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Business Consultant in London at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/17/2021

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Job Description

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 392 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.

The Business Consultant will play a critical role in the Customer Success Management performance team. The candidate will identify and report on key indicators of CSM performance and growth opportunities, using those findings to set the strategic agenda and drive projects for the CSM organisation, and presenting recommendations to the CSM leadership. Projects will include business planning, churn/retention analysis, programme effectiveness, coverage optimization, and ongoing performance measurement. Deliverables range from robust analytic models, custom performance analysis, tactical business initiatives, and the packaging of findings into presentation-ready content for CSM leaders. The successful candidate will possess a passion for creating innovative analysis, working across multiple tools to build insights, develop findings and present recommendations that transcend the numbers. The candidate will require the energy to uncover and understanding and ultimately to contribute to projects impacting and transforming the business. Ideally, this person will have worked or interned in a sales strategy & operations environment, management consultancy, or in a comparable environment that requires business acumen combined with analytical skills and will feel comfortable interacting with senior management on a regular basis.

What you'll achieve

  • Partner with CSM leads on all operational and analytical requests, e.g. business performance analysis, identify opportunities for improvement across systems, tools, and processes.
  • Manage the reporting, analysis and presentation of key performance data for the organisation
  • Assist in developing and delivering presentations for senior executives and inform decisions on a daily basis
  • Take part in key strategic initiatives to transform and shape the business for delivering growth
  • Play a role in the annual planning process by making recommendations in areas such as headcount, target setting, go-to-market strategy and CSM productivity.
  • Manage projects with stakeholders to make data-driven decisions on topics including: growth/churn strategy, operational performance improvements, process improvement, and small/medium scope CSM experiments.
  • Establish strong working relationships with CSM leadership, marketing, systems, and other cross-functional teams to achieve objectives.

About You

  • Several years relevant experience in sales and/or customer success strategy, finance, consulting, or in equivalent roles
  • Experience with analytical tools to help break down complex problems and design solutions to them
  • Experience with tools such as Salesforce and BI tools (Looker, Tableau, Qlik)
  • Have a proven track record of leading cross-functional, multi-stakeholder projects to success.
  • “Roll-up-your-sleeves” attitude: Willingness and enthusiasm to build from the ground up
  • Organised, detail-oriented, and efficient while being adaptable to changing priorities and comfortable wearing multiple hats throughout the day
  • Enjoys working cross-functionally through the details of resolving complex issues
  • Excited to understand the big picture and interconnectedness of process and systems, and not afraid to dive deeply into a specific subject
  • Ability to articulate complex problems, processes, or data to peers as well as senior management.
  • Equally comfortable interacting analytical and technical teams across multiple time zones/regions and translating business needs into business solutions
  • Track record of results in fast-moving environments and ability to excel under ambiguity

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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