Head of Payments - PayPal Canada in Toronto at PayPal

Date Posted: 7/9/2018

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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 237 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.

This position will be looking after PayPal's payment capabilities and financial partnerships in the Canada market. Optimizing the company position around customer experiences, payment products launches, performance KPIs, costs and revenue enablement. We are seeking a senior payments professional with fanatical focus on the customer and expertise in payments both online and offline. This position will require some travel and experience working directly with the payments industry particularly in the area of electronic payments.

The Head of Payments Canada will be responsible for the strategy, development and maintenance of our payment methods for this region. Responsibilities will include managing relationships and contracts with our payment network partners, schemes, and financial institutions, along aside, to be responsible for building out local partnerships with these institutions to drive new business, acquire new customers and drive activity

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop strategic partnerships with networks, financial institutions and payment schemes to drive consumer acquisition and activity. 
  • Drive the sourcing and delivery of new products and partnerships that optimize our KPI's of transaction expense, revenue enablement and customer acquisition.
  • Manage a portfolio of partnerships in Canada being the primary point of contact for the relationship, while represent the Payments team on the Canadian Leadership Team.
  • Analysis and optimization of our payment solutions and make recommendations to improve success rates, availability of the payments platform and lower costs. 
  • Be a strategic thought leader in the ever changing payments landscape in the market and represent PayPal to the payments industry players.
  • Be the payments expert for the region's operations understanding how people make payments, rules and regulations surrounding payments in the market and the technologies and clearing systems in the market.  
  • Negotiate contracts with local service providers and payments partners.

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.