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Head of Product - Growth in Stockholm - Jakobsbergsgatan at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/17/2020

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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 305 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.

iZettle is seeking a high energy, hands-on Head of Product for Growth, with a strong track record of leading multiple cross-functional teams in a fast-paced, startup environment and brings sharp strategic thinking paired with strong execution. You’ll envision and articulate a clear path to get there to accelerate the growth of iZettle by 10x. In 2018, iZettle became part of the PayPal family. iZettle is on a mission to help small businesses succeed in a world of giants. Tens of millions of small businesses worldwide are still being underserved by the traditional players. By giving small businesses the tools to get paid, sell smarter and grow, we’re empowering them to reach their full potential. Together with PayPal, we can reach 24 million merchants across the world with more of the affordable tools they need to thrive. Join us in putting an end to the ordinary way the world defines financial freedom.

Your focus will be on 3 main areas...

Drive product strategy, road-mapping, and execution across the organization. 

  • Set Area Product vision and Roadmap. 
  • Think strategically and articulate that strategy
  • Make cross-functional, strategic trade-offs
  • Informed by Data

Create and empower a professional product management discipline.

  • Train and invest in improving product managers who have overseen multiple stages of the lifecycle of high use products
  • Represent product management at the executive level
  • Empower PMs in their organization to work effectively and get things done
  • Build programs to train and support PMs

Collaborate & set cross-company product management processes.

  • Develop processes needed to run product development efficiently, prioritize product decisions, and launch products
  • Identify, understand and close gaps in talent, knowledge, processes, tools for the Growth area.

The Head of Product for Growth forms together with the Tech Manager and the Design Director the leadership for the Area. In this capacity you are jointly responsible for:

  • Setting goals together with each team, and providing the means and guidance needed for reaching them
  • Providing clear mission and expected outcomes in relation to overall strategy
  • Providing sufficient time and resources
  • Providing regular feedback on team priorities and solutions
  • Adjust mission/outcomes based on feedback from the team
  • Assisting the teams to unblock impediments
  • Encouraging the teams to continuously learn and improve

To succeed in the role, we believe you have the following skills

  • A passionate leader with a solid experience of leading people in a high-paced and agile environment.
  • A visionary communicator, yet improvement-driven and hands-on when needed.
  • You have experience from hyper-growing organizations
  • You thrive in organizations with a large portion of ambiguity
  • A relevant education, preferably a Master degree or/and professional qualification in engineering
  • Ability to communicate fluently in English

Small minds never helped small businesses

It takes originality and an open mind to start a small business. That’s why small minds have no place in ours. At iZettle, we celebrate the individuality of the people we work with, valuing the impact that diverse experiences, backgrounds, perspectives and ideas can have on our culture and the products we build. We’re proud to be an equal opportunities employer, a place where everyone can benefit from equal access to professional development and bring their whole personality to work.

We’re iZettle.

In 2018, iZettle became part of the PayPal family. iZettle is on a mission to help small businesses succeed in a world of giants. Tens of millions of small businesses worldwide are still being underserved by the traditional players. By giving small businesses the tools to get paid, sell smarter and grow, we’re empowering them to reach their full potential. Together with PayPal, we can reach 24 million merchants across the world with more of the affordable tools they need to thrive. Join us in putting an end to the ordinary way the world defines financial freedom.

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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. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

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