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Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a leading global financial services company headquartered in San Francisco (United States). Wells Fargo has offices in over 30 countries and territories. Our business outside of the U.S. mostly focuses on providing banking services for large corporate, government and financial institution clients. We have worldwide expertise and services to help our customers improve earnings, manage risk, and develop opportunities in the global marketplace. Our global reach offers many opportunities for you to develop a career with Wells Fargo. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you will feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience. We are looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

Market Job Description

About the Role:

This newly created role will collaborate with the Information Security Associate for EMEA and the Information Security Leader(s) aligned to this group. This position will establish relationships with business, technology and risk partners while ensuring that information security risks are appropriately identified and managed.

The Information Security Associate for EMEA will work closely with the Information Security Manager and aligned International ISLs to ensure that information security risks are identified, discussed, dispositioned, appropriately mitigated or escalated for further review.
  • Responsible for providing information security expertise and proactive risk-based solutions to aligned business and/or applicable teams that report to aligned Information Security Leader (ISL) so that information security risks are addressed in a timely manner.
  • Works closely with the Regional Risk Officer teams to proactively identify needed security practices within the business.
  • Provides technical understanding of existing and emerging information security risks.
  • Assists with the monitoring, reporting and tracking of EIS programs within the business.
  • Provides regional and business views to aligned Information Security Leaders (ISL).
  • Evaluates the appropriateness of policy exceptions and risk acceptances.
  • Assists the aligned ISL with providing strategic-level consultation to managers and stakeholders regarding long and short range information security risk/requirements.
  • Recommends innovations that anticipate future directions of both the business, Information Technology and Information Security.
  • Understand the regional local regulatory requirements and how these regulations impact Information Security risk within the region.
  • The candidate may needs to provide coverage / support for other regions in different time zones.
  • The candidate will need coordinate vulnerability assessments and provide oversight in LOBs 3rd party IS assessments for the region.
  • The candidate may be required to facilitate IS Training and Awareness for the region

Market Skills and Certifications


  • Extensive experience in information security and risk management for large multi-national companies
  • Financial services experience is preferred but not required
  • Well versed in formal governance processes, and frameworks in a regulated environment
  • Project management and ability to work within a large complex business environment
  • Experience in governance and risk management
  • Excellent communication and reporting skills
  • Ability to present and communicate effectively to a non-technical audience
  • Technical governance and security knowledge across all layers of IT (Infrastructure, O/S, Database, Middleware, and Application layers)
  • Proven effectiveness in partnership across various stakeholders, including senior and executive management across multiple time-zones
  • Excellent documentation, reporting and communication skills.
  • Certifications such as CRISC, CISSP and CISA or similar
  • Ability to travel up to 30% of the time domestically and internationally

We Value Diversity

At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other status protected by applicable law. We comply with all applicable laws in every jurisdiction in which we operate.

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. 58052


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