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Sr. Manager, Executive Development in New York at PayPal

Date Posted: 12/2/2020

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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 305 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.

Reporting to the Director, Executive Development, the Sr. Manager, Executive Development will be responsible for supporting the build out of the integrated talent development initiative that will support the development of PayPal’s pipeline of executive leaders. This unique role will have the opportunity to shape the way that the organization thinks about leveraging assessment data and insights, while delivering high-touch development experiences. In partnership with the Director, Executive Development, this role will be responsible for designing sustainable development plans for executives and ongoing coaching experiences after completion of assessments.

This role requires a high degree of integrity, vision and sound judgment. The ideal candidate is results-driven, with a passion for and commitment to delivering exceptional executive development experiences across a rapidly scaling, matrixed organization. In addition, this individual must be comfortable dealing with ambiguity and influencing without formal authority. As a member of the broader Global Talent Development COE, this role will have the opportunity to partner with teammates across the other practice areas while mentoring and coaching other junior team members.


  • Lead the approach for assessing and developing internal and external high potential talent with a focus on outstanding development experiences.
  • Lead 6-8-month coaching engagements with new executives and those in the talent pipeline.
  • Design and lead executive interventions with their teams based on their unique challenges.
  • Execute best-in-class onboarding experiences for executive new hires. 
  • Analyze leadership assessment data and partner with key stakeholders to develop robust development plans.
  • Identify opportunities to ensure that diversity, equity and inclusion is woven into each of PayPal executive programs.
  • Help ensure the talent management function is a strategic partner to the business, and foster a culture of continuous learning, growth mindset and knowledge sharing. Work in close partnership with Talent partners, HR Business Partners, and Senior Leaders to determine the individual executive development strategies for each organization as well as leverage/develop existing initiatives/capabilities of leadership teams.  
  • Partner closely with vendors to shape and refine the executive assessment experience.
  • Debrief leadership assessments to identify core leadership competencies and maintain a strong pulse on internal leader’s strengths/development areas 
  • Support transition planning for future roles/experience of leaders
  • Exhibit high levels of resourcefulness, influence, organizational savviness, execution skills and executive presence. 
  • Collaborate with global internal stakeholders including talent partners, HRBPs and business teams.


  • Bachelors degree required
  • Minimum of 8+ years of strategic Human Resources, Organizational Development, Learning or related experience, gained in progressive companies with best-in-class talent management practices.
  • Ph.D. in I/O Psychology 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.

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. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at