Payments Strategy Manager

Location:

San Jose, California
Requisition Number:
R0047176

At eBay, you will be part of a purpose driven community dedicated to creating an ambitious and versatile work environment. In eBay Payments, you are an integral member of a growing organization that inspires passion, courage and inventiveness - creating the future of global commerce and making an important, positive impact on millions of eBay sellers and shoppers around the world. If you are looking for a special place to take your Payments career to the next level, we want to talk with you!

The Role

We are seeking a Strategy Manager to join the Payments Strategy Team. You will help craft and drive strategy development across the Payments & Risk organization, in support of business needs and priorities of eBay’s markets and regions. You will form hypotheses, structuring  and conducting/overseeing analysis and articulating strategic options and plans for the Payments business. You will work with a wide variety of business leaders, product teams, solutions managers and other key partners across the organization to help translate their business needs into creative strategies to solve for these business needs. You will also drive industry and market research to identify unmet payments and risk needs and trends and support proactive formulation of strategies in response to these developments.

Key Responsibilities

  • Strategic planning
  • Support the development of the Payment organization’s 3-year plan in terms of payment market approaches, products, experiences, and capabilities
  • Ensure that strategy execution is consistent with original intent and manage change controls
  • Aggregate organization needs, requests, and plans to feed yearly financial and capacity planning and resource strategies
  • Special projects: Lead payments projects that require long-term viewpoints, cross-functional coordination, specific market expertise, or are on critical path
  • Be point person for solving complex strategic and analytic challenges that face Payments and build frameworks and models to support grounded recommendations.
  • Manage and conduct analysis of partner capabilities, joint offering, pricing, and terms, both in response to specific business needs and proactively identify opportunities for future optimization
  • Market intelligence: Identify payments and risk needs and trends that span the market and integrate these needs into strategy formulation
  • Provide broad expertise in payments economics, offerings, and propositions across markets for solution teams, product teams and other stakeholders

Key Skills

  • Problem solving: work with senior executives to identify, scope, and structure key strategy initiatives
  • Analytical thinking: exceptional quantitative analytical & data management skills
  • Relationship building: partner with cross-functional teams and become a go-to thought partner for key decision makers
  • Results orientation: biased toward action, great collaborator - constantly pushing toward clarity and delivery
  • Team player: thrives in a fast-paced environment and is comfortable managing uncertainty
  • Entrepreneurialism: investigating and getting information required to get the job done will make you much more effective in this role
  • 80/20 balance: couple attention to detail with swift execution - we need to do things quickly, and we need to do them well
  • Senior-level communications: exceptional communication and organization skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5-8 years of related work experience – investment banking / consulting / business intelligence / strategy or related experience  
  • Portion of the above experience applied within e-commerce, payments or risk industry
  • BS/BA and Master Degree preferred from top tier academic institutions

Benefits:

Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during your working years and through retirement is important.

Diversity/Inclusion:

Here at eBay, we love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work.. To learn about eBay’s Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/our-company/diversity-inclusion/.

#LI-PF1

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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Payments Strategy Manager

San Jose, California Requisition Number R0047176 Subsidiary eBay

At eBay, you will be part of a purpose driven community dedicated to creating an ambitious and versatile work environment. In eBay Payments, you are an integral member of a growing organization that inspires passion, courage and inventiveness - creating the future of global commerce and making an important, positive impact on millions of eBay sellers and shoppers around the world. If you are looking for a special place to take your Payments career to the next level, we want to talk with you!

The Role

We are seeking a Strategy Manager to join the Payments Strategy Team. You will help craft and drive strategy development across the Payments & Risk organization, in support of business needs and priorities of eBay’s markets and regions. You will form hypotheses, structuring  and conducting/overseeing analysis and articulating strategic options and plans for the Payments business. You will work with a wide variety of business leaders, product teams, solutions managers and other key partners across the organization to help translate their business needs into creative strategies to solve for these business needs. You will also drive industry and market research to identify unmet payments and risk needs and trends and support proactive formulation of strategies in response to these developments.

Key Responsibilities

  • Strategic planning
  • Support the development of the Payment organization’s 3-year plan in terms of payment market approaches, products, experiences, and capabilities
  • Ensure that strategy execution is consistent with original intent and manage change controls
  • Aggregate organization needs, requests, and plans to feed yearly financial and capacity planning and resource strategies
  • Special projects: Lead payments projects that require long-term viewpoints, cross-functional coordination, specific market expertise, or are on critical path
  • Be point person for solving complex strategic and analytic challenges that face Payments and build frameworks and models to support grounded recommendations.
  • Manage and conduct analysis of partner capabilities, joint offering, pricing, and terms, both in response to specific business needs and proactively identify opportunities for future optimization
  • Market intelligence: Identify payments and risk needs and trends that span the market and integrate these needs into strategy formulation
  • Provide broad expertise in payments economics, offerings, and propositions across markets for solution teams, product teams and other stakeholders

Key Skills

  • Problem solving: work with senior executives to identify, scope, and structure key strategy initiatives
  • Analytical thinking: exceptional quantitative analytical & data management skills
  • Relationship building: partner with cross-functional teams and become a go-to thought partner for key decision makers
  • Results orientation: biased toward action, great collaborator - constantly pushing toward clarity and delivery
  • Team player: thrives in a fast-paced environment and is comfortable managing uncertainty
  • Entrepreneurialism: investigating and getting information required to get the job done will make you much more effective in this role
  • 80/20 balance: couple attention to detail with swift execution - we need to do things quickly, and we need to do them well
  • Senior-level communications: exceptional communication and organization skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5-8 years of related work experience – investment banking / consulting / business intelligence / strategy or related experience  
  • Portion of the above experience applied within e-commerce, payments or risk industry
  • BS/BA and Master Degree preferred from top tier academic institutions

Benefits:

Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during your working years and through retirement is important.

Diversity/Inclusion:

Here at eBay, we love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work.. To learn about eBay’s Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/our-company/diversity-inclusion/.

#LI-PF1

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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