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Project Coordinator, Operations, Sydney

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Does working for one of the world's leading providers of international business payments and foreign exchange sound exciting to you? Want to work with Operations in a motivated and passionate team?


We’re seeking a Project Coordinator for Operations, based in our Sydney, Australia office. In this role, you are responsible for coordinating sub - elements and / or workstreams of large global strategic initiatives and, in some instances, leading the delivery of Operational-led strategic initiatives. You will look after directing Operational staff as well as coordinating across Middle, Back, and Global Operations functions to ensure successful execution

Sound interesting? Here are some specifics:
  • Design and build detailed project plans that define scope, goals and deliverables
  • Represent global operations teams in discussions with I.T, Product and other project teams
  • Work closely with stakeholders to understand pain points, process gaps, and operational needs.
  • Develop and deliver regular status and management reporting on global strategic and optimization initiatives
  • Develop and maintain subject matter expertise regarding WUBS operational processes and technologies
  • Effectively and independently engage with and influence stakeholders within Operations and across the organization.
  • Use subject matter expertise to develop tools, analyses and educational materials to encourage action towards optimization effort.
What you will need to succeed:
  • Proven track record in collaborating with global cross-functional team (cross multiple locations & time zones)
  • Strong communication skills required to comfortably deal with, and influence senior stakeholders
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, highly-structured, deadline-driven environment
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible/adaptable in exercising judgment in a changing environment
  • High attention to detail and ability to be confident in decision-making
  • Proficiency with software such as MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS PowerPoint, MS SharePoint
What will make you stand out:
  • Certification in project management strongly desired
What’s in it for you?
  • Ongoing learning and career development opportunities
  • Ability to be involved in process improvements, initiatives and project work.
  • An interesting multicultural working environment
  • Ability to collaborate and link across borders with sector and technical experts in all parts of our business supported by cutting edge technology and systems
  • An attractive base salary is on offer depending on skills and experience, along with a comprehensive benefits package
  • As a member of our team you will be also be involved in our global employee recognition program
What it’s like here:

The Payments Business Unit of Western Union is one of the world's leading providers of international business payments and foreign exchange. With access to over 130 currencies, we enable companies of all sizes as they move money across borders via a financial network that spans over 200 countries and territories. We’re disrupting fintech with our groundbreaking digital B2B platform, WU EDGE, which helps companies spend less time handling international payments and worrying about foreign exchange exposure, and more time growing their businesses. And we’re just getting started!


Being on the Western Union team means being tenacious and goal-oriented. It means taking risks and quickly finding the path to success. It means having integrity, and finding ways to make things work. It means thriving as part of a diverse, global team of over 10,000 people who are committed to moving money for better. It means being driven to win, and to do work that makes a difference… on a global stage. Sound like you? Apply now!


Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and success. Achieving our common vision depends on people with diverse backgrounds working together on teams. Who knows, your unique point of view could be the key to our next groundbreaking idea. We’d love to explore that possibility!


Western Union is proud to be an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including applicants with disabilities, during the recruitment process, in accordance with applicable laws. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy or related medical conditions), national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or another protected category.


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