Associate Product Manager


  • Be part of a small, passionate and high-performing team in the not-for-profit sector.
  • Use your product management and creative problem-solving skills to make a positive difference.
  • Flexible working arrangements and generous salary packaging benefits.

Autism CRC is seeking an exceptional candidate to undertake the role of Associate Product Manager in the Knowledge Translation team. This is a full-time role, reporting to our Digital Product Manager, for a period of 9 months with the possibility of extension. Flexible work arrangements are negotiable.

This is an exciting role, with the opportunity to make your mark on the development and iteration of several websites and digital resources for the autistic community, their families, and professionals. We welcome you to bring your creative problem-solving and commitment to inclusive human-centred design.

As our Associate Product Manager, you will be involved in the day-to-day product design and delivery, working with digital agencies and research partners. You will have an important strategic role in understanding our business and the market landscape. The Associate Product Manager will also provide recommendations regarding the experience, functionality and accessibility of digital products, and contribute to our product strategy and vision.

Established in 2013, Autism CRC is the world's first national cooperative research centre focused on autism. We are now the independent national source of evidence for best practice in relation to autism across the lifespan and the spectrum. We provide the national capacity to develop and deliver evidence-based outcomes through our unique collaboration with autistic people, families, professionals, service providers, researchers, and the government.

At Autism CRC, we are passionate about seeing autistic people with quality of life and opportunity. Autistic candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this role.

The person

Qualifications and Experience

  • A tertiary qualification in software development, IT or engineering (or equivalent)
  • 2 or more years’ experience in product development
  • Demonstrated commitment to co-design, or inclusive, human-centred design
  • Strong skills in research, discovery, and development phases of the product lifecycle
  • Familiarity with Web Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 and inclusive design practices
  • Familiarity with technologies such as Drupal CMS, Github, Amazon Web Services, Google Analytics

Qualifications and Experience (Desirable)

  • Experience in, or understanding of, the autism community (or the ability and desire to quickly develop an understanding of the autism community)
  • Experience in the development of employment or goal management-related technology solutions

What we offer

The opportunity to work in a passionate and motivated organisation that develops and invests in staff and provides flexible work arrangements. You can also increase your take-home salary through our generous salary packaging benefits.


Applications must include a resume and a brief (1-page) a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role. You may also include a portfolio or examples of your work demonstrating your capability. Please send your application to Brendan James at

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If you would like to provide your application in a different format or discuss your suitability for the role, please contact us.

Applications close at 4pm (AEST) on Wednesday 25th January 2023.

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