Sr. Director, Chief Privacy Officer


June 11, 2021

Who we are: 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 392 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.
Job Description Summary: Reporting Line: SVP, Chief Compliance Officer Location: San Jose, California Position Description: The Chief Privacy Officer reports directly to the Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer (“CCO”). This position will be responsible for setting the strategy for and leading the day-to-day management and oversight of the privacy compliance data management oversight programs. The Chief Privacy Officer will work directly with the CCO and other executive staff and senior leadership to define the company’s vision for privacy and data management, and help the company deliver that vision. The position is responsible for understanding the company’s risk profile and developing policies, training & awareness, and monitoring, auditing and testing to mitigate that risk within a defined tolerance.
Job Description:
  • Designing, implementing and overseeing all key privacy processes.
  • Ensuring that appropriate policies and procedures are in place that set minimum standard for managing privacy-related risks.
  • Aligning and integrating PayPal’s Global Privacy and Data Management Oversight Programs into the broader compliance function.
  • Leading a team of international privacy and data management experts.
  • Implementing and maintaining an appropriate framework to oversee and monitor the management of privacy-related risks.
  • Ensuring appropriate controls are in place to regulatory requirements and expectations.
  • Tracking and accounting for emerging privacy risks including through coordination with Government Relations.
  • Leading key regulatory relationships.
  • Serving as PayPal’s CPO in various management boards, forums and committees, including developing and ensuring timely production of reporting on all key privacy processes.
  • Interfacing with business, risk, operations and audit leaders at all levels of the company.

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in relevant areas.
  • J.D. or equivalent preferred.
  • Proven track record as an accomplished people leader.
  • Senior management experience is a must.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Results oriented, proactive, responsible and pragmatic with a passion to solve complex problems in creative, efficient and cost effective way and to translate global compliance environments into actionable policies, processes and programs that enable business objectives.
  • Builds good rapport and engages stakeholders effectively.
  • Proven track record of getting things done in complex organizational context, often without formal authority.

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