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Program Manager Lead

Company: Venmo
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: January 15, 2022

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Job Description
At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives. We're a purpose-driven company, and our beliefs are the foundation of how we conduct business every day. We're guided by our core values of Inclusion, Innovation, Collaboration, and Wellness. Collectively, these values inspire us to work together as One Team with our customers at the center of everything we do, and to take care of ourselves, each other, and the communities in which we live and work. We challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. Join us as we enable the hopes, dreams, and ambitions of millions of people around the world.As a Program Manager Lead, you will lead the In-app Commerce portfolio for Venmo. This includes Business Profile and Goods & Services, which are building out our Commerce footprint in the Venmo app. You will manage a team of Program Managers and the portfolio's roadmap of current and planned features with the Product and Engineering leads to ensure that the highest-value, largest-impact work is being completed and/or prioritized. You will also mature the Venmo Program Management function and help with initiatives to improve delivery and partnership. You will play a critical role in ensuring that Venmo's Commerce experience continues on or exceeds its growth trajectory.About UsVenmo was founded on the principles of breaking down the intimidating barriers around financial transactions to make them intuitive, friendly, and even fun. And it worked: people love sending money with Venmo, and we're growing by leaps and bounds! -But we're only just getting started. We want to take that magic of sending money with Venmo and cascade it into every place where people use money. That means connecting people to their money in the most intuitive and fun way possible, then connecting people with each other. Users already love Venmo, but we know there are lots of things we haven't thought of to make the experience of using Venmo even more delightful and valuable. All that's going to take a lot of figuring out. Let's figure it out together! -Program Manager LeadAs a Program Manager Lead, you will lead the In-app Commerce portfolio for Venmo. This includes Business Profile and Goods & Services, which make up the foundation of Venmo's Commerce footprint in the Venmo app. You will manage a team of Program Managers and the portfolio's roadmap of current and planned features with the Product and Engineering leads to ensure that the highest-value, largest-impact work is being completed and/or prioritized. You will also mature the Venmo Program Management function and help with initiatives to improve delivery and partnership. You will play a critical role in ensuring that Venmo's Commerce experience -continues on -or exceeds its growth trajectory. - -What You'll Do:Manage team of Program Managers who support the In-app Commerce -roadmap of current and planned features. -Manage Venmo In-app Commerce planning and be the first point of escalation for active initiatives. -Support portfolio planning including resource forecasting and requirements definition. -Proactively manage across stakeholder groups to establish interdependencies, identify risks and resource constraints, and eliminate significant roadblocks in a timely fashion. -Organize and lead planning activities resulting in the creation of a release/program roadmap. Ensure all teams align with enterprise planning expectations. -Build and manage partnership between product and engineering teams to ensure portfolio is focused on key initiatives. -Partner with the delivery scrum teams to fix problems and unblock teams. -Be the voice to leadership and stakeholders for both the portfolio and key initiative issues. -Be an Agile and Product delivery champion for all engineers, testers, and product managers. -Exercise data-driven decision-making and effectively collaborate with other leaders and stakeholders to address key issues and roadblocks both aggressively and in a timely fashion. -Ensure measurable KPIs are developed for the program and that they align to the overall KPIs for the product. -Ensure regular, active communication with adjacent programs and external stakeholders, including international regions. -What We're Looking For:8+ years in program delivery and project management. - -2 years of direct management experience. - -Experience organizing multiple teams delivering on software/product development initiatives required. Agile lifecycle management experience preferred. -Successful track record of managing complex development programs to deliver technical solutions and achieve business results, positively impacting the customer experience. -Proven ability to develop effective, matrixed, cross-organization relationships, collaborating and communicating across business and technology stakeholders and multiple geographies. -Strong technical acumen and strong voice of the customer across the program delivery lifecycle. -Good knowledge of project management process, project management software tools, templates and management techniques -Experience with different software development methodologies including the Agile development methodology - -Success in developing program/project level artifacts to support a major software implementation program with concurrent releases -Key -Competency -Requirements:An inherent bias to action -Proven leadership skills; self-motivated and a self-starter with a "dan do" attitude -Team player, energetic personality, quality-minded, focused, committed, and able to work independently in a fast paced, changing environment -High degree of professional confidence and credibility with effective presence, strong written and verbal communication skills, able to communicate technical concepts and plans at all levels -Sharp business judgment, detail oriented yet able to always see the "big picture" -Strong partnering and influencing skills in all mediums and throughout all levels of the organization including senior leaders -Strong problem-solving skills, able to prioritize among many conflicting needs, advocate a course of action, and pursue it consistently -Ability to adapt, be flexible, and responsive to dynamic situations -We know the---confidence gap -and---imposter syndrome---can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates. Please don't hesitate to apply. -For more than 20 years, PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, our open digital payments platform gives PayPal's 400 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways. 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.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. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.R0079998
Job SnapshotEmployee Type:Full-TimeLocation:Scottsdale, Arizona, United States of AmericaJob Type:Engineering Program ManagementExperience:Not SpecifiedDate Posted:1/6/2022Job ID:R0079998

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