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Senior Lead Operational Risk

  • Governance & Controls
  • Full time
  • R-313484

Job Role: Senior Lead Operational Risk Officer

Corporate Title: Vice President

Role Type: Individual Contributor

About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Senior Lead Operational Risk Officer...

In this role, you will:

Drive and strengthen the governance structure including quality of the content, for the second line, to ensure right risks are brought to the fore.

Drive and review India and Philippines Risk Committee material.

Look for opportunities to strengthen the India and Philippines Risk committee.

Support the second line in initiatives/projects by maintaining a balance between risk mitigation and operational efficiency.

Evaluate and implement the second line owned governance documents and set up/strengthen processes.

Connect with the stakeholders to ensure quality material for risk committees.

Report findings and develop business cases to influence executive management, management committee member or head of business on the need for controls to mitigate risk.

Collaborate and consult with peers, colleagues, and managers to resolve issues and achieve goals.

Lead projects as assigned.

Mentor less experienced staff

Design and coordinate the development of training materials and coordinate or deliver training.

IRM Risk Reporting Sr lead Officer is an Individual Contributor role responsible for providing support for effective, timely and accurate risk reporting capabilities and drive governance. The role requires the incumbent to create and maintain risk dashboards, assessment reports, meeting materials and collaterals that form a critical part of risk management discipline.


Create, own, and maintain the IRM Oversight reporting and governance model for India & Philippines.

Support the governance head in driving India & Philippines Risk committee.

Collaborate with various verticals under IRM Oversight and bring together the macro IRM level view of top risks, issues, priorities, challenges, events, and regulatory interactions.

Develop strong rapport with the internal stakeholders with IRM, especially the Leadership Team

Create and maintain LE risk dashboards/updates for providing accurate and timely reporting of risks for I&P.

Design and Develop content for risk control forums, committees, and senior business meetings on behalf of IRM I&P.

Essential Qualifications:

University degree in Business or related discipline.

15+ years of overall experience; prior experience in governance, risk management or front-line controls function desirable.

Proven ability to create reporting and dashboards leveraged for business decision making and analysis.

Deep understanding and working knowledge of reporting to senior management.

Ability to synthesize data and create reports and dashboards that are suitable for purpose, from workshop level meetings to executive reporting.

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, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected characteristic.

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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