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Wells Fargo Head of Construction Management - US North and International- CPG in NEW YORK, New York

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US North and International Construction Management Lead:

Wells Fargo's corporate real estate function is seeking a seasoned construction management professional to lead the delivery of our US North and International office construction program. This role will manage more than $275 million in active spend on new construction, fit-out and refresh projects. The US North and International Construction Management Lead will report to the Global Head of Design and Construction in the Corporate Properties Group, and will have responsibility for more than 20 construction management professionals delivering projects across 250 locations and 15M square feet of world-class office space. A dynamic leader with a deep understanding of construction management and a proven track record of delivering large capital programs in a complex environment is essential for this role. This position will be based in New York.

About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Construction Management Director...

In this role, you will:

  • Manage and develop multiple teams of managers and professional individual contributors with focus on delivering services of moderate to high complexity and risk for cross-functional stakeholders and internal partners

  • Identify opportunities and strategies for process improvement, including risk control development for the achievement of construction projects and objectives

  • Manage large complex construction projects and provide budget and financial aspects of the business to meet overall goals

  • Lead team by making strategic decisions to efficiently resolve highly complex issues to provide quality risk deliverables

  • Interpret and develop range of policies, procedures, product, and service standards for business functions with moderate to high complexity and risk

  • Collaborate with and influence all levels of professionals, including more experienced management, on strategy, operations management, and on building organizational effectiveness as well as performance

  • Manage allocation of people and financial resources for Construction Management

  • Develop and guide a culture of talent development to meet business objectives and strategy

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Oversight and successful delivery of the firm's capital program across the US North and International administrative (non-retail) portfolio

  • Working with the Global Head of Construction to support the development, planning and execution of sound strategies, goals and business initiatives to adapt to rapidly changing market driven environments

  • Development, planning, and execution of construction initiatives that drive business results within a complex platform

  • Providing inspirational leadership and direction to staff and hiring, developing and retaining a diverse and exceptional team

  • Driving the implementation of strategy across functional areas to ensure operational excellence and process efficiency

  • Driving timeliness and cost adherence of projects

  • Ensuring a strong control environment is in place to manage operational, third-party, compliance and reputational risk in both ongoing work as well as new projects

  • Promoting collaboration with internal partners

  • Leading in sustainable design and construction

Required Qualifications:

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

  • 4+ years of management experience

Desired Qualifications:

  • Senior construction management professional with experience in development, core and shell and interior fit-out

  • Experience with International Construction Management projects

  • Experience managing programs or projects worth more than $50mm

  • Ability to articulate complex concepts in a clear manner

  • Ability to clearly express ideas and proposed solutions

  • Ability to communicate effectively, in both written and verbal formats, with senior executive-level leaders

  • Ability to negotiate, influence, and collaborate to build successful relationships

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and across all organizational levels, where flexibility, collaboration, and adaptability are important

  • Budget creation and management experience

  • Excellent Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project) skills

  • Experience with commercial real estate leases.

  • Experience with strategic planning in a CRE environment

  • Good attention to detail and accuracy skills

  • Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP)

  • Outstanding problem solving and decision making skills

  • Thorough knowledge and experience with project scheduling using MS Project, or similar system

  • Experience with ground up buildouts and/or remodels, office tower upfits, and move/add/change type work.

  • Possess an understanding of construction/project management methodology and construction techniques.

  • Experienced with contracting, bidding processes, budgeting, and scheduling

Job Expectations:

  • Travel 20% of the time

The salary range displayed below is based on a Full-time 40 hour a week schedule:

NY - New York : Min: 138,500 Max: $287,600

Salary offered dependent on location. May be considered for a discretionary bonus


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Pay Range

$138,500.00 - $287,600.00 Annual


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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, or status as a protected veteran.


Req Number: R-204577

Updated: Tue Nov 08 00:00:00 UTC 2022

Location: NEW YORK,New York