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Sr. Group Manager, Third Party Governance (TPG) - Director of Third Party Quality Assurance

Wilmington, Delaware

Job Description

The Third Party Governance (TPG) Director of Third Party Quality Assurance manages a team that is responsible for Third Party Governance assessments, QA/QC checks, and onsite vendor reviews. The Director would need to build the team by hiring high performing staff. The job is a highly visible role and the Director will need to work closely with senior executives across the company.
Primary Responsibilities Include:      1.) Third Party Assessments:
  • Standardize the third party assessment testing methodology, timelines, and SLAs
  • Manage the third party assessments: meet and exceed the SLAs
  • Create and manage an evergreen process to keep the testing methodology consistent with changing policies and procedures
  • Work with technology and data teams to create consistent, reliable, scalable, and auditable reports
  2.) QA/QC checks:
  • Create a QA/QC methodology that meets and exceeds the regulatory and audit requirements
  • Perform QA/QC checks of the entire Third Party Governance process
   3.) Onsite vendor reviews:
  • Manage the consultants, who perform the onsite vendor reviews
  • Review results with stakeholders and take necessary actions
   4.) Staff Development:
  • Build the team by hiring high performing staff
  • Direct, motivate, and develop staff and junior managers
  • Responsible for employee satisfaction and performance management of the team
   5.) Communications:
  • Proactively communicate the third party assessment results to vendor champions
  • Develop close relationships with key stakeholders across the company and keep them informed of emerging trends
The Ideal candidate will be an ambitious, energetic, go-getter, who welcomes challenges and is not afraid of hard work and long hours (when needed) and views this role as a proving ground for bigger opportunities.


  • 12-15 years of overall experience is needed
  • 3-5 years of experience managing teams, with a track record of promoting team members is needed
  • 3-5 years of experience in Third Party Governance, Procurement, Compliance, Legal, Audit, or Risk areas is needed
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience is required
  • MBA from a top institute is preferred, but not required
  • Management consulting experience is preferred, but not required
  • Operational experience is preferred, but not required
  • Project management experience is preferred, but not required
  • Process optimization experience is preferred, but not required
  • Technology experience is preferred, but not required
  • Military experience is preferred, but not required

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Primary Location: United States-Delaware-Wilmington
Internal Jobcode: 85241
Job: Finance/Accounting
Organization: BNY Mellon CAO-HR16507
Requisition Number: 1813394