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Northern Trust Company

Senior Project Manager

Northern Trust Melbourne, Australia
Posted 5 days ago Permanent Competitive
About Northern Trust:

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

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.

Role Summary

The Senior Project Manager, is responsible for managing medium to large scale local client implementations with multiple workstreams, internal and external stakeholders, including building client relationship, managing client requirements and expectations, reporting and deliverables throughout the project lifecycle or act as a Workstream Lead and/or Project Manager within a large scale local or global project.

The successful candidate, uses specific knowledge of a discipline to achieve goals through own work. Has specific knowledge or expertise typically gained through formal education or equivalent experience. Uses expertise to provide guidance to others as a project manager or consultant. Requires in-depth conceptual and practical knowledge in own job discipline and basic knowledge of related job disciplines. Solves complex problems. Works independently; receives minimal guidance. May lead projects or project steps within a broader project or may have accountability for on-going activities or objectives. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.

What you will be doing
  • Ensure alignment of resources at NT and the client for the lifecycle of the project
  • Set up of overall project governance
  • Set up of PPM codes for use by CDS and technology teams for the lifecycle of the project
  • Schedule and run Internal and Joint working group meetings and all executive steer meetings(including Go/No Go decision meetings)
  • Populate Actions, Risk and Gap registers with any items that are raised as part of the Joint or Executive Steer meetings
  • Review and follow up on any At Risk and Overdue items in the Registers or Detailed Project Plan
  • Ensure all project governance activities are completed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Collate and distribute of Weekly Governance Pack that is provided to the client (Project Scorecard, All registers and Detailed Project Plan - and any other documentation that has been agreed as part of the governance structure)
  • Monitor, maintain and update of all Open Actions, Risks, and Gaps and detailed project plan tasks
  • Coordinate with the BAU workstream partners assigned to ensure you are receiving the latest updates prior to updating the registers and Detailed project plan
  • Ensure confirmation of operational readiness to the agreed go live date
  • Coordinate and run the joint executive steer and GO/No Go decision meetings
  • Act as an escalation point for Workstream Leads, Project Managers and Client where appropriate
  • Ensure delivery of event to the agreed go live date
  • Act as an escalation point for the medium to large complexity projects
  • Assists in alignment of resources (as required)
  • Ensure all project governance activities are completed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Collate and distribute any program level status updates (as required)
  • Provide updates to the team global trackers (as required)
  • Provide feedback and guidance to the Project Managers and/or Onboarding Consultants were appropriate
  • Actively participate in new client Sales process, including but not limited to RFI, RFP, indicative implementation budget creation and Sales presentations
About You
  • Requires specialized depth and/or breadth of expertise in own job discipline or field and basic knowledge of related job disciplines
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required
  • Demonstrated client interaction ability
  • Ability to navigate internal business structures and take things onboard quickly
  • Highly flexible and adaptable to change
  • Interprets internal/external business challenges and recommends best practices to improve products, processes or services
  • Communicates difficult concepts and ability to negotiate with others to adopt a different point of view
  • May lead functional teams or projects with moderate resource requirements, risk, and/or complexity
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 the world's most admired and sustainable companies! Build your career with us and apply today. #MadeForGreater

Reasonable accommodation

Northern Trust is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email our HR Service Center at MyHRHelp@ntrs.com .

We hope you're excited about the role and the opportunity to work with us. We value an inclusive workplace and understand flexibility means different things to different people.

Apply today and talk to us about your flexible working requirements and together we can achieve greater.
Job ID  R124302
ABOUT COMPANY
Chicago, United States
22000 Employees Private Banking / Wealth Management
As a global leader in innovative wealth management, asset servicing and investment solutions, Northern Trust (Nasdaq: NTRS) is proud to guide the worl...
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