1+ months

Compensation Leader

Denver, CO 80204

Compensation Leader - Denver, CO

Does working for a global FinTech company passionate about protecting customers interest you? Are you looking to be responsible for influencing a global company's strategic thinking and delivery of Western Union's compensation programs supporting Product & Platform, Corporate Centers, and Talents Centers? Join Western Union as Leader, Compensation.

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 people serving 200 countries and territories. We believe when money moves, better things happen.

Relentless pursuit of better

You will focus on contributing to the rewards strategy by delivering and consulting best-in-class compensation programs for functions and regions. You will support and enable Western Union to attract, motivate, and retain the best talent as we evolve our business to be the leader in cross-border money transfer. You will partner with leaders across the people organization and the company to determine where and how to leverage rewards practices. Provide consultative support to HR partners and business leaders related to compensation practices that support the talent strategy, address organizational challenges, and support key business priorities for assigned functional areas. Ensure programs comply with legal requirements and are cost-effective. Participate in market competitive analysis of current compensation practices looking for opportunities to leverage innovative practices that align with the talent strategy, focusing on remaining locally competitive and relevant while retaining global principles.

For such a critical role, Bachelor's degree, education, or equivalent experience is required, or equal commercial education, as well as a CCP or GRP certification, would be strongly preferred. A minimum of five years of progressively increasing compensation and benefits management experience is preferred. History of experiencing leading projects in an in-person and virtual setting is preferred. Expert-level experience as a Senior Compensation professional is required. You will have a solid understanding of immerging trends in the competitive environment to provide innovative solutions to compensation and talent-related challenges. Results-oriented, innovating, setting stretch goals, and motivating global teams to achieve them. Critical thinking, ability to navigate complex problems, analyze processes, synthesize data, communicate effectively, and deliver solutions and results.

Proven strong project management experience with knowledge of complete project life cycle, including business process design, documentation, execution, and change management. History of experience in successfully assessing, developing, and implementing the principles of compensation & benefits in a global organizational setting, exercising responsibility in monitoring, and complying with local regulations, compensation/benefits administration, and communication. Proven experience working collaboratively in a highly matrixed environment and relationship management with a heavy emphasis on compensation management required.

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.


The total direct compensation range is $120,360 - $174,000, which includes a base salary of $100,300 - $145,000, short-term (15% of base), and long-term (5% of base) incentives that align with individual and company performance. Actual salaries will vary and are based on 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, flexible time off, and access to best-in-class development platforms, to name a few! To view details of our benefits, visit https://mywubenefits.com/.



  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2022-04-20 Expires: 2022-09-09

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