1+ months

Manager, Strategic Sourcing

Austin, TX 78701

Manager, Sourcing and Category Management Denver, CO or Austin, TX
Are you ready to work with an international organization committed to making financial services accessible to people everywhere?Then its time to join Western Union as a Manager, Sourcing and Category Management.

Western Union powers your pursuit.
The Manager of Sourcing and Category Management is a strategic role that continually assesses business needs, financials and the supplier and service provider market to determine the best options and sources of supply for the organization.

Role Responsibilities

  • Define sourcing strategies for relevant products, services and platforms aligned to business unit needs.
  • Work closely with stakeholders and cross-functional teams to establish category strategies and major sourcing programs, including guiding procurement activities such as e-sourcing, RFx and overall project management.
  • Develop and manage a high-performance sourcing team responsible for supporting relevant supplier-related and sourcing-related functions.
  • Keep abreast of industry trends that have an impact on the sourcing strategy, through good working relationships with existing and potential third-parties.
  • Present/update all pertinent supplier and/or industry trends to stakeholders and immediate management and proposing improvements to existing strategies.

Role Requirements

  • A bachelor's degree in business or other management discipline, such as supply chain management or certification by purchasing and supply chain professional bodies, such as the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) or the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS).
  • Five or more years in sourcing and/or procurement and/or vendor management is expected, with at least four to five years as a sourcing or category manager.
  • Experience leading key negotiations and leading large-scale or enterprise sourcing activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to create a well-conceptualized, well-socialized and well-executed sourcing strategy.
  • Strong ability to translate stakeholder requirements into sourcing practices and business outcomes.
  • Outsourcing (including business process outsourcing) or digital business experience is an advantage.
  • Comfortable in addressing strategic supplier relationships and developing strategies that look to reduce overall cost or risk.
  • A broad understanding of supply market trends and their potential implications to the business.
  • Demonstrated leadership, including cross-functional leadership and organizational skills, in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Current knowledge of the global product and service market and its trends.
  • Knowledge of the sources of data and analytics to support the development and execution of sourcing strategies.

We make financial services accessible to humans everywhere. Join us for whats next.
Western Union is positioned to become the worlds most accessible financial services company transforming lives and communities. Were a diverse and passionate customer-centric team of over 8,000 employees serving 200 countries and territories, reaching customers and receivers around the globe. More than moving money, we design easy-to-use products and services for our digital and physical financial ecosystem that help our customers move forward.

Just as we help our global customers prosper, we support our employees in achieving their professional aspirations. Youll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career, as well as receive a great compensation package. If youre ready to help drive the future of financial services, its time for Western Union. Learn more about our purpose and people at https://careers.westernunion.com/.

The on-target earnings range is $99,705 - $149,500 per year, which includes a base salary and short-term incentives that align with individual and company performance. Actual salaries will vary based on candidates qualifications, skills, and competencies.

You will also have access to short-term incentives, multiple health insurance options, accident and life insurance, and access to best-in-class development platforms, to name a few (https://careers.westernunion.com/global-benefits/). Please see the location-specific benefits below and note that your Recruiter may share additional role-specific benefits during your interview process or in an offer of employment.

Your United States Specific Benefits Include:

  • Family First Program
  • Flexible Time Off
  • Medical, Dental and Life Insurance
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Parental Leave

We are passionate about 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 based on race, color, national origin, religion, political affiliation, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those with disabilities, during the recruitment process, following applicable laws.



  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2023-07-05 Expires: 2023-11-30



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Manager, Strategic Sourcing

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Austin, TX 78701


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