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Project Manager 3- Wells Fargo Securities (WFS) Portfolio

Job Description

Wholesale Business Solutions

The Wholesale PMO (WPMO) is aligned to Wholesale and reports dotted line into the newly formed Enterprise PMO (EPMO)  to enhance the ownership, organizational structure, standardization, and oversight of project management functions across the company.

The WPMO is a team of seasoned strategy and program professionals who are aligned to support Wholesale through Portfolio Management, Program Delivery, and Project Management. Through governance and prioritization, the WPMO enables project investment decisions to be aligned to business goals and strategic priorities. Program and Project Delivery allows us to successfully execute against these priorities by advocating for our business partners while effectively collaborating with partners in technology, risk, finance, legal, operations and product. 

The Wells Fargo Securities (WFS) Portfolio team is responsible for program and project delivery for the WFS line of business within Wholesale. 

This candidate will report into the WFS Portfolio team and will be responsible for managing all activities and people associated with the delivery of projects that are across a WFS business segment. The ideal candidate will have a track record of successfully delivering medium complexity projects in the financial services industry.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead cross-functional project teams, managing all project lifecycle activities associated with projects that are across multiple departments within a WFS business segment and medium risk, scope and complexity
  • Execute end to-end project management using the Enterprise Project Methodology, demonstrating ownership of the entire process from beginning to end
  • Manage matrixed project teams across the organization, including Technology, Operations, Legal, Compliance, Finance and other impacted partners
  • Drive delivery of all project deliverables including business case, requirements, project planning, testing, implementation, and closing
  • Create and deliver presentations to mid-senior level management on project goals and plans, including progress reports
  • Manage areas of change. Document internal & external impacts, and a plan for implementation & readiness
  • Identify, analyze and manage risks, issues and interdependencies, escalating as necessary and ensure project tasks are completed according to established timelines
  • Manage project budgets/forecasting, schedules, and staffing to ensure optimal business results

Team members support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit’s risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years of project management experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Financial services industry experience
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)

Other Desired Qualifications
  • MS Project, SharePoint, MS Office applications
  • Ability to work with others collaboratively for team success
  • Proven track record of leading medium complexity projects on time and on budget utilizing disciplined project management and organization skills
  • Ability to understand problems, identify solutions and develop clear options and recommendations
  • Experience in formal project methodology; specifically in the creation of business cases, project initiation, development of comprehensive business requirements, identification of project interdependencies, general oversight of the development life cycle and testing strategies and the planning for successful delivery
  • Experience presenting to mid-senior level management with good oral and written presentation skills
  • Ability to synthesize information to identify key risks, customer impact, financial implications, delays that could impact delivery, and issues that pose material risk to the project or business
  • Reliable, results driven individual


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.