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Wells Fargo Branch Strategic Initiative Consultant in Des Moines, Iowa

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At Wells Fargo, we are looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. We are seeking candidates who embrace diversity, equity and inclusion in a workplace where everyone feels valued and inspired.

Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

Consumer and Small Business Banking (CSBB) provides financial services to 21 million retail bank households and three million small business customers through approximately 4,900 retail branches, 17 customer service centers, and approximately 13,000 ATMs in 36 states and the District of Columbia. We serve and help individuals and families in many aspects of their lives, helping them buy homes, open first bank and savings accounts, buy cars to get to and from work or school, and start or grow small businesses. CSBB is focused on innovating and transforming with the customer at the center, better enabling customers to engage with us how, when, and wherever they choose. As an industry leader in many consumer and small business areas – including retail deposits, debit card transaction and purchase volume, and small business lending – our primary goal is delivering for our customers.

Our businesses include:

Branch Banking serves more than 70 million consumer and small business customers through a distribution network consisting of approximately 4,900 retail banking branches, complemented by online and digital channels, and a network of 13,000 ATMs across 36 states and Washington, D.C. Branch Banking includes the regions, Branch Banking Operations and Supervision, and Consumer Banking National Business Development.

•This role will be responsible for providing senior level strategic consulting on key branch banking strategic initiatives.

•Will leverage in-depth knowledge and expertise regarding Wells Fargo, CSBB, Branch Banking business strategy and emerging trends in the Industry.

•This role will work with senior leaders across Branch Banking and cross-functional teams to help define the business strategy and implementation plans.

•Provide leadership in the identification of strategic business opportunities; evaluation and approval process of identified opportunities; identification and implementation of technology requirements (systems, architecture and infrastructure) as well as coordination of technical resources; and communication of strategy and related business plans to management.

Required Qualifications

  • 10+ years of strategic planning experience

  • 10+ years of strategic planning and development experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Intermediate Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, LiveMeeting and SharePoint) skills

  • Ability to influence, partner, and negotiate with senior business leaders to gain commitment to accomplish business goals

  • Strong strategic and conceptual thinking skills

  • Knowledge and understanding of strategic planning and execution

  • Strong risk management and compliance skills

  • Ability to be proactive, innovative and creative in meeting customer and enterprise needs

  • Ability to effectively partner and influence at the executive level

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Meeting facilitation experience in leading discussions that result in consensus and commitment

  • Knowledge and understanding of the retail banking environment and affluent client markets

  • Experience in problem analysis, solution implementation, and change management

  • Experience with Agile methodology of project delivery

Other Desired Qualifications

• Experience capturing and documenting complex business and functional requirements which may include workflows, process maps, or business processes;

• Experience working with Corporate Finance and the Project Management Office (PMO) on effective forecasting and budget management of projects or initiatives;

• Proven success leading cross functional work groups in matrixed environments

Job Expectations

  • Ability to travel up to 25% 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.

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Company: Wells Fargo

Req Number: 5596765-7

Updated: 2021-09-15 23:50:33.642 UTC

Location: Des Moines,IA