PayPal Compliance Investigation Project Manager in Dublin, Ireland

Compliance Investigation Project Managerin Dublinat PayPal

Date Posted: 6/2/2017

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time

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  • Experience: Not Specified

  • Date Posted: 6/2/2017

  • Job ID: R0018116

About Us


At PayPal, we believe that now is the time to democratize financial services so that moving and managing money is a right for all citizens, not just the affluent. We are driven by this purpose, and we uphold our cultural values of collaboration, innovation, wellness and inclusion as our guide for making decisions and conducting business every day. It is our duty and privilege to be customer champions and put those we serve at the center of everything we do.

We are one team that respects and values diversity of thought for everyone, everywhere, and we actively seek to create an energizing workplace that brings out the best in all of us. If you’re ready to shape the future of money, join the team at PayPal. We're proud to work here. You will be too.

Job Description

As a Compliance Investigations Lead Project Manager within PayPal’s Global Financial Crimes Compliance (GFCC) organization, your goal is to design, enable, and execute on process and program design/change aimed at ensuring that PayPal meets its regulatory reporting obligations as a financial institution. Your responsibilities will be in accordance with PayPal’s Ethics and Compliance Standards, and obligations to the appropriate regulations, such as the Bank Secrecy (BSA) and USA PATRIOT Acts, EU and Luxembourg legislation.

You will be an AML Subject Matter Expert. You will be required to develop a deep understanding of PayPal’s operations, specifically you will:

  • Serve as primary consultant for Compliance Investigations in Project and Program cross-functional teams and represent Compliance Investigations in all applicable GFCC driven initiatives.

  • Understand the regulatory climate and recommend and drive PayPal mitigating controls for day to day business operations as it relates to Global AML/BSA, Banking laws, and other regulatory drivers.

  • Collaborate with Compliance colleagues to develop solutions to regulatory requirements that mitigate risks while optimizing operations and customer processes.

  • Drive the creation of global strategies and build business cases to drive regulatory processes and controls, improve customer experience and agent efficiency and champion them into tangible products, policies and processes by collaborating with partners in the business units, product teams and operations teams. Review and sign-off on product requirements and process or policy changes.

  • Working with business and operations partners, define, manage & communicate a detailed project plan together with agreed timelines, identifying critical milestones, interdependencies & risks.

  • Lead cross-functional project teams for Corporate Compliance driven initiatives obtaining resources as needed to deliver the project’s goals

  • Update senior management/ stakeholders on progress against plan on a regular basis & escalate issues as required.

  • Proactively work to resolve potential conflicts, issues and risks associated with the project

  • Monitor & follow up post project delivery to ensure all outstanding issues are resolved and Control Plans are implemented

  • Deploy best practice project and program management methodologies

  • Understand and effectively leverage best practice change management methods, tools and approaches to create an effective change plan to manage key change risks associated with deploying projects and deriving a return on investment

  • Proactively identify and manage specific issues and risks and work with all cross-functional stakeholders

  • Coordinate readiness workshops, readiness assessment and tollgate review.

  • Advise and work with program leaders and champions (senior & executive management) to define and create success and adoption measures – metrics that are realistic, achievable and implementable.

Job Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s, Master’s, Juris Doctorate degree or equivalent in Finance, Legal, Criminal Justice or a comparable field is preferred, MBA would be an advantage;

  • 10+ years of program, product and/or project management experience or equivalent, ideally at a Financial services company; other experience levels outside of this will be considered for the correct candidate

  • Experience managing and implementing back-end operations applications and working on process efficiencies for Compliance operations preferred

  • Formal Project Management Qualification, or Process Management equivalent experience ;

  • Proven track record of delivering successful projects or driving improvements to products or processes

  • Strong working knowledge of Regulatory Compliance laws, processes, industry best practices, and operational controls

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with a strong level of initiative;

  • Strong working knowledge of financial services, ideally fraud and credit risk operations or management

  • Ability to develop and maintain professional working relationships with co-workers and peers

  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

  • Possession of leadership, organization, and time management skills

  • Well-developed sense of urgency and follow through

  • Ability to handle multiple projects under pressure

  • Ability to combine technical expertise and business understanding to create commercial benefits.

Individuals seeking employment at PayPal are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. You have the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.