Product Manager

Academy XiSydney2M ago

Hello future Product Manager,


Together we look forward to changing the world through education.


Founded in January 2016 as a startup, Academy Xi is a now an early growth stage training company specialising in digital design and technology training for individuals and companies.


Our goal is to support companies in addressing the growing digital skills gap, whilst helping individuals to embark on a new digital career or making an essential career transition.


Would you like to be a pivotal part in transforming thousands of lives?


We’re looking for an outstanding Product Manager with a strong track record managing technical development projects with strong eye for design and user experience.


Your role at Academy Xi

Your role as Product Manager is to drive the development of our new platform and life-time learning hub. You will be create an end to end positive experience for our tribe; students, staff, partners, instructors and community. Ultimately you will be creating the platform that changes the world. You will also get exposure to the creation and development of our online and in-person courses.


You’ll be working closely with teams, production, marketing, sales, and design.


In addition to the above, as the new Academy Xi Product Manager your key responsibilities will include:

  • Plan, coordinate and execute to the development of our new platform
  • Build and manage the launch of the new online courses
  • Work with growth, sales and experience to ensure the seamless student journey
  • Manage the development team
  • Experience in agile & running sprints
  • Work with the design team to make improvements
  • Run Product Management experiments to improve our platforms and products
  • Manage the development of our LMS Platform
  • Ensure linking of all systems
  • Help develop product management programs for corporates and individuals
  • Instructor of workshops or training on occasion
  • Manage the movement from systems old and new
  • Work with growth team to manage all systems connectivity


Your skills

  • 3-5+ Years experience working in Project and/or Product Management
  • Experience working at or with startups is ideal
  • Experience working in education
  • Technical background working with Javascript
  • Experience implementing various marketing and startup tools
  • Experience running digital projects or products
  • Experience working in Agile environments
  • Experience launching an iterating digital platforms
  • Positive can-do attitude
  • Relentless drive towards growth
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication, as well as interpersonal skills.
  • Agile, adaptable and capable of delivering new products and features iteratively.
  • Experience working within a data driven environment
  • Must be self motivated, resourceful and proactive
  • Hustler and entrepreneur at heart
  • Positive can-do attitude

In addition to being able to demonstrate excellence in:

  • Exposure to technology, design, digital or startups
  • Experience working in a startup environment
  • Experience in branding
  • Experience in design
  • Experience marketing


We look after our own

Being a startup with a purpose, a pulse and a grand, achievable vision, we believe in ensuring our best are healthy, wealthy and wise. To that end, we support your financial, physical and intellectual well being:

  • Attractive share options plan in an exciting startup that is actively changing the world
  • Wellness membership allowance
  • Mobile phone allowance
  • Free access to our growing roster of courses
  • Competitive base salary
  • Mac laptop


More about Academy Xi

We’re a growing Sydney-based Education and learning startup with our HQ in the Sydney CBD, with an office in Melbourne and soon to be Singapore. We have a fantastic, passionate team and an exciting, fun culture.

We’re looking for someone who is passionate about changing the world through education and social entrepreneurship. We’re building our online, blended learning and remote learning platform, with the vision to revolutionize education.

Academy Xi provides career transforming courses for individuals looking to expand their knowledge and custom training for teams in design and technology. Structured on our three core pillars: Education (Academy Xi), Thought Leadership (Xi Think) and Social Impact (Xi Act) we support governments, companies, and communities in entrepreneurship and positive social impact.


We believe in empowering people with practical, actionable skills that will lead to improving life for others and ultimately change the world. Our students, instructors, and our growing team are our tribe. We’re a close family, building a culture of trust, passion, and X-i-tement. We’re dedicated to attracting passionate people who live and breathe our vision.


See you in the future.

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