Principal, Program & Project Managment

Job Description

Manages a medium to large-sized or multiple small teams of project managers who are the primary contact for internal clients and groups within the organization for projects that are of medium scale. The team is responsible for 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.


Serves as a liaison between internal clients and other stakeholders to ensure delivery of medium scale 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 is in conformance with company methodologies.


Proactively manages a medium to large-sized team of project managers, or multiple small teams. Provides guidance on business and technical subject matter to associates.

Conducts status meetings and facilitates risk mitigation and resolution of more complex issues.

Recruits, directs, motivates and develops staff, maximizing their individual contribution, their professional growth and their ability to function effectively with their colleagues as a team.


Recommends enhancements to project management tools/techniques and company methodologies


Manages a medium to large project management team, or multiple small teams.


Responsible for the achievement of multiple team goals and objectives. 


Bachelors degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience in business management or related field is required. 10-12 years of total work experience in Project Management preferred. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification and/or Prince2 certification is preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.



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

Our ambition is to build the best global team – one that is representative and inclusive of the diverse talent, clients and communities we work with and serve – and to empower our team to do their best work. We support wellbeing and a balanced life, and offer a range of family-friendly, inclusive employment policies and employee forums.

Primary Location: United States-New York-New York
Internal Jobcode: 70183
Job: Finance/Accounting
Organization: Finance-HR06599
Requisition Number: 2000669