Job Location:
CRI – Santa Ana

Recruiter, Talent Acquisition – Portuguese speaker – Santa Ana, Costa Rica

Do you know what it takes to spot quality candidates for a global FinTech company? Can you navigate your way around the recruitment industry, the local marketplace, and communicate effectively with hiring managers? Join Western Union as a Recruiter to help us build the best workforce possible.  

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 comes from everywhere

As a proactive, ambitious, and creative Recruiter, you will be a key member of our Talent Acquisition team reporting directly into supervisor. In this role, as a Recruiter with Western Union, you will be responsible for: the end-to-end recruitment of staff & sales roles within Latin America (both internal and external talent candidates). Managing the recruiting and hiring process with high-volume positions and other roles as required, as well as managing our Applicant Tracking System (ATS) recruitment software, Workday, and meticulously handle job offers for potential employees. Becoming an SME within your area and keep up to date with the current markets to influence and advise stakeholders. Ensuring best in class candidate and hiring manager experience, while leading the way with innovative recruitment solutions and implementation of recruitment practices

Working closely with the business to understand their needs, working alongside them to create efficient processes and minimize time to hire. Having active participation in on-site committees and external talent forums. Having strategic involvement in job fairs. For this role, you’ll need experience in the recruitment industry, ideally in a multinational corporation, with local market knowledge in financial services. You will have significant experience in end-to-end recruitment, with the ability to work autonomously and use your initiative through a remote reporting structure. The ability to introduce new sourcing methods to achieve results is critical, as is a delivery-focused attitude towards defined recruiting and talent acquisition KPIs.

For this role, you should have Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Industrial Engineering, or equivalent studies or currently enrolled in a similar program. Advanced Spanish, English and Portuguese language proficiency. 4+ years’ experience working in a multinational environment with end-to-end recruitment process – including proactive headhunting. Broad ATS experience, such as in Workday recruitment. Experience in recruiting on social platforms and performing Boolean searches, advanced Excel knowledge and delivery focused and comfortable working towards KPIs. The ability to introduce new sourcing methods to achieve results. Strong experience in stakeholder communication and effective negotiation skills. A detail-oriented personality, with the ability to multitask and work proactively and independently. Schedule availability, adaptable to a fast-changing environment and other flexibility required and fast Learner  

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.

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.