Principal, Operations Resiliency (Business Continuity/Recovery)

Job Description

Responsible for the ongoing, independent oversight of complex business continuity compliance activities and recovery management governance for an assigned function and in preparation for potential crises and technology and information losses, among other risks. Advises and assists the assigned function with the assessment of and monitoring and reporting on key indicators of business continuity and recovery preparedness. Plans for both standard and non-standard business continuity risks and appropriately directs the function's activities to address any control gaps. Supports the business line managers via the cross company Business Recovery Coordinator network to ensure the company is meeting both client and regulatory requirements related to Business Continuity. This includes providing training and awareness on required deliverables, tracking and monitoring for completion, conducting quality assurance reviews and reporting back to management, as required. Directs the assigned function's identification of risks to functional resilience and completion of test recoveries and relocations as required by all applicable regulators and legal entities. Advises the function on the completion of responsibilities in relation to required test recoveries and relocations and develops projects and programs to improve compliance. May complete similar tasks for vendor continuity. Contributes to the evaluation of testing protocols each year in response to personnel changes, among others. Consistently directs cross-functional efforts to promote a strong Business Continuity & Recovery culture throughout the organization. Directly contributes to the drafting of the master resolution and recovery playbook for the organization, including documenting actions to be taken in the event of a crisis or bankruptcy. Uses growing knowledge of industry best practices to anticipate critiques from regulators. Meets with existing clients on an ongoing basis. Uses longstanding, strong working relationships with existing clients to ensure the completion of business continuity compliance activities when clients are in the process of purchasing new services or conducting due diligence required by their vendors. Assigns compliance activities to more junior professionals. Escalates significant business continuity issues to the Business Continuity Executive Committee. Helps to determine whether the risks associated with a client contract are tolerable for the organization. No direct reports,, provides guidance to more junior team members and may assign tasks, as needed. Contributes to the achievement of team objectives. Modified based upon local regulations/requirements.


Bachelor s degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required. 10-12 years of total work experience preferred.

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-Florida-Orlando
Internal Jobcode: 85181
Job: Operations
Organization: Resiliency-HR18046
Requisition Number: 2005530