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Sr. Principal Project/Program Manager- Identity & Access Management (IAM) Program- Adoption Lead

New York, New York; Florham Park, New Jersey
Information Technology

Job Description


As a global investments company, BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments, and safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. Every day, our Technology employees make this happen while also seeking out new ways to do it more efficiently and effectively.

As part of BNY Mellon’s global Technology organization, you’ll have the opportunity to engage with some of the best and brightest, technology, business, and financial minds to find new and better ways to exceed our clients’ expectations and build the future of financial services. With more than 230 years of industry leading experience under our belts, you might even say that we are the original fintech.


At BNY Mellon, cybersecurity is a top priority for both technology and the business. The members of the Information Security Division are on constant alert, using their creativity and knowledge of cybersecurity, technology and business processes to develop and deliver creative solutions. In this fast-paced environment, staff collaborate to respond to current risks, while identifying and anticipating future threats. Our cyber capabilities encompass the full spectrum of services from Cyber Operations (SOC, Cyber Threat Intelligence, Vulnerability Management, Cyber Incident Response, Penetration Testing & Red Teaming, Cyber Analytics & Fraud, and Insider threat) to Cyber Architecture and Engineering (Network, Platform, Cloud, and Applications Security).  Together with the CISO and his leadership team, staff provide a robust set of cyber services that provide full scope protection and response capabilities across the BNY Mellon enterprise.  We help our businesses, the bank’s executive team, and our board of directors understand cybersecurity risk and the steps that must be taken to create and maintain a secure environment that drives innovation.












































Senior Program manager to lead and drive the Identity and Access Management (IAM) Adoption Strategy to drive the adoption of the IAM services and controls to protect the firm’s IT systems and data

  • Experience managing large-scale enterprise wide transformation projects
  • Experience presenting to senior and executive management
  • Experience in establishing & driving a Governance and Stewardship framework
  • Experienced with participating in advancing an organization’s maturity model for IAM
  • Experience communicating with internal and external clients
  • Experience with management of third-party activities and adherence to IAM program commitments
  • Ability to tell a story to effectively communicate a message
  • Ability to work in a matrixed organization and influence others
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • IAM or IT risk and control experience a plus

Sr. Principal Project/Program Manager->> Leads and provides innovative direction and guidance for a wide array of activities associated with project planning and management to ensure that projects are completed on time, within budget and to client specifications.

Manages and oversees the end to end project management activities of highly complex projects involving multiple systems interfaces that are highly visible to the organization.

Owns formal definition, documentation, and communication of overall program scope and objectives.

Manages all changes to the scope and requirements through a formally defined change control process.

Defines and manages the lifecycle from project initiation through to program closure.

Manages and resolves risks, issues and dependencies.

Measures and monitors program actuals, forecasts and budgets and updates plans with accurate, up-to-date information in a timely manner.

Follows financial standards & processes (e.g. monthly external revenue accruals, software capitalization, procurement & external payments).

Reports financial information and status to the required executive level through steering committees.

Secures, leads, motivates and inspires the internal & external resources required to deliver the program.

Establishes the program s governance (e.g. sponsors, approvers, stakeholders). Manages Program Office Resources.

May have leadership responsibility for Program Team members.

Acts as the primary interface between technology infrastructure and a specific business/functional area.

Has regular contact among peers within the firm and externally, including regulators and professional organizations.

Provides advice to internal clients on the implications of business trends, issues, operating environment changes and firm or business unit strategy.

Ensures project delivery is in conformance with company methodologies and standards.

Contributes to the achievement of Project/Program Management objectives.


  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in business management or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required, advanced degree preferred.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is beneficial, 12 + years of project management experience required, experience with technology or financial services industry is a plus.

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:

Client Technology Solutions provides our business partners with client-focused, technology-based solutions. These enhance their ability to be successful through world-class software solutions and leading-edge infrastructure. Client Technology Solutions provides employees with the tools and resources to enhance their professional qualifications and careers.

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

Primary Location: United States-New York-New York
Internal Jobcode: 45213
Job: Information Technology
Organization: Information Security-HR11724
Requisition Number: 1910316