Business Initiative Consultant - CPG Operational Strategy Consultant
San Antonio, TX, USA
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. Enterprise Finance drives financial management for the company and maintains and enhances risk and financial controls. Key functions within Enterprise Finance include finance and accounting; Treasury; corporate development, mergers, and acquisitions; Data Management and Insights, the Customer Remediation Center of Excellence, Enterprise Shared Services, Business Process Management, and Corporate Strategy. Enterprise Finance informs shareholders, regulators, taxing authorities, team members, and leaders of the company's financial performance through earnings releases, investor meetings and conferences, and meetings with regulators and credit rating agencies, following appropriate reporting guidelines. They also maintain and enhance risk and financial controls and lead many of the company's shared services functions including corporate properties, security, and global services. The Corporate Properties Group (CPG) manages Wells Fargo's corporate real estate portfolio of over 9,300 locations in 35 countries and territories. Our customers are primarily the Team Members, contract staff and other personnel that work in our retail stores and administrative buildings; we also work directly with external customers, business, and community partners. This role will reside in the Portfolio Efficiency and Standards group, which has responsibility for integrated building standards, knowledge management, and operational support specific to the accountable areas of property management, construction management, sustainability, and physical security services. This position will be responsible for leading small-scale business initiatives with cross-organizational impacts involving cross functional, virtual teams. Provides initiative leadership to operationalize, strategize, plan and execute a variety of efforts, services and initiatives focused on efficiency, effectiveness and experience related to operational components of property management, construction management, sustainability, and physical security services. Provides initiative leadership to through other managers and analysts leveraging relationships with functional business partners to drive integration and implementation. Recognizes (and may identify for others outside the area of responsibility) the significance of competing priorities and strategies, and adjusts as necessary. Develops metrics to track and evaluate performance of programs, services and initiatives. Ensures proper initiative management and implementation structure is followed, including use of all content, training and delivery tools. Ensures all work efforts adhere to appropriate policies and regulations demonstrating the ability to identify, manage, and mitigate potential risks when implementing change. Anchors any formulated initiative to process and control points, where they exist. Specific assignments will include
Drive internally and in partnership with other groups to optimize operational procedures and processes creating capacity and efficiency
Establish and drive consistency in payment channel; including partnering with management to stabilize implemented guidelines and policies
Determine, build, and implement health checks to keep vendor engagement and payment channels in compliance
Lead implementation when a category manager is not assigned
Act as change adjunct to support effective implementation of multiple efforts coming at field teams from various sources
6+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: project management, implementation, or strategic planning
Ability to synthesize complex analytical findings into executive level communications
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Experience with communication planning and execution
Ability to translate and present complex data in a manner that educates, enhances understanding, and influence decisions
Ability to influence, partner, and negotiate with senior business leaders to gain commitment to accomplish business goals
Virtual leadership experience with ability to effectively drive results, provide feedback/direction, and manage and build relationships with leaders and team members in a geographically dispersed team environment
5+ years of project management methodology experience
Process engineering experience
Experience with change Management
Knowledge and understanding of process design, modeling, and development
3+ years of commercial real estate experience
Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
Intermediate Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access) skills
SQL or SAS experience
Outstanding problem solving and analytical skills with ability to turn findings into strategic imperatives
Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
Ability to travel up to 10% of the time
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.
Wells Fargo is committed to hiring and retaining military veterans, veterans with disabilities, National Guard members, and Reservists. Our goal is to employ 20,000 veterans by 2020. We support veterans transitioning from military service with a variety of job options, confidential resources, educational information, and career guidance.
At Wells Fargo, you’ll find a culture that is team-oriented, collaborative, structured, and challenging. Our Veteran’s Team Member Network is made up of thousands who share an interest in veterans’ matters, and promotes greater awareness and job development within the veteran community.