Wells Fargo Project Manager 5 - Next Paradigm Team in Scottsdale, Arizona

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.

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Wealth and Investment Management (WIM) businesses build enduring client relationships through sound, thoughtful and objective advice. We help our clients by developing individualized plans for everything from retirement goals to business succession planning, to family legacy intentions. Services include comprehensive planning and advice, investment management, brokerage, private banking, estate planning strategies, trust, insurance and both individual and institutional retirement.

Wealth Management (WM) business is a leading provider of financial services to high-net worth clients through Wells Fargo Private Bank, and to the affluent segment through partnerships between Wealth Brokerage Services and the Community Bank. Investment & Fiduciary Services (IFS) is within WM and works with our clients to build, manage, preserve and transition their wealth. As one of the nation’s strongest financial institutions, we bring together a team of experienced professionals to gain insight into each client’s unique situation so that we may deliver specialized wealth solutions that best meet their needs and goals.

The Next Paradigm Team is looking for a Project Manager 5 who has strong Investments and Fiduciary experience to support our projects. Proven expertise in relationship management and project management will be critical. This Project Manager will be responsible and held accountable to lead medium-to-large scale projects and programs. Projects may relate to business process, system or regulation changes and may be very complex in nature along with medium to high in risk and scope. Projects may be long-term and have impacts across the line of business.

Specific responsibilities include the following:

  • May manage a group or series of projects associated with a specific business strategy to obtain benefits and controls; develop and revise project plans, budgets, and status

  • Responsible for leading project teams and managing all activities (including strategy and ideation), in a project life-cycle (initiation planning, executing/controlling, and closing) associated with projects that are long-term, line of business-wide and medium to high in risk, scope, complexity

  • Consult with business partners to clarify and define project requirements and business case, including development of a statement of work

  • Develop and revise complex project plans and budgets, works with users to understand complex problems and focuses on bringing issues to resolution, escalating as necessary to meet timelines, while demonstrating strong organizational skills and ability to adjust for shifting priorities

  • Create and deliver effective presentations to senior management on projects goals and plans, including status reports

  • Develop and implement program and project level processes, procedures and performance metrics

  • May be responsible for sourcing, negotiating and managing outside vendors

  • Proficient use of MS Office applications, Project, Visio, Live Meeting, and SharePoint

  • May directly or matrix manage 1 or 2 project staff team members

  • Ability to successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously and meet aggressive deadlines amid shifting priorities

· Candidates for this position are expected to be able to perform the following:

  • Effectively leverage resources needed for large/high-risk projects

  • Collaborate effectively with external and internal customers and partners

  • Bridge differences between parties to come to an agreed upon solutions

  • Coach and mentor project team members

  • Drive and challenge business units on their assumptions of how the business will successfully execute their plans

  • Evaluate information gathered from multiple sources; reconcile conflicts, breakdown high-level information into details

  • Demonstrate analytical and conceptual skills

This position will not initially manage a team, but may have future management responsibilities for a project staff team. As a Team Member Manager, you are expected to achieve success by leading yourself, your team, and the business. Specifically you will:

  • Lead your team with integrity and create an environment where your team members feel included, valued, and supported to do work that energizes them.

  • Accomplish management responsibilities which include sourcing and hiring talented team members, providing ongoing coaching and feedback, recognizing and developing team members, identifying and managing risks, and completing daily management tasks.

The location for this position may be open to other locations not posted on the job opening.

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of wealth or investment management experience

  • 10+ years of project management experience

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to influence across all organizational levels, particularly senior management

  • Ability to provide leadership to a virtual or remote team

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Exposure to Wells Fargo SEI Trust 3000 Wells Fargo Trust Accounting system of record

  • Knowledge and understanding of issues or change management processes-

  • Knowledge and understanding of project management methodologies, processes, and tools

  • Outstanding negotiating skills

  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills

  • Experience facilitating and delivering training or other related facilitation experience such as group meetings or presentations

  • Experience conducting project meetings, presentations and status reporting

  • Change leadership experience

How to Express Interest in This Job: Wells Fargo invites you to apply for this job at https://employment.wellsfargo.com/psp/PSEA/APPLICANTNW/HRMS/c/HRSHRAM.HRSAPPSCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRSAPPJBPST&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=5401437&PostingSeq=1.

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.

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.