Wells Fargo Real Estate Strategic Services Operations Leader in Des Moines, Iowa

  • Wells Fargo & Company* (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.8 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through 8,700 locations, 13,000 ATMs, the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile banking, and has offices in 36 countries to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 265,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially.

Finance and Shared Services

Finance Shared Services (FSS), part of Enterprise Finance & Information Technology (EF&IT), provides strategic guidance and streamlined support to meet increasing demands facing Wells Fargo’s businesses. FSS provides a strong, scalable and more unified model to effectively deliver shared services to the enterprise. FSS is responsible for Enterprise Global Services (EGS) - Delivery, Enterprise Portfolio Management Office, Enterprise Transformation Services, Corporate Properties and Corporate Security, Operational Resiliency, and the Legal Entity Office, FSS Governance, FSS Strategy and Front Line Risk Management.

The Position

Wells Fargo Corporate Properties is currently seeking a candidate for a Corporate Properties Director role leading Real Estate Strategic Services & Operations. This role will lead a team with responsibility for lease administration, records management, Customer Solution Center for properties-related services, Connections, supplier management, operational risk and compliance, strategic consulting, service implementation, and innovation.

The position will report to the Head of Corporate Properties and is responsible for strategic services, reliable operations, and innovative products in support of Wells Fargo businesses and the team member experience.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide ongoing management of real estate strategic services and operations activities for a portfolio of office and retail properties on behalf of Wells Fargo lines of business.

  • Provide strategic vision and tactical direction for enterprise-wide initiatives related to real estate strategic services and operations.

  • Ensure strong, steady-state operations and service delivery. Seek opportunities for continuous process improvement and increased operational model efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Partner with CPG functional areas, Enterprise Information Technology, lines of business, and third parties to deliver streamlined services, processes and tools that improve the team member experience, automate manual processes, increase productivity, and tighten controls.

  • Partner effectively with leaders of Transaction Management, Property Management, Construction Management, Workplace Strategies, Business Intelligence, Corporate Communications, and Finance/Accounting to ensure integration of activities among groups and effective solutions for Wells Fargo businesses.

  • Lead Center of Excellence initiatives related to the business process transformation, organizational alignment, and operational simplification.

  • Foster a culture of innovation to influence and support CPG’s strategic direction and an improved team member experience.

  • Lead CPG operational risk and compliance program to ensure CPG practices and policies meet regulatory requirements, Wells Fargo policy, and other applicable laws.

  • Lead real estate strategic advisory services for major application and technology-related initiatives.

  • Manage a significant administrative budget.

  • Work effectively across time zones and cultures to successfully manage complex issues.

  • Target cities should be Charlotte, Minneapolis, Des Moines, Denver and Phoenix.

Required Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of management experience

  • 12+ years of experience in one or more of the following functional areas: real estate, process engineering, strategic planning, or project management

How to Express Interest in This Job: Wells Fargo invites you to apply for this job at https://employment.wellsfargo.com/psc/PSEA/APPLICANTNW/HRMS/c/HRSHRAMFL.HRSCGSEARCHFL.GBL?Page=HRSAPPJBPST_FL&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=5408127&PostingSeq=1.

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.