Salesforce Team Lead

Last updated an hour ago
Location:Auckland
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.

Due to ongoing growth, we are looking for an Salesforce Team Lead to lead one of our high performing teams based in Wellington!

As a Salesforce Team Lead, you will lead, create and maintain a high performing team of Salesforce engineers, delivering solutions on a world class Salesforce platform.

You will work with other leaders to champion continual advances on Xero’s Salesforce platform, supporting your team to implement system enhancements and projects; from interpreting requirements to successful adoption. The solutions your team will deliver will be secure, measurable, and maximise the return on investment for Xero and our business stakeholders. You will use your experience implementing Salesforce solutions to act as a knowledgeable liaison between technical teams, product teams and business users.

Success looks like:

  • You have a team that is highly engaged where everyone has a strong sense of purpose and feels they’re contributing to making a positive difference
  • Your team delivers to a predictable and sustainable delivery pace, reflects on practices and delivery, and makes continuous improvements
  • You have reports that grow in their responsibilities, capabilities, and contribution to their team and wider organisation
  • You proactively plan for a successful team, making purposeful and planned decisions that consider the skills, seniority, training needs and growth prospects of the individuals
  • Your team builds products that customers love and that achieve intended business outcomes.
  • What you'll bring with you:

  • Experience in a leadership / management position, creating high performing teams.
  • Extensive experience with Salesforce CRM/force.com platform, working as an external Consultant or a Salesforce Lead within an organisation, with relevant certifications.
  • In depth knowledge of Salesforce setup and declarative configuration including security and sharing, object creation and definition, workflow and validation, approval processes.
  • Experience with full salesforce.com Development and Implementation Lifecycle including deployment tools and processes.
  • Experience with APEX development within the Salesforce environment highly advantageous.
  • Demonstrated experience in prototyping, agile and iterative delivery.
  • Certified Salesforce Administrator, Advanced Administrator, Sales / Service Cloud Consultant, Experience Cloud Consultant, and / or relevant developer and architecture certifications beneficial.
  • 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.