Strategy Consultant 1

Wells Fargo - San Francisco, CA3.7

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.

The Payments, Virtual Solutions, and Innovation (PVSI) team includes Operations, Consumer Credit Card, Retail Services, Consumer Deposits, the Innovation Group, Treasury Management, Merchant Services and Wells Fargo Virtual Channels and the professional services teams that partner with these businesses. PVSI's focus is on delivering the next generation of payments and deposit capabilities and advancing our digital and online offerings to design new customer experiences and products. Our guiding principles are to start with the customer, move faster, and partner effectively.

This new role is for a Strategist and Communicator that will help the 1WF Team drive PVSI & Wells Fargo's transformational roadmap and articulate our progress in a compelling way. This role is more agile and action-oriented than traditional strategic consulting, with the goal of delivering insights and strategic perspectives quickly to support the pace of and scope of change needed to transform the company. The nature of these strategies will vary and include cross-business opportunity areas and cross-functional teams.

A successful candidate will be a forward thinker and strategic experience, a self-driven individual with a broad skillbase, business acumen, and exceptional analytical, communication, and project management skills. The candidate will also ideally have experience creating both executive and customer-facing communications, and executing these with accurate brand standards and voice. He/she will also have experience partnering with senior management to connect strategies across multiple groups, refining thinking and focus, and gaining buy-in on direction and priorities.

Additional responsibilities include (but may not be limited to) the following:
  • Conducting competitive assessments, consumer research, financial analysis, and industry research as an input to understanding Wells Fargo's relative position and to determine future strategy
  • Supporting the evaluation of strategic options and development of recommendations for projects that are enterprise-wide (e.g. surveying trends in the marketplace and assessing how we should respond) or specific to a specific area of Wells Fargo
  • Supporting the development of ad-hoc executive communications for enterprise-wide strategic initiatives
***Please note: telecommuting is NOT an option for this opportunity.

***Important Reminder When Applying: Based on the volume of applications received, this job posting may be removed prior to the indicated close date.

Required Qualifications

2+ years of strategic planning experience; or a Master's degree or higher in fields such as business, finance, or economics

Desired Qualifications

Ability to communicate effectively with business partners and project managers
Ability to take initiative and work independently with minimal supervision in a structured environment
Ability to work and influence successfully within a matrix environment and build effective business partnerships with all levels of team members
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
Strong presentation skills
Ability to influence, partner, and negotiate with senior business leaders to gain commitment to accomplish business goals
Experience navigating through ambiguity

Other Desired Qualifications
3+ year’s strategic planning, business intelligence, customer, project management and/or program management experience
Previous experience analyzing metrics and articulating data trends, including data automation and data modeling
Excellent analytical and strategic thinking skills
Ability to see and communicate the big picture while maintaining strong attention to detail
Excellent time management and prioritization skills
Ability to manage multiple work streams in parallel
Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and adjust workload due to changes in business priority
Demonstrated interest in innovation and technology trends

Job Expectations

Ability to travel up to 10% of the time

Salary Information
The salary range displayed below is based on a Full-time 40 hour a week schedule.

CA-SF-Financial District: Min: $74,600 Mid: $105,000

Street Address
CA-SF-Financial District: 550 California St - San Francisco, CA


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.