About the Role For this exciting role, the successful incumbent will have exceptional communication skills to articulate complex ideas to both clients and internal stakeholders. Furthermore, a background in project management, the ability to think critically and a strong business acumen will be highly regarded for the position.
The Academic Product Governance Manager role is part of the Education & Quality Services unit. This role is responsible for the implementation, management and monitoring of the Academic Product Governance framework and lifecycle activities. This role will be required to effectively support the delivery and execution of product roadmaps that support the Education Strategy and provide strategic advice to Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education and Quality), the Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Chief Academic Officer (SDVC) on product initiatives.
For more information about this role, please see the Position Description.
About You To be suitable for this role you will need to have experience in the below key accountabilities:
• Strong operational skills with demonstrated ability to develop high-quality artefacts (e.g. templates, user guides, process maps). • Strong business acumen with proven ability to analyse quantitative data to make sound operational recommendations. • Minimum three years' experience in planning and/or university business operations at a manager level. • Proven ability to manage and track activities and decisions to feed into a robust governance framework. • Strong project management and organisation skills. • Good problem solving skills and the initiative to present findings for consideration.
Qualifications • Postgraduate qualifications or progress towards postgraduate qualifications and extensive relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
About Swinburne University of Technology Swinburne Horizon 2025 draws upon our understanding of future challenges. With this new strategic plan, we choose to build Swinburne as the prototype of a new and different university – one that is truly of Technology, of Innovation and of Entrepreneurship, and proud of it. We are committed to a differentiated university proposition in education and research, so that:
• Every Swinburne learner gets a work experience • Every Swinburne graduate gets a job • Every Swinburne partner gets a tech solution • Swinburne is the prototype of global best practice
The achievement of our 2025 moon shots depends on our capacity to work collectively, always, as One Swinburne.
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Applications Close: Tuesday the 5th of December at 11PM
Swinburne offers flexible working options, leave and parenting/carer policies to support work life balance.
Equity and Diversity Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation and we are proud of our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion through key initiatives. For further information on all our initiatives visit our Equity & Diversity website.
We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
We are committed to making the recruitment process fair and equitable for all our candidates. If you have specific accessibility or support requirements please contact [email protected]
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
For any support please contact [email protected] or for more information on our Indigenous strategies please follow the link to our RAP Reconciliation Action Plan
Victoria's Commitment to Action: Improving international student employment outcomes As a signatory to Victoria's Commitment to Action, Swinburne seeks to remove barriers to international graduate employment. We welcome and encourage applications from international graduates.
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