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Product Owner

AucklandNZ$90,000 - NZ$95,000 per yearOrganisational Support

Job description

Greenpeace is an independent global campaigning organisation, which uses creative confrontation to protect Earth’s ability to nurture life in all its diversity. Joining Greenpeace puts you at the centre of the fight for the environment against big polluters and climate change.

Make a difference in the world: Learn, lead and grow while you use your talents and creativity to

save the planet. The office culture at Greenpeace Aotearoa is guided by the organisations mission,

values, and commitment to environmental activism. The team is passionate about defending our

natural world and creating positive change. The office is very vibrant, with a collective family feel

and staff have opportunities to be involved in local activism as well as global community skillshares.

We recognize and value the benefits and strengths that diversity brings to our employees and the whole organisation, and we thrive in an environment that encourages respect and trust.


As part of the technology team, this role plays a crucial part in the organisation’s digital journey and has oversight of our key engagement systems including CRM, payment gateways, Telemarketing solutions and digital marketing tools. The Product Owner works with end-users, dev teams and solution providers, gathering the business requirements and identifying the best solutions that can deliver now and for the future.

The Product Owner will engage with the dev team and provide vision and direction of the products. They understand how to clearly identify and describe product backlog items while maintaining oversight of the roadmap and communicating the overall product vision. We are looking for someone who loves digital technology and wants to make a difference in a non-profit.

  • Manage and lead software migration and development projects

  • Liaise with Greenpeace International product owners and developers for feature requests, product feedback and any other critical software decision making process

  • Efficiently deliver services, products, training and projects

  • Manage, coach and develop in-house developers and interns, where required

  • Lead daily standup / scrum meeting with the in-house team

  • Present product development and project updates to the stakeholders in the monthly and weekly steering group meetings


You will have what it takes to drive continuous evolution and improvement of the organisation's engagement systems. You are an advocate for best practices and encourage and lead new ways of working, and love to share your tips and ideas promoting processes that result in the diversity of thought.


  • At least 3 years experience in a senior product owner or business analyst or similar role

  • Be analytic, strategic, and solution focused

  • Demonstrate strong leadership ability

  • Have experience with Salesforce or similar CRM, payment gateways, digital marketing platform such as marketing cloud, automation tools

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to translate complex technical information across the organisation

  • Ability to work with highly technical stakeholders

  • Promote the product or services with stakeholders

  • Be adept in providing high quality customer service

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Experience in Jira, Trello or similar project management tools.

Job requirements


  •  Zero excess health insurance plan
  •  Flexible working hours & hybrid work arrangement  
  • Sustainable commuting allowance
  • 4 wellbeing days & Birthday leave
  • Long service leave  EAP for professional and personal support
  • Pet friendly office
  • Topped up parental leave and contribution to childcare costs for returning parents
  • Learning and development programme
  • All staff training at least twice per year based on engagement feedback
  • Access to the Greenpeace global network and skill shares

When you work for Greenpeace Aotearoa, you join a global network of people fighting to protect the environment for future generations to come. Our salaries are competitive with the not-for-profit sector and the range for this role is $90,000 - $95,000. This is a full time permanent position (37.5hrs per week) based in Tāmaki Makaurau.

The closing date for applications is 19 October 2023, please note this recruitment process may close early so if you are interested we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Greenpeace is an equal opportunity employer with a longstanding commitment of providing a work environment that respects the dignity and worth of each individual. We do not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship, colour, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic and would like to invite you especially to apply!


NZ$90,000 - NZ$95,000 per year
Organisational Support