Australian Program Lead - Cash Clearing, Melbourne

  • Competitive
  • Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Northern Trust Company
  • 18 Jan 18 2018-01-18

Australian Program Lead - Cash Clearing, Melbourne

Who we are
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 16,500 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.

What we do
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.

What you will do
The role is required to lead the AUD Direct Clearing project within the Cash Program. The AUS Program Lead will work closely with the Payments Strategy Lead.

  1. Lead the program ensuring that market business and regulatory outcomes are delivered and align with the overall Global Cash Strategy initiatives
  2. Ensure the program is delivered to the required regulatory timescales and business needs
  3. Key interface into the Australian and wider APAC executive team
  4. Lead engagement with Senior IT and Business stakeholders to ensure the communication pathways are open and that expectations are met in respect to business outcomes
  5. Work with the Senior Project Manager and Project Office/PMO to ensure that there is a robust level of planning, risk management, governance and budget monitoring in place


Your Knowledge/Skills:
You are a seasoned expert with program/project management expertise and you will have technical and business knowledge developed through previous industry experience.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required
  • In-depth Functional; Technical and/or Industry Knowledge
  • Highly flexible and adaptable to change
  • Leadership and organizational skills are required to determine the Program's goals, structure, budget and resource need
  • People Management skills to assess and develop the skills of staff.
  • Team work skills to drive execution without direct reporting line responsibilities

As of September 30, 2017, Northern Trust Corporation had:
  • $131 billion in banking assets
  • $7.8 trillion in assets under custody
  • $9.7 trillion in assets under custody/administration
  • $1.1 trillion in assets under management

Northern Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We aim for excellence in our efforts to recruit, develop and deploy the highest caliber workforce. Our commitment and success to a diverse workforce is evident in employee satisfaction and industry acknowledgment. For a list of all our achievements please click here .

The closing date to apply for this role is the Friday 5th January 2018 and we will be in touch with an update within two weeks.

For a private discussion please contact Gez Williams on +61 3 9935 8204.