Commercial Bank Risk Programs Leader (Business Support Functional Consultant I)

Job Description

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At Wells Fargo, we are looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. We are seeking candidates who embrace diversity, equity and inclusion in a workplace where everyone feels valued and inspired.

Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

As the company's second line of defense, Corporate Risk — or Independent Risk Management — provides independent oversight of risk-taking activities. Independent Risk Management establishes and maintains Wells Fargo's risk management program and provides oversight, including challenges to and independent assessment of, the frontline's execution of its risk management responsibilities. We manage risk according to the Risk Management Framework and ensure all employees understand their individual accountability for managing risk.

Corporate Risk Strategy Planning & Governance Office (SP&G)

The Strategy and Planning and Governance Office is responsible for supporting Wells Fargo’s Chief Risk Officer in managing the Corporate Risk function, its primary functions include: Corporate Risk Business Strategy, Planning and Operations; Governance; Corporate Risk Technology & Data Architecture; Corporate Risk Front Line Risk Oversight, Corporate Risk Global Delivery; and General Business Administration.

Corporate Risk Strategy Planning & Governance Consultant

This newly created position is within the Commercial Banking Chief Risk Officer (CB CRO) organization. The Commercial Banking SP&G leader is establishing a team to perform SP&G related functions that support the business-aligned CRO model in Corporate Risk. This role will report directly to the Leader, and will be responsible for a variety of SP&G activities, including reporting, program management, governance, as well as planning and implementation of process enhancements.  

This position will interact with senior Commercial Banking business and Risk leaders and other senior Risk leaders, including the CB line of business CROs, Strategic and Enterprise Risk Management (SERM) risk directors, and other SP&G leaders.  The role could also interact with regulatory and governance entities.  This role does not have direct reports. 

Primary Responsibilities may include:

  • Contribute to critical risk management programs and activities, including risk and control committee management, board reporting, and monitoring the execution of Risk Management Framework related programs.   
  • Implementation of standard routines and roadmaps related to enterprise risk initiatives and projects.
  • Establish priorities and drive accountability providing leadership to ensure solutions are designed, integrated, and controlled to optimize effectiveness, account for all aspects of risk exposure, and create efficiencies, as appropriate.  
  • Develop reporting/information delivery/presentations with key stakeholders and senior management, including root cause, cost/benefit, and risk analyses. 

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years of leadership experience
  • 10+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: business support, project management, implementation, business operations or strategic planning in financial services

Desired Qualifications

  • Ability to develop and manage business relationships
  • Ability to interact with all levels of an organization
  • Ability to manage initiatives involving process improvements
  • Ability to meet stringent deadlines
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
  • Ability to turn preliminary or ambiguous information, ideas, or problems into well-defined plans and solutions
  • Advanced Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, LiveMeeting and SharePoint) skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of ever-evolving regulatory environments and governance processes

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Understanding of Risk Management and Chief Operating Office related activities supporting a line of business or the enterprise risk management function
  • Experience with corporate and regulatory governance activities and standards
  • Experience with risk assessment processes, metrics and frameworks  
  • Experience with management, committee, and board reporting   
  • Strong project or program management experience   
  • Capable of working in a fast-paced environment and managing a high volume of priorities and projects  
  • Experience in financial services  
  • Ability to drive multiple agendas simultaneously to achieve continuous outcomes (Same for both)
  • Ability to apply critical thinking to translate multiple risks into a single risk landscape  
  • Experience with large-scale change management principles and/ or large complex initiatives  
  • Strong business and corporate risk acumen 
  • Demonstrated ability to enhance and implement new processes  

Salary Information

To be determined

Street Address

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MN-Minneapolis: 600 S 4th St - Minneapolis, MN
NC-Charlotte: 128 South Tryon Street - Charlotte, NC
TX-Plano: 4975 Preston Park Blvd - Plano, TX
TX-DAL-Downtown Dallas: 1445 Ross Ave - Dallas, TX
NC-Charlotte: 1525 W Wt Harris Blvd - Charlotte, NC
NC-Charlotte: 401 S Tryon St - Charlotte, NC
NC-Charlotte: 301 S College St - Charlotte, NC
MO-Saint Louis: 1 N Jefferson Ave - Saint Louis, MO
IA-Des Moines: 206 8th St - DES MOINES, IA


    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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Wells Fargo
Full time
Irving, TX 75084, US