About Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a leading global financial services company with $2.0 trillion in assets and offices in over 25 countries. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides asset management, capital raising and advisory, financing, foreign exchange, payments, risk management, and trade finance services to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. At Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy our customers' financial needs and help them succeed financially. We also value the viewpoints of our team members and encourage them to be their best. 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. Learn more at our International Careers website.

About Wells Fargo in India & Philippines

Wells Fargo in India & Philippines enables global talent capabilities for Wells Fargo Bank NA., by supporting business lines and staff functions across Technology, Operations, Risk, Audit, Process Excellence, Automation and Product, Analytics and Modeling. We are operating in Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai & Manila locations.

About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking Strategy Lead - India & Philippines.

Key Responsibilities

  • Own, develop and drive long-term strategy formulation for Wells Fargo India & Philippines (I&P); ensure alignment to larger global organizational vision and agenda
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the organization's current operating model, business strategy and nuances/differentiators and provide a competitive edge
  • Leverage market and industry intelligence, best-in-class external best practices to connect it with key internal learnings to develop and drive strategy for I&P along with its integration into enterprise-wide interventions and current and planned business priorities
  • Lead execution of horizontal strategy and policies in alignment with regional and global stakeholders across businesses and functions across payments, data, etc.
  • Drive change initiatives related to strategy and innovation within the office in addition to supporting Global projects and initiatives
  • Create and implement the company's digital strategy tailored to the I&P organization's goals and objectives
  • Drive brand strategy across I&P, while strengthening marketing & branding elements and development of strategic content
  • Lead development and deployment of HR strategy considering organizational design, capability maturity, employee experience and working culture through initiatives such as Loudspeaker program, Communities of Practice, etc. to impact employee retention
  • Cultivate and foster partnerships with various stakeholders (function heads/ lines of business) to drive strategic initiatives & strengthen business values
  • Work with all departments to develop integrated solutions, and stable and sustainable processes and growth structures

Key Requirements: Experience and Skills

  • 18-25 years of experience in business strategy and advisory aligned to the financial services industry with large, complex organizations
  • Experience in strategy, transformation, process improvement, and organization set-ups; Exposure to data, analytics, and digital is an added advantage
  • Proven track record in developing and executing strategy that impacts the enterprise across businesses, functions and geographies
  • Expert knowledge of all functional departments, capabilities and service areas, as well as operations requirements for India & Philippines markets and industries

Ability to identify strategic needs, lead all aspects of strategy planning with sound business recommendations, generate alignment with key business partners

Strong strategic mindset and agility, integrates and translates potential into reality with strong analytical skills, business acumen and problem-solving skills

Well-organized, high-energy levels, must work well in a team environment with various stakeholders in the organization

In addition, s/he must have the:

  • Ability to influence and manage the expectations of senior executives and others, across diverse geographies
  • Great project-management abilities, collaborative approach, strong analytical skills, business acumen and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to assess and manage risks,, anticipate future challenges

We Value Diversity

At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, individuals with disabilities, pregnancy, marital status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in US: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in Canada: Applications for employment are encouraged from all qualified candidates, including women, persons with disabilities, aboriginal peoples and visible minorities. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available upon request in connection with the recruitment process.


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We value the leadership, discipline, and skills you’ve gained through your service to our country and recognize the contributions our veteran team members bring to the table. We’re committed to hiring and retaining military veterans, veterans with disabilities, National Guard, Reservists, and Military Spouses.

As a Wells Fargo employee, you’ll find a work culture that is team-oriented, collaborative, structured, and challenging. We support veterans transitioning from military service with a variety of job options, confidential resources, educational information, and career guidance. You may choose to join our Veteran’s Connection Employee Resource Group, a group of thousands who share an interest in veterans’ matters, and that promotes greater awareness and job development within the veteran community. To learn more about opportunities at our company, please visit Let’s talk about turning your military experience into a great civilian career.

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