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The role

We are searching for a customer centric product manager to join us on a full time permanent basis. In this role, you will be accountable for executing the vision for Janison’s assessment product. This includes the definition, design and driving the development of features to enhance Janison products.

This role will play a critical part in building Janison Insights to deliver assessments and student insights to schools and education bodies. Naturally, this role will be process driven in the assessment analysis and reporting domain.

The successful candidate will demonstrate creativity, innovative ideas to drive product development, and a deep understanding for the students’ needs.

As a fully flex company, with a globally distributed workforce, work from anywhere you like in Australia or New Zealand!

Other duties include:

  • execute on the product vision and strategy, targeting the objectives and goals of the Janison Products, focusing on marking and reporting of assessments
  • hold the Product Manager/Owner role in a SCRUM team, working closely with the tech lead, scrum master, developers, and testers to deliver each sprint
  • be accountable for research and presentation of the requirements for Janison’s products
  • be accountable for the creation and socialisation of the relevant parts of the product roadmap with all stakeholders across the business
  • remain in touch with the marketplace and be responsible for competitor analysis
  • conduct customer and market research to identify potential opportunities and features
  • consolidate and manage customer feedback and transform into product ideas to be prioritised
  • gather and validate new ideas for the product
  • accountable for creating epics, wireframes, and user stories to be consumed by a development team
  • document new features and create release notes
  • working closely with the UX team, to design the UI of the Janison products
  • create wireframes and work with UX/UI designers to create beautiful experiences
  • generate ideas for new products and features, validate the ideas and contribute to a product roadmap
  • interpret analytics to monitor product performance and user behaviours
  • Play a leading role in the agile ceremonies (stand-ups, planning, refinement, and review) with a product scrum team.
  • Attend regular cross-product ceremonies around product roadmap, strategy and learning.
  • Support presales activities to identify product market fit, highlight product unique selling points and assess whether development is required.
  • Engage stakeholders from all areas of the business to market, sell, deliver and support the product

About you

We are looking for someone with a passion for education, an eye for beautiful user experiences and a track record in defining quality products.

We would love to hear from you if you have:

  • Demonstrable experience as a product owner, product manager or business analyst developing, managing, and launching products
  • Experience with Agile scrum methodology including epics, user stories, backlog management, sprint board management and sprint reporting
  • EdTech and SaaS experience (desirable)
  • Strong business analysis experience, running client workshops to gather requirements and translate them into functional requirements for both the development teams and clients
  • Excellent presentation skills for software demonstrations
  • the ability to learn quickly and adapt to evolving environments, demands and projects

If you are a self-starter with a ‘get things done’ attitude, then we would love to hear from you. Please apply by submitting your CV and should your application be shortlisted; a member of our P&C team will be in touch for a confidential chat.


About Janison

Janison is a global force for good – we exist to improve education and unlock the potential in every learner. Founded 20 years ago, we are an award-winning Australian owned, publicly listed edtech pioneer thriving on the global stage and delivering more than 10 million assessments annually in over 120 countries.

Janison’s culture is built on our commitment to our relationships with our clients, partners and each other. We empower each other, work together to ‘find a way’ and act with respect to our people, community and planet.

Benefits & Culture

People are everything to us at Janison. Our culture is collaborative, inclusive and fun, and our team have a passion for excellence and innovation.

You can expect a fantastic team environment, flexible working arrangements, and investment in your personal and professional development.

We are also proud of our highly competitive Employee Share Ownership Plan, extra leave and bonus program, which enables you to share in our company’s accelerating success.

For a glimpse into Janison’s culture initiatives, and to see our regular employee updates, follow #onejanison on LinkedIn.