Manager, Project Management at Western Union
Manager, Project Management – Denver, Colorado
Are you a passionate leader with the ability to drive great results and high employee engagement? Are you excited by an opportunity to join an incredibly strong, unified, management team working for a global leading fortune 500 company? Join Western Union as a Manager, Project Management!
Motivated by our values: purpose driven, globally minded, and trustworthy & respectful
We’re a FinTech that’s using insight from customers and colleagues worldwide to improve financial services for families, small businesses, multinational corporations, and non-profit organizations. We’re a team of over 10,000 people spanning 200 countries and territories. We believe when money moves, better things happen.
Better is enabled by trust and respect
We are seeking a Project Manager to oversee the project and program management activities globally in order support business growth in developed and emerging markets. This position will be based in North America and will provide direct support to the regional and global leadership to ensure the delivery of key business initiatives. In addition to project management support, this position will provide strategic planning and solution design expertise in a consultative capacity for the region.
You will partner with leaders on project scoping, definition of business intent, and execution of the business strategy. You will be leading multiple moderate to large complex projects and programs by providing direction to project stakeholders. You will plan, design, manage, and execute project plans and budgets that deliver on declared business intent and strategy; revising to meet changing requirements and leveraging problem solving skills to ensure project plans deliver on intent. You will maintain key project documentation, identify and escalate risks, and effectively communicate to drive projects from design to implementation. You will be clarifying and defining project requirements and business case.
As a Project Manager you will forge relationships and work closely with partners at all levels across Western Union, including: Business, Legal, Compliance, IT, Operations, Finance, Treasury and Product to drive results. You will exhibit outstanding influencing skills to effectively drive project / program efforts, have ability to quickly put structure to complex dynamic engagements with minimal direction, and have experience with planning and managing projects within an enterprise level tools (e.g. Clarizen).
For this role you will need 3+ years of progressive project management experience including management of major projects in a large operating environment. You should have some active certifications (SAFe, Agile, Scrum, Project Manager). You should also have experience leading rigorous change management processes is essential, extensive experience working with senior leadership, and proven experience in process creation, implementation and quality management.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Following the Western Union Business Solutions divestiture announcement on August 4, 2021, recruitment efforts will continue for this position on behalf of Western Union. However, as part of the divestiture agreement, this position will transition to the purchasing company should the transaction conclude. The hiring team will be able to answer any questions you may have.
Join us, and let’s connect the world
Western Union is transforming its business and shaping the financial services sector by driving quality, convenience, and customer service to new levels of excellence. It’s an exciting time for our organization, as the largest cross-border money transfer operator, trusted by millions of consumers around the world. If you’re ready to unleash your potential to help drive change through bottom-up innovation, apply now.
We’re a company on the move, and we want our people to grow and develop. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career, as well as a great salary and benefits package.
We are passionate about our diversity. Our commitment is to provide an inclusive culture that celebrates the unique backgrounds and perspectives of our global teams, while reflecting the communities we serve. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, political affiliation, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or veteran (U.S.) status. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those with disabilities, during the recruitment process, in accordance with applicable laws.
Annual base salary gross: $81,201-143,043. The base salary range represents the anticipated low and high end of the Western Union salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and will be based on various factors, such as candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies and proficiency for the role. The base salary is one component of Western Union’s total compensation package for employees. Other rewards and benefits include short term incentives, health insurance (several options to choose from), accident and life insurance, access to the best in class learning and development platforms, to name just a few! To view more details of our benefits, visit us here: https://mywubenefits.com/