Project Manager in Singapore at PayPal

Date Posted: 10/9/2018

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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 244 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.

We are looking for a project manager who is energetic, passionate, experienced, and have a “can do” attitude to lead and manage corporate level programs which elevate the engagement of technology teams to innovate, develop, and deliver payment products for the business units and their customers.

Strategic, Visionary, Thoughtful, Creative, Energetic, Engaging, Approachable, Accurate, Collaborative — is this you?

As a key member of the Corporate Technology team, you will work with Senior Leadership to drive key programs within our client’s organization.  Our client is one of the fastest growing global e-commerce and e- payments organization and they help people transact anytime, anywhere and anyway.  Our client has well established product development centers in Asia with their Asia/Pacific business headquarters based in Singapore. 

We are looking for a project manager who is energetic, passionate, experienced, and have a “can do” attitude to lead and manage corporate level programs which elevate the engagement of technology teams to innovate, develop, and deliver payment products for the business units and their customers. 

The project manager will be responsible for planning, communication, risk management, and project management for one or more projects within the client’s organization.  The projects are related to work and manpower strategy and planning; creation of vision for client’s software product development in Asia, and related organization structuring and planning.  The right candidate should have vast experience and a good understanding of organizational dynamics; and should be able to navigate the organization and act as champions, change agents, and thought leaders at all levels.

Key Responsibilities:

Create relationships with business & technology stakeholders.

Prepare program plans, drive execution & delivery.

Manage scope and milestones across project(s) to ensure completion of project(s) goals.

Identify and track project interdependencies to ensure timely and successful delivery.

Identify, track, prioritize, and drive resolution of project level issues, leveraging lessons learned from prior experience and work to address and mitigate systemic issues.

Monitor and measure progress to ensure that the project(s) meets or exceeds performance targets; document accurate status of project(s) within the program(s).

Create executive level presentations and keynote messages.

Job Requirements


Successful track record in defining strategies and execution plans.

Successful track record of managing projects that met business objectives and completion timelines.

Proven ability to develop effective, matrixed, cross-organization relationships, collaborating and communicating across business and technology stakeholders and multiple geographies.

Excellent understanding of project management process, tools, templates, and general management techniques.

Understanding of payment product domains will be an advantage.

Professional Qualities:

Strong leadership skills; self-motivated and a self-starter with a “Can do” attitude.

Energetic and adaptable - able to work independently in a fast paced, changing environment.

Team player with strong team management skills, able to instill passion, loyalty and commitment among team members at all levels of the organization.

Ability to develop high quality strategies and execution plans.

Strong problem solving skills, able to prioritize among many conflicting needs, advocate a course of action, and pursue it consistently but flexible and responsive to dynamic situations.

Strong written and communication skills, with proven track record of presenting concepts and plans to senior management.

Ability to influence at all levels.

Have a good sense of creativity and able to think out of the box.


Minimally a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university.

Qualification in Information Technology or Management will be preferred.

PMP certified will be preferred

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.

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