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Business Initiatives Consultant 3 Data Ecosystem Initiatives Consultan

Wells Fargo Bank

This is a Contract position in Maricopa, AZ posted February 20, 2020.

Job DescriptionImportant 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 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.
Enterprise Finance drives financial management for the company and maintains and enhances risk and financial controls. Key functions within Enterprise Finance include finance and accounting; Treasury; corporate development, mergers, and acquisitions; Data Management and Insights, the Customer Remediation Center of Excellence, Enterprise Shared Services, Business Process Management, and Corporate Strategy. Enterprise Finance informs shareholders, regulators, taxing authorities, team members, and leaders of the company’s financial performance through earnings releases, investor meetings and conferences, and meetings with regulators and credit rating agencies, following appropriate reporting guidelines. They also maintain and enhance risk and financial controls and lead many of the company’s shared services functions including corporate properties, security, and global services.
Data Management & Insights (DMI) is transforming the way that Wells Fargo uses and manages data. Our work enables Wells Fargo to empower and inform our team members, deliver exceptional experiences for our customers, and meet the elevated expectations of our regulators. The team is responsible for designing the future data environment, defining data governance and oversight, and partnering with technology to operate the data infrastructure for the company. This team also provides next generation analytic insights to drive business strategies and help meet our commitment to satisfy our customers’ financial needs.
The Data Ecosystem is responsible for horizontal governance of over $500 million of annual project investments in data across all Wells Fargo lines of business. The Data Ecosystem support team facilitates business case review for data investment opportunities to ensure solutions are in alignment with the Enterprise Data Strategy and data investment priorities and to identify synergies across data capabilities and technologies. We work closely with Group Portfolio Delivery teams, the Data Management & Insights organization, the Enterprise Investment Optimization team, and other Ecosystems in analyzing investments and providing ongoing oversight of pending pipeline and funded investments.
Data Ecosystem Initiatives Consultant Responsibilities:
Will be responsible for developing and sustaining relationships with assigned internal stakeholders to: 1) guide proposed data investment opportunities through the Data Ecosystem governance processes for strategic alignment, prioritization of competing requests, and funding decision and 2) oversee ongoing governance of a portfolio of projects aligned to the Data Ecosystem.
Will lead others to establish, implement, and maintain the strategic data investment governance process and prioritization framework and improve the Data Ecosystem operating model including processes, reporting and tool support.
Will effectively multi-task, work independently under tight deadlines, drive to expeditious decisions, and communicate tough messages diplomatically.
Will ensure timely and accurate reporting for aligned pipeline and portfolio.
Ensures Data Ecosystem adherence to appropriate policies.

Key Skills/Tasks:
Provide support of the ongoing Data Ecosystem governance processes including meeting preparation/facilitation, project prioritization, and regular review of aligned portfolio with key stakeholders.
Review monthly financials of portfolio of project investments, understands variances and causes, and performs analysis to understand performance against funding and benefits delivered.
Work with data subject matter experts to identify synergies and opportunities to leverage data technology solutions.
Lead ecosystem aligned partners to understand business cases and priority of key initiatives.
Provide project structure and timing recommendations recognizing competing project funding priorities and/or strategies.
Help lead the development of ecosystem processes to identify, track, and prioritize projects.
Help lead the development of the strategic framework for the Data Ecosystem, including alignment with corporate priorities.
Comfortable speaking with and presenting to senior leaders.
Able to develop relationships and practice collaboration with partners throughout the enterprise.
Work with a team and individually, with the ability to be a self-starter who can figure out the most effective way forward.

A successful candidate will possess the following:
Ability, skill and knowledge to create a bridge between business information and technology solutions
Ability to collaborate with others to build and/or review business cases that include both financial and qualitative aspects
Strong ownership mentality and the ability to function as a single-point of accountability
High level of comfort working with ambiguity and converting information into quantifiable concepts
Capability to synthesize findings and communicate complex concepts in a straightforward manner

Required Qualifications 8+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: project management, implementation, or strategic planning
A BS/BA degree or higher

Desired Qualifications Strong analytical skills and ability to build business cases
Ability to be flexible and adjust plans quickly to meet changing business needs
Ability to take initiative, identify opportunities and implement change
Financial analysis experience
Outstanding problem solving and decision making skills
Experience communicating and presenting complex information to multiple levels of the organization
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines, achieve goals, and work under pressure in a dynamic and complex environment
Advanced Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint) skills
Ability to work effectively in virtual environment where key team members and partners are in various time zones and locations

Other Desired Qualifications Knowledge and understanding of data management concepts, process, tools, and environments
Knowledge and understanding of project management methodologies, processes, and tools
Familiarity with Wells Fargo Investment Optimization and Ecosystem purpose and operational construct

Job Expectations Flexibility to adjust work schedule in accordance to the time zone for the market you are supporting

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DisclaimerAll 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.