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Chief of Staff

Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and imagination, where you can be part of the team shaping the future of global commerce? Want to shape how millions of people buy, sell, connect, and share around the world? If you’re passionate about joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to creating an ambitious and inclusive workplace, join eBay – a company you'll be proud to be a part of.

We are searching for a highly motivated Chief of Staff for our Payments Product team. In this role you will help build and drive employee engagement and talent management efforts, implement global organizational initiatives and strategies, and increase the overall effectiveness of our rapidly growing eBay Payments team. You are a self-starter, strategic thinker, operational and execution driven facilitator, and problem solver. If you are looking for the next step in your career journey, this exciting and fast-paced role provides you with opportunities to work across our organization and directly with our leadership team on critical initiatives.

The Chief of Staff (COS) will play a significant role in driving the development and impact of the Payments Product organization. You will serve as a full strategic partner to the VP, Payments Product and leadership team. As the COS, you will provide leadership to the strategy development and planning process, will define and deliver executive communications and will implement new programmatic strategic initiatives. Additionally, you will be relied on to provide thought leadership, drive value-creating insights, and influence the growth and trajectory of the Payments Product organization. In this role, you'll have broad exposure to the executive leadership team and Product leaders in the organization, while also being engaged in the core operating rhythms that touch many of the employees in Payments. It’s an agile, high impact role that is at the center of the operations of technology.


  • Partner with the VP, Payments Product and the Payments Product Leadership team to accelerate long-term growth plans, business planning and operations, and performance management

  • Operates as proxy for VP, Payments Product in business operations not requiring his direct engagement.

  • Drive collaboration across domains to maximize efficiency and effectiveness

  • Work with VP, Payments Product to prepare leadership presentations and strategy reviews

  • Prepare and organize all aspects of leadership meetings and presentations, including establishing operating rhythms, working with administrative support staff on scheduling, setting agendas, and driving appropriate follow-up.

  • Work with Executive staffs on goal management and tracking.

  • Organization of information sharing; will provide high-level support to the executive, ensuring Payments Product staff have the full range of data and information to drive effective decision-making

  • Drives agenda for Payments Product staff meetings and responsible for driving follow up on action items as well as input to leadership offsites.


  • Exceptional verbal and written communication and project management skills, including an ability to communicate effectively at an executive level

  • Ability to prioritize and manage work and trade-offs against critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment

  • Strategic thinker who has an eye for detail, is organized, and can manage multiple programs simultaneously

  • Must demonstrate a sense of urgency and ownership to drive issues and tasks to completion.

  • Ability to work with multiple stakeholders at all levels

  • Builds a strong internal and external network of personal relationships to identify issues and opportunities and provides positive, best-in-class perspectives to others

  • Proven ability to identify key program measurements and structure/manage a program to ensure achievement of established goals

  • Phenomenal organizational and influencing skills

  • Highly detail oriented / Dogged on follow up

  • Ability to keep confidences / Build trusting relationships


  • BA/BS required, MBA preferred

  • 8+ years of industry experience including relevant experience as a Chief of Staff or Head of Program Management Office

  • 5+ years’ executive level experience

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at [email protected]. We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

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