Chief Product Owner in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/8/2018

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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 237 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 looking for a strong technical product leader to drive the risk platform solution and consumer experience as it relates to compliance and financial risk management. You and your product team will define product vision and strategy working closely with business stakeholders, customer and through competitive analysis to ensures that the product supports the overall strategy and business goals.

General responsibilities

  • Gain a deep understanding of Risk Platform business, customer experience and stakeholders goals
  • Develop a 3 year product vision, strategy and roadmap in support of stakeholders 
  • Effectively pitch strategic initiatives and convince senior leadership, peers, partners to buy into new initiatives
  • Move ideas from proposal to funding, and through successful execution.
  • Drive solutions to problems across all organizations and all disciplines without assistance
  • Represents their product domain(s) to peers, managers, and executives across PayPal and to external audiences.
  • Would be called upon to consult in areas of subject matter expertise by senior management.
  • Manages team of senior PM’s across the global locations
  • Actively mentors and informally influence cross-functional team members.
  • Would have ability to influence senior leaders across the organization through complex decision processes by exhibiting sound knowledge & SME.

Skill Sets

  • 10+ years of experience
  • Demonstrated track record of developing creative solutions in product, process or policy that delivered business results.
  • Proven analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and develop business cases.
  • Superior verbal and written executive communications skills.
  • Skilled at working with cross functional groups and matrix organizations in multiple geographies to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Create quality slideware to explain product to customers, partners and executives.
  • Strong people management skills (build, develop, mentor, lead teams).
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills without authority.
  • Ability to clearly and succinctly articulate trade-offs and impact in a language relevant to the audience.
  • Able to represent risk broadly and externally.
  • Ability to balance strategic thinking with strong execution skills and good technical depth to synthesize product, business and platform strategy.
  • Some travel required

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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