Western Union Project Manager | Scrum Master in San Francisco, California

Job Title: Project Manager | Scrum Master

Requisition #: 1802058

Western Union is changing. Yes, we’re the company that moves money around the world quickly and reliably in 200 countries and territories. We are also present in over 510,000 locations bringing immense distribution convenience to our consumers. But we’re on the cusp of becoming much more than that. Our vision is to be the preferred financial services provider for the underserved – billions of people and businesses with unmet financial service needs. That means aggressively pursuing digital, mobile, ATM/kiosk and stored value card strategies that meet the needs of today’s global consumers and businesses. So, if you’re looking for a company on the move – and truly one of the most diverse work environments on the planet – then Western Union could be for you.

Right now, we are seeking a Project Manager | Scrum Master based at Western Union’s Digital Headquarters in San Francisco, California.

In this role, you will manage a project or small set of projects during all phases of the project cyclewith responsibilities that include project design, scope management, cost control, quality and performance reporting.   You will Scrum Master for 1-2 teams.

Sound interesting? Hereare some specifics:

  • Develop, track and manage project milestones, project plans, timelinesand scope 

  • Facilitate identification of timelines, dashboards, success metrics, andfinancial scorecards for each initiative 

  • Manage project resources including procuring project staff, developing,motivating, coaching and advising 

  • Lead teams of developers in the delivery of high-quality softwaresolutions that meet business needs 

  • Define test plans and ensure that products are defect free before UserAcceptance Testing 

  • Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially on grooming andmaintaining the product backlog

  • Guide the team on self-organizing to fill in the intentional gaps left inthe Agile/Scrum frameworks and adhere to principle of continuous improvement

  • Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership stylewhenever possible and leading by example

What you will need tosucceed:

  • Bachelor’sdegree or equivalent experience required; Bachelor’s or more Advanced degreein a technical field such as computer science,computer engineering or related field preferred

  • 2+years of experience in project management preferred

  • 2+ years of experienceas a SCRUM Master preferred

  • Agile, PMP, andCSM certifications preferred

  • Strong familiarity inworking in an Agile environment and experience leading multiple ScrumTeams

  • Demonstrated ability tobe flexible/ adaptable in exercising judgment in a changing environment

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 other protected category.

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