Card Platform Manager, Product Owner in London at PayPal

Date Posted: 2/24/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    London
  • Job Type:
    Product Management
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/24/2018
  • Job ID:
    R0027030

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 210 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.

Payment Product and Engineering (PPE) is responsible for managing the global products and partnerships that enable the movement of funds into and out of the PayPal system.  At this time, PPE is seeking a product manager to help support PayPal’s rapidly evolving Global business.  This position will be cross-functional in scope

Primary Job Responsibilities

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal 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 210 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.


Payment Product and Engineering (PPE) is responsible for managing the global products and partnerships that enable the movement of funds into and out of the PayPal system.  At this time, PPE is seeking a product manager to help support PayPal’s rapidly evolving Global business.  This position will be cross-functional in scope and will focus on:

  • Defining requirements, coordinating and leading successful execution of card acquiring products within the PPE organization. Optimizing, both from a cost and processing quality perspective, how PayPal acquires and processes a credit or debit card transaction.
  • On an ongoing basis, driving the execution & management of any payment infrastructure roll out, with the focus on understanding & interpreting the broad requirements from all 3rd party stakeholders and communicating those to the broader internal team.
  • Engaging closely with the engineering team, applying agile methodology, to help determine the best technical implementation methods as well as a reasonable execution schedule.
  • Managing platform relationship with external partners and acquiring banks.
  • Proactively monitoring product KPIs & identifing gaps/solutions. Engaging in problem solving with the analytics teams to determine trends and root causes. Leading and rallying teams to execute until problem is solved.

Job Requirements

Required Skills

  • The ideal candidate should have a BS/BA degree and professional experience in European payments.

  • Experience in executing various aspects of product management, from industry best practices and customer requirements assessment to product design to process optimization.

  • Strong analytical skills and demonstrated experience in process improvement through the use of data driven analysis.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a dynamic environment and adapt to evolving business initiatives.

  • Ability to manage and maximize value of partner relationships is critical. 

  • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills and the proven ability to influence and communicate effectively and diplomatically.

  • The candidate should be fluent in English with additional language skills a strong plus.  The position will require approximately 10% international travel

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.

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