Senior Director, Product Management Platform

Papaya Global

Herzliya, IL
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Prod Mgmt/Dev
  • Industry: Enterprise
  • Post Date: 03/18/2023
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 1460 Broadway, Suite 7033, New York, New York 10036, US
  • Salary Range: $50,000 - $150,000

About Papaya Global

Papaya Global is reinventing global payroll, payments, and workforce management. Our automated platform helps companies hire, onboard, manage, and pay people in more than 160 countries. The cloud-based solution is easy to use and scale, ensures full compliance and provides industry-leading BI and analytics.

Job Description

At Papaya, we are committed to revolutionizing the global payroll and payment industry by leveraging cutting-edge technology and innovative solutions. Our mission is to provide businesses with a comprehensive, user-friendly Payroll Operation System that streamlines payroll and payment processes while ensuring compliance with local regulations in more than 180 countries.

In this fast-paced, dynamic environment, you'll have the opportunity to make a real impact on the future of work. If you're a self-starter with a passion for innovation and a commitment to excellence, we want to hear from you.

As a member of our team, you'll have access to a wide range of resources and support to help you succeed, including ongoing training and professional development

You will:  

  • Set, drive and execute the product strategy of Papaya Global’s leading Platform to enable complex data workflows and pipelines that move and process data at scale
  • Attract, build, manage, and develop a talented, diverse, equitable and inclusive mission driven team of product managers and product leaders
  • Lead a team through the ideation, technical development, and launch of innovative products
  • Drive product development with a team of world-class engineers and designers
  • Manage multiple products and priorities, scale teams, and ensure org is effective, healthy and set up for success by establishing clear and measurable goals
  • Identifying strategic areas of new investment and generating budget models for product expansion
  • Work closely with other teams at Papaya Global to ensure efficient and productive working relationships
  • Understand the market, and competition, and champion our users to craft product strategies that will lead to long-term success
  • Lead by example. Be incredibly truth-seeking and finger-tippy with data, set a high bar for the team to think boldly and creatively and then to funnel that energy into concrete products and execution plans, move fast and be biased toward action


  • 12+ years of experience in Product Management, working collaboratively with engineering, design and user research teams
  • 8+ years of experience hiring, managing, and developing both individual contributors and senior product leaders
  • 8+ years experience leading teams and driving strategy at SaaS/PaaS business
  • A high bar across the board - from your own contributions to the people you work with to the products you work on
  • You never hesitate to roll up your sleeves and address something hands-on
  • Deep prior experience in building platforms - implementing API/services layer and deconstructing data monoliths
  • Experience with system telemetry, logging, and measurement
  • You're equally comfortable explaining your team's analysis and recommendations to executives as you are discussing the technical tradeoffs in product development with engineers
  • BA/BS in Computer Science or related field. Technical understanding must go from the highest abstractions down to the hardware

Nice to have

  • Experience building 1-N products, platform/ecosystem products
  • Background in engineering, data and analytics preferred, with experience shipping production internal and external platforms
  • Love for team-building and eagerness for sleeves-up design and architecture collaboration with engineering

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