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Group Leader of Product, Digital Assets

Port Washington, New York
20 Sep 2022
*Group Leader of Product, Digital Assets -New York*Do you have experience in strategy within the digital asset space?  Do you have an entrepreneurial mind set? Join Western Union’s founding Digital Assets team as the leader driving our product strategy and development.  *Motivated by our values: purpose driven, globally minded, and trustworthy & respectful*As we expand our offing beyond payments, Western Union recently launched a digital wallet in several markets as part of a global initiative to enhance our customers’ experiences and build closer relationships. This involves investing heavily to develop innovative, trusted financial products and services, including digital asset and cryptocurrency products.With access to millions of customers across more than 200 countries, our mandate is to scale digital asset products that drive value for our customers and the company across the globe. As a result, we are hiring at all levels for the Digital Assets team, looking for entrepreneurs at heart who have experience building banking, payments, or digital asset businesses.*Better starts and ends with the customer*In this role, you will define the long-term strategy and roadmap for digital asset products at Western Union, including the timeline in rolling out key features and functionality. Over time, you will continue to refine the strategy as the digital asset space evolves and provides opportunities to engage with our customers with new products across the globe.By working with critical internal and external stakeholders, you will execute on critical product initiatives in digital assets and blockchain from concept development to launch to scale.  Achieving our goals means you will also have to resolve roadblocks and problem solve creatively.Lastly, you will own the translation of customer needs to be built into our product by knowing our customer’s in-and-out, ensuring our products are delivering on our value proposition. Critical to this will be seeking feedback from our customer base for purposes of influencing the features and functionality of our products and any differentiation required across segments or geographies.For this important role, you will bring 10+ years of experience, focused on product management, entrepreneurship and/or strategy. Additionally, you will have direct experience or a strong interest and knowledge of the digital asset and blockchain space. You possess analytical thinking and the ability to think strategically with expertise driving cross-functional roles and managing multiple levels. You have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and executive presence.*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#LI-CM1The annual gross base salary range is $190,000.00 – $240,000.00. This range represents the anticipated low and high end of the salary for this position. 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! To view details of our benefits, visit []().
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  • Job Reference: 716471115-2
  • Date Posted: 20 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Western Union
  • Location: Port Washington, New York
  • Salary: On Application