1+ months

AUS-Product Owner I - 171913

Mulgrave, Victoria
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Position Purpose:

The Product Owner performs a lead role in the delivery of the product strategy for ADP software solutions, and work with key stakeholders in Sales, Marketing and Implementation, to prioritise features and the product backlog. They will then work with R&D Architecture and Development team to ensure that the solutions meet business requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Influence the product strategy and roadmap by defining product requirements. 
  • Ensure change to products follow a consistent design and user experience for all ADP ANZ products 
  • Carrying out analysis related to product demand from key business stakeholders to determine whether change is required or suitable solutions already exist. 
  • Collaborate with Product Strategy Manager and R&D teams to design solutions in an effective and efficient manner for ADP with specific consideration to commercial viability of change, time to market and impact on other products and business objectives. 
  • Identify business risks and propose alternatives and solutions. 
  • Own and drive an Agile environment and participate in the daily stand-up, estimation, and process improvement meetings 
  • Orchestrates acceptance of features developed using Agile 
  • Presents showcases to business 
  • Ensure all documents are written using clear and concise language. 
  • Ensure documentation supports and clearly represents identified needs, opportunities and processes as agreed with the customer. 
  • Preparation of Product Release Notes and assist in development of relevant Training materials, as required, to support customers and internal staff development. 
  • Liaise with Production Support Specialist in relation to Production problems and associated Configuration Management changes. 
  • Assist Technical Project Managers to sets objectives for sprints and drive the iteration by accepting completed stories and the completed sprint.
  • Review/demonstrate developed functionality with internal stakeholders and customers. 
  • Ability to write User Stories and Acceptance Criteria.
  • Reviewing Test Plans and results, as well as collecting feedback from early users and testers.

ADP Leadership Expectations: 

Business Leadership 

  • Strategy and Planning: Answers the question "Where are we going?" 
  • Results Accountability: Focuses on ensuring we attain objectives 
  • Financial Management: Applies understanding of ADP financial levers to achieve business results 

People Leadership 

  • Impactful Communication: Flexes Communication methods to engage with people 
  • Building Talent: Deliberately builds capability for short and long term 
  • Relationship Building: Develops internal and external relationships required for success 

Market Leadership 

  • Client Focus: Explicitly factors client perspective into decision making 
  • Outside -- In Perspective: Understands and acts upon trends in the external market 
  • Bias for Growth: Takes bold action to strengthen business results


  • 3+ years of experience as a Product Manager / Owner
  • 5-8 years of Payroll and HCM product related experience 
  • Experience with Software As A Service 
  • Practical experience in product management and Agile or Lean project management methodologies 
  • The ability to articulate complex market problems, interpret and understand data at a high level 
  • Skilled at leading meetings, making presentations, and negotiation
  • Sufficient technical competence to discuss and drive solutions with architecture and development teams 
  • Demonstrating a commercial mindset; with proven results in delivering good quality outcomes on time and budget.

Qualifications /Certifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or Computer Science.
  • Trained and/or Certified in Agile Techniques, specifically SCRUM.


  • Ability to design and articulate a product solution as well as a custom solution, linked to business objectives such as increasing the revenue and customer satisfaction. 
  • Superior attention to detail and customer service orientation 
  • Stakeholder Management 
  • Strategic Focus
  • Thorough understanding of standard software development life cycle for enterprise software applications. 
  • Superior Communication (Written and Verbal) and Presentation
  • Results Accountability 
  • Risk Management 
  • Project Management.

We're designing a better way to work, so you can achieve what you're working for. Consistently named one of the 'Most Admired Companies' by FORTUNE Magazine, and recognized by DiversityInc as one of the 'Top 50 Companies for Diversity,' ADP works with more than 740,000 organizations across the globe to help their people work smarter, embrace new challenges, and unleash their talent. "Always Designing for People" means we're creating platforms that will transform how great work gets done, so together we can unlock a world of opportunity.

At ADP, we believe that diversity fuels innovation. ADP is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, genetic information, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, lawful alien status, national origin, age, marital status, or protected veteran status. We support an inclusive workplace where associates excel based on personal merit, qualifications, experience, ability, and job performance.


Posted: 2019-04-15 Expires: 2019-07-05

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