Business Initiatives Consultant 3

Wells Fargo Minneapolis , MN 55415

Posted 5 days ago

Job Description:

At Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy our customers financial needs and help them succeed financially. We're looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you'll feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience.

Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

Wholesale Banking provides financial solutions to businesses across the United States and globally, with annual sales generally in excess of $5 million. Our 10 major business lines include Business Banking, Middle Market Banking, Government and Institutional Banking, Corporate Banking, Commercial Real Estate, Financial Institutions Group, Wells Fargo Commercial Capital, Wells Fargo Insurance, Wells Fargo Securities, and Principal Investments. We also have groups in credit risk, group risk, finance, marketing, human relations, and the Wholesale Chief Operating Office that support our businesses

The Wholesale Control (WC) organization serves as the front line risk management organization within the Wholesale Banking group of Wells Fargo supporting the Wholesale businesses with risk strategy, implementation, and execution. The Wholesale Control team is accountable to assess and effectively manage risks across all risk types and Wholesale businesses delivering an integrated view of risks, producing a sustainable control environment, and instilling a culture of strong risk management. The team is responsible to identify and assess risks, design and implement controls, and execute and monitor the controls to ensure they are working effectively to manage risk across Wholesale. Wholesale Control interfaces with Independent Risk Management and Audit to drive comprehensive and consistent implementation of regulatory and corporate risk policies and programs across Wholesale.

The Role

The Wholesale Control organization has a new opportunity for a Business Initiatives Consultant 3 (BIC 3) reporting, interim, to the Wholesale Conduct Risk Control Strategy & Transformation Leader. The Conduct Risk Control Strategy & Transformation team is responsible for supporting risk strategy and implementation of Wholesale-wide conduct risk initiatives promoting consistency, efficiency, and sustainability of processes to meet regulatory, enterprise, and group risk expectations.

Most immediately, the BIC 3 will lead the development and implementation of key strategic initiatives to continue to enhance the Wholesale conduct risk management program in partnership with key partners across the enterprise. This role will be highly visible, demanding, rewarding, and will provide an individual the opportunity to help transform Wholesale conduct risk management culture.

Individual Responsibilities

  • Lead strategy, design, and implementation of Wholesale Conduct Risk Control initiatives

  • Partner with Wholesale businesses and Business Control teams to formalize new initiatives, deliver a clear, coordinated approach and implement change as needed

  • Responsible for development, management, and maintenance of action plans, stakeholder engagement model, detailed project plans, and implementation efforts, including initiative meeting and communication routines

  • Encourage sustainable business-level process improvements by helping to manage change management activities, stakeholder trainings, and communications in collaboration with Wholesale support teams

  • Provide consistent status updates and management reporting on implementation plan, activities, and achievements

  • Build partnership with Independent Risk Management, Wholesale businesses and Business Control groups, and other key stakeholders to ensure governance, controls, and oversight are established and implemented appropriately and effectively

  • Provide credible challenge; serves as primary escalation point for stakeholders, partners, and businesses; escalates to Leads when appropriate

  • Works with assigned project management resources to develop and maintain project plans, and develop consistent status updates and reporting on plan, activities, and achievements

  • Identifies issues and develops appropriate corrective action plans, ensuring escalation according to defined protocols

Team members support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit's risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.

Locations: Charlotte, NC- Minneapolis, MN- Atlanta, GA: Open to any U.S. location in the Wells Fargo footprint

Required Qualifications

  • 8+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: project management, implementation, or strategic planning

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience building partnerships and consulting effectively with leadership

  • Ability to articulate a complex problem, design, or build strategy

  • Ability to communicate effectively with business partners and project managers

  • Ability to initiate action, make difficult decisions, and generate creative solutions

  • Ability to negotiate, influence, and collaborate to build successful relationships

  • Ability to present reports to and interact with senior leaders

  • Ability to take initiative and work independently with minimal supervision in a structured environment

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Knowledge and understanding of financial services industry: compliance, risk management, or audit operations

  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills

  • Experience working with changing priorities and deadlines

  • Ability to manage tactical or strategic initiatives

  • Advanced Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint) skills

Other Desired Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience within one or more of the following functional areas: Strategic Planning/Consulting, Business Initiatives, Program Management, Risk Management, Operational Risk, Compliance, Audit

  • 5+ years of experience at a full-service financial institution with domestic and international operations with exposure to Wholesale Banking or similar experience

  • Experience leading initiatives and working in matrixed environment to support broad implementation models and needs

  • Proven ability to draw insights and conclusions from data originating from multiple sources and of various quality levels and to tie those insights into a cohesive story/executive presentation

  • Results-oriented and resourceful team member, capable of quickly taking control of responsibilities in a fast paced environment

  • Effective communication skills, with the ability to clearly and concisely articulate approach and execution models to support programs

  • Ability to think strategically and execute on defined approach

  • Demonstrated experience in providing outstanding client or business support as a trusted, business-driven, results-oriented partner

  • Good organizational and time management skills

  • MBA or other advanced degree

  • Meeting facilitation experience in leading discussions that result in consensus and commitment

Disclaimer

All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.

Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

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