Charlotte, North Carolina

Job Description

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Commercial Banking provides financial solutions to businesses with annual sales generally in excess of $5 million. Our business lines are Wells Fargo Commercial Capital, Middle Market Banking, and Treasury Management & Payment Solutions.

Commercial Banking Data and Transformation organization
This group is responsible for driving Commercial Banking’s major Data and Transformation efforts, focused on enabling improved customer experiences and building consistent processes and platforms across Commercial Banking. Transformation efforts are focused across  several key domains including Lending Transformation, Customer Transformation, Sales Enablement, Change Management, and Data Analytics and Insights. 

Strategy & Governance team

This team drives strategic planning and analysis, aligning key stakeholders across Commercial Banking, defining success metrics and KPIs, managing executive reporting processes, helping to ensure benefits realization for each key transformation domain, and supporting the various Data and Transformation leaders in running and managing their organizations.

The Position

The Strategy & Governance team is seeking a strategy leader to support strategic programs within Commercial Banking Data and Transformation. This position will report to the head of the Strategy & Governance team and will support strategic planning and analysis, metric and KPI definition, executive reporting processes, presentation development for stakeholders including the Board and regulators, and will help ensure benefits realization. In addition, the strategy leader may support operating model, finances, and operating routines across Data and Transformation programs, ensuring organizational effectiveness.

A successful candidate must possess excellent analytical and communication skills, be able to influence partners across business lines and functional areas, and be able to develop and deliver exceptional presentations and regular updates to executive management and other stakeholders.

This role will be highly visible, demanding, and rewarding and will provide the individual the opportunity to help transform multiple lines of business within Commercial Banking. A successful candidate will have strong business acumen skills and previous strategy consulting experience.

Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Becoming a trusted business advisor who Data and Transformation domain leaders and line of business leadership can depend on to develop solutions and proposals with limited information and minimal oversight
  • Strategic planning, business case development, and roadmap prioritization
  • Developing target-state operating models, strategic plans, and recommendations
  • Driving strategic initiatives and work streams
  • Conducting root-cause analysis/issue identification
  • Identifying and implementing cost saving, process improvement, and redesign opportunities
  • Influencing partners across business lines and functional areas
  • Distilling and presenting complex concepts in a simplified manner, including developing and delivering dynamic and digestible presentations and regular updates to executive management and other stakeholders
  • Identifying and tracking success metrics and KPIs
  • Producing executive reporting and performance dashboards summarizing domain performance

Additional responsibilities may include:

  • Developing Line of Business specific roadmaps and providing Line of Business updates across all Data and Transformation efforts
  • Partnering with leadership team to manage staffing model and drive budget forecasting
  • Partnering with leadership team and vendor resources to define future state process and methodologies
  • Developing frameworks for understanding current state processes and methodologies, gaps, risks, and areas for improvement
  • Partnering with Finance to manage the operating budget
  • Partnering with cross-functional teams across the enterprise to drive and deliver results
  • Developing SOWs for vendor support and managing vendors
  • Becoming a subject matter expert in multiple areas (Data and Transformation and business partners) that leadership can leverage for solutions and to accelerate decision making
  • Creating and managing project plans and key deliverable(s) deadlines
  • Engaging with all levels of the organization to achieve shared goals
  • Ensuring the appropriate controls are implemented for processes and technology solutions to meet regulatory requirements and minimize the risk for the organization

Employees 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. 



Required Qualifications

  • 8+ years of strategic planning experience





Other Desired Qualifications
  • Previous experience leading large, complex Commercial Banking and/or regulatory initiatives
  • Demonstrated strength delivering effective solutions from concept to execution
  • Previous experience engaging with senior leaders and line of business staff
  • Excellent facilitation, oral, and written communication skills
  • Expert level experience with Microsoft tools: PowerPoint and Excel
  • Lending Experience 
  • Strong understanding of commercial lending systems and processes within Wells Fargo
  • Business acumen 
  • Strong understanding of one or more lines of business within Wells Fargo, preferably Commercial Banking
  • Strong understanding of Commercial Banking operations
  • Leadership: 
  • Previous experience leading large, complex Commercial Banking and/or regulatory initiatives
  • Demonstrated strength delivering effective solutions from concept to execution
  • Previous experience engaging with senior leaders and line of business staff
  • Excellent facilitation, oral, and written communication skills
  • Expert level experience with Microsoft tools: PowerPoint and Excel
  • Lending Experience 
  • Strong understanding of commercial lending systems and processes within Wells Fargo
  • Business acumen 
  • Strong understanding of one or more lines of business within Wells Fargo, preferably Commercial Banking
  • Strong understanding of Commercial Banking operations
  • Leadership: 
  • Self-directed, pro-active, self-starter who excels in a high-pressure environment with limited supervision
  • Intellectually curious, quick thinker / learner who thrives in a collaborative team
  • Record of adaptability, resilience, and effectiveness in engaging diverse teams with competing priorities
  • Operational/technical skills: 
  • Exceptional analytical skills focused on problem solving and process improvement in a rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to integrate several viewpoints and synthesize key messages
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skill
  • Relationship management 
  • Talent for engaging partners in open dialogue and negotiation
  • Collaborates and influences to build successful relationships
  • Driven to develop, maintain, and expand relationships by delivering high-quality work
  • Encourages collaboration and easily gains trust and support of others; quickly finds common ground and seeks win-win outcomes
  • Strategic consulting 
  • Ability to analyze multiple complex initiatives in various stages to identify dependencies and risks and to formulate recommendations for leaders and stakeholders
  • Previous experience assessing organizational effectiveness and developing target operating models
  • Strategic implementation 
  • Demonstrated strength delivering effective solutions from concept to execution
  • Proven track record with short and long-term strategic planning for project portfolios
  • Previous experience working on large scale process or technology implementations
     


Job Expectations

  • Ability to travel up to 15% of the time



Street Address

NC-Charlotte: 550 S Tryon St - Charlotte, NC
MN-Minneapolis: 600 S 4th St - Minneapolis, MN
TX-Irving: 2975 Regent Blvd - Irving, TX



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.



Benefits Summary

Benefits
 

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Charlotte, North Carolina

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