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Director, Business Development

Singapore, Singapore
Asset Servicing

Job Description

  • Independently evaluates and pursues new business opportunities within South Asia and client prospects within Asset Servicing Asset owners and asset management segment, focusing on responsible business growth that is compliant, of acceptable risk and profitable.
  • Serves in a consultative role to the prospects, advising top leadership on the best way to achieve their short- and long- term strategic objectives through the firms solutions.
  • Prospects pursued are key to the unit achieving its goals and objectives.
  • Prospects are significantly large and complex institutions, requiring depth of knowledge in a niche segment or significant breadth of knowledge across numerous products/services.
  • Prospect needs are often enterprise-wide and may involve a multi-year or long-term pursuit approach.
  • May also pursue advantageous strategic partnerships with third parties in order to better respond to prospects needs. If necessary, leads team implementation of firm-wide initiatives.
  • 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.
  • Screens and evaluates prospects by analyzing market strategies, deal requirements, growth potential, financials, and internal firm priorities.
  • Contributes to the development of business unit prospect strategy.
  • Identify, co-ordinate and participate in opportunities for enhancing the Company's visibility.
  • Work with the appropriate functions to develop and market new products, services, solutions and thought leadership concepts.
  • 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.
  • Contributes to and advises on negotiation strategy for the business unit.
  • 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.
  • Provide input to leaders for addressing identified issues.
  • Provides guidance to less experienced Business Development roles as needed or may provide direct supervision to a small team.
  • May enlist and lead other Business Development colleagues in pursuing very large, complex opportunities.
  • Responsible for business development within a large and/or complex area, often requiring breadth of knowledge across geographic, product or industry categories and segments.
  • Typically pursues large, complex prospects requiring multi-year, long-term pursuit processes.
  • Deals are critical to the achievement of unit goals and objectives.
  • For some areas of the Bank, may be responsible for achieving organic incremental growth from existing clients.


Bachelor degree. Advanced/graduate degree preferred. At least 10 years of relevant 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 in APAC.

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:

BNY Mellon's Asset Servicing business is dedicated to dynamically supporting our clients' investments and safeguarding their assets, keeping them working around the clock and across the world. It's part of our commitment to being a true partner for our clients' investment success. We specialize in operational solutions and capabilities for today's market-enhancing management and administration of investments with services that process, monitor and measure investment data from around the world. By leveraging BNY Mellon's global footprint and deep expertise, we deliver insight-driven solutions for every phase of investing.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Primary Location: Singapore-Singapore-Singapore
Job: Asset Servicing
Internal Jobcode: 70020
Organization: AS Global Front Office-HR16987
Requisition Number: 1807416