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Principal, Government Relations

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

Job Description:


Principal - Policy Lead, Global Public Policy and Government Affairs ( External )


This individual will cover regulatory policy and advocacy strategy as a member of BNY Mellon's Public Policy and Government Affairs team.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Monitoring, analyzing, and reporting on U.S. and international regulatory developments;
  • Partnering with lines of business and corporate functions to identify regulatory priorities, assess impact and opportunities, and develop company positions;
  • Driving proactive internal regulatory strategy as well as external engagement and advocacy strategies, including with trade associations and peers;
  • Preparing speakers and briefing materials for regulatory interactions; and
  • Maintaining BNY Mellon's role as a trusted voice and industry leader on high-profile policy issues.

    This individual will work closely with colleagues in the Legal Department, businesses and corporate functions in developing and executing on BNY Mellon's regulatory strategy.

    • 5-10 years of experience at federal banking or regulatory agency, law firm, trade association or large financial institution;
    • Strong working knowledge of the financial services industry and regulatory landscape;
    • Experience working directly with regulators;
    • Excellent analytical and oral and written communication skills, including the ability to clearly explain complex regulations;
    • Strong time management and organizational skills to manage multiple projects and time-sensitive issues;
    • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across different teams;
    • Flexible and adaptable to changing issues and regulatory priorities; and
    • Proactive self-starter that demonstrates initiative, creativity, and resourcefulness to work independently.

      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: bnymellon.com/careers.

      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, Washington DC , Principal, Government Relations, Government & Protective Services , Washington, DC

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