Product Manager - Mining - East Coast at Willow

Product, Full-Time, Brisbane brisbane remote product full-time
Posted 22 days ago

Founded in 2017, Willow is a global technology start-up. The WillowTwin™ is a disruptive IoT/Data SaaS that unlocks the true potential of smart buildings and infrastructure. We are writing a new chapter in human history, with unprecedented resource optimisation and management empowered by data. 
For the second year in a row (2020 & 2021), Willow has been ranked in Linked In's Australian "Top 25 Start-ups". You will be joining a team of performance-driven individuals, backed by the most advanced technology the built world has ever seen. We are chartering a new course, Digital First, the Willow Way. Our 'Willow World' is fast-paced, nurturing and collaborative.

Summary of Role:
Willow is taking the Digital Twin into mining! We have set the benchmark globally in real estate and heavy haulage rail and are now charting a course into mining. Our mining product focusses on the full value chain from the pit / underground through to recovery in the processing plant and takes a theory-of-constraints approach towards identifying opportunities for eliminating waste in the production systems. The WillowTwin for Mining delivers near real time visualisation, prioritisation and actioning of these opportunities, and rapid root cause analysis for accelerated continuous improvement. 

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for leading the product team (consisting of SME, Design, and Engineering) in the creation and delivery of the WillowTwin for Mining. You will champion the product vision, own the product strategy, and contribute to the evolution of both. 
  • Responsibilities: 
  • Contribute to the product vision and strategy in support of the Mining sector’s objectives 
  • Implement systems and processes for governance of the Product function in the Mining sector 
  • Maintain a roadmap with rolling 30+ day feature backlog, plus discovery initiatives 90 days ahead of delivery 
  • Partner with the Mining Team’s Principal Designer to ensure that research and design initiatives are focused on customer value creation – the Product Manager is responsible for framing of the problems, opportunities, and initiatives 
  • Partner with the Mining Team’s Engineering Manager to ensure timely and quality delivery 
  • Liaise with platform teams and other technical disciplines (e.g. Data Science / Engineering) to plan and coordinate capabilities for the Mining product 
  • Partner with the Mining Team’s subject matter experts (SME) to ensure relevant mining context is incorporated in all aspects of product creation –vision, strategy, discovery, delivery 
  • Ensure that the entire product team participates and contributes to discovery, feature definition, and feature readiness for development 
  • Support the sales team in pre-sales activities by performing product demonstrations, contributing to bids / proposals, and establishing relationships with potential mining customers 
  • Support the customer success team with regular roadmap and delivery updates, showcases, and release coordination 
  • Contribute to the implementation of frameworks for managing product related insights and requests from all stakeholders – customers, product & engineering, SME, and sector and business leaders 
  • Coordinate regular team retrospectives, and foster a culture of continuous learning and evolution 
  • Champion the product vision and inspire the Mining Team 
  • Skills & Experience Required:

  • Demonstrated SaaS product development or product delivery experience 
  • Demonstrated Agile and Scrum work practices 
  • A passion for value driven discovery, eager to contribute innovation  
  • Proficient in forming and managing key stakeholder relationships 
  • Insatiable desire to learn, understand, and grow 
  • If you are eager to work in a fast-paced, high growth tech start-up based on collaboration and open communication, then Willow could be the place for you. We at Willow never give up, we work smart, we care about our fellow human beings, and we always put our best foot forward.

    Willow is proudly diverse. We work to create an equitable and inclusive experience for candidates and employees, where people from different backgrounds have an opportunity to succeed. Join us in our mission to digitise the built world!

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