Product Manager - WorkflowMax

Auckland, NZ

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Posted 1 month 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.
WorkflowMax is a Xero owned cloud-based project/job management solution. Ten thousand service businesses trust WorkflowMax for quotes, timesheets, financial project management, reporting, invoices and much more. WorkflowMax has its own revenue stream which gives strong commercial goals, in addition to aiming for excellent customer satisfaction. It's an established product with significant reinvestment opportunity and growth ahead. 
We are looking to grow the product team out of our Auckland office. As our Product Manager, you’ll have a rare opportunity to drive the next steps on a direct revenue SaaS product. The core of your role will be to lead a discovery and framing process to establish priorities before leading our product development team to define and ship outcomes that solve real problems for our WorkflowMax customers.
What are we looking for in the WorkflowMax Product Manager role?
- 3-5+ years experience in Product Management in a software company- Experience with a global product and managing P&L - Proven people and practice leadership skills- Experience with problem discovery and solution framing activities- Excellent stakeholder management skills- Customer centric attitude- Inclusive attitude and agile mindset- Experience with cloud and/or SaaS products
What you’ll do?
- Understanding customer problems; you will be the champion of the ‘what’ and the ‘why’ and deliver value through defining, driving and executing a product roadmap aligned with the WorkflowMax and Xero vision- Bridging technical and business worlds as you lead strong and positive relationships with global business partners to understand and deliver on market needs and priorities, and evangelise the WorkflowMax vision- Leading our product development teams, in conjunction with your product owner and specialist direct reports. You’ll take an active involvement in development team resource planning and recruitment- Working with strategy, product marketing, data and research teams to drive user and competitive research, in order to uncover customer needs and new product value propositions in line with Xero’s vision- Working closely with your peers across Xero to deliver quality software with amazing user experiences that tackle real customer problemsCultivating a fun, creative and motivated culture that lives and breathes our Xero values.
If you want to work with an internationally acclaimed, award-winning product right here in Auckland then this is the opportunity you’re looking for. We’ve got huge global reach and appeal, have a strategy in place for continued success and now is the time to be a part of it all.
Xero’s environment is an awesome place to develop in: we have a diverse and inclusive culture that 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.
We’re a big part of the development community and you’ll find Xero’s attending and speaking at conferences, hosting meetups or mentoring students. We’re really open in our discussions at Xero, from the latest product management thinking to improving diversity and inclusion.
At Xero, we encourage flexible working hours and arrangements that allow you to balance your life and passions. We trust you to build to the best of your ability and will support your real passion for continual learning with training and career mentorship to help you flourish.
As part of our awesome package you’ll get Xero shares as well as a swathe of other cool perks to make your time here that much more fun than elsewhere.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.
Job tags: Product management Research