Seller Risk Strategy Lead in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 2/9/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    San Jose
  • Job Type:
    Risk Management
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    Not Specified
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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 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.

Opportunity to build and lead a team to formulate Seller Risk Strategy for PayPal.
Seller risk management is a critical foundation for maintaining the health of PayPal’s payments ecosystem ensuring great experience for its users and long term financial success of PayPal.
As lead of Seller risk strategy, you will drive and formulate analytics based strategy across a seller’s lifecycle from on-boarding, activation, on-going monitoring and privilege management of sellers. This role will allow you to get in-depth and broad understanding of PayPal’s overall business model.

The manager will lead a team of analysts who utilize data and analytics to identify, build, and promote new strategies to optimize PayPal’s seller risk management; manage the overall strategy and foresee development of various business initiatives & programs globally; lead updates on strategy and initiatives to senior execs; Partner with product and platform team to define seller experience and product features; Support overall risk goals through detailed data mining and analysis that results in policies, test-and-learn pilot programs and broad strategies to deliver efficiency, loss reduction and better customer experience; collaborate with cross-functional and global teams to work in a team environment and provide consultative support.

  • Master’s degree or Bachelor’s degree with relevant experience in strategy, product management, or analytics
  • 5+ years of experience in strategy, product management, or analytics. Past risk experience is a plus
  • Ability to create strategic presentations and deliver them to PayPal leadership team
  • Strong knowledge of data querying and analytics tools is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to solve critical business issues using innovative solutions.
  • Strong relationship management skills in order to ensure effective collaboration and goal alignment.
  • The ability to aggressively multi-task & set others’ expectations in a time-pressured environment remains important.
  • Ability to approach problems in a quantitative and qualitative manner, draw meaningful conclusions, and make business recommendations

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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