Project Manager 3

    • Phoenix, AZ

Job Description
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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.
Corporate Risk helps all Wells Fargo businesses identify and manage risk. The team focuses on several key risk types, including conduct, credit, financial crimes, information security, interest rate, liquidity, market, model, operational, regulatory compliance, reputation, strategic, and technology risk.
The group provides leadership, enhances communications, assists with problem identification and solutions, and shares best practices. In addition, the group provides an enterprise-wide view of risk, assists management and our Board of Directors in identifying and monitoring risks that may affect multiple lines of business, and takes appropriate action when business activities exceed the risk tolerance of the company.
This is an exciting opportunity to join the Operational Risk Project Delivery Team within the Corporate Risk Project Management Office.
The Operational Risk Group within Corporate Risk is responsible for independently overseeing the management of operational risk, financial crimes risk management, regulatory compliance risk management, technology risk, model risk and enterprise information security. OR is also responsible for ensuring the quality of operational risk management policies and practices across the company.
More specifically, OR facilitates the consistent management of individual and aggregate operational risk exposures within Board-approved risk tolerances and limit structures. OR is also responsible for enforcing AML/BSA best practices as well as building out the foundations for cyber defense and information security.
The Operational Risk Project Delivery team provides support for each OR function, helping management organize, prioritize, document and track progress for initiatives and projects ranging from short term tactical tasks to longer term strategic efforts. The work effort for this PM position will support the build out of an enterprise-wide integrated view of Third Party management to ensure risks are effectively managed across the enterprise.
Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Leading project teams and managing all activities in a project life-cycle (initiation planning, executing/controlling, and closing) associated with high visibility projects that are long-term, across one or more lines of business and carry a substantial impact to the relevant businesses.
  • PROJECT will be business oriented requiring regulatory remediation completion. Not looking for a Project Manager with IT emphasis.
  • Interacts with senior leadership and major stakeholders to establish strategic plans and objectives for programs or projects.
  • Consults with business partners to clarify and define complex project requirements, budgets and business cases, including statements of work.
  • Creates and delivers presentations on program or project goals and plans, including progress reports.
  • Responsible for end-to-end program or project management, demonstrating ownership of the entire process from beginning to end.
  • May be responsible for sourcing, negotiating, and managing outside vendors.
  • Typically manages a family or series of projects associated with a specific business strategy to obtain benefits and controls.
  • Leads project staff, including training and providing input to performance evaluations.
  • Developing metrics and tracking/evaluating performance of programs, services and initiatives.
  • Ensuring plans/programs adhere to appropriate policies and regulations.
  • Creating efficiency and effectiveness through process improvement.
This individual will be exposed to a variety of complex Corporate Risk business functions that require both tactical and strategic engagement plans. He or she must have strong analysis and design skills and be comfortable working in gray or abstract areas that engages stakeholders to ensure consistency with intended scope and achieving committed milestone targets. He or she must take initiative to understand dynamics of the effort, key stakeholders and impacted businesses, and propose potential solutions to address any underlying issues. He or she will create and/or maintain materials for working teams, executive management and regulators.
General duties for this individual might include but are not limited to:
  • Providing leadership and guidance to SMEs and stakeholders in the integration/implementation of programs and initiatives.
  • Developing approaches, supporting build out of business cases, identifying dependencies and conducting pilots.
  • Assisting to strategically solve for process improvement to gain efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Building strong relationships with stakeholders across the company.
  • Proactively managing risk by anticipating, identifying, analyzing and minimizing risks over the course of an initiative.
  • Ensuring the development and successful execution of project plans and actively monitoring resource and capacity planning.
  • Facilitating meetings with participants from the Risk organization, executive management, and various lines of business.
  • Creating and delivering presentations that address project tactical and strategic goals, accomplishments, key dependencies and upcoming milestones.

Required Qualifications
  • 8+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: project management, project delivery, project methodologies, digital product/program management, strategic planning or implementation

Desired Qualifications
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Ability to execute in a fast paced, high demand, environment while balancing multiple priorities
  • Demonstrated experience in regulatory matters within a financial service organization.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize competing strategies, and adjusting as necessary
  • Demonstrated strong work ethic; ability to work independently while recognizing when communication and escalation to the management team is needed
  • Excellent influencing, partnering and negotiating skills to foster and manage strong relationships and gain commitment to accomplish business goals
  • Knowledge and understanding of process design, modeling, and/or development
  • Ability to drive the requirements process with business partners
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
  • Superior project management skills
  • Leadership experience with ability to effectively manage and engage teams
  • Experience leading effective collaboration across a team of project managers focusing on different functional areas for the same project
  • Significant experience managing non-technical business projects
  • Strong understanding of core enterprise functions and capabilities

Street Address
NC-Charlotte: 1525 W Wt Harris Blvd - Charlotte, NC
AZ-PHX-Central Phoenix: 100 W Washington St - Phoenix, AZ
IA-Des Moines: 800 Walnut St - Des Moines, IA
MN-Minneapolis: 600 S 4th St - Minneapolis, MN


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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