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 GM Product provides strategic, commercial, and technical oversight across the relevant product groups to ensure alignment with overall Xero strategy and customer requirements to drive the execution of key projects, owning the communication with stakeholders around the globe, and building empathy for and understanding of your users, customers, and markets.
This newly created GM Role is to ensure the direction and alignment of holistic product strategy across AU, NZ, and Singapore markets advocating for the levels of investment needed to achieve this strategy; working with senior leaders and their peers to align on overarching outcomes and team priorities in this space. Additionally, the role will explore and define strategies in relation to approaching APAC regions such as Hong Kong.
As GM Product, you will be responsible for teams of Xeros that create value for our small businesses and our partners by building and enhancing the products that make the magic happen. You will provide oversight across your portfolio, ensuring the right things are built at the right time and through doing so you’ll contribute to Xero achieving its goals.
You’ll bring extensive experience leading product teams and building products at scale using cloud-based, modern architectures. You’ve ideally led complex programs of work spanning multiple areas of a business, with very strong influencing skills. You will have experience in developing out product strategies and turning them into tangible customer outcomes, along with proven experience of optimising the way product teams collaborate to get the best results for the business.
The focus of this role will be to assume responsibility for AU, NZ, and SG tax products, inclusive of both sales and annual tax, whilst also building out tax strategy for regions of Asia such as Hong Kong. You will be comfortable to challenge the status quo on how products are discovered and delivered.
You’ll be an excellent communicator and have a long history of successful relationship management to draw upon. You will be comfortable to regularly be in front of Executive teams and Boards.
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.