Program Group Leader, Product & Platform Strategic Programs
Group Leader, Product and Platform Strategic Programs - Denver, CO USA
Are you looking to build a career in the financial services sector? How about unleashing your skills in a hugely successful business that is committed to moving money for better? Join Western Union as a Group Leader, Product and Platform Strategic Programs. 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 requires process discipline and simplification
In this role you will be responsible for leading the implementation design and end-to-end execution of Product & Platform strategic and transformational programs. You will lead all phases of these programs from analysis and design through testing and deployment, including business and systems requirements, planning, scheduling, development and delivery. You will lead the management of all program tracks and work streams, influencing execution to meet strategic and business case objectives. This role requires you to negotiate and address all activities impacting timelines, scope, budget, risks and benefits realization. You must develop strong working relationships with global, cross-functional teams, project sponsors, business and technology stakeholders, subject matter experts, and third-party partners. You will collaborate with the prime technology service providers to implement and sustain an agile project delivery methodology to adjust quickly and accelerate value capture. To stay connected, you will host weekly and monthly status meetings with the program stakeholders, team members and executive management.
For this unique role, you will need a bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Computer Science or a related field. Certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP) and Scrum Master (CSM) are required. You must have 10+ years of proven experience in technology program management, including full project life cycle management related to business software, cloud migrations, and other system integration efforts (both packaged and customized projects). Experience required to succeed in both waterfall and agile development environments Join us, and let's move money for better
It's an exciting time at Western Union. We're growing as a business and we're shaping the financial services sector by driving quality, convenience and customer service to new levels of excellence. We're unleashing our potential. If you're ready to do the same, 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 status.