BNY Mellon Careers

Principal, Bus. Development

Oak Brook, Illinois
Sales/Marketing


Job Description

Business Development - IC4 Independently evaluates and pursues new business opportunities and client prospects, focusing on responsible business growth that is compliant, of acceptable risk and profitable. Serves in a consultative role to prospects, advising top leadership on the best way to achieve their short- and long- term strategic objectives through the firms solutions. Pursues small to moderate emerging institutional prospects with high-growth potential, increased complexity of strategic needs and a longer pursuit process. May also pursue advantageous strategic partnerships with third parties in order to better respond to prospects needs. For some areas of the Bank, may be responsible for achieving organic incremental growth from existing clients. Locates potential prospects through in-depth industry research and an understanding of the market environment, including short- and long-term trends, competitor offerings, regulatory developments etc. Incumbents are highly experienced in independently developing leads and initiating contact with prospects. Prospect contacts are usually institutional leadership. Screens and evaluates prospects by analyzing market strategies, deal requirements, growth potential, financials and internal firm priorities. Assists lower level peers with complex analyses when needed. Consults with prospects on their strategic vision and uses an in-depth understanding of the firms solutions and value proposition to help achieve that vision. May offer customized product offerings. Develops a negotiation strategy and position to align prospect needs to firm offerings. Closes new prospects by structuring deals (pricing, contract terms, etc.) that achieve optimal terms for both the client and the firm. Ensures deals are compliant with all regulations. Marshals firm-wide resources (marketing, legal, compliance, etc.) to ensure the most appropriate response to prospect proposals and deal structure. Work closely with related teams (RMs, AMs, CSD) and other firm-wide resources (marketing, legal, compliance, etc.) to ensure all risk management/compliance activities relevant to business development activities are conducted and captured. Tracks and reports on business development results for assigned area (geographic, business/industry category, product category, etc.) Builds reports for use by senior leaders that identifies trends, opportunities, potential areas of concern, etc. May have people management responsibilities in some geographies. Provides guidance to less experienced Business Development roles as needed. Responsible for business development within assigned area (geographic territory, product category, business/industry category/segment, etc.). Typically pursues emerging, moderately-sized prospects with increasingly complex needs. For some areas of the Bank, may be responsible for achieving organic incremental growth from existing clients. 

Qualifications

Bachelors degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Advanced/graduate degree preferred. 7-10 years of total work experience preferred. Financial Services experience with a particular client type or product (Hedge, Pension, etc.) preferred as is prior experience in a related customer-facing role, Sales Support, Global Capital Markets or Product Management. Applicable local/regional licenses or certifications as required by the business. A good understanding of the relevant marketplace, competitive landscape and industry drivers in the relevant region is preferred. As global firm, bi-lingual capabilities are helpful as is an understanding of local/cultural nuances important for client trust.

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 & 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: bnymellon.com/careers.

Pershing provides critical business process, financial and technology solutions for financial organizations around the globe. We operate behind the scenes to power transformational change for broker-dealers, registered investment advisors, independent financial advisers, hedge fund and '40 Act fund managers and individual investors. We strive to be innovators, developing open architecture technology and financial solutions to support our customers' growth. We advocate on behalf of our customers and help them respond to regulatory reform and drive positive outcomes for our industry and investors. From our core business as an industry-leading trade execution, clearing and custody provider, we have evolved into a global multifaceted firm that provides investment solutions, forward-thinking technology-driven efficiencies, practice management and service excellence.

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


Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Oak Brook
Internal Jobcode: 70021
Job: Sales/Marketing
Organization: Pershing Domestic-HR06431
Requisition Number: 1802875