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Global Head of Privacy Legal

PayPal

PayPal

Legal
Ohio, USA
Posted on Sunday, December 3, 2023
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.

Job Description Summary:
PayPal is one of the leading global payments companies in the world. PayPal’s web, mobile and point of sale solutions have altered the payments landscape by blurring the lines between ecommerce and traditional brick and mortar commerce. PayPal’s innovative technology and expanding product offerings, coupled with an increasingly complex and demanding legal and regulatory environment in privacy and payments, provide unlimited career opportunities for attorneys motivated and driven by creative clients and a fast paced, cutting edge fintech culture. PayPal is seeking a world-class privacy attorney to lead its global Privacy Legal function and expertly guide PayPal on its mission to be one of the most trusted brands. Leveraging vision and a pragmatic approach, the Global Head of Privacy Legal will set the overall direction for the Legal Privacy team, as well as provide strategic advice and thought leadership to the Chief Privacy Officer and key business leaders. The Global Head of Privacy Legal will also partner closely with legal colleagues who support PayPal in more than 200 markets around the world as part of a diverse legal team. This is an exciting opportunity to leverage your leadership skills, as well as your privacy expertise and passion in a collaborative, fast-paced and engaging setting that continuously strives for excellence, customer satisfaction, compliance, innovation, and industry leadership at a dynamic time in privacy, payments, and PayPal.

Job Description:
Responsibilities:

  • Lead and develop the Global Privacy Legal team, which is comprised of legal professionals across multiple jurisdictions – San Jose, New York, Italy, Luxembourg, and China.
  • Coordinate and supervise a wide variety of legal activities related to all aspects of PayPal’s privacy program globally, which include contract negotiation, product development, marketing and MarTech initiatives, evaluation of data processing activities, data incident management, and due diligence for business development activities.
  • Collaborate with Legal Privacy teammates and Compliance colleagues, the Global Privacy Office, and PayPal’s Chief Privacy Officer (CPO) to develop, enhance and implement the PayPal Global Privacy Program in markets where PayPal operates.
  • Serve as a key subject matter expert and advisor to PayPal lawyers and business units on data privacy issues.
  • Train legal colleagues to help them advise their clients on data privacy issues, as well as develop and maintain guidelines, playbooks, templated terms, and other resources.
  • Help design products, services, and technologies for compliance with local privacy laws and regulations.
  • Advise on new and emerging legal and regulatory developments impacting data privacy, including identifying trends and potential impacts on business activities.
  • Understand and advise on the privacy requirements applicable to complex personal data flows across the data lifecycle.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with government relations colleagues to proactively monitor and review privacy and data-protection related legislation to help ensure accurate and up-to-date inventories of all legal obligations.


Skills & Experience:

Candidates for this position should be able to demonstrate experience and competence with the following.

  • Deep, demonstrable privacy, data protection, and program management skills and expertise, with an emphasis on data security and/or financial privacy laws. Specific experience with privacy laws, including GLBA, CCPA, GDPR, CAN-SPAM, and other applicable laws is required.
  • In-depth knowledge of cutting-edge IT, web, mobile, and payment ecosystem technologies (especially those used in the collection, storage, and analysis of data) and their privacy and data security implications.
  • Familiarity with, and strong interest in, financial services technology, mobile and alternative payments, as well as emerging technology.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and to tolerate change and ambiguity.
  • Global thinker and demonstrated collaborator, who displays risk-based and pragmatic legal and business judgment in providing practical advice to clients on privacy and data protection issues.
  • Ability to translate legal advice into actionable policies, processes and programs that enable business objectives.
  • Facility with a team-based approach to subject matter management and knowledge sharing, and comfort with a flexible, agile environment that emphasizes collaboration and team performance over management hierarchy.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively coach and mentor others and work with a sense of humor and resiliency, especially under tight deadlines and while managing multiple priorities.


Qualifications:

In addition to the above Skills & Experience, candidates should possess the following qualifications.

  • 12 or more years of experience practicing either in-house (or in an equivalent setting) and/or at a reputable law firm.
  • Juris Doctorate or equivalent degree. Admitted to a state bar.
  • Exceptional writing skills, with attention to detail and ability to generate creative, original drafting and documents.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills; ability to communicate and help non-experts understand applicable regulations and requirements.
  • Experience advising clients in the financial services, mobile payments, internet, and technology industries preferred.
  • Relevant technical certifications, such as a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) or other relevant certifications preferred.


Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

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.

PayPal is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices.

Actual Compensation is based on various factors including but not limited to work location, and relevant skills and experience.

The total compensation for this practice may include an annual performance bonus (or other incentive compensation, as applicable), equity, and medical, dental, vision, and other benefits. For more information, visit https://www.paypalbenefits.com.

The U.S. national annual pay range for this role is $143400 to $285450

Our Benefits:

At PayPal, we’re committed to building an equitable and inclusive global economy. And we can’t do this without our most important asset—you. That’s why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care for the whole you.

We have great benefits including a flexible work environment, employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To learn more about our benefits please visit https://www.paypalbenefits.com

Who We Are:

To learn more about our culture and community visit https://about.pypl.com/who-we-are/default.aspx

PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit paypal.com.

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.

As part of PayPal’s commitment to employees’ health and safety, we have established in-office Covid-19 protocols and requirements, based on expert guidance. Depending on location, this might include a Covid-19 vaccination requirement for any employee whose role requires them to work onsite. Employees may request reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

Notice to Applicants and Employees who reside within New York city. Click https://careers.pypl.com/Contact-Us/default.aspx

to view the notice.

REQ ID R0108530