Third Party Risk Manager in Scottsdale at PayPal

Date Posted: 10/2/2018

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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 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 Third Party Risk, Manager will support the Third Party Management Program framework that enables the Company to govern, monitor, and mitigate risks to gain increased value from Third Parties throughout the life cycle. The person we are seeking must be self-motivated and have proven experience influencing and communicating effectively across all levels of the company. He or she should have proven ability to build relationships/partnerships and work cross-functionally to drive time sensitive deliverables.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Support the Third Party Management Program globally across PayPal
  • Establish close working relationships with key business partners, such as, but not limited to; Global Risk and Compliance, Information Security, Records Information Governance, Physical Security, Ethics,  Resiliency, Legal, Center of Excellence, internal audit and line-of-business third party managers
  • Support and continue to implement a Third Party risk program across PayPal
  • Communicate, educate, train and enforce a common and consistent approach to Third Party management within PayPal business units
  • Support policies, standards, and processes for the Third Party Management  program
  • Serve as a Third Party Management main point of contact
  • Thorough understanding all relevant internal policies and external regulatory requirements, ensuring the Third Party program remains current
  • Ensure concepts of materiality, unified risk assessment, third party  segmentation are applied to create a comprehensive, yet practical, program
  • Support, analyze and act as a resource for the management of the third party  Information platform (Hiperos), engaging with technical leads, PMO and stakeholders
  • Serve as a point of contact, for resolving third party issues
  • Support special projects and initiatives: special projects vary from strategic initiatives to day-to-day operations.  Support needs will vary by project and will require strong analytical and problem solving skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively
  • Manage and maintain Business Continuity plan for Third Party Management
  • Ensure all Third Party Management program risk and issues are documented

Education, Experience and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required
  • 8+ years related professional experience
  • Must be able to multi-task, manage multiple projects simultaneously and work in a fast-paced environment and participate in incident remediation as needed
  • Minimum 4 years of experience within a regulated industry; preferably at a financial institution
  • Experience with vendor risk or enterprise risk process or program development a plus
  • Project management skills and a desire to drive sustainable change.
  • High energy with a superb attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and deliver in a deadline-oriented environment
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must possess outstanding interpersonal, written, and verbal communications skills.
  • Ability to work globally and cross-functionally and lead change in a fast-paced environment
  • Some travel may be 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.