Project Manager 5 - Wells Fargo Asset Management

Job Description

Wealth & Investment Management:

Wealth and Investment Management (WIM) is one of the company’s four main divisions. 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.

Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM) strives to help investors achieve their financial goals through investment solutions managed by specialized investment teams and backed by collaborative service. WFAM’s investment approach centers on autonomous investment teams that maintain their own independent research, idea-generation, and decision-making processes. Its independent investment risk management approach provides a consistent, unbiased framework for analyzing and balancing risk in portfolios. WFAM offers the expertise of over 29 investment teams—each focused on specialized, niche portfolio management strategies—that attempt to meet the diverse needs of our investors.

The Transformation Team within Wells Fargo Asset Management has responsibility for leading the implementation of initiatives and projects that are strategic in nature. Responsibilities for the project manager 5 include execution of projects/initiatives, adherence to the Enterprise Project Methodology, leadership of one or more project programs and close collaboration with internal/external partners including senior management.

Required Qualifications

  • 10+ years of project management experience
  • 5+ years of relationship management experience with business and technology partners

Desired Qualifications

  • Ability to interact with integrity and a high level of professionalism with all levels of team members and management
  • Highly refined and professional verbal and written communications
  • Knowledge and understanding of project management methodologies: creation of business cases, project initiation, development of comprehensive business requirements, and identification of project interdependencies
  • Professional presentation skills
  • Experience working with Corporate Finance and the Project Management Office (PMO) on effective forecasting and budget management of projects or initiatives

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in the invesment and/or asset management industry
  • Experience successfully leading projects in both business PMO and technology PMO environments
  • Proficient use of MS Office applications including Project, Visio, PowerPoint, Live Meeting, and SharePoint
  • Ability to consult with Line of Business (LOB) leaders and develop project roadmaps
  • Outstanding problem solving and analytical skills with strong ability to articulate and influence solution decisions
  • Experience mentoring junior team members and supporting/developing a positive team culture
  • Virtual leadership experience with ability to effectively drive results, provide feedback/direction, and manage and build relationships with leaders and team members in a geographically dispersed team environment
  • Leads by example with high energy, transparency, relationship management, and influencing skills
  • Ability to effectively partner with outside contract resources
  • Develop and revise complex project plans and budgets

    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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