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Leader, Strategic Sourcing (Information Technology)

Lafayette, Colorado
16 Sep 2022
*Leader, Strategic Sourcing – Denver, Colorado or Austin, Texas*Are you ready to join a team in a global company where you will be focused on assisting the company to identify, qualify and select the best suppliers and craft partnerships that enable our business to develop and scale products, communicate our brand and get the best quality for the price? Join Western Union as a Leader, Strategic Sourcing.*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 8,000 employees serving 200 countries and territories. We believe when money moves, better things happen.*Better requires process discipline and simplification*In this Manager level role, we’ll be looking to you to drive sourcing, category management and contracting activities for multiple areas of Information Technology spend with primary focus on IT professional services. You will work cross-functionally to develop and implement category strategies, negotiation strategies, and negotiation plans to reduce costs, increase value, and mitigate risks in assigned spend categories.  You’ll work globally with internal business units and suppliers to determine areas of opportunity for cost reduction, process improvement, service quality improvement, and risk mitigation.For such a detail-driven role, you’ll have a minimum of 4 years of experience in Procurement/Strategic Sourcing, negotiation and contract management on large complex deals.  You will have a bachelor’s degree, however, education or equivalent experience is a must. You will have expertise in technology services, or research skills and the ability to learn quickly. Experience working with large and small IT services firms in the US and global markets in India, EU, and Latin America is a huge plus.*Join us, and let’s 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. It’s an exciting time for our organization, as the largest cross-border money transfer operator, trusted by millions of consumers around the world. If you’re ready to unleash your potential to help drive change through bottom-up innovation, 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 (U.S.) status. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those with disabilities, during the recruitment process, in accordance with applicable laws.#LI-CD1The annual gross base salary range is $81,813 -$144,116. This range represents the anticipated low and high end of the salary for this position. This role is also eligible to receive an annual bonus that align with individual and company performance. Actual salaries will vary and are based on factors such as a candidate’s qualifications, skills, and competencies. Salary is one component of the Western Union total compensation package, which includes short-term incentives, multiple health insurance options, accident and life insurance, and access to best-in-class development platforms, to name a few! To view details of our benefits, visit []().
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  • Job Reference: 714046055-2
  • Date Posted: 16 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Western Union
  • Location: Lafayette, Colorado
  • Salary: On Application