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Sales and Technology Product Management in Scottsdale, Arizona, United States of America at PayPal

Date Posted: 12/22/2021

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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.

This Product Management leader will partner with the Sales related business verticals and leadership to help translate the transformative roadmap for these critical business units into technology solutions; enabling PayPal to compete in the ever evolving-changing business climate. We seek a leader who can strike the right balance of partner, innovator, leader and coach. The successful candidate will guide the maturation of the Sales Technology Product Management team inclusive of product strategy and roadmap, technology skillset development utilizing, delivering an effective, efficient, state of the art, multi-tenant Sales platform (Salesforce) for all PayPal branded businesses – current and future that will: • Empower these business verticals to compete and win • Enable Sales professionals to view and act upon a 360-degree view of our Merchants • Lead the strategic planning and execution of $20M+ portfolio of Sales initiatives. • Deliver persona-based offerings to ensure a rich and efficient experience The ideal candidate has proven experience in transforming technology in support of Sales, in a fast-paced environment; applying strong technical, consultative skills, including business acumen, customer empathy, and the ability to influence and partner. This person thrives in a dynamic, global, fluid, matrix environment and is results-focused. Is comfortable leading from both the front and the rear, as situations dictate. Proven ability to: • Gain and maintain team trust • Possess a deep understanding of enterprise sales (sales background preferred) and sales technologies, preferably with Salesforce • Contribute to the develop and implementation of a sustainable technical strategy • Be an articulate thought leader • Develop an ‘customer-product’ centric organization • Navigate ambiguous situations successfully • Manage and execute complex projects • Develop and deliver executive presentations • Facilitate dialogue across multiple business units, functions, geographies, business partners and Centers of Excellence • Bachelor’s degree required; Graduate degree is highly desirable.

The Director of Product Management, ETX Sales Technology will deliver a modern, secure, resilient, scalable and multi-tenant platform that will enable PayPal’s growth. The successful leader will be seen as a coach who can guide the Product organization from current state to state of the industry,  promote innovation, be data driven and be a trusted member of this organization’s leadership team while executing against the defined strategy and outcomes of both the Sales business team and the ETX technology organization.

Key responsibilities include: 

  • Trusted Technology Partner:   Develop rich, influential and trusted partnerships with key business and technology partners. Demonstrate the ability to navigate internal networks, build internal consensus and lead from all dimensions as necessary.
  • Strategic Thinker and Innovator: Bring outside-in thinking to the organization, highlighting industry trends that should be considered and evaluated. Act as an innovator, disruptor and execution leader in recommending strategies for all aspects of our Sales technical footprint.
  • Platform Mind-Set: Rely on industry knowledge and experience to recommend the multiyear strategic roadmap and goals that will deliver the desired outcomes relating to platform effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Product Mind-Set: Develop a product mind-set that is focused on delivering the needs of the business. In a technology-enabled product organization, the staff exists to service the needs of your customers, within the constraints of the business.
  • Platform Gap Analysis: Assess gaps between current and target platform architectures, evaluate options, and develop appropriate recommendations leveraging PayPal's technologies in combination with 3rd party, open source and COTS products.
  • Lead-Manage-Coach the team: Be a dynamic leader who can instill PayPal’s values into the team and can inspire-develop the team to be a high-performing team that delivers the desired business results in a manner keeping with our culture.
  • Internal Consultant: Provide expertise to business units and colleagues across the company who are refining the role of Product Management while delivering on key strategic plans.

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