Project Manager - Markets Operations Change

Wells Fargo
Singapore, Singapore
13 Mar 2023
12 Apr 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Project Manager within the APAC CIB Markets Ops Product & Strategic Delivery Team (P&SD) that plays a critical role in driving the change and product support agenda for APAC CIB Markets Operations. The scope of coverage includes Middle Office (Rates, FX, Credit), Sales Support (cash securities), Client on-boarding and Transaction Reporting (MAS and HKTR).

This role will require the individual to have an end-to-end project management experience - determine and define the project scope, deliverables, plan/milestone, budget, and RACI to deliver the objectives.

The individual is expected to lead project working group and steering committee, developing, maintain RAID log and status reporting. Possess strong Senior Stakeholder management skills and build trusted relationship with stakeholders in Trading, COO, Legal/Compliance, Technology and Line of Business. Attention to detail and a control mindset to further strengthen the risk and control environment we operate within.

In this role, you will:
  • Design and document new business requirements to drive change or enhancements.
  • Perform impact assessments to understand the impact on Operations, across all front-office assets.
  • Drive all project deliverables including business case, requirements, project planning, testing, implementation, and closing.
  • Identify, analyze, and manage risks, issues, and dependencies, escalating as necessary and ensure project tasks are completed according to the agreed timeline.
  • Ensure that project delivery is carried out according to the defined scope.
  • Appropriate tracking and monitoring are imposed throughout the implementation and post successful completion.
  • Collaborate with Technology and Operations teams to deliver optimal solutions.
Required Qualifications:
  • Experience with end-to-end, front-to-back Change Management within Capital Markets is a plus
  • Proven track records of taking accountability and delivering complex projects to a high-quality standard to hard deadlines
  • Exceptional communication skills and business writing skills including the ability to communicate at all levels of the organization
  • Challenges the status quo and seek opportunities for improvement
  • Experience working in project/change management (preferably in Operations)
  • Strong understanding of Operational Risk, Controls and Trade lifecycle in Derivatives Products (FX, Rates, Credit Asset Class)
  • Strong understanding and experience of both SDLC and Agile methodologies
  • Ability to prioritize work and meet deadline
  • Ability to work independently
  • Hands on and can-do attitude
  • Ability to identify strategic opportunities and make specific recommendations
  • Ability to identify inefficient and/or ineffective processes and provide solution options
  • Aptitude to structure multiple tasks and work in an organized manner under pressure and time constraints
  • Flexibility to manage multiple distinct work streams simultaneously
We Value Diversity

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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.

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