Head of Insurance in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 8/26/2019

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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 286 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 Head of Insurance is responsible for heading up all of PayPal's Insurance needs. This role reports to the VP, Treasury and will be based in San Jose.

  • Work with broker community to place our programs in the right global markets
  • Understand Insurance and Regulatory Insurance requirements in which PayPal operates
  • Work with legal and underwriters and manage insurance claims
  • Manage our Insurance Programs that cover management liability, crime, technology errors & omissions, cyber risk, bankers’ professional liability, employment practice liability, and any other specialty coverage needs (ie aviation)
  • Provide advice and consultancy to our organic business, vendor management, and engage with our Corporate Development teams on acquisition related initiatives
  • Support our customer facing products with insurance components
  • Be our main liaison to our Risk, Compliance and Audit functions
  • Be secretary to the Capital Structure Committee (one of 6 operating risk committee's)


  • 12+ years Insurance/Finance/Risk Management experience
  • Industry experience from the Technology, Financial Services, and Fintech
  • BS/BA degree or equivalent; MBA preferred
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills
  • Strong analytical and project management skills including Excel and other analytical tools (e.g., Tableau)
  • Proven track record of cross functional collaboration and driving results in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment
  • People leadership and development
  • Resourceful, self-starter
  • Results focused with strong personal accountability and pride of work
  • Exceptionally organized with the capability to manage competing priorities
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment

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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