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Group Product Manager



Macquarie Park NSW 2113, Australia · Davao City, Davao del Sur, Philippines · Australia
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024
About Us

Splend offers customers the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of car ownership through flexible car subscription services. Our innovative offerings cater to rideshare and delivery drivers partnering with platforms like Uber, AmazonFlex, and others. In essence, we enable individuals to assume control of their career, however, our commitment extends beyond just providing access to vehicles. Our all-inclusive solution streamlines administrative tasks for drivers and utilises data analytics to enhance safety, thereby allowing them to focus on what truly matters in life.

Our Positive Impact

We aren’t just about car ownership; We are also fast-tracking the transition to green mobility, reducing the carbon footprint of Rideshare drivers by transitioning to electric and hybrid vehicles.

This makes Splend an industry leader for this vitally important environmental change. In Australia, we are the largest single operator of Electric Vehicles across the entire market and we’re only just getting started.

About The Role

We’re looking for a Group Product Manager to lead and manage technology delivery across the group. As a member of the technology management team, you will participate in every stage of the product life cycle – whether that be problem scoping, solution design, software and system delivery, or product optimisation. You’ll be accountable for quarterly, and annual objectives, report on team progress towards key results, and work closely with stakeholders from all functions to define and drive forward the technology product roadmap.

This role will report into our Sydney based, Group Head of Technology however will collaborate with team members across our two operational countries, Australia and the UK.

What You’ll Bring

  • Management or mid to senior experience (5 years minimum) in a senior digital product, project management, or technology role.
  • You’ll have managed and developed teams of product managers or business analysts, ideally across different time zones and locations.
  • Experience creating and writing high-quality programme and governance materials (e.g. strategy papers, project updates, systems design documents)
  • You’ll be highly technology literate: you won’t need to read and write code, but you’ll have strong working knowledge of key technology concepts such as APIs, AWS and cloud-based infrastructure, ETL processes, BI tools, database and data model structures, front-end and back-end software layers, UX/UI design.
  • Ideally, you’ll have worked in a company with a heavy reliance both on internally deployed software (i.e. in-house, custom code) and third-party cloud applications for CRM, financial, subscription, and fleet management capabilities.

You’ll Also Need

  • Customer focus: a passion for consistently providing our customers with great experiences, showing empathy and placing the customer at the center of everything we do.
  • Problem solving skills: an aptitude for problem solving, critical thinking and a passion for continuous improvement.
  • Relationship building skills: strong relationship building skills with an ability to influence and communicate effectively with stakeholders at levels within and outside of the organisation.
  • Data literacy: a strong aptitude for using data to make decisions and record success against objectives and key results.
  • Resourcefulness: as a fast-paced, growing business, we need creative thinkers who can strike the right balance between short-term fixes and long-term strategic goals. You’ll need to develop a strong enough understanding of our overall technology stack to contribute to decisions around solution architecture and design trade-offs.
  • Initiative: ability to spot opportunities and synergies between different projects and requirements.
  • Exceptional communication and administrative skills: responsibilities for programme reporting, governance, leading project updates, and creating high-quality presentational materials are a central part of the role.
  • Adaptability: you’ll work with stakeholders in every function and need to be comfortable with regular context-switching.

Our Benefits And Culture

  • Performance-based bonus
  • Birthday day off on us
  • Opportunity to participate in the employee share program (equity)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Novated lease program
  • Dedicated learning & development platform
  • Team events
  • Fully stocked kitchen!

At Splend, we believe that diversity and inclusion are essential to our success. We are committed to creating a workplace where everyone is respected, valued, and supported. We embrace and celebrate differences in race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, religion, and ability, and we actively seek out diverse perspectives and experiences to drive our growth.

We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and experiences to join our team and help us build a more inclusive future. If you share our commitment to diversity and inclusion, we invite you to apply!