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Lead Product Manager in Chicago at PayPal

Date Posted: 12/28/2020

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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.

The PayPal Global Credit Revolving Product team is responsible for all the revolving credit products at PayPal.  This consists of our virtual product PayPal Credit available in the US and UK and our co-brand card products that are available in the US and soon to be AU.   The Product team is responsible for managing the entire life cycle of the products from new product development, product releases, and ongoing optimization and support with a customer-first centric view.

The Lead Product Manager will be responsible for all our Co-Brand credit products and for managing, designing, and building world-class credit products and experiences. The Lead Product Manager will:

  • directly manage a team of 3-4 products managers

  • develop and launch new products and manage our portfolio of existing products

  • work closely with senior executives and business teams to help deliver on yearly product performance targets

  • identify areas of opportunity for growth and opportunities to drive increased customer engagement

  • work closely with multi-functional areas across PayPal and different regions, including business and marketing partners, legal, compliance, and risk

  • work closely with dev teams in an agile environment and prioritize backlogs

  • monitor product performance and proactively identify issues/opportunities

Skill set requirements:

  • 5 – 10 years of product experience

  • Experience managing teams

  • Ability to work with a wide range of functions ranging from business experts to developers

  • Experience managing traditional agile responsibilities of a product owner

  • Strong communication skills including presentation skills to executives

  • Track record of delivering high quality products that meet customer needs

  • Strong understanding of business KPI’s and the ability to drive them

  • Experience in an agile development environment a plus

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