Senior Program Manager - Global Strategic Initiatives

With over a million customers trusting PayJoy, it’s increasingly important that our apps and services operate with integrity and high availability while keeping our customers' data confidential.

As the Program Manager of Global Strategic Initiatives, you will work with highly skilled cross-functional teams to deploy new initiatives from ideation to launch, driving success through the Product Lifecycle framework, and being part of an innovative and collaborative environment.

The Program Manager of GSI will ensure efficient and successful product launches across different geographies, by driving market and product readiness across all functional areas. The successful candidate will have experience deploying “from zero to one” initiatives, and gathering on-the-ground learnings to iterate and improve the new products to achieve market fit.


  • Drive new initiatives successfully through cross-functional collaboration across all phases of the Product Lifecycle including all activities necessary to conceive, qualify, plan and launch new products
  • Own key KPIs and achieve company’s sales objectives related to product launchesIdentify and manage critical milestones, dependencies, and risks
  • Proactively collaborate with Product Management to solve conflicts around resources, schedules, risks, scope and other program-level issues
  • Define key metrics to track and provide visibility to all stakeholders on a regular basis
  • Prepare and deliver program status updates and presentations to internal stakeholders and executive leadership team
  • Requirements

  • BA/BS in Engineering, Business Management
  • Project Management or related field
  • Minimum of 6-7 years’ program management and/or product management experience with an emphasis on cross-functional projects
  • English language proficiency is required
  • Skills and Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in successfully leading complex product deployments
  • Successful application of Product Lifecycle principles in managing initiatives through each phase from ‘cradle to grave’
  • Ability to understand and work with technical concepts and creatively apply these concepts to product innovation and strategic portfolio alignment
  • Strong team-player with proven ability to effectively work with and influence engineering, sales, marketing, finance and operations
  • Ability to coach and motivate team members to be successful in their roles
  • Ability to understand, present and explain technical information or complex initiatives in a way that is understandable and actionable
  • Experience in driving change in an evolving organization while achieving high-quality results
  • Benefits

  • Medical insurance plan for the employee and immediate family
  • Annual fitness benefit
  • Annual professional development benefit
  • Annual international travel benefit
  • Company holidays, paid vacation, and sick time
  • About PayJoy
    PayJoy's mission is to deliver access to credit to the next billion people in emerging markets worldwide. Our unique mobile locking technology gives customers the ability to afford their first smartphone on credit, using the phone itself as collateral, and then provides further access to credit to help weather life's unexpected financial surprises and climb the ladder of economic well-being.

    Founded in 2015, today PayJoy has reached millions of customers in a dozen countries around the globe, including Mexico, Brazil, India, Kenya, and South Africa, and is on a strong growth path with support from major industry partners to bring credit to millions in the near future.

    PayJoy is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and we welcome and encourage people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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    Finance for the next billion * Ownership * Break Through Walls * High-Bandwidth Communication * Transparency & Directness * Focus on Scale * Work-Life Balance * Embrace Diversity

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