Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 305 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.
At PayPal, we put people at the center of everything we do. Founded in 1998, PayPal plays an active role in defining the future of how people buy, sell, lend and donate. PayPal gives people better ways to connect to their money and to each other, helping them send money without sharing financial information and with the flexibility to pay using their PayPal account balances, bank accounts, PayPal Credit and credit cards. We believe that now is the time to reimagine money, to democratize financial services, so that managing and moving money is a right for all citizens, not just the affluent.
We believe every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. We have an obligation to empower people to exercise this right and improve financial health.
As a leader in Financial Technology, we believe in providing simple, affordable, secure and reliable financial services and digital payments that enable the hopes, dreams and ambitions of millions of people around the world.
It is our duty and privilege to be Customer Champions. We have a fundamental commitment to put our customers at the center of everything we do. We must be bold and innovative and execute flawlessly against our immediate goals, with our eyes always on the future.
With 250 million active customers and 14 million merchants, we have created an open and secure payments ecosystem that people and businesses use to securely transact with each other online, in stores and on mobile devices. Our global reach into 203 markets allows us to deliver seamless and secure payment experiences around the world, giving people the ability to pay with confidence with the technology they love.
We’re at a unique moment in time. Over the next few years, the world’s buying experiences will be rewired as consumers shift to mobile, security becomes a greater concern and digital wallets shift from a nice-to-have to a must-have. This poses a massive opportunity for us at PayPal.
PayPal is the most widely used, trusted digital wallet in the world, but in order to remain competitive in this changing landscape, we need to become relevant across all channels – in-store, online and on mobile. Our solid foundation gives us a head start, but we now need to position ourselves to become THE platform for mobile and next-generation commerce.
The Global Product Data Services is a team in the Payments organization under Customer Experiences and Technology. Its vision is to “P rovide Enterprise Product Data at lower cost and better quality” . To achieve this vision, we are looking for people with a passion and curiosity to solve customer problems with data. The internal stakeholders for the Program include but are not limited to PayPal Inc.’s Product Teams, Accounting and Finance, Sales, Risk, Customer Service, Treasury and Strategy Teams. Our External stakeholders include Regulators, Customers, Third Party Service Providers and Banks.
The position reports to the Director of Product Management in Global Product Data Services.
Own the Business Strategy with a 3-4-year long term plan along with 18-month execution plan
Scope includes Single Source of Truth for Operational data, Back End Payments Hub for Money Movement and Core Banking Account Management
Create business case for strategic investments and track key operational metrics
Lead and participate in strategic product development and strategy efforts
Develop ongoing processes, support and help prioritize areas of strategic investment
Run workshops with stakeholders to understand and document current state in the digital roadmap/journey and to identify gaps, capture actions, and manage to closure
For each strategic program, support stakeholders to understand the future state and how their work will need to change to support it
Tactfully collaborate cross-organizational work streams to identify inter / intra dependencies
Work with product teams to ensure execution of initiatives aligned to the large initiatives and to manageany barriers to target results
Work with cross-functional teams to drive reporting, forecasting and budgeting process and ongoing improvements
Create and prepare ad-hoc analysis as required to assist in the management of the roadmap
Drive development of marketing plans and requirements to support product development, digital transformation and other strategic programs. Gather and report Transformation Office dashboard metrics and other KPIs in monthly newsletters
Knowledge and Skills Requirements
Manage Business Case, financial reporting and P&L Execution:
Prior experience building and managing business cases for strategic investments for the long and short terms
Advanced Excel spreadsheet functions and formulas to build and maintain models used for reporting and forecasting
General understanding of the key business and financial drivers that determine the organization’s success and strategy
Value Realization Accounting, reporting and financial data modeling
Good understanding of business strategy, product lifecycles, finance acumen around products
P&L Experience driving definition of execution priorities and strategic initiatives that require special attention and cross-functional collaboration across matrixed teams to deliver measurable outcomes and KPIs.
Ability to collaborate with product and technology stakeholders to understand strategic requirements and define a product roadmap.
Additional Skills Requirements-Experience with:
· Communication: (1) clear and concise messaging, (2) the ability to flex communication styles/methods based on the stakeholder audience, (3) ability to manage communication upward and across a matrixed organization
· Responsive: (1) timely response to requests, (2) keep stakeholders informed of status of request, (3) maintain a sense of urgency in resolving issues, (4) strong client service focus, (5) Minimal supervision on a day to day basis and must be able to work independently with the ability to set priorities as appropriate.
· Conflict Management: (1) remain unbiased and deliver creative solutions that benefit all stakeholders, (2) address conflicts in a timely manner based on factual information while taking into consideration the bigger picture, (3) demonstrate an understanding of the needs of all parties involved.
· Proactive: (1) ability to foresee challenges and how those might impact immediate term decisions/actions, (2) look for strategic solutions, (3) take a forward looking or anticipatory approach.
· Collaborative: (1) flexible and open to new ideas, (2) solicit multiple points of view to develop the best overall solution, (3) work collectively with others through discovery.
· Analytical: (1) identify issues and makes appropriate recommendations for resolve, (2) validate the accuracy of data to resolve inconsistencies.
· Insightful: (1) ability to view a situation from multiple perspectives, (2) understand how different aspects of the business can affect one another.
· Proficient in Microsoft applications.
MBA from Tier 1 school desired
6-8 years of experience
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