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Sr. Manager, Risk Assessment in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 1/8/2019

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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 254 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 Risk Assessment Senior Manager will need to build strong relationships with PayPal business partners and within the Global Governance Risk and Compliance (GGRC) organization to be effectively positioned to understand, communicate and influence plans, results, issues and outcomes. This leader will work in an extremely complex, fast-paced matrixed environment, replete with tight deliverable timeframes and multiple stakeholders, both internal and external. This position is expected to act independently and demonstrate strong initiative. This leader needs to influence outcomes, minimize and address conflict and demonstrate in-depth understanding of compliance and operational risks. The role requires a sense of urgency, passion for results, and personal accountability for achievement. The individual must possess expertise in process and technology and business acumen along with strategic and innovative thinking and an unwavering focus on the customer. Their strong leadership and relationship skills, resilience and ability to effectively communicate will be key in driving results the right way.


  • Ability to interface with business, risk, and compliance stakeholders to execute large-scale programs
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, self-starter and highly motivated to work in a fast paced and changing environment
  • Ability to credibly challenge solutions and reporting, ensuring that timely escalation of issues and concerns occurs as and when appropriate
  • Ability to lead large teams to meet deadlines, achieve goals, and work under pressure in a dynamic and complex environment
  • Proven ability to operate in ambiguous environments and lead the team from current state to proposed solutions
  • 10+ years of experience in compliance, operational risk management, and program management (includes audit, legal, credit risk, market risk, or the management of a process or business with accountability for compliance or operational risk), or a combination of both

Bachelor’s degree and knowledge of the financial services risk and compliance or regulatory environment is required

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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