Development Manager (Customer Platforms)

Last updated 24 minutes ago
Location:Melbourne
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.

Come and join us at Xero! Due to ongoing growth, we are looking for three experienced Development Managers to lead our Customer Platform groups based in Auckland and Wellington.

What are the Customer Platform groups?

Sales and Growth: Focus on helping Xero’s Global Sales teams and maximising the use of Salesforce with Sales Cloud, Analytics Cloud and more.

Customer Service and Success: Focus on helping Xero’s Customer Experience and Success teams maximise the use of Salesforce Experience Cloud through Xero Central, Service Cloud, Coveo and other 3rd party applications.

Marketing and Experience: Focus on helping Xero’s Marketing teams maximise the use of Salesforce Marketing Cloud, Sales Cloud and more.
What’s the role?

As a Development Manager, you will be responsible for the People Leads and Lead Engineers who work across the Customer Platforms domain, which is Salesforce specific. As a leader of leaders, you’ll foster a positive team culture and provide direction for technical practices and standards. Your job is to build a cohesive thought-leading engineering community that rapidly delivers value to our customers and continually improves. By doing so you’ll contribute to Xero achieving its goals.

What you'll bring with you:

  • Salesforce experience would be highly beneficial as will be a strong focus of your role
  • You’ll have a strong leadership background and experience in building high-performing engineering teams
  • Experience working on software development projects at scale using modern software development practices
  • Coaching and mentoring experience
  • A growth mindset - you understand that competency is not fixed but is enhanced through dedication and hard work
  • Proven ability to navigate areas of conflict in an open, positive and proactive way
  • You’re fine with uncertainty and change – and bring clarity amongst it
  • #ownership and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written, interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • The ability to live our Xero vision and values, translating them into day-to-day activities and behaviours, with them at the heart of your decision-making.
  • 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.

    Why Xero?

    At Xero we support many types of flexible working arrangements that allow you to balance your work, your life and your passions. We offer a great remuneration package including shares plus a range of leave options to suit your well-being. Our work environment encourages continuous improvement and career development and you’ll get to work with the latest technology.

    Our collaborative and inclusive culture is one we’re immensely proud of. We know that a diverse workforce is a strength that enables businesses, including ours, to better understand and serve customers, attract top talent and innovate successfully. We are a member of Pride in Diversity, in recognition of our inclusive workplace. So, from the moment you step through our doors, you’ll feel welcome and supported to do the best work of your life.