Project Manager 5

Wells Fargo - Charlotte, NC (30+ days ago)3.8

Job Description
At Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. We’re looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you’ll feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience.

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

Wholesale Banking provides financial solutions to businesses across the United States and globally. Our nine major business lines include Business Banking, Middle Market Banking, Government and Institutional Banking, Corporate Banking, Commercial Real Estate, Financial Institutions Group, Wells Fargo Commercial Capital, Wells Fargo Securities, and the Investment Portfolio. We also have groups in credit risk, group risk, finance, marketing, human relations, and the Wholesale Chief Operating Office that support our businesses.

Wholesale Banking provides financial solutions to businesses across the United States and globally. Our 9 major business lines include Business Banking, Middle Market Banking, Government and Institutional Banking, Corporate Banking, Commercial Real Estate, Financial Institutions Group, Wells Fargo Commercial Capital, Wells Fargo Securities, and the Investment Portfolio. Within the Wholesale Chief Operating Office, Wholesale Business Solutions (WBS) drives the client experience through common products, services, and tools to empower the business lines to onboard and service clients effectively, compliantly, and profitably. The Wholesale PMO is aligned to Wholesale Business Solutions and reports dotted line into the newly formed Enterprise PMO (EPMO).

The Wholesale PMO (WPMO) is a team of seasoned strategy and program professionals who are aligned to support Wholesale through Portfolio Management, Program Delivery, and Project Management. Through governance and prioritization, the WPMO enables project investment decisions to be aligned to business goals and strategic priorities. Program and Project Delivery allows us to successfully execute against these priorities by advocating for our business partners while effectively collaborating with partners in technology, risk, finance, legal, operations and product. The WPMO enhances the ownership, organizational structure, standardization, and oversight of project management functions across Wholesale.

The Line of Business Portfolio Delivery team is responsible for programs and project delivery to support Wells Fargo Commercial Capital, Business Banking and Commercial Real Estate. This candidate will report into the Capital Finance team leader (part of Commercial Capital) and will be responsible for leading a very complex and cross functional program. They will be responsible for managing all activities in a project life-cycle (initiation, planning, executing, and control/close) associated with this program as well as other projects.

Must be adept at leading and driving discovery and business cases. This team member will interact with senior leadership and major stakeholders to establish strategic plans and objectives for programs or projects. The individual must possess excellent organizational change & communication skills, be able to influence partners across business lines and functional areas, and have experience providing exceptional presentations during regular updates to executive management and other stakeholders. A key success factor for this role is the ability to distill and present complex concepts in a simplified manner which includes the development and delivery of presentations, status reports, etc. Responsible for end-to-end program or project management, demonstrating ownership of the entire process from beginning to end. Ensures program/project-related risks are managed according to the Project Management Policy.

Must be able to perform in the following capacity:
Create and maintain project plans and manage cross-functional teams to deliver business outcomes or functionality
Responsibilities include prioritization of initiatives, execution including cross-functional coordination, management and resolution of risks and issues, ensure initiative is delivered within agreed timelines, change management and communications are effective, and effort delivers expected outcomes and transitions to business as usual owners.
Must create an end to end view of all work streams and tasks associated with a project and identify critical path. Must ensure any deviation from critical path execution is identified and mitigated.
Must be able to maintain budget details and explain variance.
Must perform weekly status updates including milestones, issues, risks, and next steps.
Must be able to participate in status reviews with Key stakeholders and answer questions about the state of the project.
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.

Required Qualifications

10+ years of project management experience

Desired Qualifications

Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

Other Desired Qualifications
Superior project and program management skills
Knowledge of Wholesale Banking Lines of Business and specifically Capital Finance or Commercial Capital.
Proven ability to thrive in a large, matrixed environment and influence and marshal project management execution and change while maintaining a reputation for fostering collaboration
Strong relationship management skills proven in delivery of complex projects and programs.
Quick learner with the ability to adapt in new environments
MS Project, SharePoint, MS Office applications
Excellent leadership, relationship building and management skills required
Strong work ethic
Ability to work with and empower others collaboratively for team success
Proven track record of leading large, complex, projects on time and on budget utilizing highly disciplined project management and organization skills
Ability to synthesize information to identify key risks, customer impact, financial implications, delays that could impact delivery, and issues that pose material risk to the project or business
Reliable, results driven individual capable of completing tasks with minimal direction and oversight required
Ability to understand complex problems, identify solutions and develop clear options and recommendations
Experience in formal project methodology; specifically in the creation of business cases, project initiation, development of comprehensive business requirements, identification of project interdependencies, general oversight of the development life cycle and testing strategies and the planning for successful delivery
Experience presenting to executive and senior management with strong oral and written presentation skills


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.