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Project Manager 3 - Product Strategy & Delivery

Company: Wells Fargo
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Important Note: During the application process, ensure your contact information (email and phone number) is up to date and upload your current resume when submitting your application for consideration. To participate in some selection activities you will need to respond to an invitation. The invitation can be sent by both email and text message. In order to receive text message invitations, your profile must include a mobile phone number designated as "Personal Cell" or "Cellular" in the contact information of your application.

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.

Wells Fargo's Consumer Lending businesses empower millions of customers to achieve their dreams every day. Whether it's buying a home, purchasing a car, funding a significant purchase, or making important daily credit card purchases, Consumer Lending provides important credit products and services that help our customers succeed. The group includes Home Lending; Auto; Cards, Retail and Merchant Services; Personal Lending; Consumer Lending Control; and Consumer Lending Shared Services.

The Consumer Lending team partners with other businesses across Wells Fargo to create and deliver transformational experiences that help customers gain access to credit. The vision for the Consumer Lending business is to leverage technology and data to make it simple for customers to easily access credit when and where they need it. Consumer Lending serves customers across the country through our distribution network of more than 5,300 retail banking branches and Home Lending offices, as well as online and digital channels.

The Position

The Home Lending Product Strategy and Delivery is actively hiring Project Manager 3s who will be accountable to oversee work efforts across agile and waterfall teams being driven by a Product Focus Area.

The Candidate

A critical thinker with proven analytical skills and demonstrated ability to collaborate will be determining factors in selection. A successful candidate will be confident and take initiative; they will be impressive in their inter-personal effectiveness and with regard to their accomplishments. The candidate will have strong relationship management, influencing, partnership and execution skills. A key differentiator will be the ability to understand and operate successfully in a complex, heavily matrixed environment. The candidate operates with a bias with a sense of urgency, passion for results, human-centered, and personal accountability for driving results.

The Role

The Project Manager 3 will:

* 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 high visibility projects that are long-term, across one or more lines of business and carry a substantial impact to the relevant businesses * Accountable for direct and independent management of primarily high risk/strategic projects (occasionally moderate risk) * 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 (up to $5 million), 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 * Interacts with senior leadership and major stakeholders to establish strategic plans and objectives for programs and projects * May directly or matrix manage 1 or 2 project staff team members * May participate as a member of larger effort(s) to independently manage sub-program component(s) of high complexity under the purview of a program/project leader. * Incorporate multi-business and enterprise support operations organizational/ systems knowledge and navigation to anticipate change impacts. * May be assigned as a program leader * Seek the counsel of peers, stakeholders, and/or program/project leads in times of strategically complex or critical ambiguity and adapt planning, communications, and engagements accordingly. * Successfully informs and influences sponsors and key stakeholders to promote success of project prioritization, senior and executive leadership through times of ambiguity, and obstacle management. * Coach and mentor project team members, including matrix management * Consult, regularly and appropriately, with executive leadership, sponsors, business and other stakeholders to validate project trajectory and project performance feedback. * Ensure full understanding of project impacts then translate that into comprehensive engagement strategies. * Ensure that risk Controls are met

Location preference is West Des Moines, IA; Charlotte, NC; Fort Mill, SC; San Antonio, TX; Chandler/Phoenix, AZ; or Minneapolis, MN.

Salary range is determine by the location of the job.

Internal salary information from internal posting view

May be considered for a discretionary bonus.

Please Note: Based on the volume of applications received, this job posting may be removed prior to the indicated close date. If you do not apply prior to the closing of this posting, we encourage you to apply for other opportunities with Wells Fargo.

Required Qualifications

* 8+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: project management, project delivery, project methodologies, digital product/program management, strategic planning or implementation

Desired Qualifications

* Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills * Ability to lead projects/initiatives with high risk and complexity * Ability to work effectively in a team environment and across all organizational levels, where flexibility, collaboration, and adaptability are important * Ability to present complex material in a digestible, consumable manner to all levels of management * Ability to execute in a fast paced, high demand, environment while balancing multiple priorities * Knowledge and understanding of mortgage banking or financial services industry * Ability to manage projects or programs following a Standard Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) approach, with scheduled release code deployments * Knowledge and understanding of Clarity * JIRA experience * Knowledge and understanding of project management methodologies: used in waterfall or Agile development projects * Ability to coordinate processes or projects and compile documentation * Ability to consolidate large amounts of project status information to identify key risks, customer impact, financial implications, delays, and issues that pose material risk

Other Desired Qualifications

* Ability to collaborate with multiple senior business partners; to create and maintain complex project deliverables * Demonstrate expertise to manage project allocated resources, without direct authority * Experience developing and implementing program and project level performance metrics * Experience managing essential risk mitigation activities including identification, tracking, follow-up, escalation, and contingency planning on risks, issues * Expert knowledge & utilization of project management life cycle methodologies, tools and techniques * Powerful facilitation, leadership, relationship management and organizational skills. Experience in leading large working sessions either in-person and/or virtually. * Powerful negotiating skills and ability to lead and champion change management efforts * Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders * Understanding of Home Preservation Decisioning applications.

Job Expectations

* This position requires compliance with all mortgage regulatory requirements and Wells Fargo's compliance policies related to these requirements including acceptable background check investigation results. Successful candidates must also meet ongoing regulatory requirements including additional screening and required reporting of certain incidents. * Ability to travel up to 10% 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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