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Western Union Leader, Strategic Planning in Denver, Colorado

Leader, Strategic Planning – Denver, CO USA

Does playing a key role in a high-growth digital business sound exciting to you? How about developing your skills in a global organization? Join Western Union as a Leader, Strategic Planning.

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’ll be looking for you to assist with highly visible, strategic projects and initiatives, as this role supports the Head of Network, Americas and works closely with the regional network leaders, as well as the marketing, pricing and functional departments. You will be responsible for making recommendations to senior leaders on strategy and new initiatives, based on an in-depth understanding of the business/group, as well as providing strategic input into business decisions as a trusted advisor. You will assist in the creation of internal reporting and strategy documents to support business unit activities and strategic planning along with development of materials for key executive level meetings, including Executive Committee. Lastly, you will collaborate with cross-functional and external partners to provide relevant and actionable customer, competitor, and market level insights to the business units.

For such a detail-driven role, you will possess a minimum of 7 years of experience, preferably within the Financial Service industry, along with a Bachelor’s degree, ideally in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or Math. You will have demonstrated experience with Financial Planning/Modeling, specifically Control Panel design to track initiatives performance, along with Business Case preparation and analysis. You will have also excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills, with the capability of effectively interacting with senior managers and executives with confidence and presence. You will possess proven relationship management skills and an ability to establish conducive working relationships with stakeholders across different business groups. This role also requires expert knowledge of MS Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word). Lastly, this role requires strategic thinking and the ability to learn new concepts, processes, and businesses quickly in order to solve problems and produce high-quality output, sometimes in short timeframes.

Join us, and let’s move money for better

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.

Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and success. Western Union is proud to be an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those with disabilities, during the recruitment process, in accordance with applicable laws. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy or related medical conditions), national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or any other protected category.

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