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Director-Client HR Business Partner in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 4/18/2021

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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 375 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.

We are seeking a seasoned and results-oriented HR Director to serve as a strategic business partner for an exciting new business unit – Blockchain, Crypto and Digital Currencies (BCDC). PayPal’s BCDC business unit is focused on ensuring end-to-end management of PayPal’s underlying product, technology infrastructure, partnerships and regulatory foundations for digital assets to help enable support for existing capabilities and markets, as well as drive continued growth in the space. This role will be accountable for leading HR for this new business unit, partnering with senior business leaders and aligned HR functional leads on planning and delivering a robust talent plan aligned to business objectives. Reporting to the VP, Human Resources, this role will partner closely and have accountability to the General Manager and senior leadership team of the BCDC organization to drive business outcomes and strong employee engagement through the development and implementation of aligned talent strategies. The role is accountable for leading programs at scale, from need identification to implementation, considering the unique needs of our internal customers and in close partnership with the HR Centers of Excellence (Talent & Organizational Development, Total Rewards, Talent Acquisition, Employee Central & Advocacy). Responsibilities will be broad: leadership consulting on HR matters, people manager coaching & development, performance and talent management, organizational realignment and workforce planning, talent sourcing, hiring & retention strategies, and HR program development and implementation. This role will be responsible for helping to strengthen the senior leadership team of the BCDC function by providing coaching and guidance to senior leaders to further develop their leadership capability, impact and capacity.

  • Operate as the HR leader and business partner for the BCDC business to develop and steward a holistic talent plan that enables business results
  • Demonstrate impeccable integrity with values consistent with the Company
  • Results-driven individual who can produce outcomes, build credibility & trust with leaders and employees across all levels
  • Deep business acumen and collaborative approach, with the executional know-how of building & scaling businesses globally through ongoing development, support and engagement of employees
  • Analytical and critical thinking with a metrics-driven approach to talent solutions and the ability to leverage people analytics and insights to create compelling narratives for change to gain sponsorship
  • Ability to root-cause issues, match people strategies to business strategies, and deliver global programs that drive results
  • Ability to synthesize complex situations into a digestible and solution-oriented format for business leaders and their teams
  • Effective and influential communicator who tailors communication style as needed
  • Empathetic leader who can coach employees and managers through complex situations and sensitive matters
  • Team oriented builder who understands how to achieve buy-in from diverse constituencies, builds bridges and designs “win-win” solutions across a matrix management organization
  • Ability to flourish and navigate in a rapidly changing organization and operate comfortably with ambiguity and complexity
  • Demonstrate impeccable integrity with values consistent with the Company
  • Partners with business to drive & lead through dynamic change and org evolution
  • Builds and fosters an inclusive and diverse culture aligned to our vision, mission & values
  • Enable people manager and leadership team effectiveness

Required Skills:

  • 10+ years of HR business partner experience in roles of progressively increasing scope and in matrixed, high-growth, global organizations
  • Experience in a high profile, strategic HR role with strong executive-level interface and a high degree of executive influence
  • Significant depth in organizational design & learning, people manager development and coaching, facilitation, and employee relations is desired
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or equivalent experience is required, with preference for an advanced degree in Human Resources or Business Administration

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



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