Western Union Manager, Human Resources in Santa Ana, Costa Rica

Job Title: Manager, Human Resources

Requisition #: 1804425

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 Manager, Human Resources, based in our Santa Ana, Costa Rica office . In this role, you will help drive to successful human resources strategies in an agile manner that will transform the Western Union customer and employee experience globally across all products and channels.

Sound interesting? Here are some specifics:

  • Recommends and is jointly accountable for Human Resource actions (i.e., hiring, terminating, disciplinary, performance ratings, etc.) for assigned functions

  • Advanced knowledge and application of the Labor Law in employee relations and business decisions is a must

  • Capacity to manage groups of at least 200 or more employees across functions

  • Proven experience in engagement and development of teams and leaders

  • Monitors team activities to ensure function objectives and initiatives are being supported

  • Ensures essential policies and procedures are followed and resolves issues as they arise, identifying need for training and development of employees and people managers

  • Provides input for annual goals and objectives that support functional success

  • Understands and communicates function policies and procedures to team

  • Establish successful relationships across functions with business insight

  • Will typically provide direct support to people managers including Managers, Sr Managers, Directors and above

What you will need to succeed:

  • Bachelors as a minimum in Human Resources, Business Administration, Psychology and any other social science career

  • 6-8 years’ experience

  • C1 level English as a minimum

What will make you stand out:

  • Knowledge in technologies and practices that enhance existing HR models a plus

  • Experience in developing and analyzing People Analytics a plus

  • Thirdlanguage a plus

What’s in it for you?

Competitive global pay and benefits

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

Diverse, global team with colleagues in over 50 countries

If interested APPLY now; after your application please complete the English assessment at https://wu.hirevue.com/signup/KXy8QTKRUewr3FQKY6aDB7/ to accelerate your process; you do not need to take the test again if you have completed this assessment within the past 6 months.

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. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including applicants with disabilities, during the recruitment process, in accordance with applicable laws. 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.