Senior Counsel, Corporate and Company Secretary PayPal Europe (m / f / d)
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 305 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.
The European headquarters of the PayPal group, PayPal (Europe) S.à r.l. et Cie, S.C.A. ( PayPal Europe ), is a credit institution in Luxembourg, supervised by the Commission de Surveilance du Secteur Financier.
We are looking for a fast-learning, dynamic lawyer and company secretary to join our growing team.
This position is based in Luxembourg and will report into the Head of EU Regulatory & Product Legal. To succeed in this challenging role, candidates should be mature, self-motivated, independent and well-organised with excellent interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills.
An ability to work in a matrixed environment with multiple stakeholders is essential. PayPal is a global company and the successful candidate will need to have flexibility to work with and occasionally accommodate colleagues in different time zones (particularly the United States and Singapore).
Acting as Company Secretary for PayPal Europe you will play a key role working directly with the members of the Supervisory Board, the CEO and the Authorised Management team to ensure PayPal Europe meets its corporate governance requirements including :
As a senior member of PayPal’s European legal team, you will be responsible for advising on general corporate law matters for PayPal Europe and affiliated companies including :
You will assist in considering and advising on group acquisitions, minority equity investments and integrations of acquired companies which may have an impact in Europe.
You will also oversee a junior corporate governance specialist and co-ordinate European company secretarial matters for the PayPal group working closely with PayPal’s global legal and company secretarial teams.
We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect.
Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment.
Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.
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.