Product Manager - Partnerships & Emerging Markets

Job Type:Full Time
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About Xero

Small business makes the world go around - it’s the heart of the global economy. At Xero we want millions of small businesses to thrive through beautiful software, advice and connections. We aim to make being a small business more efficient and profitable, and more enjoyable too.

Working at Xero will provide you with a diverse and inclusive environment alongside people who will respect, challenge, support and mentor you to have fun while you do the best work of your life. We are a place where personal development, innovation, and change are not only inspired but also celebrated. We value our people and want them to enjoy and take pride in their work.

About the role

As the Product Manager for Partnerships & Emerging Markets you will impact in areas that are critical to the future growth of Payroll;

  • Extend the reach of Xero Payroll, accelerating our entry into new markets in a way that is considered, diligent and coherent with Xero’s wider strategic ambitions
  • Broaden and strengthen Xero’s Payroll proposition by developing platform partnerships that close capability gaps or add related capability
  • Represent future regional needs to support the roadmap for evolving Payroll to a global platform
  • Elevate the commercial discipline of the Payroll team

About you

  • Work closely with GTM teams in specific markets to assess the opportunity for Payroll
  • Collaborate widely to develop strategic and tactical plans for market entry
  • Prioritise, coordinate and communicate our activity across new markets (articulate where we go and in what order)
  • Work with other Product Managers to influence overall prioritisation of work for Payroll, ensuring that region-specific needs are given a voice
  • Establish and cultivate healthy working relationships with regional stakeholders and teams
  • Work with Strategy to identify, evaluate and recommend potential new partners and acquisition targets
  • Maintain alignment with teams in Ecosystem & Marketplace to ensure we are in sync from a Payroll perspective
  • Work with domain experts (Compliance, Product, Product Marketing, Customer Analytics, Engineering, Architecture) to identify and separate common (global) and region-specific Payroll capabilities particular to emerging regions
  • Supported by a delivery team who execute and manage technical integrations