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Senior Consultant, Risk- Project Manager

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Risk Management/Compliance
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101307 Requisition #

Northern Trust, a Fortune 500 company, is a globally recognized, award-winning financial institution that has been in continuous operation since 1889.

We are searching for a Project Manager- Sr. Risk Consultant to join our team!

The Project Manager (PM) is responsible for leading and managing complex, cross-functional programs and projects, that strengthen enterprise risk management across Financial Risk (e.g., Credit and Market Risk), Non-Financial Risk (e.g., Cybersecurity, Operational Risk) and Compliance (e.g., AML, Trade Surveillance). Programs or projects involve the delivery of enhanced risk capabilities or regulatory changes that could impact multiple risk functions, business units, or technology.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for leading, advising, keeping up with industry best practices, and managing the program or project to a successful delivery, including establishing the overall direction, coordination, execution, implementation, and reporting. 
  • Deliver all project management artifacts such as scope and objectives, resources plan, budget, project plans, status reports, and tracking of key milestones, risks, issues and dependencies.
  • Resolve complex problems, drive project team to success, provide guidance and workarounds while facing roadblocks through a consultative approach with project sponsor and stakeholders.
  • Adhere to internal project management methodology, quality standards and processes.
  • Establish strategies to minimize project risk and ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations.

 

Major Duties:

  • Learn the subject matter to provide leadership and guidance for the programs and projects.
  • Execute and implement programs or projects initiated to deliver new or enhanced strategic risk capabilities or regulatory changes.
  • Collaborate with the business and technology to improve efficiency, effectiveness and productivity.
  • Lead and facilitate cross-discipline discussions for decision making regarding scope, prioritization and issue resolution.
  • Develop, manage and communicate all program and project artifacts such as objectives, risks, issues and project status to multiple levels of the organization.

 

 

 

 

Knowledge/Skills:

  • Program and project management and/or risk and compliance knowledge is required (e.g., fraud, operational resiliency, stress testing).
  • Self-motivated, highly flexible and adaptable to change.
  • Leadership and organizational skills are required to determine the program goals, structure, budget, timelines and resource needs as well as tracking many concurrent activities.
  • Consultative, critical thinking, analytical, and strong oral and written communication skills are required.
  • Knowledge of MS suite of applications, advanced Excel skills for analysis, PowerPoint for reporting and presentations, and knowledge of MS project for project plans.
  • Ability to work with multiple partners in cross-functional groups at various levels throughout the organization and ability to drive consensus among multiple groups.
  • Ability to drive execution without direct reporting line responsibilities.

Experience required:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 5+ years of risk management and/or project management experience.
  • Communication and analytical skills are necessary to consult with partners/clients, analyze information and to develop comprehensive project plans.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage large scale projects including business process re-engineering.

 

Northern Trust is proud to provide innovative financial services and guidance to the world’s most successful individuals, families and institutions by remaining true to our enduring principles of service, expertise and integrity. With more than 130 years of financial experience and over 22,000 partners, we serve the world’s most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service.

 

Working with Us:

As a Northern Trust partner, greater achievements await. You will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture in an organization where financial strength and stability is an asset that emboldens us to explore new ideas. Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company committed to assisting the communities we serve! Join a workplace with a greater purpose.

 

 

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. #MadeForGreater

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