Your new opportunityRandstad Technologies is partnering exclusively with Griffith University who are currently undertaking a market leading transformation of their digital solutions division. Randstad Technologies has been appointed to deliver the recruitment and placement of key ICT positions to lead this transformation. Providing higher education services for over 40 years, Griffith University spans six campuses in South East Queensland and has become a comprehensive, research-intensive University, ranking in the top 2% of Universities worldwide.With over 4,000 employees over their campuses, you will contribute to the development of knowledge and learning in an environment which values excellence, equity, diversity and ongoing improvement and innovation. About the opportunityAn exciting and rare opportunity is now available for a dynamic and experienced Product Manager - Data Platforms, to lead the transformation of the University’s data platforms. Reporting directly to the Director of Research, Specialised Apps and Data Foundations (Digital Solutions), you will play an integral part of the domain leadership team and champion the use of best practices in data. At first, you will own the existing backend data platforms, transitioning them to contemporary cloud platforms. You will assist and champion broader uptake of Analytics capabilities across the University.Digital Solutions is a value-driven strategic IT partner for the University, focused on delivering leading digital experiences for their students, colleagues and community. They work within a contemporary operating model and are modernising their technologies and ways of working to create value and build a digital future for Griffith University. About youAs a Product Manager - Data Platforms, you will have end-to-end accountability for the University’s data platforms supporting its analytics requirements. You will be data-driven, promoting best practices across technology and business processes, and bring strong stakeholder engagement to build high-performance teams and partnerships. You will build onto your existing team to ensure that you have the capabilities to serve the University today and into the future.You will bring contemporary data platform leadership and cloud transformation experience to ensure the University’s data platforms operate more efficiently, provide better insights, and mature with the exponential growth of data. This is a full time position based at the Nathan campus with work from home flexibility. Key responsibilities will include:Work with the core leadership team to create and drive strategic data initiatives to align with stakeholder expectations and the University’s strategic roadmap. Provide technical leadership to drive high quality data engineering principles to a team of data engineers.Utilise strong managerial skills to mentor and guide the data platforms team with career development opportunities, driving contemporary agile ways of working.Bring strong stakeholder management skills and collaborate closely with vendors to plan & action data warehousing and data platform deliverables & strategic direction. Promote and champion best practices in data to provide value across different business units within Griffith.The ideal candidate will have proven success in one or more of the following areas:You will be technology agnostic with experience driving proof-of-concept, deployment, maintenance and enhancement of cloud technology. You will have an adaptive, innovative approach to leadership and the delivery of end-to-end data platform solutions; specifically when faced with changing business requirements.You will have strong prioritisation and negotiation skills.You will utilise excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and strong relationship building skills to drive enterprise transformation, specifically in relation to data platforms.You will ideally have exposure to modern/contemporary ways of working.To succeed you will be:AgileCollaborativeInnovativeTransformationalStrategicDriven Applicants must have unrestricted work rights in Australia.Successful candidates may be subject to a criminal history check.Further informationThis is an urgent requirement and we are seeking to advance interested, suitable applicants immediately. For further information about this role, please contact Matthew Andrews on firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible. At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.