BNY Mellon Careers

Sr Specialist, Program & Project Management

Brussels, Belgium
General Mgmt / Admin

Job Description

Background to EMEA Regional Change:

ERC provides governance, portfolio and programme management expertise, as well as administrative support to the regional change agenda, thereby ensuring seamless end to end delivery, prioritised execution against detailed requirements and the efficient use of our resources.  ERC activities also directly support our regulatory communications strategy through a UK and Ireland Regulatory Affairs function.  Activities include:

  • Coordination and management of the Regional Change Portfolio, inclusive of budgeting and resourcing.
  • Consolidated reporting and communications.
  • Programme initiation and set up.
  • Change delivery across the Corporate portfolios (Strategic Growth and Change, Sustain/Support Current Business Model and Regulatory Control).
  • Remediation and FIX of failing programmes.
  • Provision of an ERC Regulatory Affairs function supporting regulatory communications.

Position Summary:

The Sr Specialist leads a wide array of activities associated with project planning, coordination,  management and administrative support to ensure that associated programmes and projects are completed on time, within budget and to internal client specifications. Will coordinate work within other aligned change portfolios.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manages and oversees end-to-end project management activities such as project reporting, project planning, issue/risk identification and tracking, scope management, estimation, client management, relationship management and other project documentation preparation for projects of medium to high complexity. Directs and controls all work performed. Reports and escalates progress/issues to management, as needed.

  • Assists in developing detailed project plans and schedules projects, including goals, risks and resource allocation. Monitors project results for significant deviations.

  • Contributes to vendor and client relations to ensure that service expectations are developed and met. Maintains regular contact with clients and coordinates and reports on project progress and accomplishments.

  • May provide input for (project) team member performance appraisals. Works with all required functions and groups to effectively plan and execute the project. May coordinate resources across organizational boundaries.

  • Serves as a liaison between clients and internal groups to ensure delivery of projects on time, within budget, and to specification. Manages communication with the business at a detailed functional level and discusses/resolves issues. Manages client expectations and ensures project delivery.

Job Scope:

Contributes to the achievement of related teams' objectives



Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience in business management or related field is required. 


  • 7-10 years of total work experience in Project Management preferred.  Project Management Professional (PMP) certification and/or Prince2 certification preferred.

  • Knowledge of Regulatory/Governance framework.

  • First class communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Experience in the Financial Services sector.

  • Experience working in a confidential environment.

  • Literacy in the following software packages: Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel (high level of skill essential), Visio, Project (latter not essential).

  • Knowledge of Visual Basic advantageous.

  • Flexibility in terms of both working hours and work undertaken will be required.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Primary Location: Belgium-Brussels-Capital Region-Brussels
Job: General Mgmt / Admin
Internal Jobcode: 70184
Organization: EMEA IS REG Change Area Mgmt-HR16447
Requisition Number: 1904015