Product Delivery Coach
Wellington, NZ
6d 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.

Xero’s Product Delivery & Change team is looking for a Product Delivery Coach with experience supporting teams and leaders in the use of modern Agile-Lean product practices and techniques.

About the Product Delivery & Change team Our mission is to reimagine Xero’s way of working and grow our people so that we continue to deliver #beautiful product experiences.

We’re a tight knit, collaborative group and we value great teamwork. By joining us, you’ll help us embed world-class product practices and mechanisms that help Xero deliver valuable and beautiful products quickly and consistently to our customers.

What makes this role awesome?

  • There is wide support for continuing to develop our modern product practices as we grow and scale as a company and a strong workplace culture of getting better every day
  • You’ll be empowered to get creative, try experiments and make a real difference for our teams and customers
  • Every day you’ll be honing your skills on how to develop high performing product development teams who deliver beautiful customer outcomes in a modern way
  • You’ll join an established team of Product Delivery Coaches and Agile Team Facilitators, all smart and motivated people who have created a supportive and fun team environment
  • The opportunity to get involved in strategic change initiatives to more widely embed product delivery excellence as we scale
  • As a Product Delivery Coach you’ll :

  • Work with product delivery teams and their supporting leadership team to improve and accelerate delivery of beautiful products our customers love
  • Coach our teams and leaders to apply modern product mindset, principles and practices in their daily work from ideation to delivery (e.
  • g. Agile, Lean, DevOps, Design Thinking, Human Centred Design and product management frameworks etc)

  • Be passionate about building high performing teams that are driven by healthy teamwork and focused on delivering customer value early and often
  • 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
  • Be a supportive teammate, coach and mentor to your colleagues, helping ensure that we are collaborative, grounded in practice and future facing through our hunger to learn and apply emergent practices from the industry
  • Take a strategic view of constraints to product delivery and help us optimise the entire system’s ability to quickly deliver beautiful products our customers love
  • Contribute positively to our global Product Delivery & Change team 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
  • About you - You’ll have :

  • Strong coaching, teaching, mentoring and facilitation skills that enable high performance in both teams and individuals
  • Experience coaching teams and leaders in the application of modern product mindset, principles and practices that enable fast and sustainable delivery of great products
  • A high level of emotional intelligence plus strong interpersonal and communication skills which mean you build effective relationships and influence outcomes at all levels
  • Keen skills at creating psychologically safe, collaborative environments where learning and innovation flourish
  • The ability to thrive in fast-paced environments where the only constant is change.
  • You’re resilient, embrace a growth mindset and eager to give new things a go
  • A desire to work collaboratively with your teammates, share knowledge, provide support and enhance our culture
  • The ability to work with remote and geographically distributed teams
  • Why you should become a Xero We believe in inspiring people to do the best work of their lives. By joining Xero you’ll be working in a rapidly growing global company that is making life better for people in small business, their advisors and communities around the world.

    We are well on our way to fulfilling our vision of making a positive impact on the world by growing small businesses and connecting our customers to the financial services they need every day through our beautiful, cloud-based accounting platform.

    You’ll join an inclusive, diverse product team with talented people from all over the globe who will respect, challenge, support and mentor you.

    Our culture is one we’re immensely proud of - from the moment you step through our doors, you’ll feel welcome. We offer a competitive remuneration package including shares and life insurance, in addition to your base salary.

    We see the value in work-life balance and many of us take full advantage of our flexible working arrangements. 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.

    Here’s a taste of some of the perks that come from working at Xero : A bright modern office with plenty of break out spacesCasual dress code - we embrace being #human and bringing your whole self to workCareer development and ongoing trainingBarista coffee machines, fresh fruit and unlimited soft drinks every dayAccess to wellness programs, discounted gym memberships and fitness classes.

    If this sounds like a team and company you’d like to be a part of, apply today! 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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