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Sr Dir, HR BP - Engineering in Remote New York at PayPal

Date Posted: 9/21/2021

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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.

PayPal HR is looking for an experienced Senior HR Business Partner to serve as a strategic business partner to leadership for Merchant Engineering within our Product organization. Reporting to the VP of HR for the Global Product organization, the individual will have responsibility for clients in multiple geographic locations and will partner with the broader HR team on planning and delivering HR programs and services to the business. The successful candidate is strategically involved across a broad spectrum of HR disciplines including Employee Relations, Talent & Development, Total Rewards, Diversity & Inclusion, Performance Management and Talent Acquisition to drive business outcomes against the execution of our global HR and local site-level priorities. The Senior HR Business Partner will partner with their business leaders to develop business objectives and interpret what people enablers are necessary to deliver business results. Further the role is accountable for leading programs at scale, from need identification to implementation, considering the unique needs of our internal customers and in close partnership with the Human Resources Centers of Excellence (COE’s) and site based HRBPs. Responsibilities will be broad: leadership consulting on HR matters, performance and talent management, organizational realignment and workforce planning, HR program development and/or rollout for a product or functional group. This individual will also be charged with strengthening the senior leadership team of each function by providing coaching and counsel to senior leaders to further develop their leadership capability and capacity.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and steward holistic talent plan for client group(s) - championing customer journey via shared Goals/Outcomes with partners
  • Analytical and critical thinking with ability to quickly get to deep understanding of challenges/Issues and uses a metrics-driven approach to solutions and the ability to leverage analytics and insights to create compelling narratives for change to gain sponsorship
  • Deep business acumen and collaborative approach, with the executional know how of building and growing/scaling businesses globally through the ongoing development and supports of its people
  • Proven ability to be a trusted partner; builds credibility and trust by providing a strong and visible HR leadership presence with leaders, people managers and employees, locally and globally
  • The ability to root-cause issues, match people strategies to business strategies, and deliver global programs that drive results
  • The ability to synthesize and effectively communicate complex situations into a digestible format for the business leaders and their teams
  • 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
  • The ability to flourish and navigate in a rapidly changing organization and operate comfortably with ambiguity and complexity
  • Partners with business to drive and lead through organizational change and evolution
  • Results driven individual who can produce outcomes
  • Builds and fosters an inclusive and diverse culture aligned to our Company vision, mission, and values
  • Build and develop people manager and leadership team effectiveness


  • 15+ years professional experience
  • 10+ years of HR Business Partner experience in roles of progressively increasing scope and in matrixed, high-growth, global organizations
  • Experience in a high profile, strategic HR role with heavy executive-level interface and a high degree of executive influence
  • Significant depth in Organizational Design and Learning, people manager development, Facilitation, Executive Recruiting and Employee Relations is desired
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or equivalent experience is required with a preference for an advanced degree in Human Resources or Business Administration

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