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Manager, Product Management 1 in Chicago at PayPal

Date Posted: 10/13/2021

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Job Description

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.

The Venmo Credit Card Product team is responsible for the Venmo Credit Card product. The Senior Product Manager (PM) will be responsible for managing, designing, and building world-class credit product features and experiences. The PM will be responsible for: • managing the entire life cycle of products from product design, solution design, to build, and implementation • the performance of product and the KPI’s related to his/her product. The PM will be tasked to identify opportunities to improve the product and manage KPI’s. • working closely with multi-functional areas across Venmo and PayPal, including business and marketing partners, legal, compliance, UED and risk • managing backlogs and determining roadmap prioritization, writing stories, and other typical agile processes. • working closely with dev teams in an agile environment.

Job Description:

The ideal candidate is an end-to-end product manager with a successful track record of:

  • Collaborating across a diverse group of stakeholders (e.g. credit business partners, legal, ops, risk/compliance, UX designers, user research, internal product managers, etc.)
  • Defining product requirements and leading the successful execution of initiatives
  • Engaging closely with engineering and architecture to help determine the best technical implementation/design while balancing time-to-market needs.
  • Partnering with cross-functional teams and external partners to design, build, launch, and market new payment capabilities
  • Using A/B Testing, analytics, market research, usability studies, and competitive analysis to drive decision making
  • Defining and proactively monitoring key performance metrics to support and inform product decisions. 
  • Engaging in problem solving with analytics to determine trends and root causes.
  • Partnering with Legal, Privacy, and Compliance teams to ensure the products we deliver are within regulatory boundaries.
  • Defining a product launch plan for your area, including identifying new opportunities as well as maintaining a rolling marketing roadmap of projects or iterations.

Minimum Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a BS/BA is required
  • 4 – 6 years of professional experience
  • Experienced product manager with a minimum of 3-5 years of product experience
  • Ability to work with a wide range of functions ranging from business experts to developers
  • History of leading and executing in fast-paced, high-growth, uncertain environments
  • Comfortable using data and analytics to inform product decisions
  • Ability to lead cross-functional groups and drive action
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong understanding of business KPI’s and the ability to drive them
  • Experience in an agile development environment

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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