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VP of Product & Design

Culture Amp

Culture Amp

Product, Design
Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Join us on our mission to make a better world of work.

Culture Amp is the world’s leading employee experience platform, revolutionizing how 25 million employees across more than 6,500 companies create a better world of work. Culture Amp empowers companies of all sizes and industries to transform employee engagement, drive performance management, and develop high-performing teams. Powered by people science and the most comprehensive employee dataset in the world, the most innovative companies including Canva, On, Asana, Dolby, McDonalds and Nasdaq depend on Culture Amp every day.

Culture Amp is backed by leading capital venture funds and has offices in the US, UK, Germany and Australia. Culture Amp has been recognized as one of the world’s top private cloud companies by Forbes and most innovative companies by Fast Company.

For more information visit cultureamp.com.

Location: This role can be based anywhere in Australia

Purpose - how this role supports our mission

Our ultimate mission as a company is to create a better world of work for more than 100m people. To achieve that, it’s vital that our current products are the best they can be, and that we continue to expand our way into new parts of the employee experience to bring more value to our customers, and make workplaces better.

The VP of Product and Design, Performance is responsible for a large product portfolio that includes performance reviews, individual career development, continuous feedback and goal setting and tracking. If you’re passionate about how humans succeed inside organisations, how they grow, change, and are seen - this could be for you.

This role carries some weighty responsibility, for sure. One of our largest products - Perform - sits in this patch, and has plenty of opportunity to reach new heights. You’ll support the team to iterate, learn, and increase the value for customers over time.

How you’ll spend your time

Your home ground will be the love and passion for meeting customer needs - driving our performance products to stand out in the market, and solving core needs that help our customers build better workplaces.

It will be your job to drive the direction, growth and performance of this product portfolio; responsible for the full product life-cycle.

Execution counts for a lot. Spending time with teams, guiding their direction and impact, and helping remove roadblocks and create momentum are all in a day's work.

How a person mentors and shows up is just as valuable to us as what they create and make. Bringing your whole and best self to work matters, to mentor your team to do the same. Growing careers, supporting the calls the team make, and helping set people up to succeed are things you’ll love to spend time on and value doing well.

Some of the experiences we’d love you to bring to the table (if you have some, let’s talk!)

  • Many years experience as a senior product management leader and demonstrated experience leading product design
  • Highly commercial with a diversity of product experiences from a range of places, perhaps some of that in fast-growth B2B and or B2C SaaS companies during the scale-up phase
  • Well practiced at working with marketing, sales, and customer experience teams to maximise the impact and activation of your products
  • Proven tools, processes and ways of working that help teams to be set up well to build impactful software products
  • A change-maker mindset: where in other roles you’ve naturally sought out ways to uplift teams and create greater impact for customers
  • Empathy-led people coaching skills, including to lead multiple teams of teams
  • A fascination (and an amazing bonus: domain experience) with the world of people and culture, and what it takes to help make better workplaces
  • Comfort with the different elements of what it takes to lead - strategic, empathetic, able to work through others, motivate - and care for continuously improving, too

We seek passion, not perfection. We love a risk or two, and to fail happily. And we are so excited by people who share our passion for making workplaces better.

If this caught your interest, please do reach out. We’d love to chat.

We believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our success. We're committed to fostering a work environment that truly cares for and develops its people, and creates lasting positive impact. In addition to providing a competitive compensation package, some of the key benefits we offer are:

  • Employee Share Options Program: We empower you to be an owner in Culture Amp and share in our success
  • Programs, coaching, and budgets to help you thrive personally and professionally
  • Access to external providers for mental wellbeing and coaching support to sustain the wellbeing, safety and development of our people
  • Monthly Camper Life Allowance: An automatic allowance paid out each month with your pay - you can spend it however you like to help improve your experience and life outside work
  • Team budgets dedicated to team building activities and connection
  • Intentional quarterly wellbeing pauses: A quarterly company-wide shutdown day in each region to to collectively pause, reset and focus on restoration and rest, without having to tap into individual vacation time
  • Extended year-end breaks: An extended refresh period at the end of year
  • Excellent parental leave and in work support program available from day 1 of joining Culture Amp
  • 5 Social Impact Days a year to make a positive impact on the community outside of work
  • MacBooks for you to do your best & a work from home office budget to spend on setting up your home office
  • Medical insurance coverage for you and your family (Available for US & UK only)

Additionally, we don't just focus on our internal community; we believe in creating a better world of work for all. We're committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, with Employee Resource Groups and ally communities in place.

We have a strong commitment to Anti-Racism, and endeavor to lead by example. Every step we make as a business towards anti-racism is another step we can take to support our customers in making a better world (of work). You can see our current commitments to Anti-Racism here.

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Research shows that candidates from underrepresented backgrounds often don't apply for roles if they don't meet all the criteria – unlike majority candidates meeting significantly fewer requirements.

We strongly encourage you to apply if you’re interested: we'd love to know how you can amplify our team with your unique experience!

Thank you for taking the time to read this advert. If you decide to apply, as part of your application, we will ask you to complete voluntary diversity questions (excluding Germany). Please watch this video from our amazing DEI Leader, Aubrey Blanche to share more on why we collect the data and how we will use it.

If you require reasonable accommodations or adjustments to complete the online application or to participate in the interview process, please contact accommodations@cultureamp.com and identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting. Do not include any medical or health information in this email. The Reasonable Accommodations team will respond to your email promptly.