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Director, HRBP in San Jose, California, United States of America at PayPal

Date Posted: 1/1/2022

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At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives. We’re a purpose-driven company, and our beliefs are the foundation of how we conduct business every day. We’re guided by our core values of Inclusion, Innovation, Collaboration, and Wellness. Collectively, these values inspire us to work together as One Team with our customers at the center of everything we do, and to take care of ourselves, each other, and the communities in which we live and work. We challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. Join us as we enable the hopes, dreams, and ambitions of millions of people around the world.

PayPal HR is looking for a senior HR Business Partner to serve as a strategic advisor to leadership for the Platform Engineering function. Reporting to the VP of HR for the Chief Technology Officer, the individual will have responsibility for clients in multiple geographic locations and will partner with the broader HR team on planning and delivering HR programs and services to the business. The successful candidate is strategically and operationally involved across a broad spectrum of HR disciplines including Talent Management & Development, Total Rewards, Diversity & Inclusion, Performance Management, Talent Acquisition and Employee Relations to drive business outcomes against the execution of our global HR and business priorities. The Senior HR Business Partner will partner with their business leaders to deliver business objectives and interpret what people enablers are necessary to deliver business results. Further, the role is accountable for implementing programs at scale, considering the unique needs of our internal customers and in close partnership with the Human Resources Centers of Excellence (COE’s) and site based HRBPs. Responsibilities will be broad: leadership consulting on HR matters, performance and talent management, organizational realignment, and workforce planning. This individual will also be charged with strengthening the senior leadership team of client groups by providing coaching and counsel to senior leaders to further develop their leadership capability and capacity.

Key Attributes:

  • Develop and execute holistic talent plan for client group(s) - championing business outcomes and the employee experience
  • Leverages analytical skills and critical thinking to diagnose organizational issues. Uses a metrics-driven approach to solutions
  • Possesses an ability to create compelling narratives and influence senior leaders by leveraging analytics and insights
  • Business acumen with the executional know how of building, growing and scaling businesses globally through the ongoing development and support of its people
  • Proven ability to be a trusted partner. Builds credibility and trust by providing a strong and visible HR leadership presence with executives, people managers and employees, locally and globally
  • Collaborative colleague adept at navigating complex stakeholder matrix to identify, influence and implement solutions
  • The ability to root-cause issues, match people strategies to business strategies, and deliver global programs that drive results
  • The ability to synthesize and effectively communicate complex situations into a digestible format for the business leaders and their teams
  • Team oriented consensus builder who understands how to achieve buy-in from diverse constituencies, building bridges and designing "win-win" solutions across a matrix management organization
  • The ability to flourish and navigate in a rapidly changing organization and operate comfortably with ambiguity and complexity
  • Partners with business to drive and lead through organizational change and evolution
  • Results driven individual who can produce outcomes
  • Builds and fosters an inclusive and diverse culture aligned to our Company vision, mission, and values
  • Build and develop people manager and leadership team effectiveness


  • 10+ years of HR Business Partner experience in roles of progressively increasing scope and in matrixed, high-growth, global organizations
  • Experience in a strategic HR role with executive-level interface and a high degree of executive influence
  • Significant depth in Organizational Design and Learning, people manager development, Facilitation, Executive Recruiting and Employee Relations is desired
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or equivalent experience is required with a preference for an advanced degree in Human Resources or Business Administration

The type of HR leader that flourishes at PayPal (behaviors, motivations, the how):

  • Results Focus – demonstrates commercial acumen and accountability; ties all work back to overall business impact
  • Strong Collaborator – who partners with stakeholders for win-win
  • Change Agent – we are a dynamic company and need someone who is skilled at leading change
  • Deals with Ambiguity – to take the unknown into action
  • Challenges the Status Quo – and believes things can always be improved
  • A believer in the “Greater Good” – one who always puts others’ needs above their own

For more than 20 years, PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 400 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways. 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.

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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