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Site HR Business Partner-East Coast in New York at PayPal

Date Posted: 10/20/2020

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Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 325 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. 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.

We are in search of a dynamic site HR business partner to join our team. The HR business partner is responsible for helping to build and advance manager effectiveness and employee engagement across multiple sites. This role will engage closely with local, site-level management and approximately 1,500 employees across our New York, Newton, Pennsylvania and D.C. sites to help drive support of the business and talent plans by delivering programs and initiatives at the site level while liaising with the global HR and Legal teams. The HR business partner will handle employee relations, provide site level support, Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) activities and culture integration with a focus on driving strong employee engagement and helping local business teams deliver on short-and longer-term priorities. The ideal partner will engage and leverage all the pertinent expertise and capabilities of the global HR function including total rewards, talent acquisition, talent management and development and aligned functional partners in payroll, legal, safety & security. This individual will strengthen the effectiveness of our management bench by providing coaching, counsel, and ongoing training to all levels of local site management to further develop our leadership capability, manager effectiveness and succession bench.

  • Broad HR generalist knowledge which candidate can leverage independently to mitigate business, reputational and financial risk 
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of employment legislation, its interpretation and implementation, and of employment practices particularly in the area of performance management
  • Skilled and passionate about coaching and developing manager capabilities and effectiveness
  • Accomplished at using effective listening, probing and investigatory skills to handle complex, sensitive inquiries and conversations with discretion, composure, and compassion
  • Collaborative partner with HR peers and Legal in determining and influencing outcomes of employee relations cases 
  • Strong analytical mindset, able troubleshooter adept at analyzing large amounts of detailed information, diagnosing problems, and recommending appropriate solutions to senior business and people leaders
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver high levels of performance, results & service excellence in a fast-paced, multi-cultural, global organization and build strong trust-based, collaborative relationships with all levels of managers and employees
  • Authentic with impeccable integrity, whose personal and professional values are consistent with our Company’s values and leadership expectations
  • Ability to quickly build trust and communicate effectively across all levels of the organization, knowing appropriate variance in communication style as needed
  • Confident, well prepared partner with the courage to do what it takes to get initiatives developed, adopted, implemented and obtain desired results
  • High degree of comfort and competency navigating ambiguity and complexity
  • Well-cultivated critical thinker who can work at an accelerated pace with a metrics-driven approach to all solutions; able to evolve at the pace of technological advancements and trends shaping the industry
  • 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
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a high degree of resilience and tenacity to drive change
  • Change orientation – experience leading and supporting broad scale change initiatives that have global impact and complex outcomes & expectations.
  • Excellent project management skills with a proven ability to design and implement creative HR solutions that drive business results.

Responsibilities:

  • Coach managers on individual & team performance and professionalism
  • Partner closely with legal team on routine & complex employee relations issues, including conducting investigations, managing cases, and executing on outcomes
  • Support HR Centers of Excellence (Talent, Total Rewards) in leading local manager training, employee onboarding and site engagement activities
  • Champion of site engagement by partnering with site leaders on culture activity, diversity & inclusion initiatives and solutions to enhance the employee experience
  • Together with the business aligned HR Business Partners, this role will support business reorganizations and restructures
  • Deliver anecdotal and analytical insights
  • Develop and document processes to evolve our site HR Business Partner playbook
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or equivalent experience. 
  • 7+ years HR experience in generalist type roles of progressively increasing scope with a demonstrated track record of building manager and leader effectiveness, employee relations

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

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 paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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