Product Manager - Mobile Platform at Xero

Product Management, Permanent, Melbourne, AU melbourne product full-time
Posted 8 days 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

We need a Product Manager who is passionate about building a best in class Mobile Platform tech suite and creating practices and standards that enable us to deliver amazing native mobile experiences to our customers.

About the role

The Mobile Platform team is looking for someone who loves mobile and wants to take our native mobile delivery, tools, and practices to another level. You’ll be responsible for executing on our mobile platform vision, strategy and roadmap alongside a talented engineering pod. Your skillful product leadership and management of the backlog enables the team to deliver innovative solutions that solve real-world challenges for our native mobile development teams.

The team you’ll be joining is currently focused on uplifting our Identity capabilities, Apple App Store and Google Play Store in app purchase infrastructure, and are responsible for a range of client SDKs and libraries.

What you'll be doing

  • Have a deep understanding of the demands for features and enhancements. This includes listening to and interacting with leadership teams, product leaders, sales and marketing, product teams and customers. Research and analyse how potential solutions and improvements should be delivered.
  • Document findings into specifications, user stories, etc. that will be used as the foundation of the development and testing phases. Own the delivery of the roadmap, product planning, and requirements for new features and improvements. Lead a team of peers during the course of projects to drive delivery.
  • Be able to prioritise feature requests, enhancements and bug fixes into an achievable roadmap.
  • Work closely with development to define milestones and ensure on-time and in-scope delivery.
  • Maintain strong communications with all teams at Xero, in particular, the Development, QA, Design, Documentation and Training teams
  • What You’ll Bring With You

  • 3-5+ years experience bringing products, services, and platforms to life
  • Proven experience delivering platform technology solutions
  • Experience with problem discovery and solution framing activities
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Inclusive attitude and experience working closely with design and engineering teams
  • 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.

    Xero strongly encourages employees and contractors to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to work from a Xero office, or engage in any face-to-face Xero business.