Sr. Manager, Corporate Strategy in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 2/23/2018

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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 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.

The fintech ecosystem is undergoing change at an unprecedented rate. We are looking for a Senior Manager to join Corporate Strategy team with focus on competitive strategy and emerging technologies (e.g. AI, bots, AR / VR, blockchain)

Strategy development: Lead/support the development of PayPal’s strategy, and long-term strategic priorities in key ecosystem areas
Strategic execution: Drive related strategic projects into the execution phase, partnering with teams across the organization
Thought leadership: Advise our C-suite through “research” type engagements to develop and articulate a point of view on market signals and potential ecosystem game-changers 
Required Skills:

  •  7+ years post MBA preferred
  • World class strategic and analytical thinking including excellent ability to flex between big picture thinking, understand and distill complex ideas and analyze data to drive strategic objectives and priorities
  • Superior communications (verbal, written, PowerPoint) and analysis skills (Excel)
  • Leadership experience in complex global organizations and cross functional teams, and a track record of delivering tangible results, both directly and by influence
  • Appetite to learn and comfortable with ambiguity
  • Top strategy consulting (e.g. BCG, McKinsey or Bain) or top corporate strategy/innovation/ research analyst experience is a must
  • Industry expertise in payments and / or technology preferred 
  • Fast-track career development

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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