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Risk Appetite Sr Manager in Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/3/2022

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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.

Responsible for the definition, execution and maintenance of the Enterprise Risk Strategy and Framework including risk appetite, risk taxonomy, the Enterprise Risk and Compliance Policy and associated training. This is a comprehensive enterprise-level role spanning risk and compliance disciplines and geographies. The risk strategy and framework provides important structural underpinnings for all risk and compliance activities and is a critical second line of defense function. 

Global Risk Appetite and Governance Manager


Overseeing and executing the continuous evolution of the overall risk and compliance strategy and framework including the Enterprise Risk and Compliance Policy as the broader risk and compliance program evolves and matures, including developing and maintaining clear and effective enterprise-wise training programs. 

Executing, maintaining and maturing the risk appetite framework including reporting, escalation, measurement updates and continuous governance responsibilities.  Supporting the development of analytical frameworks to help PayPal better quantify risk, manage the business and and support risk oversight. 

Ensuring technology solutions supporting relevant functions are scalable, sustainable, and leverage cutting edge technology to provide real time data analytics and insights. 

Presenting to management, management risk committees, and boards and committees thereof, as needed. 

Providing thought leadership on operational and technology process improvements to enable robust execution and oversight of activities covered by the Risk and Compliance Program 

Operating effectively within the company’s global governance structures, participating as an active member with key functional areas and legal entities. 

Working closely and collaboratively with relevant functions such as Business Units, Operations, Legal, Technology, Internal Audit and other Risk and Compliance personnel. 


10+ years of relevant experience in compliance risk management or risk management roles. 

Demonstrated expertise in creating and driving the implementation of compliance and/or risk management frameworks, infrastructure and programs (preferably at large financial and/or financial technology institutions). 

Demonstrated global regulatory knowledge across risk disciplines. 

Demonstrated ability to define and implement comprehensive cross-organizational industry best practice risk programs with pragmatic business minded compliance in a matrixed organization. 

Demonstrated thought leadership across an organization and strong people management skills. 

Results oriented, proactive, responsible and pragmatic with a passion to solve complex problems in creative, efficient and cost-effective way and to translate global regulatory environments into actionable policies, processes and programs that enable business objectives. 

Excellent communication and presentation skills. 

Builds good rapport and engages stakeholders across all levels of the organization effectively. 

Proven track record of getting things done in complex organizational context, often without formal authority. 

Our Benefits:

At PayPal, we’re committed to building an equitable and inclusive global economy. And we can’t do this without our most important asset—you. That’s why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care for the whole you.

We have great benefits including a flexible work environment, employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To learn more about our benefits please visit

Who We Are:

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PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit

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

As part of PayPal’s commitment to employees’ health and safety, we have established in-office Covid-19 protocols and requirements, based on expert guidance. Depending on location, this might include a Covid-19 vaccination requirement for any employee whose role requires them to work onsite. Employees may request reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.



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