Product Owner - Payments

Melbourne, AU

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Posted 3 weeks 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.
About The Team
The team you’ll be joining is focused on leading the way for small business payments across the globe. We consist of multiple squads of highly skilled developers and QAs, that work with the latest AWS tools. You’ll be working with a squad in creating and integrating exciting payment solutions for small businesses around the globe.
About The Role
As a Product Owner you will be working in a supportive environment with a team of talented developers and designers and will be focused on executing our product vision and roadmap by creating and delivering innovative solutions that solve real world problems.
We're looking for people to work on technically challenging projects with solid analytical skills, confident stakeholder management and a strong Agile mindset.

You will

  • Be part of a cross-functional forward-thinking product team and work with customers, our dev teams and other stakeholders to deeper understand the problems we’re solving;
  • Use your prioritisation skills to make the right calls on what needs to be addressed when and how value can be delivered as early as possible
  • Use your great research, analysis and decision-making skills to juggle a range of enhancements and fixes that will come your way into an achievable roadmap
  • Develop your Agile mindset to lead a team of peers to develop features that deliver to business outcomes while ensuring there's a shared understanding of the value they bring to customers
  • Effectively manage communication during the release of solutions and beforehand with key stakeholders on development progress, scope and any roadblocks

You will have

  • Seasoned Product experience working within a SaaS environment
  • Experience delivering technically challenging software projects in a comparable role
  • Hands-on experience with Agile processes and principles
  • An open and effective communication style and the ability to build relationships at all levels
  • Confidence to make the right calls
  • A “can-do” attitude with authenticity, diplomacy and drive
Why Xero?
At Xero we support many types of flexible working arrangements that allow you to balance your work, your life and your passions. We offer a great remuneration package including shares plus a range of leave options to suit your well-being. Our work environment encourages continuous improvement and career development and you’ll get to work with the latest technology.  
Our collaborative and inclusive culture is one we’re immensely proud of. We know that a diverse workforce is a strength that enables businesses, including ours, to better understand and serve customers, attract top talent and innovate successfully. We are a member of Pride in Diversity, in recognition of our inclusive workplace. So, from the moment you step through our doors, you’ll feel welcome and supported to do the best work of your life.
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