Product Owner - Vilnius, Lithuania
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 digital payments and other financial transactions? Join Western Union as a Product Owner.
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 role, you will contribute to the success of WU Platform Product by reviewing complex business processes, recommending improvements to support business activities, and documenting business requirements and process flows.
This role contributes to the success of WU Platform Product by reviewing complex business processes, recommending improvements to support business activities, and documenting business requirements and process flows. The position will work closely with various departments and vendors to maintain a best-in-class customer experience and resolve escalated issues. In addition, this role will oversee the exception processing and drive optimization in the WU Digital product offering.
Sound interesting? Here are some specifics:
End-to-end ownership of the assigned agile board.
Gathering new requirements, features, and changes from product managers and translating them into user stories, epics, etc.
Make sure the board is utilized at full capacity.
Responsible for developing, optimizing, and implementing changes for both new and existing payment methods.
Responsible for optimization roadmap and backlog.
Review card network, regulatory, market updates, and complete impact assessments.
Support new product launches with detailed and regular communication to stakeholders.
Responsible for driving revenue, decreasing loss, decreasing exceptions, and improving customer experience.
Actively work with the project management team to complete detailed business requirements, assesses impacts of projects, and ensure key tasks are incorporated to project plans. Engage in project releases and user acceptance testing.
Lead projects to identify control gaps and support continuous process improvement Works closely with internal audit and stakeholders to conduct reviews to ensure controls are maintained and SLAs are achieved.
Provide accurate and timely communication to stakeholders.
What you will need to succeed:
1-3 years of payments or financial industry experience.
1-3 years of product owner/manager experience.
Strong skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Ability to create presentations and process flows.
Advanced skills in building and running database queries.
Project management experience.
Experience in an agile environment.
What will make you stand out:
Experience in global payments e-commerce role, required focus on customer-not-present, preferred experience as a merchant or banking institution.
Good understanding of the business processes and knowledge of the banking products and distribution channels.
Experience managing and optimizing payment product flows
Deep understanding of Cards, ACH, Bank transfer payment methods and settlement.
Exposure to risk management and modeling is preferred.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to interact with many departments and levels of Management.
Proven ability to effectively analyze data and present solid recommendations.
Strong organizational skills and the ability to handle stringent deadlines.
Proven ability to work across teams to develop and document business requirements.
Familiarity with information technology implementation and or systems development and implementation lifecycles from both IT and functional (business) perspectives.
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.
A diverse, global team with colleagues in over 50 countries.
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 monthly gross base salary range is 2473 – 4104 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 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! The Recruiter will share other benefits specific to your location and role during the interview process.
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