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Lead Compensation Consultant - Home Lending

About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Lead Compensation Consultant to join our Wells Fargo Total Rewards Line of Business Compensation Consulting Team. This position will specifically support leaders and employees in the Home Lending Sales division of Wells Fargo through consultation, compensation design, program management, and effective risk governance. The Lead Compensation Consultant will provide credible strategic and tactical consultation on compensation in support of company and business needs. The role will have the opportunity to help solve problems and address challenges to produce meaningful outcomes for the Home Lending business line.

In this role, you will:

  • Partner with a human resource team and Home Lending managers as an internal consultant to strategize, develop base and incentive compensation programs, and to resolve extremely complex issues where analysis requires an evaluation of tangible and intangible variance factors
  • Review and analyze complex, multi-faceted, large scale, and long-term business, operational, or technical challenges that require in depth evaluation of multiple factors, including intangibles or unprecedented factors
  • Make decisions in complex and multi-faceted situations requiring understanding of policies, procedures, and compliance requirements that influence and lead a broader work team to meet deliverables and drive new initiatives
  • Collaborate and consult with peers, colleagues, and middle level to more experienced managers to resolve issues and achieve goals
  • Lead projects, teams, or serve as a peer mentor

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of Compensation experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with variable and incentive compensation design
  • Excellent consulting, influencing, collaboration and partnering abilities with business executives/leaders and HR partners in a dynamic environment.
  • Previous experience providing HR/compensation support to mortgage/home lending line of business
  • Knowledge and understanding of regulatory compliance requirements surrounding incentive compensation and risk management
  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP)
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) skills
  • Ability to manage complex projects in a large enterprise environment
  • 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
  • Outstanding problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work and influence successfully within a matrix environment and build effective business partnerships with all levels of team members

Job Expectations:

  • This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship
  • This position offers a hybrid work schedule


  • 550 S 4th St, Minneapolis, MN
  • 1525 W WT Harris Blvd, Charlotte, NC
  • 401 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC
  • 800 S Jordan Creek Parkway, West Des Moines, IA
  • 1445 Ross Ave, Dallas, TX
  • 4101 Wiseman Blvd, San Antonio, TX
  • 2222 W Rose Garden Ln, Phoenix, AZ


Posting End Date: 

14 Jul 2024

*Job posting may come down early due to volume of applicants.

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.

Applicants with Disabilities

To request a medical accommodation during the application or interview process, visit Disability Inclusion at Wells Fargo.

Drug and Alcohol Policy


Wells Fargo maintains a drug free workplace.  Please see our Drug and Alcohol Policy to learn more.

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