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Western Union Senior Analyst, Strategic Sourcing in Denver, Colorado

Job Title: Senior Analyst, Strategic Sourcing

Requisition #: 1902282

Does playing a critical role in protecting customers sound exciting to you? How about working for a global fintech company on an advanced team that is passionate about preventing money laundering and other illegal financial transactions?

We’re seeking a Senior Analyst, Strategic Sourcing based in our Denver, Colorado office (global headquarters). In this role, you will assist with the development of category strategies which outline and define the markets and supply strategy to assist Business Units decision makers on the appropriate sourcing methodologies based on market conditions, regulatory/compliance requirements, risk potential and cost components, research spend, negotiate statements-of-work and perform various contract administration tasks related to the above.

Sound interesting? Here are some specifics:

  • Drive sourcing activities for portion of Western Union Marketing needs; for example: production, retail merchandise, and market research services

  • Develop minor category strategies with cross-functional teams which outline and define existing fact base, products, markets and supply strategies

  • Support development of major category strategies working with Sourcing leadership

  • Analyze business needs and markets

  • Create and execute sourcing strategies to drive cost-optimization and reductions

  • Know the supply market and sourcing savings opportunities as they relate to marketing spending

  • Deliver total cost of ownership reductions, as well as year-over-year productivity improvements while maintaining or improving product quality and supplier service levels

  • Develop and maintain network across Western Union globally and specifically within Marketing organization

What you will need to succeed:

  • 3+ years of relevant work experience, including experience in Procurement/Strategic Sourcing / Contract Administration and data analysis

  • Excellent analytical, communication and presentation skills

  • Bachelor’s degree

What will make you stand out:

  • Marketing category or industry expertise

  • Experience in or interest in learning supplier sourcing, negotiation and contract management

  • Project Management (small-to-medium sized) experience

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive global pay and benefits

  • Unparalleled experience as part of one of the most advanced teams in the world, with opportunities to build valuable skills and grow your career

  • Diverse, global team with colleagues in over 50 countries

What it’s like here:

Western Union (WU) is a company on the move! We believe that when money moves, better things can happen. From small businesses and global corporations, to families near and far, or NGO’s in the most remote communities on Earth, WU helps people and business move money globally. We have a rich legacy of innovation and are continuing to develop new and more convenient ways for our customers to send and receive money through digital, mobile and retail channels. We have a combined digital and retail network that spans over 200 countries and territories. Some companies specialize in cash-based retail money transfer and others play only in digital. We are leaders in both!

Being on the Western Union team means being tenacious and goal oriented. It means taking risks and quickly finding the path to success. It means having integrity and finding ways to make things work. It means thriving as part of a diverse, global team of over 10,000 people who are committed to moving money for better . It means being driven to win, and to do work that makes a difference… on a global stage. Sound like you? Apply now!

Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and success. Achieving our common vision depends on people with diverse backgrounds working together. Who knows; your unique point of view could be the key to our next groundbreaking idea. We’d love to explore that possibility!

Western Union is proud to be an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer. 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 another protected category.