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Senior Specialist, Third Party Governance (TPG) Vendor Manager

Wilmington, Delaware

Job Description

The Senior Specialist, Third Party Governance (TPG) Vendor Manager is a team member in the Third Party Vendor Management Group which is responsible for monitoring the onboarding and ongoing activities between BNY Mellon stakeholders and third parties. This leader collaborates with key business executives, business leaders, external Third Parties and internal subject matter experts to advance TPG program objectives, while adhering to all documented policies and procedures.


•Provides guidance and consulting on third party governance, oversight, and risk mitigation approaches throughout the third party lifecycle to business operations and key stakeholders

•Helps maintain accurate risk profile reporting and dashboards, sharing the results with key stakeholders across the business

•Leads the development of ongoing monitoring activities and protocols with third party relationships, bringing transparency to the residual risks of any engagements

•Validates and monitors controls across relevant risk domains as well as contractual adherence through carrying out regular remote and on-site visits with key third parties

•Ensures vendor risk exposures are accurately measured and reported, escalating issues to the relevant internal partner or subject matter expert to develop an appropriate remediation plan

•Coordinates with senior business leaders who serve the as Executive Sponsors for key vendors to oversee and manage their third party engagements

•Conducts business reviews for top vendors on a regular basis, enabling Engagement Managers and Engagement Sponsors to better manage vendor performance

•Serves as a strategic advisor for a portfolio of third party vendors, well versed in the details of specific engagements while simultaneously managing the broader list of vendors

Nature and Scope:

•Reports to Director, Third Party Vendor Management

•This role has no direct reports


•Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience required

•7-10 years of total work experience preferred

•Experience in a large banking or financial institution as either an internal team member or as an external consultant is preferred

•Background in third party/vendor management and governance, procurement, or regulatory compliance is preferred

•Experience in Risk management organizations preferred

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

Primary Location: United States-Delaware-Wilmington
Internal Jobcode: 85238
Job: Finance/Accounting
Organization: BNY Mellon CAO-HR16507
Requisition Number: 1816501