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VP, PayPal Analytics Leader (L14)

Timonium, MD, United States
Experience: Senior, Lead

Role Summary/Purpose:

The VP, PayPal Marketing Analytics is responsible for driving the overall analytics vision for the PayPal/SYF partnership, encompassing both the PayPal Credit and PayPal Co-brand portfolios.This will include analyzing and maintaining consumer, product, and competitive data to inform strategies that will drive new account growth and increase cardholder purchase volume for the PayPal/SYF portfolio. This will involve customer analytics, segmentation, forecasting, reporting, and other activities related to improving portfolio performance, including new account growth and increased purchase volume.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Lead Analytics & Reporting strategy for broader PayPal portfolio
  • Manage, coach, and develop a team of on-shore and off-shore analytics professionals dedicated to the PayPal Credit and Co-brand portfolios. Prioritize workload and streamline workflow across teams to ensure highest-quality execution and delivery of Marketing Analytics, Campaign Tracking, and MIS Reporting
  • Partner with Marketing Leader to drive business strategy rooted in cardholder insight. Develop integrated solutions to grow new account acquisitions, credit penetration, profitable sales and asset growth, and net income
  • Spearhead Marketing Analytics and strategy development for new product launches, customer acquisitions, lifecycle and retention initiatives across the consumer
  • Continue to develop business cases for PayPal data share agreement in partnership with Risk/Credit functions.
  • Provide strategic thought leadership for the internal SYF client team and PayPal client team and influence SYF and client partners to implement profitable marketing and offer strategies rooted in analytics
  • Drive client engagement in credit program by developing client-specific tools and/or leveraging central analytics toolkit, like retail share of wallet, un-captured sales and value of credit
  • Develop business case presentations and action plans to drive marketing strategy; including targeting recommendations, test design, cross-sell optimization, product opportunities and cost/benefit analysis to review with client and SYF Marketing teams
  • Leverage in-store and world spend data to understand cardholder propensity for profitable sales and accordingly refine marketing strategies
  • Produce campaign analytics to track results of strategies deployed. Create “test” and “learn” culture through ongoing assessment of product and targeting strategies
  • Develop and execute vision for next generation of segmentation and modeling to drive profitable portfolio growth
  • Perform other duties and/or special projects as assigned

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree, or in lieu of degree a high school diploma and 15+ years of work experience establishing and managing marketing analytics in the financial services, credit card and/or payments industry
  • A minimum of 10 years of functional work experience to include:
    • 5+ years of leadership/managerial experience within the financial services or credit card payments
    • 3+ years using statistical analysis tools
    • 2+ years leading large-scale analytics projects
    • 2+ years of client facing experience

Desired Characteristics:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Database Marketing or Quantitative Analysis preferred.
  • Advanced degree in a quantitative field or MBA with Systems and Marketing specialization strongly preferred
  • 5+ years of project management skills and experience
  • Demonstrated ability to manage remotely located teams in India and the US
  • Credit card marketing/analytics experience
  • Proven hands-on experience utilizing SAS or SQL data mining skills as well as open-source tools such as R and Python.
  • Strong understanding of targeting and segmentation, retail analytic tools and advanced skills using Excel and PowerPoint strongly preferred
  • Digital marketing analytics experience
  • Experience using open source software tools in a CRM setting
  • Demonstrated success leading a team with proven track record of delivering results
  • Ability to develop executable strategies, build and lead teams, articulate a clear vision, and deliver results
  • Strong marketing, creative and analytical skills
  • Ability to influence senior corporate decision makers
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to innovate and find creative solutions to meeting business goals
  • Proven ability to work independently yet as key member and contributor to a broader team

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You must be 18 years or older
  • You must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • You must be willing to take a drug test, submit to a background investigation and submit fingerprints as part of the selection process
  • You must be able to satisfy the requirements of Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.
  • If currently a Synchrony Financial Employee, you must have been in your current position for at least 6 months (Level 4 – 7) or 24 months (level 8 or greater), have at least a “consistently meets expectations” performance rating and have the approval of your manager to post (or the approval of your manager and HR to apply if you don’t meet the time-in-job or performance requirement

Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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Grade/Level: 14

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