Product Owner - Ecosystem

Auckland, NZ

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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 role
Xero was the first cloud accounting software with an open API. Today, Xero users can connect to over 800+ certified app partners that extend the functionality of our core product, let them drive greater business efficiency the cloud, and creates a stickier, stronger product proposition.The App Store team is tasked with developing innovative ways to help Xero customers connect to the apps which help solve their business needs. This is a faced paced & growing team that puts the customer first to ensure a #beautiful outcome for Xero, our customers and app partners. 
We're looking for a talented Product Owner to join our Ecosystem App Store team. As Product Owner, you’ll be responsible for executing our App Store vision and the roadmap, working closely with the Product Manager and our talented engineering team. You’ll be passionate about product and continually look for ways to improve operational efficiencies and user experience. You’ll also build relationships with other product teams at Xero, and proactively bring ideas for best practice back to the team. 

We are looking for someone with:

  • Experience in product-based software delivery
  • Experience working cross functionally in teams spanning departments or geographies
  • Confidence to make the right (and the hard) calls
  • Great communication, relationship building and stakeholder management 
  • A solid track record of addressing customer needs using technology  
  • Hands on experience with Agile
  • Ability to break down complex problemsHandle changing priorities
  • Love for building quality software that delights customers 
  • Build effective relationships across the business  
  • Authenticity, diplomacy and drive
  • Ownership and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
Why you should join us 
Working at Xero will provide you with a diverse and inclusive environment alongside people who will respect, challenge, support and mentor you to have fun while you do the best work of your life! If you want to join us and grow your career within an innovative environment - we want to hear from you!
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: Engineering User experience
Job region(s): Asia/Pacific
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