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Product Compliance Strategy Director



Product, Legal, Operations
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 1, 2024

Product Compliance Strategy Director, New York, NY

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Payoneer’s mission is to empower businesses to go beyond – beyond borders, limits and expectations. In today’s digital world, Payoneer enables any business of any size from anywhere to access new economic opportunities by making it possible to transact as easily globally as they do locally.

Payoneer’s digital payments platform streamlines global commerce for millions of small businesses, marketplaces and enterprises from over 200 countries and territories. Leveraging robust technology, compliance, operations and banking infrastructure, Payoneer delivers a suite of services that includes cross-border payments, working capital, tax solutions and risk management. Powering growth for customers ranging from aspiring entrepreneurs in emerging markets to the world’s leading brands like Airbnb, Amazon, Google and Upwork, Payoneer makes global commerce easy and secure.

Payoneer is looking for an excellent and experienced Product Compliance Strategy Director to join the product team and take part in developing the fintech industry’s leading cross-border payment platform for marketplaces and other businesses. The Product Compliance Strategy Director is responsible for establishing the Compliance tech strategy across all company’s products to ensure they meet regulatory requirements, industry standards and best practices, while effectively enabling business growth and needs. The Product Compliance Strategy Director will also establish governance controls for compliance tech stack to align with the company’s Model Risk Management framework, working in collaboration with cross teams including Compliance & Legal functions.

What you’ll do:

  • Establish Product Compliance long-term strategy based on regulatory landscape and industry standards for a cutting-edge product compliant experience
  • Executing strategy, driving and enforcing Product Compliance processes, seeking automation opportunities and leveraging best practice technologies
  • Collaborating with global cross-functional team to vision, design, develop the compliance tech strategy for minimizing the company’s regulatory risk exposure while effectively balance against the company’s business & operational needs
  • Working closely with Legal & Compliance teams to implement Risk & Compliance policies as well as define Model Risk Management governance frameworks and tech implementations accordingly
  • Establish monitoring controls for product compliance health and business performance, and taking action as needed to drive compliant and business success
  • Use analytics, market research, usability studies, and competitive analysis to drive decision making
  • Strong collaboration in team environments and ability to act quickly as the decision-maker

What we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor degree (Computer Science or Engineering or MBA as a plus)
  • At least 10 years’ professional experience; Preferably 3+ years in Product leadership with experience in establishing and executing product strategic roadmaps for Risk & Compliance, account security, E-commerce, Fintech and/or Payment industries.
  • Detail-oriented and a good grasp of technical experience in regulatory & compliance landscape
  • Strong interpersonal skills leading and driving execution with cross-functional teams
  • Proven ability to execute complex projects in mid-size global organizations
  • Being able to leverage data to continuously improve product compliance experience at Payoneer
  • Strong investigative and research skills – great organizational and analytical skills combined with innovative thinking
  • Strong professional presence to support regular interactions with senior management
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills across technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment​

What we offer:

  • Outstanding medical, dental, and vision insurance (individual plan 100% covered) and FSA
  • 401K with employer match
  • Wellness/Fitness reimbursement
  • Generous PTO, paid holidays, and parental leave
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Flexible work from home schedule
  • Volunteer activities
  • Fun office culture with supportive leadership

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Payoneer is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. Payoneer is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you are interested in applying for employment with Payoneer and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please email Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.

In accordance with New York City Law, below is the annual base salary range for this position. Actual annual base salary is based on, but not limited to: experience, education, professional licenses, location and business needs. The position is eligible for health insurance, disability insurance, life insurance, 401k plan, paid-time off, and sick (and where applicable safe) leave. This position is also eligible for a discretionary year-end bonus.

The annual base salary range for this position is: $200,000 - $250,000.