Senior Specialist, Business Development

BNY Mellon
Singapore, Singapore
28 Jul 2022
27 Aug 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

  • Independently evaluates and pursues new business opportunities and client prospects, focusing on responsible business growth that is compliant, of acceptable risk and profitable.
  • Serves in a consultative role to prospects, advising leadership on the best way to achieve their short- and long- term strategic objectives through the firms solutions.
  • Pursues small to moderately-sized prospects of limited complexity with standard product needs.
  • Prospects could be advisors, individuals or institutions.
  • In some cases at this level, incumbents follow leads that come in to the organization, versus generating leads themselves.
  • May assist a more senior Business Development colleague on large or complex accounts to gain breadth/depth of knowledge.
  • May also pursue advantageous strategic partnerships with third parties in order to better respond to prospects needs.
  • For some areas of the Bank, may be responsible for achieving organic incremental growth from existing clients.
  • Locates potential prospects through in-depth industry research and an understanding of the market environment, including short- and long-term trends, competitor offerings, regulatory developments etc. For some business units, leads may originate from direct inquiries from prospects.
  • Prospect contacts could be advisors/individuals or institutional leaders.
  • Screens and evaluates prospects by analyzing market strategies, deal requirements, growth potential, financials and internal firm priorities.
  • Consults with prospects on their strategic vision and applies an understanding of the firms solutions and value proposition to help them achieve that vision. Within standards/limits established by BD leaders, develops a negotiation strategy and position to align prospect needs to firm offerings.
  • Closes new prospects by structuring deals (pricing, contract terms, etc.) that achieve optimal terms for both the client and the firm within assigned parameters.
  • Ensures deals and related activities are compliant with all regulations.
  • Follows up with firm-wide resources (marketing, legal, compliance, etc.) to gather needed information required to finalize a proposal/deal.
  • Work closely with related teams (RMs, AMs, CSD) and other firm-wide resources (marketing, legal, compliance, etc.) to ensure all risk management/compliance activities relevant to business development activities are conducted and captured.
  • Tracks and reports on business development results for assigned area (geographic, business/industry category, product category, etc.)
  • May have people management responsibilities in some geographies.
  • Provides guidance to less experienced Business Development roles as needed.
  • Responsible for business development within assigned area (geographic territory, product category, business/industry category/segment, etc.).
  • Typically pursues small to moderately-sized prospects with limited complexity.
  • For some areas of the Bank, may be responsible for achieving organic incremental growth from existing clients.

  • Bachelors degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
  • Advanced/graduate degree preferred.
  • 5-7 years of total work experience preferred.
  • Financial Services experience with a particular client type or product (Hedge, Pension, etc.) preferred as is prior experience in a related customer-facing role, Sales Support, Global Capital Markets or Product Management.
  • Applicable local/regional licenses or certifications as required by the business.
  • A good understanding of the relevant marketplace, competitive landscape and industry drivers in the relevant region is preferred.
  • As global firm, bi-lingual capabilities are helpful as is an understanding of local/cultural nuances important for client trust.

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:

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