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Training Consultant – GFS Functional Training 

Summary 
As a member of the GFS Global Functional Training Team, the Training Consultant will work collaboratively with team members to deliver training solutions to the assigned business unit. Under general direction the Training Consultant will assist with defining learning solutions that support the functional requirements. The Training Consultant role involves designing, delivering functional training solutions, analyzes solutions for continuous improvement and undertakes appropriate operational and administrative aspects of the training curriculum.  

Principal Responsibilities 
• Works with management, performance consultants and / or subject matter experts to understand desired business outcomes and translate them into learning and organization development objectives. 

• Works with stakeholders to determine appropriate learning methodologies and organization development solutions. 

• Develops project plans including the identification of subject matter experts where appropriate. 

• Develops facilitates and delivers learning and organization development programs. 

• Maintains an inventory of training and organization development programs / tools and schedules their use according to management priorities. 

• Evaluates training and organization development programs for effectiveness and makes recommendations for improvements. 

• Delivers a work product that requires minimal revision. 

• Serves as a key subject matter expert in program design and may mentor more junior staff. 

• Handles all types of analysis. 

• Represents the department in various meetings. 

Area Specific Duties 
• Coordinate / deliver the training curriculum within assigned geographic location. 
- Liaise with both managers and participants to outline programme requirements.  
- Continuous evaluation of the programme working with GFS and Stakeholders. 

• Design, develop and maintain a training curriculum for the UVRS / Fund Accounting function within the Global GFS curriculums which can be implemented and delivered regardless of geographic location. 

• Coordinate / deliver the new hire curriculum within your geographic location. 

• Design and deliver training for existing systems and new system roll-outs. 

• Ensures that GFS Functional learning and development interventions are aligned with the Business Unit and / or enterprise-wide needs. 

• Consult with areas in the business unit to provide ongoing support. 

• Work collaboratively with other Global Training Teams.
Skills / Experience 
For this position, we are looking for an individual that fits one of two profiles:  

1. An experienced operations professional willing to develop their consulting, writing and presenting skills. Requirements include: 
• Three to five years of operational experience, preferably in UVRS, FA or a similar role in Financial services. 
• Excellent communication skills. 
• Ability to work with all levels of staff. 
• Self starter and team player. 
• Attention to detail.  

2. An experienced training professional willing to quickly learn all aspects of the UVRS / FA business unit. Requirements include: 
• Three to five years of training consulting experience. 
• Excellent communication skills. 
• Ability to work with all levels of staff. 
• Self starter and team player. 
• Attention to detail. 


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 September 30, 2018, Northern Trust Corporation had:  
$10.8 trillion in assets under custody / administration 
$8.2 trillion in assets under custody 
$1.2 trillion in assets under management 
$132 billion in banking assets

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