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Director, Identity Governance and Oversight

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102202 Requisition #

The function of the Director, Identity Governance and Oversight role will be to define and implement an overarching governance framework for the identity lifecycle of Northern Trust.  The role will report to the Global Head of Identity and Access Management (IAM), ensuring formulation and execution of strategic roadmaps related to 1st line of defense IAM governance practices.  The role will also be responsible for identity governance policy, standards and control adherence and serve as principal partner in strengthening and maintaining productive alliances with 2nd and 3rd line of defense challenge teams.  Additionally, this position will manage a team that will align with business, technology, information security and other corporate teams to establish and strengthen adoption of identity practices, standards and controls.  As a principal IAM leader, the selected candidate will partner with IAM architecture, engineering, operations and program teams to ensure that identity governance and administration strategy and roadmaps are in alignment with other IAM capabilities and towers of work.

 

MAJOR DUTIES

 

  • Design and implement the strategic technology and operational objectives for the identity governance and administration (IGA) tower of the Northern Trust (NT) IAM Organization
  • Serve as a people manager for the IGA function, aligning its capabilities to business and technology team objectives
  • Represent the IAM organization’s identity lifecycle capabilities to the business units as well as to technology, risk and audit teams
  • Own the IGA Tower practices associated with Birthright Access, Transfer Certifications, Termination Services as well as Access Certifications
  • Own IGA for the workforce, clients and the cloud(s); partnership with IAM Architecture, Engineering and Operations
  • Lead enforcement of IGA Tower standards and controls across NT, whether applications and platforms are centrally or decentralized managed
  • Lead identity metrics and analytics collection and reporting to all levels of NT leadership
  • Partner with business aligned technology teams to onboard all business critical applications and platforms to the IAM IGA suite of tools
  • Responsible for IGA related communications and business aligned IGA progress reporting
  • Responsible for enterprise level training of access management principles, practices, standards and controls
  • Responsible for IGA related audit and regulator responses and deliverables
  • Responsible for advanced IGA functions, including Role Based Access design and implementation and Segregation of Duties and Toxic Combination identification and remediation

 

LEADERSHIP KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS

 

  • Strong team management skills. Conducts performance management and career development processes, and staffing and disciplinary actions.

1.  Leads resource planning and metrics

2.  Develops periodic goals, organizes the work, sets short-term priorities, monitors all activities, and ensures timely and accurate completion of the work.

3.  Operates independently; has in-depth knowledge of business unit / function

4.  As an IAM subject area expert, provides comprehensive, in-depth consulting and leadership to team and partners at a high technical level

5.  Carries out activities that are large in scope, cross-functional and technically difficult

6. Role is balanced between high level operational execution and development, and execution of strategic direction of business function activities

7.  Responsible for direct interaction with different committees and/or management

8.  Strategic in developing, implementing and administering programs within functional areas

  • Manages the offshore development and onshore support functions for IAM platforms and applications

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Broad understanding of identity and access management, with expert knowledge in identity governance and administration
  • Understanding of identity related regulatory requirements for all global regions
  • Strong aptitude to develop and maintain internal and external business relationships and to leverage those relationships in pursuit of day-to-day goals and responsibilities
  • Excellent consultative skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required
  • In-depth Functional / Industry Knowledge is required
  • Knowledge of information security, network management, operating systems, software development, database systems and information technology concepts needed to effectively manage the group
  • Analytical and problem solving skills are required
  • Leadership and organizational skills are required to develop periodic goals and to manage and motivate team members towards the goals set
  • A College or University degree and/or relevant proven work experience is required
  • Industry certification such as CISSP, CISM, CISA, Cisco, SANS, etc. is preferred

 

About Northern Trust:

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

 

Working with Us:

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’d love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of America’s best banks and most sustainable companies! Build your career with us and apply today.

 

 

 

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