Senior Product Owner

Date: 23-Jun-2022

Location: NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

  • 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


In this role you will own the overall digital product delivery roadmap alongside the Product Owners and Stakeholder. You will assist in the creation of the digital product roadmaps and work with the wider teams to ensure we successfully deliver against it.  This is leadership role where you will ensure that the Product Owners have the right tools, knowledge, and resources available to be successful. You will establish, grow and maintain a governance process and the product methodology that the Product Team will align to. 


Reporting to the Head of Digital products you will provide insights and tools to assess the performance of our products against key metrics and provide recommendations to invest, sustain, or retire products. Working closely with our customers and Product Owners to support the creation of innovative thinking for the products in the portfolios by translating strategy into an actionable product roadmap.



He kōrero mōu: About you


You will have great leadership experience be an excellent communicator and have high level of problem solving and decision-making skills, using professional judgement.  You will also have:

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in a professional services or information technology environment
  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience in Product Ownership or Product Management
  • Proven successful Product Ownership and/or Product Management
  • Management of successful teams
  • Experience of managing client and / or stakeholder relationships
  • Experience working in an environment comprising multiple projects and stakeholders




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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.