Wholesale and international senior strategy consultant

April 8, 2019


Wells Fargo


Finance and Investments




Charlotte, NC


Job Opening ID # 5474242
At Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. 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. Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

Wholesale and International Strategy (WIS) is accountable for strategy of:

  • Wholesale Banking and
  • International business for the enterprise.

One of the two primary responsibilities of WIS is to drive the annual strategic planning process for Wholesale Banking and Wells Fargo’s international business. As part of the process, WIS facilitates discussions among senior leaders to promote alignment and collaboration across LOBs and support groups. The other responsibility of WIS is to address strategic questions and lead a variety of high-impact initiatives. The types of initiatives include business portfolio reviews, business strategy formulation, priority alignment across LOBs, business case development for strategic investment, and enhancement of control and governance.

WIS is part of the Wholesale COO Group. The Wholesale and International Senior Strategy Consultant is responsible for independently managing small projects, assisting senior members of the team as they lead larger strategic initiatives, solve complex strategic issues and manage the strategic planning process.

A successful candidate must be a strategic thinker and have outstanding analytical, problem-solving and communication skills. The candidate with a robust understanding of Wholesale Banking businesses would be strongly preferred. The candidate needs to have strong leadership and organizational/interpersonal skills as he/she needs to collaborate with senior partners from LOBs and support groups.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Independently lead/manage small projects and assignments with low complexity Support WIS Senior Lead/Lead as they lead larger strategic initiatives.
  • Solve complex strategic issues and manage the strategic planning process.
  • Help develop project plans by structuring issues that need to be resolved.
  • Identifying key activities and determining timelines Frame analysis required for problem solving.
  • Gather necessary data and information and conduct analysis to draw insights.
  • Help develop recommendations, business cases and implementation plans.
  • Develop documentations of analysis and recommendations.
  • Partner with subject matter experts to obtain necessary information for problem solving.
  • Monitor industry and global trends to assess possible implications and impact on Wells Fargo strategy.

Perform all of the above with an enterprise mindset to ensure alignment, consistency, and maximization of shareholder value 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. 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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  • 5+ years of strategic planning experience.

Desired qualifications:

  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Outstanding problem solving skills.
  • Strong, clear and concise written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of an organization.
  • Knowledge and understanding of wholesale banking products and services.
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills.
  • International banking experience.
  • A Master's degree or higher.

Other desired qualifications:

  • Robust experience in analysis of the industry landscape, economic environment and competitive intelligence, identifying trends, gaps and business opportunities to drive revenue growth.
  • Extensive consulting project experience.

Job expectations:

  • Ability to travel up to 5% of the time.

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