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Senior Manager, Product Management in San Jose, California, United States of America at PayPal

Date Posted: 1/6/2022

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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. 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.

Customer Experience is the overall experience of a customer with PayPal, based on all their interactions before, during and after using our products or services. It is everything that affects a customer's perception and feelings about PayPal. The Customer Experience (CX) organization is chartered with improving our end-to-end customer experiences, building the muscle of being customer centric and thinking end-to-end to deliver amazing Experiences. The Product enablement team in CX partners with other product teams across the enterprise to improve new and existing customer experiences through engagements that may range from a few weeks to a few months. The Senior Manager of Product Management, Customer Experiences will be responsible for leading such engagements and solve for complex experience gaps by enabling product teams to be customer centric and bringing in product best practices to teams.

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify the right problem and support solution development. You will leverage your discovery, strategy, collaboration and PM skills to develop a broad perspective and quickly hone in on a problem statement to solve.
  • Design, Lead and improve customer experiences. You will bring your product management skills to bear during these engagements to build products that are in line with our mission and vision and support the goals of the engagement.
  • Lead complex products that are across multiple phases of customer experience and across multiple in the enterprise.
  • Foster product management principles. Your responsibility is in enabling product teams with best practices and tools to set them up for success. You will collaborate and share insights with other product managers, contributing to our growing culture of product management. You will help cross pollinate best practices between teams and the market

Key Competencies and mindset

  • Customer Centric: You are customer focused. You are an expert in customer discovery, problem identification and solutioning. You can understand customer needs, context, market context and existing solutions to drive innovative customer solutions. You can distill customer insights and identify business opportunities
  • Outcome Focused: You solve for customer outcomes while delivering business results. You can iterate on products to improve customer outcomes and results. You can do so by leveraging multiple data inputs – both qualitative and quantitative to validate hypothesis and help teams get to the right insights.
  • Influence without authority: You are great at communicating in a way to inspire teams. You build and inspire highly effective cross-functional and enterprise teams. You can influence teams without direct authority. You can lead teams to deliver customer-focused products that move PayPal and its customers forward. You are comfortable working in a consulting capacity as well as running a product directly
  • Growth mindset: You are growth minded and continuously learning. Learning from customer, market, about the product, about PM skills, leadership skills and everything that is required to make you a stellar product leader.
  • Servant leadership: You approach your work with a mindset of service. Serving our customers, teams, and those around you to help set them up for success.


  • 10+ years of experience in Product management.
  • Proved track record in product craftsmanship
  • Display a deep understanding and empathy for our customers with a relentless focus on solving pain points.
  • Ability to gain context about any new product area quickly, apply best practices and enable teams to build better practices
  • Ability to work in ambiguous situations.
  • Experience in navigating complex organizations
  • Excellent interpersonal, collaboration and negotiation skills to gain trust
  • Demonstrate high energy/creativity and entrepreneurial skills.
  • Strong problem-solving, conflict resolution, influencing and decision-making skills

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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