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Group Leader, Strategic Planning

London, England SW1A 2
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Group Leader, Strategic Planning - London, United Kingdom

Are you looking for an opportunity to have significant impact on key strategies that will drive global growth? Are you able to lead and inspire diverse teams to deliver key initiatives in multiple regions? Join Western Union as Group Leader, Strategic Planning.

Motivated by our values: purpose driven, globally minded, and trustworthy & respectful

Were a FinTech thats using insight from customers and colleagues worldwide to improve financial services for families, small businesses, multinational corporations, and non-profit organizations. Were a team of over 8,000 employees serving 200 countries and territories. We believe when money moves, better things happen.

Better starts and ends with the customer

In this role you will work closely with our Head of Partner Strategy & Solutions, providing clear visibility to the achievement of Partner Strategy & Solutions strategic initiatives and the organizations alignment to the strategic priorities of Western Union. The successful candidate will provide strategic thought leadership to global teams, driving execution on key initiatives and providing financial management, oversight and support. In this important role youll build and maintain relationships with cross-functional and regional stakeholders, at all levels, and coordinate regular touchpoints, such as Quarterly Business Reviews with each Region. Youll play a critical role in partnering with the leaders in the annual planning process, agreeing on delivery of key initiatives and headcount planning. Communication is a fundamental aspect of this role, with responsibility for planning and leading All Hands Calls and Newsletters, leadership team meetings.

To be successful in this role you will have significant and substantial experience of managing at the executive level and youll be able to point to key initiatives where youve had significant influence. Youll have strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and the ability to make decisions quickly and effectively. Also, track records of successful delivery of complex programs and projects and experience in delivering business strategy and financial discipline in a cross functional working environment. When we meet, youll be able to talk through leadership skills and people manager capabilities with the ability to set a strategic direction and priorities within a complex business.

Join us, and lets 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. Its an exciting time for our organization, as the largest cross-border money transfer operator, trusted by millions of consumers around the world. If youre ready to unleash your potential to help drive change through bottom-up innovation, apply now.

Were a company on the move, and we want our people to grow and develop. Youll 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.



  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2022-07-25 Expires: 2022-10-29
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