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Project Manager 5

Job Description

At Wells Fargo, we have one goal: to satisfy our customers' financial needs and help them achieve their dreams. 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. Consumer Lending is an industry leader in supporting homeowners and consumers. Our group includes Home Lending, Personal Lending, and Wells Fargo Auto, and the professional services teams that partner with these businesses.

Our foundation for success can be summarized in three beliefs:

Our product is service.

Our value added is financial advice and guidance.

Our competitive advantage is our people.

We've built our team of top professionals by rewarding their accomplishments and ensuring they have what's needed to succeed.Our Wells Fargo Auto team supports one of the nation's leading auto lenders. The team offers integrated financial services solutions designed primarily for the auto dealer community, providing financing and related services to both dealers and consumers nationwide.

The Project Manager 5 is responsible for leading project teams and managing activities associated with high visibility programs or projects that are long-term, unique and significant in risk, scope and complexity and have substantial impact to the bottom line. Exercises wide latitude in determining objectives and approaches to programs and/or critical projects. May be viewed as a program expert.

This position will interact with senior leadership and major stakeholders to establish strategic plans and objectives for programs or projects. Will manage a program or a series of projects associated with a specific business strategy to obtain benefits and controls. Ensures program-related risks are managed in an effective and efficient manner according to the Project Management Policy.

Position can be located within the Wells Fargo Auto footprint

Required Qualifications

  • 10+ years of project management experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Knowledge and understanding of project management methodologies, processes, and tools
  • Ability to manage projects or programs including active and pipeline projects for adherence to enterprise guidelines
  • Superior project management skills including the ability to handle multiple projects concurrently
  • Knowledge and understanding of strategic planning and execution
  • Experience with strategy development and implementation
  • 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
  • Experience successfully collaborating with others in a change driven environment
  • Knowledge and understanding of auto finance industry
  • Knowledge and understanding of project management methodologies: used in waterfall or Agile development projects
  • Knowledge and understanding of Six Sigma or reengineering disciplines
  • Experience managing complex projects in a large enterprise environment
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and creative problem solving techniques
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to track project financials
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Knowledge and understanding of indirect auto finance policies, procedures, best practices, and regulatory requirements

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Credit, finance and customer service expertise


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.