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Senior Advisor, Human Resources

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The Sr. HR Advisor acts as a partner to management by providing professional HR guidance and support to relevant
internal client groups. Consults with management regarding strategic people plans and the application of corporate human
resources programs. Builds and maintains a valued advisor relationship with managers and delivers Human Resource
solutions that effectively address business issues and needs. Ensures compliance of all employment and labor laws.
1. Executes on key strategic business priorities utilizing HR metrics, organization alignment and design tools, workforce
planning, and location strategy. Leads HR workstreams to support business objectives utilizing project management and
change management models.
2. Consults with managers on creating a culture committed to employee engagement, development and growth by
coaching and advising managers on talent assessment, career planning, and performance management.
3. Acts as a liaison between the line, HR Business Partners & HR Advisors and other HR functions to ensure that HR
services are aligned with internal client needs.
4. Ensures compliance on HR-related company guidelines and policies, as well as compliance with all regional, country,
local and company regulations while focusing on day-to-day risk mitigation.
5. Attends relevant client team meetings to ensure HR actions support key business initiatives.
6. Provides guidance and leadership to managers and partners on dispute resolution, disciplinary action, regulatory
compliance, problem solving, reductions in force and litigation avoidance
7. Coaches and develops managers to become more effective as leaders and managers
8. Maintains an awareness of and partners with Talent Acquisition to help achieve a high quality, diverse talent pipeline
9. Partners with managers to implement change initiatives involving people impact.
10. Participates in functional and cross-functional initiatives.
11. Serves as expert or go to person within a group.
12. Handles extensive, high profile work.
13. Serve on various lead teams as appropriate.

Working knowledge of Organizational Effectiveness tools for assessment and design, change management and change
communication.
Strong consulting, interpersonal, teamwork, communication, and client service skills.
Project management leadership.
Significant knowledge of HR policies and processes (e.g. talent management, compensation, performance management).
Knowledge of local employment laws. International exposure is beneficial.
10 or more years of related experience

 

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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