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Senior Director of Human Resources - Head of HR -Wealth Management

New York, New York; New York, New York
Human Resources

Job Description

The successful candidate will be a highly experienced HR Business Partner supporting the BNY Mellon Wealth Management business working alongside an Executive Committee member with global responsibilities. The individual will be a member of the Wealth Management Leadership Team and HR Senior Leadership Team. This individual will be responsible for:
  • Driving a team of professionals, including managers, who provide functional expertise to the Wealth Management business within established policy and program guidelines
  • Driving the strategic delivery of solutions and HR services such as Talent Management, Organizational Design, Change Management, Workforce Planning, Talent Acquisition, and Total Rewards Planning to the Wealth Management business, ensuring coordination across geographies to ensure consistency, fairness, and engagement while influencing best practices
  • Leverages expertise and collaborates across the Communities of Expertise, HR Advisory Team and HR Solutions Center 
  • Operates with executive-level and senior leaders (clients), and may be responsible for driving multi-disciplined HR functions
  • Establishes and drives HR strategic plans in line with business objectives
  • Effectively and credibly advises and influences executive leadership teams on all people-related matters
  • Drives self and team deliverables with a sense of urgency and with appropriate responsiveness for senior-level support
  • Counsels and advises the business on organizational design matters
  • Develops seasoned HR professionals with vested interest in providing opportunities for growth
  • Exhibits strong business acumen and can effectively translate business needs into human capital strategies
  • Successfully manages HR staff through year-end compensation process
  • Ability to understand and correctly interpret financial and compensation data and present findings in an effective manner
  • Operates in the best interest of the company in managing risk, legal and financial matters
  • Highly skilled in guiding the business on employee relations matters


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience; advanced degree or certification preferred
  • 12+ years of progressive related experience with demonstrated knowledge of technical and legal aspects of Human Resources required, 15+ years’ experience strongly preferred
  • Minimum 4 years of supervisory/management experience; 6+ years’ experience preferred with a commitment to managing staff career development and progression
  • Financial Services and Wealth Management industry experience in Human Resources needed utilizing a consultative approach to partner with senior business management to drive strategic business plans
  • Proven ability to design and execute compensation, incentive and retention plans
  • Operates independently to drive the HR function and team members
  • Demonstrates aptitude for operational efficiency and excellent HR work product
  • Strong, executive-level verbal and written communication skills required
  • Determined leadership and management competence needed
  • Typically 7+ years of progressive related experience with demonstrated success in one or more of the following areas, supporting a global organization or region: talent management, organizational design, change management, workforce planning, talent acquisition, or total rewards planning 

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:

Human Resources is invested in helping BNY Mellon achieve business success by building a winning, high-performance culture that stems from great talent, leadership, learning and diversity; and partnering with employees to provide the tools and resources necessary to support successful career growth and help ensure employees' wellbeing.

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

Primary Location: United States-New York-New York
Internal Jobcode: 33434
Job: Human Resources
Organization: HRBP IM MG-HR08345
Requisition Number: 1812247