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Sr. Manager, Risk Management in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 1/14/2019

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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.

Senior Manager, people management position that has ownership of policy and strategy for PayPal's resolutions and protections programs as they apply to new product offerings and key partner engagements. The position is based out of PayPal HQ in San Jose, CA. The candidate needs to be comfortable working in a dynamic, cutting edge, global company at the forefront of Payments Revolution with strong communication and a proven ability to influence and collaborate with a wide group of people


PayPal’s world class Risk Management function is built around buyer risk, seller risk and resolutions & protections (RnP) domains. This particular role is in the Global RnP team.

Global RnP team is responsible for managing policies and strategy whenever risk manifests in the system in the form of a claim or a chargeback. The team also owns PayPal’s protections policies and programs wherein PayPal  offers Protection to the customer in case of non delivery by sellers and seller protection from fraudulent buyers. You can find all about PayPa’sl protection programs in the link below:

In this role, you will lead a team of managers and analysts and be responsible for developing and implementing Resolutions and Protections policies and strategies for new products/ventures and key partnerships. The team will be responsible for developing and managing strategic vision, writing and owning policy decisions, building business cases and owning analytics and policy/strategy implementation.

Experience in online payments, financial services and risk domain is preferred but not a requirement. Enthusiasm about solving problems in a fast-paced environment, building and maintaining subject matter expertise in the domain, comfort with learning, adapting and contributing to the latest cutting edge product offerings is essential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be an SME in the RnP domain wrt policy and platform capability as well as understanding industry/competitor offerings.
  • Engage with the new product/new venture groups within PayPal and facilitate solutions from RnP pov.
  • Engage with BD and sales group as well as key customers/partners as a POC from RnP domain to solve partner requirements.
  • Build out long term strategy and vision for the domain to handle future pipeline of products and partnerships.
  • Manage a highly talented and motivated team of analysts and product management professionals.

Job Requirements:

  • Be comfortable working in a dynamic, cutting edge, global company at the forefront of Payments Revolution.  
  • Strong problem solving skills and an ability to understand, simplify and communicate complex business concepts to diverse stakeholders.
  • Flexible with work timings, to accommodate interactions with global teams across the continent.
  • Strong communication and a proven ability to influence and collaborate with a wide group of people
  • Experience and aptitude to manage strong quantitative analyst and product management professionals, guide them and contribute to their development.
  • Background in data analytics, product management and program management is a plus.
  • Masters degree preferred in any of the quantitative/programming fields (math, physics, engineering, economics, statistics, programming etc)
  • 8+ years of experience in the relevant domains
  • International travel may be required, but likely to be limited to 6-8 weeks in a year.
  • The role is based out of San Jose, CA

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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