Senior Specialist, People Experience and Development

BNY Mellon
Manchester, United Kingdom
02 Feb 2023
16 Feb 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description Role description and opportunities:
We are seeking an experienced candidate to join the Risk & Compliance (R&C) Chief Administrative Office (CAO) focused on people experience, training and development. CAO team responsibilities include delivering Risk & Compliance initiatives in alignment with the broader BNY Mellon strategy, driving high-priority global programs on behalf of the Chief Risk Officer, and leading people experience, development and employee communications initiatives.
The Senior Specialist will be a core member of the People Experience & Development team where they will have the opportunity to lead and contribute to a wide variety of initiatives impacting Risk & Compliance employees.
This may include, but is not limited to:
  • training strategy
  • training roadmap design and implementation
  • development program design and management
  • communication and content creation
  • editorial and event calendar management
  • event management & facilitation (virtual, hybrid & in-person)
  • reporting metrics & data analysis
The ideal candidate understands the criticality of the employee experience, communications, and engagement to successful execution of business priorities and goals. The team provides exceptional developmental opportunities for high-potential candidates who have a consulting mindset and can execute effectively.

  • Conducts a range of assignments related to the operation of team priorities
  • Independently creates content and required materials, owning and managing approvals and dissemination
  • Identifies, assesses and solves for a variety of more complex initiatives within Risk & Compliance that have international impact and/or impact across the business.
  • Partners with senior management to develop, plan and implement complex recommendations/initiatives that address issues and align with key objectives.
  • Utilizes comprehensive knowledge of multiple areas across disciplines to achieve project objectives.
  • Takes a leadership role across multiple disciplines by serving as the central point of coordination and control in a project to ensure cross-business collaboration. Tracks project team activities and deliverables and applies strategic business concepts to ensure alignment of strategy and project execution. Reviews project implementation status and provides feedback to senior team members. Makes recommendations to improve project status.
  • Analyzes market data to identify trends/opportunities. Translates opportunities into operational plans and executes on plans.
  • Conducts advanced internal research and data analysis to assist with strategic management initiatives. Uses analyses to develop recommendations/solutions that can be implemented and measured. Supports the implementation of recommended actions.
  • Contributes to other high-priority Risk & Compliance initiatives as assigned
  • Serves as a team leader to more junior analysts, providing guidance and managing workflow.
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in business management, communication, human resources or other related technical discipline or equivalent working experience is required
  • 5 -10 years of total work experience is required
  • Prior experience supporting employee development, communication, or engagement initiatives is needed
  • Intermediate-to-advanced proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word and Excel (pivot tables, formulas, v-lookups)
Preferred Qualifications:
  • MBA, MPA, or a graduate degree in a similar and/or related field is preferred
  • Superb writing skills with ability to clearly and concisely articulate concepts and create well-structured messages
  • Experience managing many diverse and often complex issues and/or tasks, with demonstrated ability to effectively drive accountability and get results
  • Excellent judgement and utmost integrity and objectivity with demonstrated commitment to upholding high standards
  • Self-starter and highly motivated with entrepreneurial mindset
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.

Employer Description:

For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments and safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark:
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