Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a leading global financial services company headquartered in San Francisco (United States). Wells Fargo has offices in over 30 countries and territories. Our business outside of the U.S. mostly focuses on providing banking services for large corporate, government and financial institution clients. We have worldwide expertise and services to help our customers improve earnings, manage risk, and develop opportunities in the global marketplace. Our global reach offers many opportunities for you to develop a career with Wells Fargo. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you will feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience. We are looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.
Market Job Description
The Employment Section of the Law Department, which combines local market expertise with the size and strength of Wells Fargo, has a new opportunity for an experienced Employment Counsel to provide legal support to Wells Fargo & Company and its subsidiaries regarding employment-related issues arising in EMEA.
Providing day-to-day legal advice on the broad spectrum of employment-related matters to the EMEA HR team and senior management.
Providing risk management training to business line management and Human Resources.
Managing employment threats and/or claims and managing outside counsel relationships.
Reviewing and advising on corporate employment practices and policies, employment contracts, benefit plans and agreements; and
Working with relevant attorneys on providing employment related advice on compensation plans and issues.
Working with the International Employment team on coordination of legal advice on EMEA or International-wide projects/initiatives
Market Skills and Certifications
To be considered for the role:
Excellent knowledge of and experience in relevant UK / EU law and employment regulations.
City-based firm and/or in-house experience within a financial services' environment strongly preferred
Familiarity with and exposure to domestic and international employment/compensation legal issues applicable to large diversified financial institutions.
Candidates must have strong client-relations, interpersonal, written and oral communication and analytic skills.
Be able to assume responsibility quickly and have the ability to work in a complex environment requiring a high degree of collaboration.
Experience of coordination of complex regional or International-wide employment projects.
We Value Diversity
At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other status protected by applicable law. We comply with all applicable laws in every jurisdiction in which we operate.
Team members 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.
Internal Number: 54585BR
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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