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At Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy our customers' financial needs and help them succeed financially. We're looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you'll feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience.
Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.
Public Affairs brings together teams responsible for engaging with the company's stakeholders. This organization exists to support, strengthen and protect Wells Fargo's reputation by building trust and positive societal impact for all of our stakeholders. Teams within Public Affairs include: Corporate Communications, Corporate Philanthropy and Community Relations; Government Relations and Public Policy; Platform and Digital Services; Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility and Public Affairs Chief Operating Office.
Reporting to the Head of Sustainability, this newly created position will lead a team (initially) of 6 direct reports and provide strategic leadership for Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) programs and policies. This role requires experience in integrating sustainability and human rights considerations across a variety of disciplines with extensive partnership with internal leaders, lines of business, operational functions and external organizations. The preferred location for this position is in Charlotte, NC; Minneapolis, MN; Los Angeles, CA; Phoenix, AZ; St. Louis, MO; Philadelphia, PA; San Francisco, CA; Denver, CO or Washington, DC. Other Wells Fargo locations may be considered.
Specific responsibilities include:
Develop and lead highly innovative sustainability strategies that engage key internal stakeholders to embed a focus on sustainability throughout our operations, risk management, and supplier engagement.
Advance our efforts to embed greater awareness and management of human rights across the enterprise
Drive increased integration of environmental and social impact management within lines of business and risk functions and policies
Lead a team of strong subject matter experts to expand the scope of engagement on enterprise efforts and ability to influence internal leaders and achieve greater integration of ESG management across the enterprise
Identify root causes of ESG integration gaps and develop innovative solutions to close those gaps
Collaborate with internal stakeholders to drive effective ESG policies and practices
Engage with non-government organizations and other representatives focused on sustainability and human rights
Serve as a trusted liaison to line of business leaders and operational groups, learning from their market experiences and keeping them engaged and informed of stakeholder expectations and best practices for ESG integrations
Represent Wells Fargo and serve as a thought leader on sustainability and human rights
Seek opportunities to advance storytelling and best position executives and company
As an Employee Manager, you are expected to achieve success by leading yourself, your team, and the business. Specifically you will:
Lead your team with integrity and create an environment where your employees feel included, valued, and supported to do work that energizes them.
Accomplish management responsibilities which include sourcing and hiring talented employees, providing ongoing coaching and feedback, recognizing and developing employees, identifying and managing risks, and completing daily management tasks.
10+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: project management, implementation, or strategic planning
5+ years of management experience
Other Desired Qualifications
5+ yrs experience working with in sustainability, human rights, or environmental and social risk management
Previous experience in Sustainable Finance and/or integrated ESG factors into financial product structures or corporate operations
Experience working with corporate organizations and NGO's
Experience presenting information in a manner that persuades and enhances understanding at all levels
Experience leading, high-performing geographically dispersed, cross-functional diverse teams
Experience building strong relationships and maneuver through political conversations gracefully
Certificate or education in Sustainability, Environmental Affairs, Human Rights
Ability to travel up to 25% of the time
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.
Internal Number: 5556766-8
About Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.9 trillion in assets. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, investment and mortgage products and services, as well as consumer and commercial finance, through 7,400 locations, more than 13,000 ATMs, the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile banking, and has offices in 32 countries and territories to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 260,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 29 on Fortune’s 2019 rankings of America’s largest corporations. News, insights and perspectives from Wells Fargo are also available at Wells Fargo Stories.
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