OCIO PMO Engineering Manager in Chennai at PayPal

Date Posted: 1/28/2018

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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 210 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.

OCIO PMO Manager will lead a team of Program & Project Managers to successfully deliver technology programs supporting the Employee Technology Solutions (ETS) organization and supporting PayPal Corporate Functions.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Partnering with the ETS Senior Management (Product, Engineering, and Quality) and their teams to provide strategy and direction for major program initiatives
  • Leading, Mentoring, and growing a team of 5-8 Program Managers and/or Scrum Masters that are part of a larger PMO organization
  • Working with the Technology and Product teams to implement procedures and Project Management methodologies that enable ETS to deliver on-time, on-quality, on-budget and on-value.  This includes driving the continued success of the PayPal Agile Transformation implementation within ETS.
  • Developing and operationalizing standardized portfolio support activities including:  reporting, staffing, monitoring, and budget management
  • Developing and operationalizing standardized capacity management processes; including: supply and demand in conjunction with portfolio prioritization activities
  • Working with the Leadership team to drive overall roadmap planning and prioritize internal initiative work across the OCIO PMO and external BUs

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required
  • Ability to present and sell solutions both internally and to other organizations is a plus
  • Must be a team player who works well with technical and non-technical resources
  • Must be able to build strong relationships with technology and business partners as well as peers
  • Must be able take strategic direction from executive management
  • Must take initiative, be a decisive decision-maker and show confidence in decisions made
  • Must be able to drive and grow talent for direct reports on the team


  • A Bachelor's degree is required
  • Strong understanding and experience implementing Agile-Scrum within organizations
  • Global team people management experience
  • Experience identifying and prioritizing key project objectives, risks, drivers and dependencies
  • History of communication and interaction with senior level executives
  • Strong presentation skills (executive level)
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Strong work ethic; extremely organized and detail oriented
  • Experience managing and maintaining project budgets
  • Ability to recommend and implement process improvements, policies and best practices
  • Minimum of 13-16 years’ experience working in technology and/or program and project management related positions

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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