Who we are Northern Trust provides innovative financial services and guidance to corporations, institutions and affluent families and individuals globally. With 130 years of financial experience and nearly 20,000 partners, we serve the world's most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service.
What we do Northern Trust's international business has grown dramatically over the last decade. Some of our largest clients are located in Asia and Australia, which represents a rapidly growing client base for the company. Since 1986, we have been serving clients in Asia-Pacific (APAC), including corporate pension funds, investment managers, insurance companies, government agencies, family offices and corporations. Our intricate understanding of the region allows us to provide unique insights and strategic perspectives to our clients. Currently, we have client offices in Beijing, Hong Kong, Melbourne, Singapore, Seoul, Tokyo and Kuala Lumpur.
Summary At Northern Trust we're constantly researching and identifying new ways to leverage emerging technologies to deliver new and innovative solutions to our clients.
Northern Trust launched the first distributed ledger for private equity fund administration (Feb 2017)
Northern Trust was one of the foundation investors in Bond-i: the first ever bond to be created, allocated, transferred and managed through its lifecycle using distributed ledger technology. We are continually considering and taking part in industry collaborations to create exceptional experiences and deliver leading capabilities and operating models for our clients. We see increasing digitization of our market places as the next evolution of our business. This is a strategic role to build the portfolio of innovation experiments (Proof of Values) around Northern Trust identified themes to support generation of new business models for the organization. Representing Northern Trust within the industry and providing advocacy in relation to industry change. The role incorporates senior level interaction within Northern Trust, together with external senior interaction with key industry bodies and regulators in order to positively influence market change in line with Northern Trust's strategic direction in digital innovation. The role also calls for the partner to leverage intelligence and research to identify opportunities to support Northern Trust's business unit COOs and Management Group with strategic decisions within the enterprise to lead and support innovation incubation and commercialization.
What you will do
Actively engage with industry bodies (industry groups, regulators) to contribute to the shaping of market change in line with Northern's vision
Shape market change in line with NT's strategic direction by supporting the positioning of partners on key influential industry bodies and by engaging with financial services firms, technology firms and challenger organisations
Support the the bank's strategic approach to technical innovation, investments and developments for the APAC region.
Identify and frame new business opportunities including business case development and commercialization through pricing and go to market planning for new product or ecosystem innovations.
Providing active leadership and research to capture and inform partners on emerging trends, opportunities and threats to Northern Trust's enterprise (Through research and external engagement, identify opportunities and threats together with macro industry themes affecting Northern Trust's enterprise)
Shape ongoing research into the threats, impacts and opportunities from new technologies, market disruptors and challenger firms to inform strategic decisions across the enterprise
Distribute through multiple channels research findings to Northern's partners' engagements
Demonstrate thought leadership in the form of internal partner education
Coaching teams to "maturity" of the innovation experiments
Ongoing assurance of MA&R framed initiatives
Provide consultancy services to business unit COOs for specific engagements in line with above accountabilities
Drive and take ownership for developing networks in the regional innovation scene.
Offer an APAC global perspective in stakeholder discussions and when shaping solutions/recommendations.
Report to Head of Market Advocacy & Innovation Research APAC
As of June 30 2019, Northern Trust Corporation had:
$11.3 trillion in assets under custody/administration
$8.5 trillion in assets under custody
$1.2 trillion in assets under management
$127 billion in banking assets
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 recognize the value of inclusion and diversity in culture, in thought, and in experience, which is why Forbes ranked us the top employer for Diversity in 2018. 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 ethical companies. Build your career with us and apply today!
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Interest in and proven leadership in leading innovation and change.
Experience in building new business models
Ability to drive complex business issues from idea to execution
Genuine energy and excitement about the role & innovation in shaping the future of the financial services
Proven ability to make an impact at scale: build and maintain effective relationships across Northern Trust's enterprise and key external industry groups
Ability to influence and persuade at all levels
Excellent interpersonal skills
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Building and maintaining partnerships with Fintech community and universities to gain early indications of the latest developments in your theme
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