Head of Strategy, Asset Servicing & Digital Head of Strategy, Asset Servicing & Digital …

BNY Mellon
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 21 Sep 21
BNY Mellon
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 21 Sep 21
Head of Strategy, Asset Servicing & Digital
Who we are:

For over 235 years, Bank of New York Mellon (BNY Mellon) has been at the center of the global financial markets, providing the world's leading institutions the tools, capabilities, and services to be distinctive investors. BNY Mellon has approximately $16.5 billion in revenues and a 23% return on tangible common equity.

BNY Mellon is a leader in the world of investment services and investment management, and our businesses support the full range of stakeholders of the financial system including:
  • Managing the custody of approximately $37 trillion financial assets of the world's leading institutional investors, hedge funds, sovereign wealth funds, and corporates
  • Investing approximately $2 trillion as one of the largest global asset managers across a wide range of asset classes
  • Providing collateral, liquidity, and funding for the world's largest banks through our markets franchise
  • Serving family offices and high net worth individuals through our wealth management franchise
  • Providing a full suite of solutions to advisors, broker-dealers, family offices, hedge and '40 Act fund managers, registered investment advisor firms and wealth managers
  • Advising large global corporations on a range of trust and other solutions
  • Providing integrated managed data services to asset managers

What we do:

The Strategy team will play a central role in the building of Asset Servicing & Digital's global strategy and narrative. This strategy function will lead an inter-disciplinary portfolio of corporate and business priorities on themes such as growth, innovation, efficiency, and resiliency among others. The group will also take the lead in developing external partnerships with clients, technology and data companies, and industry alliances. This group is charged with developing strategy, incubating opportunities, and driving execution in partnership other functions.

Role responsibilities
  • Develops, shapes, and articulates Asset Servicing & Digital's global strategy and narrative across the Bank.
  • Partners with Asset Servicing & Digital leadership team to capture business opportunities, assess relative value and sequencing, and track and support execution (i.e., "rapid response" team for important projects)
  • Maintains a strong external orientation, represents the Bank in key external forums, and provides market "intelligence" from clients, industry, and other thought leaders
  • Works with Asset Servicing business leaders to help shape their priorities and connect into Bank-wide strategic narrative and priorities
  • Connects CEO's agenda to business priorities
  • Identifies opportunities and helps develop strategic external partners (e.g., with large clients, technology companies, other industry stakeholders)
  • Helps source and incubate cross-business/new business ventures (e.g., in the data space)
  • Resolves the most complex issues or inquiries from senior-level or key individuals at clients, as needed.

The ideal candidate would have a passion for and track record in:
  • Being entrepreneurial and self-directed - being able to take a conceptual business challenge from an initial set of facts and hypotheses to real, practical solutions
  • Working closely with and counselling senior business leaders with the objective of being a trusted advisor
  • Being intellectually curious and interested in the future of financial services and shaping an industry through one of its major stakeholders
  • Managing complexity and leading multiple projects with an unrelenting focus and prioritization
  • Being a thoughtful communicator who can express complex ideas in simple, practical terms for a wide range audiences
  • Bring a global mindset and working across a diverse set of environments


The ideal candidate would ideally have:
  • 15+ years of related experience preferred; experience in management consulting and/or wholesale banking preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in business or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required; MBA or other advanced degree preferred

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Our ambition is to build the best global team - one that is representative and inclusive of the diverse talent, clients and communities we work with and serve - and to empower our team to do their best work. We support wellbeing and a balanced life, and offer a range of family-friendly, inclusive employment policies and employee forums.

Primary Location: United States-New York-New York
Internal Jobcode: 70192
Job: Asset Servicing
Organization: Asset Servicing Admin Groups-HR08979}
Requisition Number: 2113972
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