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Business Program Manager (Middle Office Implementations)

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Business Systems/Process
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77195 Requisition #
Description

Responsible for managing large scale, enterprise-wide Programs with multiple projects and work streams. Programs involve delivery of critical strategic business capabilities or regulatory changes that impact multiple business units or disciplines and clients. The Project Management function manages a BU project or program to successful outcome. This role is responsible for aligning resources, overseeing the budget, creating project plans and tracking key milestones/risks/dependencies. This is the key coordinator to ensure Implementation of critical business capabilities or regulatory change. 
  • Focus of role is on execution of a program initiated to deliver a change in the strategic direction of business function activities; expansion of critical business capabilities or implementation of cross business unit regulatory change.
  • Manages implementation of complex initiatives involving multiple disciplines and/or ambiguous issues with clients 
  • Displays a balanced, cross-functional perspective, liaising with the client, business and technology to improve efficiency, effectiveness and productivity
  • Communication of program objectives; risks; issues and overall status to multiple levels within the organization and with clients
  • Facilitation of cross discipline (business unit) coordination for decision making regarding scope; prioritization and issue resolution.
Qualifications
  • Seasoned expert with program/project management expertise that has been developed over 20+ years of experience managing large, complex implementations
  • Full time or consulting experience in the investment manager/asset manager industry
  • Client relationship management experience
  • Technical and/or business knowledge developed through previous industry experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required, tailored for the audience including the C-suite within the organization and with clients
  • In-depth Functional; Technical and/or Industry Knowledge 
  • Highly flexible and adaptable to change
  • Leadership and organizational skills are required to determine the Program’s goals, structure, budget and resource need
  • People Management skills to assess and develop the skills of staff
  • Team work skills to drive execution without direct reporting line responsibilities
  • Project management certification desired
For more than a century, Northern Trust has worked hard building our legacy of outstanding service, expertise and integrity. From a Chicago-based bank founded in 1889, we now have more than 20 international locations and 18,500 employees globally. We serve the world’s most-sophisticated clients – from sovereign wealth funds and the wealthiest individuals and families, to the most-successful hedge funds and corporate brands.

We burnished our reputation as a global leader delivering innovative investment management, asset and fund administration, fiduciary and banking solutions enabled by sophisticated, leading technology. And through it all, we continually laid a solid, forward-looking foundation on which future generations can continue growing and achieving greater.

As of March 31,2019, Northern Trust Corporation had:

$10.9 trillion in assets under custody/administration
$8.2 trillion in assets under custody
$1.2 trillion in assets under management
$122 billion in banking assets 

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