Job Description

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 286 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.
Business Title: Product Champion, Enablement Pods Hiring Manager: Varun Kumar, Director, Global Marketing Operations Transformation & Enablement

Business Context:

Today, PayPal is operating in a more dynamic market, with more capable competitors than ever before. To meet our ambitions for democratizing access to the digital economy and financial services, we need to play our very best game. That’s why PayPal is transforming its business to be more customer centric and global in mindset to solve customer problems. Alongside Sales and Product functions, the Marketing function will be central to this transformation. Its ambition is to create and embed a bold new operating model that will position PayPal to compete and win in the market. It will empower marketers on the frontline and our Marketing function more broadly with the knowledge, skills, platforms and capabilities to do exceptional work.

The Team – Global Marketing Operations Transformation & Enablement:

Historically, all Regions (NA, EMEA, APAC) have run separate Marketing functions and have had different operational set ups. As part of the Global Marketing transformation program, all regional teams have been consolidated in to one and the new Global Marketing Operations Transformation & Enablement team has been established. The Global Marketing Ops Transformation & Enablement team are tasked with designing and driving this bold new operating model, establishing a blueprint for the future where people, process and technology come together as one. Creating new ways of working that elevate our ability to deliver our marketing plans and innovate continuously. The team are very well regarded, highly skilled and innovative with over 220 full time and agency support staff building our organization structure, process and technology for change. For you to succeed on this team it is important for you to be comfortable working with a high degree of autonomy, to continuously learn and have a curious mindset, to understand and help drive a DevOps Culture, to be proactive, collaborative and to have a sense of humour (optional).

Location: San Jose, London, Bangalore

Travel: Main destinations will include San Jose (Global HQ) & Global Hubs: New York, London, Singapore.

Job Description, T-Profile:

Breadth Type: Narrow

  • Technology Architecture and Development

 Depth Type: Deep

  • Product Management and Behavior Driven Development (BDD)

What will your week look like?

You know the internal and external customer more than they know themselves. Day after day you articulate clear customer propositions using Test Driven Development (TDD) and Behavior Driven Development (BDD). Clear articulation gets the team aligned, gives team clarity with a groomed backlog and Weighted Shortest Job First (WSJF) prioritization becomes a walk in the park. You treat your team members as customers and thus get immersed in their work to understand the pain points and come up with enablement features for the team. You know a magical experience for your team members is the only way to get a magical experience for our customers. You enable the team to constantly make the right decisions using customer-centric measures.

Skills to be used: Lean Product Management, Specification by Example – Gherkin, Writing Effective Features and User stories

What will your quarter look like?

You are focused on evolving customer value propositions and shape your goals based on customer experience with an “employee-first” mantra. You are enabling everyone everywhere to challenge the propositions. You are a big fan of the product blueprint. The blueprint is crystal clear for you and you have a simple but continuously updated diagram to make it crystal clear for anyone else. You have made and delivered a measurement framewor

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