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Enterprise Risk Initiatives Lead, VP

Postuler maintenant ID de l'offre R-202396 Date de publication Sep. 10, 2022

About this role:

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.

Wells Fargo is seeking an Enterprise Risk Initiatives Lead, VP (internally known as Lead Business Execution Consultant) - Americas and International Risk Initiatives, is responsible for supporting Wells Fargo’s Regional Chief Risk Office, Corporate & Investment Banking for the Americas in managing the organization’s risks and managing the combined impact of those risks as an interrelated risk portfolio to achieve the company’s objectives. The role will provide oversight over enterprise risk programs and strategic initiatives across the International Regions with the majority of time devoted specifically to the Americas.

The role will be based in the Toronto office.


In this role, you will:

  • Closely engage and influence multiple business and functional stakeholders from enterprise and regional teams to drive forward and execute key risk initiatives, communicate best practices and create consistency where appropriate.

  • Support multiple high priority initiatives that cross multiple lines of business, functions and risk areas. Holistically review and analyze book of work to identify areas for increased collaboration and enhancement.

  • Make well-reasoned decisions in complex situations with aspects of uncertainty which require solid understanding of business group's functional area or products, facilitate decision making and issue resolution, and support implementation of developed solutions and plans while leveraging a solid understanding of risk policies, procedures and compliance requirements.

  • Participate and develop, implement, and monitor risk-based governance programs to identify, assess and mitigate risks across lines of business and risk domains in multiple risk categories for Enterprise Risk across the Americas, ensuring they are executed efficiently and understood throughout the broader risk team and its business partners.

  • Contribute to the management and oversight of strategic and model risks across the Americas, including coordination of review and challenge of enterprise risk/ foundational programs, processes and governance oversight responsibilities.

  • Create succinct and relevant reporting summaries, reports and briefing notes covering key risk matters and metrics for presentation at executive level forums, committees and briefing notes.


Required Qualifications, International:

  • 5+ years of Risk Management experience (Compliance, Financial Crimes, Operational Risk, Audit, Legal, Credit Risk, Market Risk, IT Systems Security, Business Process Management) or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education

  • Experience working in or with diverse teams across multiple geographical regions.

  • Ability to analyze and articulate business issues and identify key risks / mitigating controls.

  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced, team-based matrix environment.

  • Strong knowledge and experience of enterprise / corporate risk management in financial institutions.


Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in one or a combination of the following: complex project management, enterprise / corporate risk, strategic planning and governance, and business management.

  • Strategic and forward-looking understanding of enterprise risk disciplines and concerns.

  • Solid critical thinking, problem solving and decision-making skills.

  • Excellent at building and maintaining strong working relationships.

  • Demonstrated influencing capabilities and the ability to successfully multi-task and prioritize.

  • Strong organizational, attention to detail and time management skills.

  • Excellent verbal, written, and communication skills.


Job Expectations:

  • Hybrid work model

We Value Diversity

At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, individuals with disabilities, pregnancy, marital status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

Employees 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.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in US: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in Canada: Applications for employment are encouraged from all qualified candidates, including women, persons with disabilities, aboriginal peoples and visible minorities. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available upon request in connection with the recruitment process.

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