Product Delivery Coach - 12 month contract
Auckland, NZ
3d 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 Product Delivery and Change Team has a vision to unleash the wild potential of all Xeros working in Product to deliver customer value.

As a Product Delivery Coach you will work across a portfolio to improve and accelerate the delivery of products that are valuable to our customers and to Xero.

We are looking for someone who has proven leadership, coaching, mentoring and facilitation experience, and has successfully applied Agile or Lean mindsets to deliver value.

You'll make sure Product Teams have a high degree of trust and safety, and aid them in using modern product principles and practices.

Our product delivery group is thriving and is a shining example of a great team at Xero. We are known as game changers when it comes to helping Xero to deliver product.

You will coach and mentor other product and delivery practitioners - ensuring that we are grounded in practice, working together to solve system-wide constraints and future facing through our hunger to learn and apply emergent practices from the industry.

Your new role - Work within a high value business initiative to improve and accelerate the delivery of products that are valuable to our customers and to Xero- Help our teams and leaders apply modern product principles and practices in their daily work from ideation to delivery, and be an advocate for the mindsets that underpin these (e.

g. Agile, DevOps, Design Thinking, Human Centred Design, Lean, Lean Startup and product management frameworks etc)- Support product, design and engineering to work as a team to deliver valuable outcomes to our customers- Build capability in the product development teams you work with and their leaders so if you move to another area of focus they will continue to thrive- Contribute positively to our thriving Centre of Excellence so that it is a shining example of a great team with a reputation for being a game-changer when it comes to helping Xero deliver beautiful products- Be a supportive teammate, coach and mentor to other Product Delivery practitioners, helping ensure that we are grounded in practice, working together to solve system-wide constraints and future facing through our hunger to learn and apply emergent practices from the industryWe believe in the power of teams and value great teamwork and team players above solo change agents.

You’ll be surrounded by skilled and supportive product delivery practitioners who are just as ready to learn from you as they are to help you grow.

You’ll work collaboratively with your practitioner teammates to create world-class product delivery practices at Xero. You’ll take a strategic view of constraints to product delivery and optimise the entire system’s ability to deliver value.

You’ll build trusted relationships with your local stakeholders and the people you work with will be raving fans.We’re looking for someone with great influencing skills and a passion for modern product thinking who is ready to help us deliver on the opportunities ahead of us.

We’re seeking someone who thrives on 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 skills.

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.

Aside from the typical perks you’d expect from a tech company (games rooms, free soft drinks, barista coffee, fresh fruit, sports teams and amazing offices), one of the best things about Xero is our people.

You’ll join an inclusive, diverse product team with talented developers from all over the globe.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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