[Contractor] Project manager - Payment Fraud

Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique travel experiences around the world. Whether an apartment for a night, a castle for a week, or a villa for a month, Airbnb allows people to Belong Anywhere through unique travel experiences at any price point, in more than 34,000 cities and over 191 countries. We promote a culture of curiosity, humanity, and creativity through our product, brand, and, most importantly, our people.
No global movement springs from individuals. It takes an entire team united behind something big. On the Trust and Safety team at Airbnb, we’re proud to be at the forefront of the sharing economy. We recognize that we are the leaders of a new, worldwide phenomenon, and it’s why we’ve worked so hard to build the trust at its foundation.

With over 100 million lifetime guests and now 3 million listings in over 191 countries, trust is what makes it work. Together, we work hard, we laugh a lot, and we’re fiercely committed to creating a world where you can belong anywhere. Our global crisis management teams are responsible for empathetic and effective resolution of personal safety incidents on the Airbnb platform - keeping our guests and hosts safe when it matters most. We are looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated leader who knows how motivate and inspire a team in a cutting-edge and fast-paced risk management environment.

This is a contract position for a period of 9 months.] In this role, you will be employed by a third party agency. You will not be engaged as an employee of Airbnb, and will not be eligible for Airbnb employee compensation or benefits.


  • 8+ years of work related project implementation / six sigma experience.
  • Well versed with Lean and Six Sigma concepts, including hypothesis testing and minitab tools.
  • Stakeholder Management - experience managing senior cross functional stakeholders across regions.
  • Experience in either an online marketplace or payments or ecommerce company is an added advantage.



  • Support Operational management: Support setting up of Operational Governance activities - global standard MBR templates / governance, standardization of SOW clauses for PF (that we can submit to ParMan), setting up a trend analysis framework across all partner sites, project prioritization model,
  • Support PF Program Management & Change Management processes in
    • Implementing a framework for process improvement ideation within PF & at partner sites.
    • Implement Visual Management tools on ground
    • Drive Ideation projects within Ops & mentor Leads;
    • Support workflow transition to partners; Liaise closely with change management team on requests / prioritization & status updates.
    • As this person will have prior six sigma experience, he/she should Impart Lean/Six Sigma knowledge to fellow team members.
  • Provide support to Risk Analyst
    • Partner with Eng on BRDs & Experiments
    • provide inputs to Risk Ops product teams on tool amendments.
  • Support Risk partnerships in standardizing an operating model / framework on payout recalls. Track/ report / manage incidents.

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