcomes to be maximised;
  • Understanding detailed integration of new functionality into existing complex environments and landscapes;
  • Have had exposure to Application Decommissioning and Consolidation, including planning for the approach to system, data and user migrations across platforms and technologies;
  • A broad based cloud and on premise software environment experience, including experience with SAP Logistics modules or other large ERP systems;
  • Collaborative interpersonal style, including clear experience in managing customer expectations; and
  • Ability to work within a matrix team model, especially regarding the ability to flow to work through expanding and reducing team numbers dependent of prioritised workloads.
  • 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;
  • 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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