Agile Team Facilitator - FTC (12 months)
Wellington, NZ
5d ago

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.

The Role We’re looking for an experienced Agile Coach with high EQ and strong influencing skills who is ready to help us deliver our mission of facilitating the creation, adoption and continuous improvement of Xero’s global product practice.

You’ll be working with product delivery teams and the wider product group and system they’re working in. You will be focused on building capability, ownership and maturity within the teams you work with.

We’re seeking someone with a passion for unlocking the potential in others, who believes in the power of great teams, and has experience in enabling high performing teams and individuals.

You’ll need to be skilled at creating safe environments where learning and innovation flourish and have great communication and facilitation skillsThis role is challenging, complex and rewarding and our first team is the homebase where we come to recharge our batteries.

We spend such a large part of our waking lives at work and our Wellington team believes in making that time fun, engaging and full of amazing growth.

NB : This is a fixed-term contract for 12 months to cover an Agile Team Facilitator on maternity leave. Who we are and what’s important to us We're the Wellington arm of Xero’s global Product Practice and Coaching Centre of Excellence.

We are a tight knit, collaborative team who like to have a good time whilst doing valuable work together. We are looking for a team orientated person to bolster our ranks.

We believe that growing each other in a fun and a safe to fail environment helps us to better serve the organisation and our customers.

Our team supports each other to work across multiple business areas to improve and accelerate the delivery of beautiful products our customers love.

As one of our Agile Coaches, you will :

  • Contribute to and champion our CoE’s mission of facilitating the creation, adoption and continuous improvement of Xero’s global product practice.
  • Work with product teams in a high value business initiative to help improve and accelerate their delivery of products that are valuable to our customers and to Xero.
  • Help our teams and leaders apply modern agile and product principles and practices in their daily work from ideation to delivery, and be an advocate for the mindsets that underpin these.
  • Have a strong background in coaching, facilitation and working productively with stakeholders in remote, in person and hybrid environments.
  • Support cross functional team collaboration (e.g. - product, design, engineering) to work as a team to deliver valuable outcomes to our customers.
  • Focus on building capability in the product development teams you work with and their leaders so when you move to another area of focus they will continue to thrive.
  • Be a supportive teammate, coach, teacher and mentor to your peers, helping ensure that we are growing and learning, grounded in practice and working together to solve system-wide constraints.
  • Have a hunger to learn and apply emergent practices from the industry. You will have a strong continual improvement mindset.
  • Why work at Xero? Xero is an inclusive environment, with people who will respect, challenge, support and mentor you to do the best work of your life.

    Where creativity, innovation and continuous learning are encouraged and celebrated. Whether you're after a workplace with a social vibe, or a workplace which understands your family, sport or a side gig is the priority or something in between - Xero can be all of that and more.

    At Xero, we trust you to build your career to the best of your ability and we will support your desire for learning with training and career mentorship to help you flourish.

    As part of our awesome package, you’ll receive Xero shares and a Life Insurance package as well as a variety of other perks to make your time here that much more fun.

    Our facilities and PX teams work hard to give us great workspaces with all the tech company perks.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.

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