BNY Mellon Careers

Senior Specialist (Subject Matter Expert), Corporate Operational Risk Management Third Party Risk

Wroclaw, Poland

Job Description

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:


Overview of BNY Mellon:


BNY Mellon is a global financial services company focused on helping clients manage and service their financial assets, operating in 35 countries and serving more than 100 markets. BNY Mellon is a leading provider of financial services for institutions, corporations and high-net-worth individuals, providing superior asset management and wealth management, asset servicing, issuer services, clearing services and treasury services through a worldwide client-focused team.


Risk & Compliance is BNYM Mellon’s second line of defense, responsible for overseeing and challenging the first line of defense’s management of risk.  


Team Overview:


The role forms part of the Corporate Operational Risk Management (CORM) organization at BNY Mellon within Risk & Compliance.  CORM is dedicated to providing direction, guidance, tools, training oversight and challenge to help businesses throughout the firm apply operational risk management best practices.  The functional teams within CORM include:

  • Policies, Tools and Training
  • Assurance
  • Reporting
  • Third Party Risk (TPR)
  • Business Continuity

Third Party Risk (TPR) provides guidance and support of third party operational risk management at BNY Mellon. TPR advises businesses in applying operational risk management best practices associated with the use of third parties through our collaboration with and oversight of the Third-Party Governance program. TPR is a key subject matter resource for second line Risk and Compliance partners engaged in supporting third party risk management activities across the Firm.


Job Purpose:


This Senior Specialist role will be a member of the CORM TPR team, contributing to the framework supporting the management of operational risks which result from the use of external and/or inter-affiliate third parties.


Responsibilities: (Key parts to the job role)

  • Support new/enhanced application development design and testing activities to ensure risk-related requirements are incorporated and implemented. 
  • Manage third party reporting and social media activities and assist with further development of third party risk aggregate reporting for senior management.
  • Assist with the continued enhancement of the enterprise-wide third party risk framework that facilitates the assessment of external or inter-affiliate third parties and the risks they manage on behalf of the Firm and risks they create for the Firm by nature of the external relationship. 
  • Build relationships and actively collaborate across the organization.


Must have:

  • Operational Risk or Internal Audit experience (+7 years)
  • Experience with system enhancement/implementation activities, including design and testing
  • Excellent stakeholder management and communication (verbal and written) skills
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and analyze data and prepare appropriate reporting for senior leadership.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver
  • Natural curiosity and confidence with a willingness to respectfully challenge stakeholders
  • time management skills
  • Team-oriented, hard-working and able to concurrently work on a large number of diverse and often complex issues and/or projects
  • Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required.  

Good to have:

  • Knowledge of best practices in operational risk management, including third party
  • Knowledge of U.S. and European banking regulations
  • Project Management experience
  • Experience with Archer
  • Experience working on a global team


If you apply for this role this means you agree with the following statement:


Through my application for a role with BNY Mellon (Poland) sp. z.o.o. (the Company) I hereby authorize the Company to process my personal data for the purposes of recruitment. Furthermore I declare that I am aware of the voluntary submission of data and I am informed about the right to access the data and the right to correct it, pursuant to the Personal Data Protection Act of 29 August 1997 (Journal of Laws [Dz.U] No. 133, item 883)”. I authorise the Company to process my personal data for future recruitment processes.

Furthermore, I authorize BNY Mellon and its’ affiliates, Taleo (UK) Limited to process my personal data.

BNY Mellon and affiliates registration details.-

BNY Mellon (Poland) sp. z.o.o Registered office – Swobodna 3, 50-088 Wroclaw

The Bank of New York Mellon (International) Limited – 1 Canada Square, London, E14 5AL

The Bank of New York Mellon SA/NV – 46 Rue Montoyerstraat, B-1000 Brussels, Belgium

Taleo (UK) Limited Registered office - 78-586 Chiswick High Road, London W4 5RP, United Kingdom,

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BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Primary Location: Poland-Dolnoslaskie-Wroclaw
Job: Risk
Internal Jobcode: PCSD13
Organization: Risk-HR06016
Requisition Number: 1819042