• Manage and oversee the development of detailed operating model components, including roles and responsibilities, in line with the agreed target operating model.
  • Assist key front line teams including business heads and their direct reports, COO and Control teams to ensure that implementation is proceeding in line with the target state and provide support and solutions.
  • Work with the 2nd line of defense to ensure we design ‘core controls’ in line with the enterprise initiative to simplify the number of controls, ideally defining single controls to address multiple risks.
  • Responsible for working closely with control and risk program leaders to lead and promote a strong risk culture and to ensure effective communication and collaborative partnerships.
  • Develop and implement mitigation strategies to address known gaps and deficiencies in an effective and timely manner.
  • Ensure assigned regional strategic plans address LOB’s material risks and associated activities consistent with the enterprise risk framework and risk appetite statements.
  • Provide input to the design, development, implementation, and maintenance of the overall Wells Fargo Management Framework.
  • Assist with the development of fit for purpose training modules to support the implementation and embedding of target operating models.
  • Identity and recommend re-alignment of the project plans, where appropriate, to ensure delivery of stated benefits.
  • Holds project and initiative owners to account for delivery of agreed outputs.
  • Ensures the development of effective communication plans that address relevant internal as well as external stakeholders.
  • Promotes new thinking, pro-active solutions, and ways of working to address issues and mitigate risks.
  • Role models the behaviors that underpin the organization’s values and reinforces their importance in interactions at all levels of the organization.
  • Initiates and facilitates deep dive reviews, where appropriate, of ‘at risk’ projects and initiatives to identify and address issues and effectively mitigate risk that threaten the achievement of the overall transformation goals.
  • Reviews strategic direction at regular intervals and proposes course correcting actions where appropriate.
  • Skills/Experience Required

  • Extensive experience in the financial services industry including Global Banking, Global Markets, Transaction Banking, Commercial Banking, Client Units and Group Functions such as Change, Finance, Risk, Operations, IT, Legal and Compliance.
  • Extensive experience in data architecture, SQL DB and Excel at an expert level.
  • Meaningful knowledge across enterprise risk management framework, including risk identification, risk appetite and strategy, risk related decisions, processes and controls, risk analytics and governance.
  • Experience working in a regional environment and understanding of regional, country, and legal entity complexities and expectations.
  • Understanding of best practice risk management techniques across financial services industry.
  • Knowledge of relevant financial regulations and understanding of how they are implemented, managed, and enforced.
  • Significant and proven experience in leading large complex transformation projects and initiatives across business and multiple functions in multiple jurisdictions.
  • Commercially aware with strong analytical and numerical skills.
  • Constructive and solution orientated with the ability to influence and mediate between various teams.
  • Credibility and confidence working at senior levels in the organization; comfortable working with C-suite executives across the range of business functions.
  • 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, age, 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.

    Job ID R-232958