Associate Software Delivery Manager
Job no: 613690
Work type: Permanent
Categories: IT, Asia Pacific, Individual Contributor
Imagine using your experience to help people around the world to hear again. We can offer a unique opportunity to join Cochlear, an iconic Australian company, leading the world in implantable hearing solutions. Our mission is to help more people to hear.
Work with new and emerging technologies that solve real-world problems as an Associate Software Delivery Manager! This is a brilliant role where you will be responsible for planning, leading, organising and motivating Agile software project teams. You will have strong analytical and problem-solving abilities to ensure that products are delivered to the highest level of quality and performance.
Your responsibilities will include…
- Manage and deliver on a range of project deliverables across the Customer Software Department.
- Partner with key stakeholders to identify and drive critical project success factors that will have the biggest market impact.
- Escalate project risks or project changes, where risks or issues would impact the ability to deliver against the scope, project schedule, budget or resources.
- Apply knowledge of the product roadmap and the product and services plan to support key decisions regarding current projects.
Product Development Execution
- Construct, facilitate, refine and execute on development plans for R&D Customer Software that meet or exceed business expectations, so that Cochlear both delivers customer satisfaction and remains a technology leader in this space.
- Lead the process of product conceptualisation and work with the teams to ensure that designs and plans are realistic, pragmatic, meet business and user needs and are of the highest quality possible.
- Work closely with the relevant Product Owner and the Senior Technical Software Product Manager on refining and prioritising the backlog and help shape the long-term direction of the product.
Team Leadership and Process Improvement
- Perform the role of scrum master for the team, including running the associated events, with a focus on continuous improvement and driving the team to work better.
- Manage the release process and deliverables so that the Connected Care product roadmap is fully supported.
- Coach and support other project managers and delivery managers to put theory and learning into practice.
- Identify areas for improvement for the Project Management processes in use along with possible solutions.
- Bachelor's degree or combination of relevant education and experience
- Worked as a project team member on various Agile software projects.
- Strong interest to work across various types of software projects (desktop software, mobile apps, and cloud).
- Strong interest in the Agile project management discipline.
- Experience working in a team-oriented, product development environment.
- Experience working on projects in a regulated environment is ideal, but not essential
- Possesses general understanding in the areas of product development and system design is ideal, but not essential
- Understands basic project budget models, cost-to-completion projections and makes decisions accordingly is ideal, but not essential
Developmental value of this role:
This fantastic role will develop key skills required to become a career project manager, including leadership skills. You will build your network across various functions as you work cross-functionally on key projects.
Cochlear’s mission is to help more people to hear. Around the world, more people chose a Cochlear-branded hearing implant system than any other. Our employees tell us that the number one reason they enjoy working for Cochlear is the opportunity to make a difference to people’s lives. Learn and grow with us as we tackle the most complex challenges in helping people to Hear Now. And Always. Cochlear is the global market leader in implantable hearing solutions including cochlear implant systems (CI) and bone anchored hearing aids (Baha™).
If you feel that you have the skills and experience to be successful in this role and take on new challenges to build your career with Cochlear, please start your application by clicking the apply button below.
At Cochlear we value and welcome the unique contributions, perspectives, experiences and backgrounds of our employees and aim to build a culture that celebrates and leverages these differences, creating a sense of belonging and enabling our people to realise their full potential. We offer flexible working arrangements, and we understand flexibility is not the same for everyone. We're open to a conversation about what flexibility means for you.
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