Listing #: 1539625118
Jobs Listing Branding
Company Trade Me
Location Wellington, Wellington
Listed Wed 7 Feb, 5:52 pm
Type Full time, Permanent
Reference 1113
Trade Me is one of New Zealand's busiest online platforms, with over 850,000 people (on average) visiting our sites and apps every day.

We're currently looking for an inspiring leader to coach and guide our functional delivery teams. These teams are the squads that look after search, API, CI/CD pipelines, automation tooling, monitoring, code health and architectural deliverables, so this is a neat opportunity to touch a wide variety of things within the Trade Me business.

What will you be doing?
- Managing the performance of your entire team from direct (four) to downstream reports (twenty).
- You'll be directly involved in hiring for your team as well as assisting across other business units.
- Coaching squads around appropriate delivery practices, lean/agile.
- Ensuring complete ownership of the products delivered within your business area.
- Helping squads effectively communicate priorities and progress of their work.
- Focussing on speedy and accurate product delivery.
- Working with product owners, taking their product vision and direction, and ensuring the team are inspired and engaged in the delivery of these products.
- Providing your thoughts and comments into the development of product roadmaps when required for your business unit.

What experience will you have?
- Eight years' experience in similar roles with progressive increases in responsibility and a passion for leading teams.
- Experience in leading and motivating other people leaders.
- Product development knowledge for an internet-focused business at scale.
- A solid understanding of lean/agile software practices.
- Outstanding communication skills.
- A high degree of empathy for both colleagues and consumers.
- You'll have lots of initiative and can work well independently.
- Ability to build strong professional, friendly and accessible relationships.

What we have to offer?
- Our culture of casual excellence means endless progression and professional development opportunities, while wearing jandals and a t-shirt.
- Kenexa Best Places to work finalist for the past seven years.
- As much five-star coffee a you can stomach in a work day, all within a fantastic work environment.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.