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Market Job Description
Wells Fargo provides middle market, large corporate and financial institution customers with a range of international solutions, including treasury management, credit, payments, financing, foreign exchange, and trade services. Wells Fargo operates from 42 countries and territories outside of the U.S., including branches in Ireland, Beijing, Cayman Islands, Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), Hong Kong, London and Seoul.
Main Function of the Role:
Wholesale PMO - International Risk is the change function that supports the EMEA Platform for Risk initiatives.
The project management position reporting into the Wholesale PMO - International Risk Program team will focus on predominately regulatory projects and programs impacting the EMEA Platform. Programs can be LOB, or Functional (Compliance, Regulatory, Legal, Finance, HR) Programs/Projects undertaken specific to EMEA for the EMEA Platform.
Within the Portfolio, this role will mainly focus on the support of the programs crossing multiple LOBs, and Functions (Legal, Compliance, Finance, etc.) With an impact to the banks operations within EMEA and US but not exclusively.
Lead a number of Business Initiatives and Change Management Programs, managing all activities from planning through execution to close out while ensuring consistency with overall project and program objectives. Interact with stakeholders at all levels and across numerous disciplines to both ensure (i)the objectives of any work undertaken are commonly understood and agreed; (ii) progress against those objectives is communicated in a timely; accurate and appropriate manner, (iii) EMEA Platform impacts effectively and efficiently imbedded as Business as Usual.
Play an active role in the governance of the wider project/program of which any work-streams form a part; creating and delivering presentations on project objectives, plans and progress; contributing to Steering Committee decks; supporting presentations to Executive Leadership to ensure adequate project financing; completing status updates and EMEA Platform adoption of change.
Facilitate Wholesale PMO - International Risk defined work efforts, small program, remediation efforts and readiness reviews for EMEA Platform.
The project manager will work closely and in partnership with the Investment Banking division (Securities) within the region and US and will ensure that an approach to the project delivery will encompass fully the needs of the Securities business lines.
Securities engagement with senior stakeholders is a feature of the role that requires the individual to have key stakeholder management skills.
Lead and direct team members as appropriate.
Contribute to the budget process, gathering data on resource requirements to support work-streams under direct management and subjecting initial estimates to rigorous challenge before presenting them for consolidation.
Escalate, as appropriate, any issues arising in the support of work streams managed which may have a negative impact on the EMEA Platform or the delivery of the project as a whole or on resources and/ or systems.
Liaise with business partners to define the handover criteria which will signal the transition of a project activity to business as usual and, where appropriate, the program of measures (policy and procedures); training; definition of KRIs etc.) to be initiated to ensure ongoing monitoring of the change implemented.
Market Skills and Certifications
Experience of working in both the EMEA Regional environment and a highly-matrixed environment and across geographic regions, NOTE: much of the work is anticipated to be coordinated with the US.
Proven experience of project management, or combined senior business analysis/project management experience.
Ability to manage by influence and so engage stakeholders at all levels, across business and functions to deliver against defined objectives.
Knowledge of project management concepts and the ability to apply them practically in delivering against project objectives.
Ability to work as an effective member of a team.
Proficiency in managing multiple tasks; work-streams concurrently, prioritizing accordingly to ensure consistent deliver to time.
Strong analytical skills; the role requires interpretation and synthesis of regulatory, business and technical information to ensure that the solutions implemented meet the needs of both Wells Fargo and its clients.
Flexibility in addressing changing requirements and an associated aptitude for reprioritization and message management to stakeholders.
Strong written and verbal communication skills, with proven ability to vary approach and so ensure that the method of communicating any message is tailored to the intended audience.
Exposure to regulatory change: ESR, CSDR, and pending change initiatives for the EMEA region. In particular exposure to global Reporting regulations and evidence of delivery against EMIR, SFTR, MIFIDII is desired.
Solid project management experience and ability to clearly demonstrate management of cross functional/cross discipline teams both through direct management and influence.
Structured Framework: Design for Six Sigma/DMAIC/LEAN/Prince 2/COBIT / COSO
Unquestionable conduct, ethics and integrity.
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At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other status protected by applicable law. We comply with all applicable laws in every jurisdiction in which we operate.
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