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Senior Project Manager in Omaha at PayPal

Date Posted: 1/30/2019

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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 267 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 Decision Analytics & Management (DAMA) Senior Project Manager will be responsible for communicating, documenting, and coordinating all projects related to the DAMA organization within Enterprise Services Operations.  These projects will include but are not limited to, integration of new source systems into the data warehouse, data modeling and transformation, technology upgrades, and internal process improvement and implementation projects.  The individual will need to maintain a strong working relationship with the DAMA teams, individual business units, and other support teams to ensure project completion.  This is a high visibility role that involves strong leadership.

Job Description:

  • Ability to work with large and diverse teams in multiple locations.
  • Ability to work effectively in a dynamic, fast paced environment within a matrix reporting structure.
  • Manage multiple, complex projects in parallel focusing on on-time delivery.
  • Proactively identify and report on risks, issues and dependencies.
  • Provide regular updates on project status, including a risk assessment and list of outstanding issues. Escalate risks to leadership accordingly.
  • Coordinate with the DAMA management team to identify individuals and resources needed to meet project deadlines.
  • Understand who the business is; provides realistic expectations; and actively monitor stakeholder satisfaction.
  • Develop improvements and innovations to enhance timeliness and accuracy of data.
  • Ensure open communication on the project team. Consult and provide advice, facilitate discussions and resolve conflict.
  • Make decisions and take timely independent action in pursuit of priorities.
  • Create clear measures for quality and success of the team.
  • Participate in special projects as needed and perform other duties as assigned.

Required Experience, Skills, or Abilities:

  • 5-7 years of experience in project management
  • Experience with Traditional Waterfall and Agile Scrum Project Management methodologies.
  • Possess strong presentation and documentation skills. Proficient in PowerPoint, Word and Excel.
  • Extensive experience leading global, multi-disciplinary teams in a fast-paced, changing environment.
  • Exceptional problem solving and negotiation skills with the ability to work across organizational boundaries to drive complex delivery challenges.
  • Strong business and technical insight, with the ability to quickly understand and communicate technical ideas and challenges across a broad audience.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the professional confidence to effectively engage and interact with senior and executive management.
  • Ability to make strong decisions and handle multiple projects under pressure.
  • Ability to direct and motivate others.
  • Ability to focus on desired results, determining what is important and urgent, clarifying next steps, and delegating effectively to meet deadlines and achieve desired results

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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