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Specialist, IT Projects

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84554 Requisition #

About Northern Trust:
Northern Trust provides innovative financial services and guidance to corporations, institutions and affluent families and individuals globally. With 130 years of financial experience and nearly 20,000 partners, we serve the world’s most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service. 

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As a Northern Trust partner, you will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture, which has a strong history of financial strength and stability. Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company that is committed to strengthening the communities we serve!                
We recognize the value of inclusion and diversity in culture, in thought, and in experience, which is why Forbes ranked us the top employer for Diversity in 2018. 
We’d love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of the world’s most admired and ethical companies. Build your career with us and apply today.

Provides comprehensive consultation to the business unit and IT Project management and strategies. Undertakes complex projects requiring additional specialized technical knowledge. Responsible for all aspects of the development and implementation of assigned projects and provides a single point of contact for those projects. Takes projects from original concept through final implementation. Defines project scope and objectives. Develops detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports. Responsible for project meetings and is responsible for project tracking and analysis. Ensures adherence to quality standards and reviews project deliverables. Provides specialized knowledge and analytical guidance to project team. 

1. Provides comprehensive consultation to business unit and IT Project management and strategies. 
2. Undertakes complex projects requiring additional specialized technical knowledge. 
3. Responsible for all aspects of the development and implementation of assigned projects and provides a single point of contact for those projects. Takes projects from original concept through final implementation. 
4. Defines project scope and objectives. Develops detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports.
5. Acts as a resource for direction, training and guidance for less experienced staff. 
6. Provides leadership and guidance to staff, fostering an environment that encourages employee participation, teamwork, and communication.
7. Handles the most complex IT projects. Coordinates with users to determine requirements.
 

•    Bachelor degree in Computer Science or a related discipline and at least six, typically eight or more years related experience as a project team member of which at least two years have been in a leadership position, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. 
•    Specialized knowledge of IT projects , excellent consultative skills, strong analytical ability and ability to work effectively with clients and IT management and staff.
•    Strong analytical skills are needed to analyze and evaluate technical information and coordinate projects. 
•    Requires strong communication, technical teamwork and interpersonal skills.

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