Wells Fargo Strategy Consultant 4 - Enterprise Business Architect in West Des Moines, Iowa

At Wells Fargo, we have one goal to satisfy our customers financial needs and help them achieve their dreams. 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 & Information Technology offers technology and services that exceed Wells Fargo customers’ expectations and directly enable them to succeed financially. We interact with customers more than 12 billion times a year through in-store, online, ATM, and telephone transactions. We impact customers directly through systems availability and security, as well as indirectly, through our business partners who offer and deliver a myriad of products and services that meet customers’ financial needs. We provide a competitive advantage for the company through excellence in fundamentals, integrated partnerships, and our talented and engaged team members.

Enterprise Transformation Services (ETS) partners with all Wells Fargo businesses and staff functions to provide /foundational capabilities/, /transformational leadership, and a continuum of strategic services for the Enterprise/. The ETS vision is to be a catalyst for transformation across Wells Fargo. Leveraging our expertise, we identify, champion, and develop fundamentally new ways of working.

Within ETS, the/ Enterprise Business Architecture team’s mission is to drive structural improvements by creating a shared language (developing holistic views of WF), simplifying environments (rationalize, modularize, improve operating scale) and bridging strategy to execution (address enterprise needs with enterprise solutions)./

The team does this by focusing efforts on four primary objectives:

* * /E&E Insights and Ideation: /* Developing enterprise business architecture (EBA) information infrastructure to support identification of rationalization opportunity.

* * /Change impact assessment and planning: /* Design and support an end-state solution where strategic intentions drive business capability requirements that then drive globally optimized project portfolios.

* * /Enterprise Architecture Support:/* Establish enterprise and line of business (LOB) level business architecture (BA) lifecycle services that support a number of Enterprise Architecture (EA) , Enterprise Information Technology (EIT) initiatives and business as usual (BAU) processes including Application Rationalization, Application as an Asset, and the Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC).

* * /Enterprise Business Architecture Community and Practice Development: /* Develop and enable BA practitioners within and across the enterprise and manage BA methods and tools including an enterprise business capability model.

While this position will participate in cross-service engagements that touch each of the EBA practice areas, this position will report to the lead whom is responsible for /\/ /Sales and Service/ capabilities.

Specific responsibilities will include among others:

Provide subject matter expertise related to Sales activities/capabilities supported throughout Wells Fargo.

  • Provide leadership to other consultants and analysts in the integration/implementation of programs/services/initiatives with cross functional business partners, recognizing the significance of competing priorities and strategies, and adjusting as necessary.

  • Architect, develop and drive detailed solutions for various lines of business and/or third party vendors, while adhering to the standard Wells Fargo methodologies and in close collaboration with extended ETS team members, WF business line team members, and staff support partners.

  • Ensure quality, practical, and timely business architecture solutions are developed, bearing in mind numerous considerations: operational, financial, human capital, change management, technological, legal, operational risk, and procurement.

  • Lead and facilitate the analysis and design of solution blueprints.

  • Discuss, collaborate, influence, and establish relationships with line of business process owners and partners (e.g. legal counsel, risk partners, & technology).

  • Understand -- and where appropriate, thoughtfully address -- business partner reservations at various levels of the organization during solution development.

_OPEN TO ANY LOCATION WITHIN THE WELLS FARGO FOOTPRINT OR TELECOMMUTING_

Required Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of strategic planning experience

Desired Qualifications:

  • Technical and business architecture experience

  • Advanced facilitation skills

  • Ability to create and improve process through strategic thinking

  • Ability to create and clearly articulate the target state including: the execution roadmap, costs, benefits and risks

  • Ability to influence and build relationships with LOB stakeholders, technology CIO leadership, external service providers, and architecture teams

  • Ability to work and influence successfully within a matrix environment and build effective business partnerships with all levels of team members

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Ability to present to decision makers in a professional and confident manner

  • Ability to synthesize data to form a story and align information to contrast or compare to industry perspective and historical business trends

  • Ability to synthesize complex analytical findings into executive level communications

  • Knowledge and understanding of product or program management: development of roadmaps, strategies, and management of products ranging from concepts in ideation through to market delivery

  • Advanced Microsoft Visio skills

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills

  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time

Job Expectations:

  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time

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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.

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.