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Western Union 2140 - Human Resource Leader, Human Resources in Vienna, Austria

Human Resources Leader Western Union Bank – Vienna, Austria

Are you ready to head up the European HR division for the Western Union Bank? Do you have experience in successfully leading and nurturing an international Human Resources division in a large matrix organization? Join Western Union as a Human Resources Leader.

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 10,000 people spanning 200 countries and territories. We believe when money moves, better things happen.

Better requires process discipline and simplification

Part of your role will be to provide overall Human Resources / HR leadership and Business Partnering across Central Europe (Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Czech Republic, Poland), whilst managing a team of 2 direct reports. The other part of the role puts you in charge of all HR related matters for the Banking side of our business. This aspect of the role gives you the opportunity to work very closely with the Board and be creative and innovative in finding solutions and bringing your own ideas to the table.

For such a pivotal role, you’ll have a Bachelor’s degree in Business or HR, and extensive experience in a leadership role in Human Resources Management and Administration. You have experience of working in a large multinational matrix organization and cooperatively navigating the HR matrix to receive service. You have to bring some knowledge of local employment law and legislation, as well as working with workers councils. Banking or Financial services experience is strongly preferred. You need to bring strong business acumen and an understanding of global market dynamics. Previous experience of lean and agile working methodologies is also desirable.

Join us, and let’s move money for better

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.

Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and success. Western Union is proud to be an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those 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 any other protected category.

We are under legal obligation to indicate the minimum salary, which is EUR 67,827 gross per year for this position. However, our attractive compensation packages follow current market salaries and can therefore be significantly above the indicated minimum salary.


Western Union Company is a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement. Our omnichannel platform connects the digital and physical worlds and makes it possible for consumers and businesses to send and receive money and make payments with speed, ease, and reliability. With our global reach, Western Union moves money for better, connecting family, friends and businesses to enable financial inclusion and support economic growth.