BNY Mellon Careers

EMEA Regional Director, Recruitment

London, United Kingdom; Manchester, United Kingdom
Human Resources

Job Description

BNY Mellon is seeking an experienced Talent Acquisition Leader to manage the permanent recruitment needs for several business areas across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). This opportunity holds responsibility for delivering regional recruiting strategies across Asset Servicing, Clearing, Client Management, Issuer Services, Operations, Technology and Corporate Staff - circa 2,500 hires per annum.   Responsibilities include:  
  • Managing a regional recruitment team of circa 24 Talent Acquisition professionals, through the establishment of goals/standards/metrics, coaching & development.
  • Active member of the EMEA HR Leadership Forum and Global Talent Acquisition Leadership Team, providing thought leadership and critical updates to both groups.
  • Supporting regional HR & business leadership in managing resources against client hiring needs including managing the needs of the EMEA Executive Committee and their direct reports.
  • Managing the end to end Recruitment of business critical/Managing Director level roles across the region
  • Partnering with HR/Recruiting leadership to bring context and foresight to regional hiring plans; workforce planning.
  • Presenting and updating business leadership teams which could include legal entity Board meetings, senior leadership meetings etc.
  • Lead the regional recruitment efforts from both a diversity and inclusion stand point as well as direct sourcing to ensure we are delivering the very best talent, at the right cost, to our internal clients.
  • Maintaining knowledge of best practices in sourcing, assessment and selection of employees/prospective-employees.
  • Partnering with colleagues globally to ensure a connected approach to clients and key stakeholders are updated in a timely fashion.
  • Act as a recruiting ‘Subject Matter Expert’ to senior Human Resources & Business leadership, able to articulate and be referenced on a full spectrum of recruiting matters.
  • Assist the recruiting teams in staying connected to business contacts/business-imperatives, ensuring attraction strategies are capable of delivering the skills, knowledge & attributes required to meet organizational aims.
  • Work collaboratively with HRBPs & Business leadership to proactively identify resource requirements, and leverage all corporate channels to deliver talent pool in a timely fashion.
  • Managing vendor relationships including RPO, executive search firms, contingency search firms, research firms, & background screening vendors.
  • Whilst actively keeping recruitment costs down, securing business funding required for any ad hoc or regional / business specific tools that are extraordinary to our normal infrastructure.
  • Supporting wider global HR in any TA related projects that effect the EMEA region.


  • Educated to degree or equivalent level.
  • Deep recruitment experience gained ‘in-house’ in a Talent Acquisition function.
  • Previous management experience is essential.
  • Remote management of in disparate locations is preferred.
  • Experience of recruiting professional, technical and other operational positions using best practice sourcing methods is essential.
  • The incumbent must be an effective communicator with strong coaching skills and be knowledgeable of pertinent employment law across Europe.
  • Previous Financial Services experience preferred.
BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Primary Location: United Kingdom-Greater London-London
Job: Human Resources
Internal Jobcode: 32998
Organization: HR EMEA-HR16445
Requisition Number: 1818950