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Head of Product - 12 month contract

90-94 Nicholson St, Abbotsford VIC 3067, Australia Req #228
Monday, May 13, 2024

Who Are We?  

As a finalist in the 2023 AFR Best Places to Work, Funlab provides a fun and positive work environment with the goal of making sure every human has a safe place to be themselves. Investing in our people is one of our Core Values and we aim to develop our people during their journey with us, whilst allowing them to create memorable experiences for our guests. 

With over 50 venues across 8 brands in Australia, Aotearoa (New Zealand) and North America, our growing team is on the lookout for a passionate, professional and fun Head of Product for our Support Office in Abbotsford, Melbourne

This role is a 12 month maternity leave cover contract. 

Why Work With Us? 

  • You get to join the innovative and people focused Funlab team as we launch our fast paced, high growth strategy!; 
  • You'll have the opportunity to grow your career with a leader in the entertainment industry; 
  • You'll have access to a personalised development program and opportunities to work alongside and learn from industry experts; 
  • You'll get to immerse yourself in a people-first culture - focused on upskilling and developing our Motherfunners (team members!) to future success; 
  • An excellent remuneration package will be offered to the lucky candidate - not to mention all our Support Office perks: dogs, breakfast, coffee, monthly lunches, monthly massages and more; 
  • 3 days additional leave; 
  • Focus on wellbeing and mental health support; EAP, Mental Health First Aid training, DEI committee 
  • Free activities for yourself at ANY and ALL of our Funlab brands; 
  • But mainly...just because we're AWESOME!! 

What You'll Do 

  • Provide strategic direction and leadership to the product management team, aligning product strategies with business objectives 
  • Oversee the product development lifecycle, from ideation to delivery, ensuring products meet business and consumer needs 
  • Mentor and lead a team of six product owners and a business analyst, with an intentional effort to encourage and foster Funlab culture within the team; innovation; collaboration; and continuous improvement 
  • Collaborate closely across teams, departments and stakeholders to drive product success and alignment 
  • Communicate product vision, strategy and roadmaps to relevant stakeholders, including but not limited to the executive team, senior leadership, operations and external partners 
  • Identify, manage and mitigate risks associated with product development and launch, with a focus on balancing minimising potential impacts and successful outcomes 
  • Lead and assist with Agile Project Management ceremonies including but not limited to stand ups, sprint planning, retros etc. 
  • Be responsible for the completion of projects on time and on budget 

What You've Got* 

  • 4+ years in product management, with a proven track record of successfully leading product teams and delivering innovative products to market 
  • Bachelors degree in project management, business, marketing or related field; alternative or similar qualifications considered 
  • Experience working in eCommerce is advantageous 
  • Proven people leadership skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate teams 
  • Ability to present and communicate complex ideas to diverse audiences with a range of experience and technical knowledge 
  • Demonstrable analytical and problem-solving skills to support strategic decisions with a data-driven and customer centric mindset 
  • Excellent Agile project management skills 
  • Proven cross-functional success across different teams, departments and stakeholders 
  • Atlassian knowledge and experience across multiple projects and teams 
  • Proactive, ability to work autonomously, with a sense of urgency and a positive can-do attitude 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Well organised planner who works well under timeline pressures 
  • Proven ability to build and manage relationships with different stakeholders 
  • A burning desire to show what you've got and what heights you can take the business!  


At Funlab, we believe it's this unique and enthusiastic culture that makes us great to work with! If you're a hard worker who's passionate about people and willing to go above and beyond to show us what you've got, then get in touch already! We can't wait to hear from you! 

Don’t self reject! We know that women and people in underrepresented communities lean towards applying to roles where they tick all the ‘What You’ve Got’ items, at Funlab we hire for attitude, not skills, so don’t rule yourself out just yet, you might be the Motherfunner we’re looking for!

Other details

  • Job Family Support Office Roles
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • 90-94 Nicholson St, Abbotsford VIC 3067, Australia