Director, Payment Product & Engineering in London at PayPal

Date Posted: 10/29/2018

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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 254 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.

The Director – Payment Product & Engineering – UK will report to the Director Core Markets (UK, DEATCH, AU) will be responsible for managing PayPal's payment capabilities and partnerships in UK optimizing around the KPI's of performance, cost and revenue enablement. We are seeking a senior payment professional with a fanatical focus on the customer and expertise in payments both online and offline who will act as both an internal and external payments expert.

What does Success Look Like?  

  • Drive the delivery of products, project and partnerships through cross functional collaboration, that optimise our KPI's including payment experience metrics and operating income
  • Be a strategic thought leader in the ever-changing payments landscape and develop business cases to support new payment initiatives / opportunities and optimise existing solutions
  • Develop strategic partnerships with networks, financial institutions and payment schemes
  • Commercial and operational management of a portfolio of PayPal’s existing relationships with external payments partners (banks, processors, networks)
  • Be a payments expert across the payment ecosystem including processing, regulation and new technologies
  • Collaborate with the segment and sales & marketing teams, to support growth, and consulting on elements that impact payments
  • Represent PayPal to the payments industry and manage local regulatory environment working closely with legal and government relations to ensure ongoing compliance for PayPal

About You  

  • BS/BA degree, MBA preferred
  • 7+ experience in leadership roles in Banking, Consultancy, Financial Services.
  • Experience in building strong relationships internally & externally
  • Creative, able to deliver innovative solutions in the continuously evolving realm of digital payments
  • Ability to work in a cross functional/matrix environment with proven track record of delivery, through strong negotiation, influencing and relationship management skills
  • Established industry relationships with processors, schemes and financial institutions preferable

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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