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Growth Ventures Lead

Company: Bank of New York Mellon
Location: New York
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:


BNY Mellon offers an exciting array of future-forward careers at the intersection of business, finance, and technology. We are one of the world's top asset management and banking firms that manages trillions of dollars in assets, custody and/or administration. Known as the "bank of banks" - 97% of the world's top banks work with us as we lead and serve our customers into the new era of digital.

With over 238 years of rich history and industry firsts, BNY Mellon has been built upon our proven ability to evolve, lead, and drive new ideas at every turn. Today, we're approximately 50,000 employees across 35 countries with a culture that empowers you to grow, take risks, experiment and be yourself. This is what #LifeAtBNYMellon is all about.

We're seeking a future leader for the role of Managing Director - Growth Ventures Lead within our newly created Growth Ventures division. This role is based in New York/London.

Key responsibilities/scope:

  • Objective is to identify, incubate, and commercialize new businesses (or significant products) leveraging existing BNY Mellon capabilities and outside partners (where relevant) to generate new profitable revenues
  • Develop a new commercial opportunity from inception (analytically identifying opportunity); to structuring (commercial model; inside/outside bank); to agreement with Business Leaders (for input and support) through to launch.
  • Shape business growth strategy, helping the team respond to shifting market conditions, identify new emerging opportunities, and accelerate commercial realization
  • Craft and realize long-term strategy to transition new ventures to BAU operations, either as an independent business within Growth Ventures, by transitioning the venture to another BNY Mellon line of business, or establishing the business as an external going concern and managing BNY Mellon's investment therein
    The ideal candidate will be:
    • Creative, resourceful, results orientated with a commercial mindset
    • Entrepreneurial and self-directed - being able to take a conceptual business idea from an initial set of facts and hypotheses to real, practical solutions and execution
    • Proven ability to negotiate
    • Possess a strong execution bias
    • Able to manage multiple complex projects with an unrelenting focus and prioritization
    • Bring a global mindset and be comfortable working across a diverse set of environments
    • Able to work as a standalone leader, with high visibility inside and outside company; and access to small talented group of associates & VPs
    • Independent and creative; with a strong external network and brand
      At BNY Mellon, our inclusive culture speaks for itself. Here's a few of our awards:
      • Fortune World's Most Admired Companies & Top 20 for Diversity and Inclusion
      • Bloomberg's Gender Equality Index (GEI)
      • Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 100% score Corporate Equality Index
      • Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion , Disability: IN - 100% score
      • 100 Best Workplaces for Innovators, Fast Company
      • CDP's Climate Change 'A List'
        Our Benefits:

        BNY Mellon offers highly competitive compensation, benefits, and wellbeing programs rooted in a strong culture of excellence and our pay-for-performance philosophy. We provide access to flexible global resources and tools for your life's journey. Focus on your health, foster your personal resilience, and reach your financial goals as a valued member of our team, along with generous paid leaves that can support you and your family through moments that matter.

        BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Underrepresented racial and ethnic groups/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

        Employer Description:

        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 and 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:

        EEO Statement:

        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.

Keywords: Bank of New York Mellon, New York , Growth Ventures Lead, Accounting, Auditing , New York, New York

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