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Bank of the West D E & I Program Officer in San Francisco, California

D E & I Program Officer


At Bank of the West, our people are having a positive impact on the world. We’re investing where we feel we can make the most impact, like advancing diversity and women entrepreneurship programs, financing for more small businesses, and promoting programs for sustainable energy. From our locations across the U.S., Bank of the West is taking action to help protect the planet, improve people’s lives, and strengthen communities. We are part of BNP Paribas, a global leader supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Yes, we’re a bank, but as the bank for a changing world, we are continually seeking to improve the ways we help our customers, while contributing to more sustainable and equitable growth.

Bank of the West Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Program Officer

Locations: San Francisco, San Ramon, Tempe, Denver, Omaha, Remote

We know real change is hard work, which is why we need someone who is ready to make a serious impact on our company and industry. We need your leadership, heart for DE&I and energy to help design and build the future at our company.

We are looking for someone unafraid of bringing their authentic self to work. Our inspiration and collaboration depend on the diversity of our teams, and inclusion of all voices in our process. We value honesty, transparency, and positive leadership. We appreciate action. We reward continual improvement. We want you to grow. We want you to be yourself. We want you to ask for help and help your peers. We want you to work hard and be proud of the results.

Our eyes are on the future and we need you to help make it happen. Join us.

WHAT YOU’LL DO: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Program Officer

  • Work in collaboration with the team to transform the DE&I program within the Bank. This could include identifying gaps and recommending process improvements, executing on work tasks in order to advance DEI initiatives, and passionately contributing to the overall growth of the program.

  • Exercise sound business judgement in the initiation, planning and execution of the DE&I program.

  • Take action to deliver on program goals and objectives.

  • Use attention to detail and analytical skills to gather business activities, determine business outcomes, and compile data in order to benchmark program effectiveness against industry standards.

  • Contribute to the execution of related programs and projects impacting DE&I program success. Track and monitor program status and metrics to ensure milestones are met, including internal and external delivery commitments.

  • Research best practices of successful DE&I programs and stay abreast of industry trends to ensure DE&I program relevancy. Make recommendations when necessary and collaborate with team to implement best practices.

  • Manage risks and dependencies on DE&I program goals and objectives.

  • Proactively identify and resolve issues and make recommendations for improvements to existing processes.

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Travel : Less than 10%


Required Experience

  • Requires advanced knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.

  • May have practical knowledge of project management.

  • Requires 5 years minimum prior relevant experience.


  • High School Diploma or GED Required

Work Experience

  • P3 - 5 yrs

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Bank of the West is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers without regard to any status protected by applicable law. Bank of the West is also an Affirmative Action employer - Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.

Bank of the West will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance subject to the requirements of all state and federal laws and regulations.

Job: Human Resources

Location: United States-California-San Ramon

Other Locations: United States-Colorado-Denver, United States-California-General CA, United States-Arizona-General AZ, United States-California-San Francisco, United States-Nebraska-General NE

Requisition ID: 057683