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Group Leader, Product Strategy, Planning & Analytics

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Group Leader, Product Strategy, Planning & Analytics – Denver, CO
Are you passionate about Project and Program Management in FinTech? Then it’s time to join the Western Union as a Group Leader, Product Strategy, Planning & Analytics.

Western Union powers your pursuit
This role is responsible for driving the strategic direction, planning, and performance analysis of our global /regional product portfolio. You will lead a team of commercial and analytics leaders, working closely with cross-functional stakeholders to develop and execute product strategies, define roadmaps, and analyze key performance metrics. This role will involve market research, data analysis, and a deep understanding of customer needs to guide product decision-making and maximize business impact.

Role Responsibilities

  • Develop and communicate the product strategy and roadmap, aligning them with business objectives, market trends, and customer needs.
  • Conduct market research, competitive analysis, and customer insights to identify growth opportunities and define strategic product priorities.
  • Lead and mentor a team of product strategists, planners, and analysts, fostering a high-performing and collaborative work environment.
  • Set clear objectives, provide guidance, and facilitate professional growth and development within the team.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product management, engineering, design, and marketing, to define and execute product plans and initiatives.
  • Drive the product planning process, ensuring timely delivery, resource allocation, and effective coordination across teams.
  • Establish and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to evaluate product performance, including revenue, customer acquisition, engagement, and retention.
  • Conduct data analysis, market research, and user feedback analysis to gather insights and make data-driven recommendations for product improvements and optimizations.
  • Stay abreast of market trends, emerging technologies, and competitive landscape.
  • Conduct regular competitive analysis to identify market gaps, benchmark product features, and propose strategies to maintain a competitive edge.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to develop compelling business cases for new product initiatives, feature enhancements, and investments.
  • Conduct financial analysis, ROI calculations, and market opportunity assessments to support decision-making processes.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with executive leadership, product managers, sales, and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Provide regular updates on product strategies, roadmaps, and performance metrics, and effectively communicate product-related insights and recommendations.
  • Continuously assess and enhance product strategy, planning, and analytics processes to drive efficiency, effectiveness, and alignment across the organization.
  • Identify and promote best practices in product strategy, planning, and analytics, and champion their adoption within the team and the broader organization.

Role Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field (Master’s degree preferred).
  • Proven experience in product strategy, planning, and analytics roles, with a focus on technology or software products.
  • Strong strategic thinking and analytical skills, with the ability to translate data and market insights into actionable product strategies and recommendations.
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills, with the ability to inspire and guide cross-functional teams towards shared objectives.
  • Solid understanding of product development methodologies, market research techniques, and performance analytics.
  • Strong business acumen and financial analysis capabilities to develop and evaluate business cases and financial models.
  • Exceptional communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Results-oriented mindset with a track record of driving product growth and success through strategic planning and data-driven decision-making.

We make financial services accessible to humans everywhere. Join us for what’s next.
Western Union is positioned to become the world’s most accessible financial services company —transforming lives and communities. We’re a diverse and passionate customer-centric team of over 8,000 employees serving 200 countries and territories, reaching customers and receivers around the globe. More than moving money, we design easy-to-use products and services for our digital and physical financial ecosystem that help our customers move forward.

Just as we help our global customers prosper, we support our employees in achieving their professional aspirations. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career, as well as receive a great compensation package. If you’re ready to help drive the future of financial services, it’s time for Western Union. Learn more about our purpose and people at https://careers.westernunion.com/

The on-target earnings range is $211,898 - $353,164 per year, which includes a base salary, short-term and long-term incentives that align with individual and company performance. Actual salaries will vary based on candidates' qualifications, skills, and competencies.

You will also have access to short-term incentives, multiple health insurance options, accident and life insurance, and access to best-in-class development platforms, to name a few (https://careers.westernunion.com/global-benefits/). Please see the location-specific benefits below and note that your Recruiter may share additional role-specific benefits during your interview process or in an offer of employment.

Your United States – Specific Benefits Include

  • Family First Program
  • Time off
  • Medical, Dental and Life Insurance
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Parental Leave

Western Union values in-person collaboration, learning, and ideation whenever possible. We believe this creates value through common ways of working and supports the execution of enterprise objectives which will ultimately help us achieve our strategic goals. By connecting face-to-face, we are better able to learn from our peers, problem-solve together, and innovate.

Our Hybrid Work Model categorizes each role into one of three categories. Western Union has determined the category of this role to be Hybrid. This is defined as a flexible working arrangement that enables employees to divide their time between working from home and working from an office location. The expectation is to work from the office a minimum of three days a week.

We are passionate about 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 based on race, color, national origin, religion, political affiliation, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those with disabilities, during the recruitment process, following applicable laws.



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Posted: 2023-09-14 Expires: 2023-10-17
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