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Senior Specialist, Strategic Sourcing

Vilnius, Vilniaus Apskritis 01108

Senior Specialist, Strategic Sourcing Vilnius, Lithuania

Are you a passionate strategic sourcing or procurement professional with an analytical and data-driven mindset? Are you excited by an opportunity to join a Technology Sourcing (Software and POS) team? Are you interested in joining a globally diverse organization where our unique contributions are recognized and celebrated, allowing each of us to thrive? Then its time to join Western Union as a Senior Specialist, Strategic Sourcing.

Western Union powers your pursuit.

Well be looking to you to be a key contributor to and ambassador of the Global Sourcing and Procurement function which is supporting Western Union employees worldwide in the acquisition of products and services on behalf of the company.

Role Responsibilities

  • You will support sourcing and procurement activities related to Western Unions technology needs, namely working with the Software Category Manager to oversee third-party spending within the Software category.

  • Demonstrate exceptional expertise and proficiency within the contract management discipline.

  • Build and maintain strong, collaborative relationships with GSP team members, WU Legal, and WU business units engaged in contract administration activities.

  • Draft, evaluate, negotiate, and execute supplier contracts, software licensing agreements, statements of work, letters of authorization, non-disclosure agreements, and other legal documents supporting multiple internal lines of business to ensure compliance with WU policies and applicable laws and regulations.

  • Maintain databases and repositories of supplier agreements (Workday Strategic Sourcing, Oracle), and create and analyze third-party spend reports.

  • Ensure compliance with WU contract preparation, approval, and signatory requirements.

  • Act as a key contributor and ambassador in continuously improving GSPs contract management-related procedures, systems, communications, and training.

Role Requirements

  • A university degree in a relevant field.

  • 3+ years of expertise and proficiency within the (preferably international) sourcing and contract management discipline.

  • Experience with a broad range of sourcing/procurement systems, such as Workday, SharePoint, and Oracle, as well as Microsoft Office tools such as Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Knowledge and experience in standard RFX process and methodology, drafting and negotiating contract terms and conditions.

  • You will be analytical and have assessment skills including the capability to summarize results and communicate conclusions concisely.

  • Youll have experience in negotiations.

  • Fluency in written and spoken English.

  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with all levels of employees, management, vendors, partners, and third parties.

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 monthly gross base salary range is 2283 3541 EUR. 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 aligns 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 Lithuania-specific benefits include:

  • Work from abroad possibility

  • Extra days off

  • Volunteering activities

  • Discounts and special offers

  • Referral program

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: 2023-03-16 Expires: 2023-04-23

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