Senior Product Development Manager - Super and Retirement

Full-Time - Sydney - CBD

Date posted
19 September 2020
Applications close
7 January 2020
  • Senior role within Super & Retirement
  • Shape our products
  • Lots of development opportunities

Are you looking use you Product experience to influence best practice business outcomes within a leading profit for members fund? Apply now for a confidential discussion about how we can assist you to achieve your career goals at Rest.

About Us
As one of Australia’s largest profit-to member superannuation funds, our mission is to help our members achieve their personal best retirement outcomes. We work with 176 thousand employers and have over two million members playing a role in the futures of around one in six working Australians.

Our team at Rest enjoy a positive culture built around our core values “The Rest Effect”. We seek excellence in everything we do, are dynamic and innovative in the way we work, are always accountable, we are champions of our members and we succeed together.

We value and support our team members by offering a great range of benefits, including but not limited to; flexible work environment, an open plan and modern office, free fruit, health and wellbeing programs and tailored development plans to support you to achieve your personal best career outcome with us.

About the Job 
Due to a recent promotion we are looking for an experienced Senior Manger to look after Product Development within our Super & Retirement team. Your role will deliver best practice product development expertise; delivering product enhancements and changes to Rest’s superannuation and retirements products.
This is an ideal role to progress your career within a leading profit for members fund that is full of opportunities. You will be given the opportunity to influence change, working at a senior level within a nimble organisation where the work you do can be seen to influence business outcomes.
Key responsibilities include:

  • Leading the delivery product development initiatives (enhancements, new products/investments, rationalisation) for both superannuation and retirement products (including insurance offers within them)
  • Ensuring the management, delivery and prioritisation of all super, insurance and retirement related projects to ensure project deliverables are achieved in a timely, efficient & cos
    “t effective manner
  • Leading the initiatives while influencing and driving all deliverables (design, investments, pricing, regulatory change, member, experience, communications materials etc)
  • Work collaboratively with the product owners (super, retirement and insurance), strategy teams, marketing distribution, investment, legal, risk, PMO and other stakeholders to design solution options as required and document changes to product specifications in collaboration with all stakeholders
  • Understand product innovations and changes occurring within the industry and collaborate with senior stakeholders to develop a portfolio view of change for the product team and other teams within the business
  • Delivery within the product development process and governance framework on time and to budget to optimise the member experience.
  • Develop, monitor and maintain effective product development processes and procedures as they relate to the super and retirement team, business partners and service providers
About You:
  • RG146 in Superannuation desirable
Required experience, understanding or credentials including:
  • Extensive experience in superannuation/retirement/life insurance, preferably in a product development or product related capacity
  • Well-developed understanding of super, insurance and retirement product development delivery
  • Proven experience in delivery of complex policy changes in prescribed timeframes
  • Understanding of superannuation practices and legislation
  • Proactive relationship management skills and demonstrated ability to influence senior stakeholders including boards    
  • Proven business cases preparation skills  
  • Demonstrated ability to work in an environment requiring attention to detail and high levels of accuracy

At Rest we believe that everyone has the power to make a difference and we offer an inclusive and diverse environment that values the qualities and backgrounds that our people bring to the team. We encourage open and diverse thinking, collaboration, innovation and high performance.

If this sounds like you, apply now by submitting your resume and an optional covering letter summarising your experience and outlining why you are interested in the role or email

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Please note only people with the right to work in Australia will be considered. 

To apply, click on the “Apply Now” button, fill in the form, attach your CV and cover letter addressing the points above. We look forward to hearing from you.