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REA Group Senior Product Manager - REAx in Melbourne, Australia

Senior Product Manager - REAx

  • Be a key part of a friendly and innovative team creating all-new products, solutions and experiences that solve key challenges for property buyers and sellers, underpinned by our group strategy

  • Enjoy the pace and creativity of working in a start-up type of environment within the broader REA Group

  • If you are looking to bring your spark to a team that is motivated by its mission and values progress over perfection, then we’d love to hear from you

We’re REA

An Australian start-up success story we're quietly proud of.

From a garage in Melbourne to the global stage is an achievement we're humbled by. Our idea to put pictures of houses on the internet has blossomed since 1995, and we now have businesses across Australia, India and North America.

Our purpose is to change the way the world experiences property. No matter where you're at on your property journey, we're here to help on every step – whether that's buying, selling, renting or renovating.

Some of our brands include,,, and Mortgage Choice.

We’re proud to have been named Australia’s 4th Best Workplace for the second year running. This recognition is a greatproof pointof our unique and special culture. A culture that is driven by our people, our values, and our commitment to making a difference in the community.

What we’re doing

REAxis an exciting new venture that operates like a start-up within REA Group. We offer the benefits of an already successful company while providing the opportunity to discover and explore fresh territory.

REAx’sfirst mission has been to launch a new consumer experience on – this role is to continue that mission by expanding, iterating and improving that experience.

You’ll be helping to address some of the key challenges buyers and sellers face when trying to achieve their property goals.

You’ll be responsible for shaping initiatives in discovery and working with the delivery team to bring these new experiences to life.

Your day to day will be varied, but will include contributing to product vision, translating vision into reality by supporting initiatives through design and delivery, analysing product performance, optimising through experimentation, and liaising with a diverse range of stakeholders within the business.

A few ways you’ll support the team:

  • Along with your design, technology and delivery peers, lead 1-2 squads withinREAxlooking after products and experiences on

  • Represent our users – attain a deep understanding of property owners, property seekers and property professionals and use it to shapeREAxproducts

  • Ideation and prioritisation of product features – drive the processes associated with defining high value experiences that will meet our goals, including definition of concepts within the broader vision, ability to evaluate value vs effort and collaborate with design and engineering through discovery and delivery.

  • Analyse product performance & design future experiments – develop (and communicate) a deep understanding of product performance and identify hypotheses / experiments to drive product performance improvement

  • Monitor the market & competitor activity – proactively identify opportunities, threats, and develop an understanding of how market forces may impact our business

  • Lead through influence – contribute to an environment that fosters a happy, high performing team, playing an active role in encouraging a culture of continuous improvement.

  • Work across the group – build and maintain relationships across different lines of business and functions to leverage learnings and seek out efficient collaborative ways of achieving outcomes

Who we’re looking for

  • Aseasoned product professional with demonstrated passion for creating compelling & successful digital products

  • Ideas and outcome oriented; able to identify, articulate, and manage to a set of clear prioritisation and constraint criteria

  • Familiar with various lightweight techniques for incepting and testing ideas

  • Has deep knowledge and experience with iterative (agile) and lean design and development

  • Has strong stakeholder management and collaboration skills

  • Enjoys a fast-paced environment with lots of new challenges around each corner

  • Looks at challenging situations through a solutions-focused lens

  • Can proactively understand the performance of products and features; monitoring use over time using analytics and user research techniques

  • Can take a commercial lens – understands where consumer value lies, and how to successfully monetise to drive revenue

But we don’t just look for someone based on their skills and expertise. It’s our connection, acceptance and genuine care for each other that makes REA a great place to work. That means you also need to be:

  • Savvy minded andhavethe ability to think a little left of field / outside the box

  • A strong and creative communicator

  • Friendly, approachable and have good relationship management skills

  • An avid supporter of our fully inclusive culture – we celebrate difference and ensure that everyone belongs

The REA experience

The physical, mental, emotional and financial health of our people is something we’ll never stop caring about. This is a place to learn and grow. We’re committed to your development – both professionally and personally. Your experience with us is something we take seriously.

We offer:

  • A flexible working environment, meaning we strike the balance of what you need and what works for the business (and yes, our leaders fully understand the benefits of working flexibly)

  • A hybrid approach to the future of work –

  • Generous and flexible parental leave offering for primary and secondarycarers

  • Support for your mental and physical health and wellbeing via our ‘You Matter’ Program

  • Because We Care program which includes volunteer leave and community grants, to ensure youhave the opportunity togive back to your community

  • Hack Days for you to bring so you can bring your big ideas to life in a supportive learning environment

  • An additional day of leave just for your birthday

Oh, and by the way:

At REA we value diversity and inclusion in all forms. Gender, religion, ethnicity, LBTGIQ+, neurodiversity and so much more. Research shows that while men apply to jobs when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria, women and other marginalized folks tend to only apply when they check every box.Soif you've got the must-haves, dedication and enthusiasm to learn but don't necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please still get in touch. We'd love to have a chat and see if you could be a great fit.

If you like the sound of us, then we think you should apply today. We're proud to be Circle Back Initiative Employer and we commit torespondto every applicant. While we're looking at your application, and preparing to come back to you with an update, why not get to know us a bit more through our various social channels?

  • Melbourne, Australia

  • Product

  • Posted 9 days ago

  • Full time - Permanent

  • R0009852