Product Owner - ICT Digital

Date: 23-Jun-2022

Location: NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council


  • Multiple roles
  • Great company culture where staff are valued and supported
  • Exciting opportunity to be part of an amazing tight-knit team
  • Working with iconic Auckland organisations
  • Hybrid working model
  • Full time permanent opportunity based in Auckland CBD



Tātaki Auckland Unlimited combines the power of Auckland’s cultural richness with our successful destination management and economic development programmes.  We are New Zealand’s largest producer of cultural, entertainment, sporting and wildlife experiences, and the largest regional economic development agency in the country. Our work touches all Aucklanders and visitors to our region, creating a legacy for future generations.  To know more about what we do and what’s on in Auckland visit our website:




He angitūtanga: The opportunity


Our Digital team is growing, and we are looking for two exceptional product owners to join the Digital team.  Our Product Owners are the “voice of our customers” and champions the user experience across the products under their portfolio. This role is responsible for the creation of the product vision, formulating the digital strategies, designing and maintaining the product delivery roadmap, and working with the wider teams to deliver against it.  This includes:


  • Work closely with our customers to support their development of their business vision by providing a product strategy with a 1-2 year horizon by evaluating customer insights, competitor, technology, and market trends.
  • Undertake discovery on Initiatives on the roadmap and challenge customer thinking on Initiatives that hold minimal value.
  • Assess the performance of our products against key metrics and provide recommendations to invest, sustain, or retire. Apply creative reasoning to explore alternative options and formulate solutions




He kōrero mōu: About you


You will have excellent communication and time management skills, including a high level of problem solving and decision-making skills, using professional judgement.  You will also bring:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a professional services or information technology environment
  • Experience of managing client and / or stakeholder relationships
  • Experience working in an environment comprising multiple projects and stakeholders
  • Minimum 5 years proven experience developing and delivering enterprise Solution from multiple data sources.
  • Minimum 5 years proven experience managing data and the associated security and privacy requirements.


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Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer


So, what’s in it for you? Here at Tātaki Auckland Unlimited we pride ourselves on providing work life balance and inclusive work environment.  In addition to awesome colleagues and work culture we also offer the following benefits:


  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working – work from home options
  • Auckland council benefits (e.g., discounted rates to Auckland council pools & Leisure centers etc)
  • Special ticket price rates for selected shows
  • Strong mentoring & career development focus


You also get to contribute to Auckland’s growth, enriching cultural and economic life in Tāmaki Makaurau by creating and sharing experiences and opportunities.  If you have a genuine desire to be part of the journey in creating a wonderful experience and positive outcome for Auckland, then please apply now by submitted your CV and cover letter expressing your interest!  All applications must be made online. If you require assistance or support through the application process, please contact us at


Applications close 7 July 2022




Tātaki Auckland Unlimited is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.


Employees in receipt of salary protection and/or on the predecessor Tātaki Auckland Unlimited terms and conditions of employment, please note that the salary protection and/or predecessor Tātaki Auckland Unlimited terms and conditions, including relocation, apply to your current position. Should you change to a new position (other than any secondment) you will be issued with a new employment letter of offer with current Auckland Unlimited terms and conditions.


Tātaki Auckland Unlimited strongly encourages our employees to be fully vaccinated.