Product Owner - Xero SaaS!

Location:Wellington
Job Type:Full Time

At Xero, we’re here to make running a business beautiful. By making small business more efficient every day, connecting them with big business technology and empowering a community behind them, their potential is limitless. When that happens, we’re not only helping small business, we’ll be building a stronger economy that can change the world.

About this specific team

Our team are working on exciting changes that challenge established ways of running their business. We've set out on a venture to really understand our customer's needs and improve their lives through innovating and improving the things small business' depend on. Our team are passionate about putting the voice of the customer at the forefront of how we develop software, so you'll be helping to guide a crucial part of Xero to be the next big success story.

About the role

As an experienced Product Owner, you will work with a delivery team who will look to you for guidance and support every day to build the best experiences for our customers (current and prospective). As a passionate and skilled product person, you'll enjoy working with other product people, including product managers, product owners, designers, researchers, analysts and delivery teams including team facilitators, developers and QAs. You'll work closely with other teams from the wider business, such as support, product, training and sales, who help bring your solutions to market - and be used by millions of people every day


We are looking for someone with
  • Experience delivering software products in a comparable role
  • Confidence to make the right (and the hard) calls
  • Hands-on experience with Agile processes and facilitation
  • An open and effective communication style and the ability to build relationships at all levels
  • A focus on impact and putting the customer first

But why work at Xero?

At Xero, we are rewiring the small business economy and want millions of small businesses to thrive through beautiful software, advice, and connections.

We see the value in work-life balance, many of us take full advantage of our flexible working arrangements, so whether you like to get a surf in before work, like to head home in time to pick up the kids or you just like working from the comfort of your own home now and then, we want to support you.

We trust you to build your career to the best of your ability and we will support your hunger to learn with training and career mentorship, to help you flourish.

Our facilities and PX teams work hard to give us great workspaces with all the tech company perks like a great social club and sports teams you can join, free fruit, soft drinks and espresso coffee, as well as video games, pool and ping pong tables.

Xero is a NZ Immigration Accredited Employer and is Rainbow Tick accredited too!
If this sounds like you apply now with your CV and Cover Letter telling us why you want to join the team!