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Manager, Employee Development in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 3/11/2020

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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 Talent Development & Learning team is seeking a highly engaged, passionate and dynamic individual to join our team. This role will help to support PayPal employees on several development initiatives but will be particularly focused on managing the Embark onboarding program across the North America employee population and facilitating the Embark class at PayPal HQ in San Jose. This role reports to the Director of Employee Development. Primary Job Responsibilities •Manage all existing Embark programs in North America through partner network •Facilitate and manage the Embark program at PayPal HQ in San Jose •Manage the launch of future Embark programs in North America •Partner with key stakeholders across the company to ensure relevant and impactful programming and curriculum for Embark program •Create and launch new employee tools (dashboards, toolkits, on-demand trainings/FAQs, etc.) to support knowledge management and onboarding •Support the implementation/roll-out of company- wide development programs •Serve as a champion and change agent shaping the culture of the company •Event management and coordination •Support various ad hoc projects and initiatives as needed

Job Requirements

  • High level of professionalism and emotional intelligence
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Comfortable with public speaking and training facilitation
  • Thrives in a global, fast-paced, and dynamic work environment.  Ability to manage high job complexity and constant multi-tasking.  Well organized, able to prioritize well, work efficiently.  Shows flexibility as workloads fluctuate.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence and work effectively with global teams at all levels (including senior leadership) within a highly matrixed organization.
  • A genuine interest and ability to connect with build and maintain relationships with people at all levels and across organizational and geographic boundaries.
  • Strong business partnering and relationship management skills.
  • An ownership mentality – sees tasks through to completion.  Goes the extra step to proactively seek out answers to problems that may fall outside his/her area of expertise. 
  • A demonstrated understanding of how to develop, implement, and enhance processes. Eager to learn new things and apply knowledge to innovate, improve/simplify processes. 

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required
  • At least 2-5 years prior relevant experience.  Experience working with large, geographically dispersed team preferred
  • Highly proficient in Excel and PowerPoint.

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



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