Senior Product Manager at Catapult Sports

Product, Melbourne, Australia melbourne product
Description
Posted 18 days ago

Our mission is to improve the performance of athletes and teams, which we do by engineering the premier technology platform for sport. We've been at the forefront of sports technology and science since 2006 - we don't just work in the sporting industry, we are actively changing its future.  Our solutions are designed to help athletes and coaches “play smart” in a world where 1% can literally mean the difference between winning and losing.

We work with over 3,000 teams around the world, empowering coaches, managers and trainers in premier teams in the NFL, NBA, NHL, MLS, EPL, AFL, NRL, NCAA and more. We provide the information they need to optimise athletes’ health, game-day readiness, and performance, as well as in-game tactics.  Our solutions include wearable technology, video analytics, and athlete monitoring solutions, and we are passionate about helping sports organizations at all levels to better scout, recruit, teach, and win.   

WE WANT PEOPLE WHO ARE PASSIONATE ABOUT PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

Are you an experienced Senior Product Manager looking to be at the cutting edge of athletic performance and the human body? If you are an enthusiastic and highly-motivated individual with a genuine interest in technology, human performance and a passion to deliver cutting-edge products, we have the perfect job for you. 

Based in Melbourne, this Snr. PM will be primarily responsible for empowering sports scientists and performance coaches to conduct deep analysis of Athlete performance through the end-to-end experience of our Openfield product. From capturing data directly from athletes, monitoring live activities through to the deep post-activity analysis where teams dive deep into individual athlete performance, training drills, or go broad across multiple training sessions or game day. You will be responsible for saving users time in finding insights and providing training and rehab recommendations across 40+ sports.

You will be responsible for representing the voice of the customer while collaborating with engineering, design and other PMs to steer development aligned with identified market needs and defined product objectives. You will discover, prioritise and evaluate the finer detail of our product by working closely with your teams to build the next generation of cloud solutions across performance and wearable data, digital video assets, and athlete information to provide insights and analytics to coaches, sports scientists and athletes, assisting them in optimizing athlete performance. 

We believe that our customers deserve the best platform and we are on a mission to maximise and enhance their performance through delivering a high quality experience. Our Product Managers need to match this ethos by taking responsibility for constantly improving productivity and development of self and be able to excel in a fast-paced environment.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Be the voice of the customer for the product, mapping customer journeys and personas, working to analyse market requirements, competitor products by deeply understanding customer problems to uncover unmet needs.
  • Provide vision and direction to your team and other stakeholders.
  • Work collaboratively within cross-functional teams that include UI/UX, development, quality assurance, customer support, sales and marketing experts to discover and deliver impactful solutions that create high levels of customer satisfaction.
  • Workshop, capture and refine product opportunities and solutions with your team using agile techniques and artefacts.
  • Contribute to the refinement of our methodology based on results and customer feedback.
  • Assess value, develop cases, and prioritise efforts to ensure teams focus on those with maximum impact and alignment to product strategy.
  • Plan, prioritise and groom the product backlog, contributing to iteration planning. 
  • Play the role of Subject Matter Expert within the team throughout product development, testing and implementation phases to ensure feature integrity and quality. 
  • Work closely with the Product leaders to create and maintain a product backlog according to customer need, business value and ROI.
  • Lead the product go-to-market plans and set expectations for delivery of new functionalities.
  • Value simplicity and being able to find the fastest path to deliver maximum value to our customers. This includes managing expectations, balancing requests against goals and playing a key role in go-to-market planning.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • 6+ years of product management or adjacent experience
  • Be guided by data, show an understanding of measuring impact
  • Ability to think holistically about all aspects of getting a product to market successfully, beyond feature readiness alone
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Outstanding organisational, leadership and time management skills.
  • Creative thinker with a vision.
  • Ability to work autonomously and self-motivated.
  • Results-oriented mindset with a bias for action.

WHY CATAPULT? 

  • We have amazing people. We can promise you will work with some of the most ambitious and intelligent people in an exciting industry, and you will do some of the best work of your life.
  • We encourage our people to have constructive, open and honest communication in order to make Catapult extraordinary; innovate and create smart solutions; establish a collaborative, yet challenging, environment to develop our performance and the performance of our customers.
  • Our workforce spans more than 20 countries, you'll have the opportunity to work across multiple nationalities and cultures, and build your global awareness and capability 
  • We value improvement and development. We are challenging ourselves to continuously grow and become a high-performance company. That means we maintain a growth mindset in everything we do, and our people are always looking for ways to do things better.  There is unlimited opportunity to grow, do more, and do better.

Whether you’re interested in sports or not, you’ll have the satisfaction of knowing your work is supporting some of the most successful teams and athletes on the planet! 

Research shows that while men apply for jobs when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria, women and other marginalised groups tend to only apply when they check every box. So if you think you have what it takes, but don't meet every single point in our job ad, please still get in touch! We would love to have a chat and see if you could be a great addition to our team. We are building the future of sports performance, our priority is to find the brightest talent that can add to our team culture, those who actively contribute and who are excited about what they do.