Head of Credit Underwriting - Private Banking

Job Description

The incumbent is a senior level executive reporting directly to the Head of Lending and Deposits. The incumbent is the top credit position with responsibility for the formulation and implementation of policies and procedures governing the expansion of credit capabilities and the corresponding risk profile of the Private Banking Loan Portfolio. Incumbent is responsible for all aspects of private banking lending, credit/portfolio risk management and risk assessment, loan underwriting, credit relationship management, and expansion/enhancement of credit capabilities. Incumbent is responsible for expanding credit capabilities and ensuring superior level service to clients. Incumbent will assist in setting direction, policies, and guidelines for the National Banking team; and will develop and execute strategic business plans. Researches credit worthiness, approves new lines of credit, and increases credit limits and terms. Responsible for the supervision of the credit staff. Incumbent will work collaboratively with internal and external businesses and regulators.


Incumbent will have more than 15 years experience in the financial services industry in a managerial role (with a concentration in lending, credit/loan underwriting, credit relationship management, compliance, portfolio risk management and deal structuring). Ability to manage a national business with direct and indirect reports in multiple geographies. Demonstrated skills in working collaboratively across many business lines/sectors within a global organization, including being instrumental in goal setting and strategic development. Must have experience with project management and analysis; strong verbal and written communication skills; and knowledge of compliance/regulatory practices. Knowledge and experience consistent with a graduate degree or advanced certification preferred. Successful completion of a formal Credit Training Program and/or equivalent work experience required.



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: 08907
Job: Wealth Management
Organization: WM Private Banking-HR14968
Requisition Number: 1914330