Head of Risk Policy Liaison Office - Business Functional Manager 2 at Wells Fargo in Des Moines, Iowa

Posted in Management 6 days ago.

Job Description:

Job Description

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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.

As the company's second line of defense, Corporate Risk - or Independent Risk Management - provides independent oversight of risk-taking activities. Independent Risk Management establishes and maintains Wells Fargo's risk management program and provides oversight, including challenges to and independent assessment of, the frontline's execution of its risk management responsibilities. We manage risk according to the Risk Management Framework and ensure all employees understand their individual accountability for managing risk.

Corporate Risk Strategy, Planning & Governance (Corporate Risk SP&G) is responsible for supporting Wells Fargo's Chief Risk Officer with advancing greater operational efficiency by simplifying, standardizing, and centralizing key capabilities and initiatives across Corporate Risk. To help create a more effective risk organization, Corporate Risk SP&G is responsible for creating the Corporate Risk goals and objectives, defining, managing, and driving strategy for the organization, and building a framework to measure performance on an ongoing basis. Corporate Risk SP&G's primary functions include: Risk Planning and Operations; Corporate Risk Business Strategy; Corporate Risk Regulatory Execution Office; Risk Data and Technology Strategy & Change Management; Risk Governance; Corporate Risk Education and Awareness; and Wells Fargo India and Philippines support of Corporate Risk.

Risk Governance within Corporate Risk SP&G maintains the company's Risk Management Framework, establishes and administers expectations for companywide governance committees and risk policy management, and executes daily activities of the Board Risk Committee and Enterprise Risk and Control Committee (ERCC).

The Head of the Risk Policy Liaison Office will, Corporate Risk-wide:
• Support the Risk Policy Liaison (aka Head of Risk Governance) in serving as the central escalation, coordination, and contact point for all policy related matters.
• Provide strategic, tactical and value add leadership of the execution of key policy management practices across the policy development, maintenance, and implementation phases.
• Lead the transformation of policy management practices and culture including by (i) leading the development of and driving forward a policy re-engineering and simplification strategy, and (ii) developing comprehensive and relevant policy-related data management practices and reporting.
• Build relationships and work closely with policy owner teams to define and deliver high caliber policies and procedures.
• Employ subject matter expertise and industry knowledge to challenge policy content and enforce policy management, including governance, practices.
• Establish transparent and collaborative relationships with peer policy liaison teams, Enterprise Policy Office, Corporate Risk leaders, Internal Audit, and regulators.
• Lead delivery of policy management related regulatory and/or audit commitments.
• Directly lead and manage a centralized Risk Policy Liaison Office team.
• Contribute as a member of the company's Risk Governance leadership team.

As an Employee 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 employees feel included, valued, and supported to do work that energizes them.
• Accomplish management responsibilities which include sourcing and hiring talented employees, providing ongoing coaching and feedback, recognizing and developing employees, identifying and managing risks, and completing daily management tasks.

Required Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience in one or more of the following functional areas: business process, quality assurance, strategic planning, or project management
  • 8+ years of management experience

Other Desired Qualifications

• Experience leading company and/or function wide governance and/or operational program(s).
• Experience leading large-scale change efforts and/or complex initiatives including experience working horizontally across an organization, leading implementations of major programs across multiple business groups and/or enterprise functions.
• Experience interpreting and building processes and output that support complex and multifaceted requirements.
• Experience building and leading effective and multi-talented operating models and teams.
• Understanding of regulatory requirements and expectations and industry best practices relevant to this role.
• Ownership mentality with an ability to design and lead successful execution of strategic plans.
• Highly organized and detail-oriented with the ability to set goals, manage processes and people, lead and deliver multiple efforts simultaneously, and prioritize effectively.
• Decision and execution-oriented self-starter able to recognize opportunities for improvement and act on them.
• Possesses a sense of urgency about exceeding the objectives of the role.
• Reputation for good judgment, integrity, accuracy, consistency, execution, and big picture orientation and business acumen.
• High level of comfort with rapid change and ambiguity.
• Experience in building constructive partnerships with, and collaborating and influencing at, senior levels and across multiple business and functions.
• Ability to foster constructive relationships with regulatory agencies.
• Ability to communicate professionally and effectively with various levels within the organization, both verbally and written.
• Ability to effectively manage and build relationships with leaders and employees in geographically dispersed environments.
• Experience leading company and/or function wide governance and/or operational program(s).
• Strong track record and business knowledge in financial services, preferably in direct governance or risk management roles.
• Master at solving problems and driving business results.
• Experience working horizontally across an organization and participating in enterprise-wide implementations of major programs across businesses and functions.
• Strong interpersonal, influence and communications skills with an ability to interact effectively with a variety of contacts, including virtual leadership experience.
• Proven experience in building partnerships, collaborating and influencing at senior levels and across businesses and functions.


    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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