Xero is hiring an

Agile Team Facilitator

Auckland, New Zealand
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.

We’re looking for an Agile Team Facilitator/Scrum Master with high EQ and strong influencing skills to join our team. We’re seeking someone with passion for unlocking the potential in others, who believes in the power of great teams, and has experience in enabling high performance. You’ll need to prove your skill in creating environments where learning and innovation flourish and you’ll show you have great communication and facilitation skills.  

We’re the Product Delivery & Change team and our mission is to reimagine Xero’s way of working and grow our people so that we continue to deliver #beautiful product experiences.  We’re a tight knit, collaborative group and we value great teamwork. By joining us, you’ll help us embed world-class product practices and mechanisms.   

As an ATF, you'll:

  • Help our people apply product principles and agile practices in their daily work 
  • Work with teams (we call them pods) to continuously improve their teamwork 
  • Support pods with the framework they choose to use (e.g. Scrum, Kanban) 
  • Facilitate pod events, workshops, team kick-offs, etc
  • Support product, design and engineering to work together
  • Contribute positively as a supportive teammate
  • Enable Xeros to work together to create seamless customer experiences 
  • Work closely with Product Owners and pods helping them prioritise and define their backlog
  • Guide the Pods in creating and maintaining core artefacts 

By joining us, you’ll work in a fast growing global company that’s improving the lives of people in small business, their advisors and communities around the world. We’re passionate about creating the environment for our people to do the best work of their lives - if you do too, then we’d love to meet you! 

Why Xero?

Xero is an inclusive environment, with people who will respect, challenge, support and mentor you to do the best work of your life. Where creativity, innovation and continuous learning are encouraged and celebrated. Whether you're after a workplace with a social vibe or a workplace which understands your family, sport or a side gig is the priority or something in between - Xero can be all of that and more.

At Xero, we trust you to build your career to the best of your ability and we will support your desire for learning with training and career mentorship to help you flourish. As part of our awesome package, you’ll receive Xero shares and a Life Insurance package as well as a variety of other perks to make your time here that much more fun. Our facilities and PX teams work hard to give us great workspaces with all the tech company perks, so join us and experience our new Auckland offices!

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.