GM Product at Waddle

Product Management, Permanent, Melbourne, AU melbourne product full-time
Posted 18 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.

Want to work for a global cloud native SaaS company? This will really put your product and leadership skills to the test.

The role…
The General Manager Product role provides strategic, commercial and technical oversight to ensure alignment with Xero’s overall strategy whilst driving the execution of key projects globally.

You’ll be leading our product teams who are focused on unlocking the potential of millions of US and Canada based small businesses & their advisors, by making tax trusted, seamless and insightful.

You'll be directly responsible for multiple AU and NZ based product teams working in this area and influencing the direction of many other teams across Xero to achieve the right customer outcomes.

Based in either Melbourne, Auckland or Wellington and reporting to the Executive GM Product you will drive and continue to develop a product strategy and roadmap with other key stakeholders to meet Xero’s objectives and then transform product ideas into concepts, timelines and projects and have accountability for their commercial success.

This is a senior role within the business and as such, you will have a shared responsibility to cultivate a fun, rewarding and results-driven culture whilst attracting to build and retaining to grow the best talent to maintain your world-class team.

About you…
You’ll bring extensive experience in creating and growing modern software development teams using lean and Agile methods and will be able to draw on your experience building products at scale using cloud-based, modern architectures. You’ll be an excellent communicator and have a long history of successful relationship management to draw upon and leading leaders of product teams

Our teams take pride in their products and are at the forefront of their craft which sets the standard for software development across the business.

Why Xero?
Have fun while you do the best work of your life! We’re a place where personal development, innovation, and change are not only encouraged but also celebrated. We value our people and want them to enjoy and take pride in their work.

We're a huge part of the development community and you'll find Xeros attending and speaking at conferences and hosting meetups. We're really open in our discussions at Xero, from the latest product management thinking to diversity and inclusion.

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.