Data Governance Consulting Lead - Business Initiatives Consultant 3 / Business Execution, Analytics & Reporting (BEAR) in San Francisco, California | DiversityInc Careers
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Data Governance Consulting Lead - Business Initiatives Consultant 3 / Business Execution, Analytics & Reporting (BEAR)

Job Description

Wells Fargo’s Chief Administrative Office (CAO) consists of enterprise functions that work together to promote and protect the Wells Fargo culture and brand, and support our team members. Groups within CAO work to protect our reputation, tell our story, bolster team member engagement, connect with our customers, and bring new and innovative solutions to life. CAO functions include Commitment to Customer, Corporate Responsibility & Community Relations, Data Management & Insights, Human Resources, Marketing, Stakeholder Relations, and the CAO Integration and Planning Office.

The Enterprise Data Governance & Testing (EDG) team is responsible for development and monitoring of enterprise-wide data governance policies, frameworks and standards, reporting and analytics, enterprise-wide independent oversight of data management risk, management of data issues, and independent testing and validation to ensure compliance with the Enterprise Data Governance (EDG) Policy.

The Business Execution, Analytics & Reporting (BEAR) function within EDG will coordinate the management and oversight of key strategic initiatives, governance, reporting, and cross-functional activities. This team has four key functions:

  • Governance
  • Strategy & Initiative Oversight
  • Reporting & Analytics
  • Operations

The successful candidate will play a leading role in supporting EDG’s Governance function, including assisting with the Enterprise Data Committee (EDC) process, participating in high priority data initiatives across the enterprise, supporting resolution of issues and corrective actions related to EDG governance, and providing ongoing tactical guidance to stakeholders involved in data governance and or data management related activities.

This position reports directly to: BEAR Governance Team Lead

Key Responsibilities within this role comprise:

  • Participate in high priority data initiatives across the enterprise, providing support to managers within the team to deliver effective data governance and data management subject matter expertise and advice
  • Assist managers within the team to provide ongoing tactical guidance and support to internal and external stakeholders involved in data-related activities (e.g. strategies, initiatives, tools, roadmaps, plans, assessments, etc.)
  • Serve as an EDG contact for Regulatory and Internal Audit related activities contributing to deliverables needed for exams, audits, request letter responses, artifact gathering, etc.

Other Responsibilities include:

  • Support Enterprise Data Committee routines, including committee charter maintenance, agenda preparation, content gathering and consolidation, deck preparation, coordination of meeting logistics, and documentation of minutes, follow-ups, and action items and event escalation monitoring across all appropriate stakeholder areas
  • Support Enterprise Data Committee Secretary in the development and execution of plans, timelines, checklists or processes to ensure the EDC properly fulfills its role and responsibilities
  • Assist stakeholders across the enterprise in the completion of deliverables required to support the ongoing EDC process
  • Assist with the ongoing management and resolution of EDG related Issues & Corrective Actions related to EDG governance and/or committee oversight
  • Prepare for & attend other data related council and/or committee meetings representing EDG and on providing appropriate SLOD support
  • Ensure ongoing adherence to data management/governance regulations and policies


Data Management and Insights (DMI) is transforming the way that Wells Fargo uses and manages data. Our work enables Wells Fargo to empower and inform our team members, deliver exceptional experiences for our customers, and meet the elevated expectations of our regulators. The team is responsible for designing the future data environment, defining data governance and oversight, and partnering with technology to operate the data infrastructure for the company. This team also provides next generation analytic insights to drive business strategies and help meet our commitment to satisfy our customers’ financial needs.

This position may be able to sit in other locations within the Wells Fargo footprint but Charlotte, San Francisco, and Minneapolis are the preferred locations.

Who We Are:

  • Learn more about Wells Fargo Analytic and Insight Careers
  • Learn more about Wells Fargo

Required Qualifications

  • 8+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: project management, implementation, or strategic planning

Other Desired Qualifications
  • 6+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: reporting, analytics, or project management
  • 3+ years of data analysis, experience, data management experience, or a combination of both
  • Prior Management Consulting experience
  • Prior data governance experience at an Enterprise level.
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills)
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and achieve results
  • Knowledge and understanding of data governance and data management concepts
  • Ability to facilitate large cross-functional meetings and negotiating priorities, solutions, outcomes
  • Ability to comprehend and provide input to data management related initiatives
  • Knowledge and understanding of financial industry compliance requirements
  • Knowledge and understanding of technology governance

Street Address

MN-Minneapolis: 255 2nd Ave S - Minneapolis, MN
NC-Charlotte: 401 S Tryon St - Charlotte, NC
CA-SF-Financial District: 333 Market 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.