Product Owner (Go-To-Market Product)

Last updated 20 days ago
Location:Wellington
Job Type:Full Time

Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive.

At Xero, our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world. This purpose sits at the centre of everything we do. We support our people to do the best work of their lives so that they can help small businesses succeed through better tools, information and connections. Because when they succeed they make a difference, and when millions of small businesses are making a difference, the world is a more beautiful place.

We are looking for a talented Product Owner to join our Go-To-Market (GTM) team, part of the wider Enterprise Technology group based in Wellington.

As a Product Owner in the GTM team, part of the wider Enterprise Technology group, you will have an opportunity to work with a wide range of stakeholders - including the Global Events team/s, Digital performance, Global revenue operations, Sales agents and Regional leads.

What you'll do:

  • Assist the Enterprise Technology group to implement and execute effective fit for purpose software development practices.
  • Coach and manage delivery teams to facilitate and improve on a reliable delivery cadence.
  • Produce data to demonstrate and track the team’s performance.
  • Proactively identify and facilitate the removal of impediments, protecting the team from disruption and helping them honour commitments.
  • Ensure key collaboration and control ceremonies and processes are followed and carried out in an efficient manner.
  • Work closely with the Product Manager to set expectations for delivery, based on best understanding estimations.
  • Foster a culture of collective ownership and accountability for the work completed within the team.
  • Work closely with the Product Manager to ensure stakeholders are provided with the information they require in a timely manner.
  • Work with Competency Leads and Product Managers to manage resource and capability commitments.
  • Provide input to the wider team for capability performance, growth and learning.
  • Collaborative definition, management and scheduling of work with external teams, to unblock dependencies as required.
  • What you'll bring with you:

  • Working with senior and executive stakeholders to understand objectives, value and success measures for new features and enhancements
  • Working with Architecture, Analysis and Delivery Teams to refine and manage scope and requirements
  • Ability to comprehend and have an understanding of the wider Teams portfolio of delivery and how you fit into that
  • Proactive, ‘can-do’ attitude, exceptionally self-motivated and directed
  • Ability to work in a diverse, fast paced environment and effectively collaborate across international teams
  • Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities with a keen attention to detail.
  • Working knowledge of Agile planning, documentation, scheduling techniques and tools
  • Experience with SaaS platforms and solutions
  • Hands-on experience with data manipulation and modelling
  • Experience with management reporting and data-warehousing
  • Good technical understanding of integration/API interfaces, data and architecture concepts
  • Why you should become a Xero

    It’s a diverse and inclusive environment, with people who will respect, challenge, support and mentor you to do the best work of your life. We’re a place where innovation and change are not only encouraged but also celebrated. We value our people and want them to enjoy and take pride in their work.

    We’re very supportive of flexible working arrangements and offer a competitive remuneration package including shares and life insurance, in addition to your base salary. We have a culture we’re proud of. Whether you're after a workplace with a social vibe, or a workplace which understands your family is priority - Xero is all of that and more.

    Xero is an NZ Immigration Accredited Employer and Rainbow Tick certified too.

    Please include a cover letter in your application, telling us why you’re a great fit for this position.