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Position to fill Manager/Senior Manager of Corporate Strategy

San Jose, CA

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Candidate:

Colleen Schell

Senior Manager of Corporate Strategy

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About the company

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 267 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.

We are looking for an energetic and innovative professional to join PayPal’s Corporate Strategy team. The team is responsible for helping PayPal’s leadership to make the big decisions that will guide the company’s future (including Venmo, Braintree and Xoom). Our team is highly visible within the organization, and our clients are PayPal’s team of senior global executives—including the President & CEO.

About the role

  • Strategy Development: Support the development of PayPal’s strategy, for both the company and individual business units
  • Project Management and Execution: Manage strategic projects end-to-end, delivering actionable recommendations for key clients. Coordinate execution of recommendations with key stakeholders as needed
  • Research and Analysis: Conduct and/or lead key qualitative (e.g., primary research, synthesis of secondary data sources) and quantitative (e.g., Excel modelling) analysis in support of deliverables
  • Thought Leadership: Support PayPal’s senior leadership team by developing and articulating PayPal’s position on long-term strategic issues

Requirements

  • 3-8 years of work experience at a leading strategy consulting firm (currently at Associate/Senior Associate or Manager) and/or corporate strategy team
  • MBA or quantitative degree from a top school preferred
  • Experience in financial services (particularly payments), technology and/or e-commerce preferred
  • Demonstrated career progression with increasing responsibility over time

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