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Sr Manager, Cyber Sec IT RiskM

Northern Trust
Pune, India
Closing date
May 21, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
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.

As a Senior Manager, for Information Security Governance and Oversight (IGO) Chief Administrative officer (CAO) you will be responsible for overseeing and guiding all program and portfolio management activities in alignment with Agile ways-of-working.

Additionally, this role involves managing relationships with internal and external stakeholders, fostering collaboration and communication to achieve cybersecurity goals. You will also be responsible for identifying and implementing best practices to improve project delivery and drive continuous improvement within the department. Oversee and coordinate the Issue Management Governance and audit and regulatory engagements involving Infosec domain in the region.

Identifies training and development needs and establishes performance standards. Oversees significant resources for the Business Unit and exercises strategic budget and administrative control over planning and project management. Focus on role is on ensuring the execution of strategic direction of business function activities. Displays a balanced, cross-functional perspective, liaising with the business to improve efficiency, effectiveness and productivity. You will work with leaders across technology, risk, audit, and business units within Northern Trust and play a vital role in establishing and maintaining a highly effective IT control environment.

Major Duties

Stakeholder Communication: Facilitate communication between project teams, stakeholders, and leadership. Keep stakeholders informed of project status, risks, and dependencies to ensure alignment and manage expectations. Serve as a central point of contact, liaising between the CAO and other internal stakeholders across technology, risk, audit and business units within Norther Trust.

Budgeting and Finance: Assist in budget preparation, financial analysis, and expenditure monitoring, ensuring financial objectives are met and resources are utilized efficiently.

Decision support: Provide critical support in decision-making process by conducting research, preparing reports to senior management and other corporate oversight committees, and offering informed recommendations.

Strategic planning: Support the development of the division's strategic plan, as well as space and location strategy across business unit. Contributing valuable insights, analysis, and recommendations.

Project management: Assist project managers in planning, executing, and monitoring project activities. Provide administrative support, including scheduling meetings, preparing agendas Oversee and coordinate key projects on behalf of the CAO, ensuring deadlines are met and financial and operational progress are communicated. Maintain risk management and compliance programs and activities for the unit.

Team leadership: Promote a positive work culture and foster professional development within the team.

Documentation Management: Maintain project documentation, including project plans, important packs / artifacts, status reports, and tracking registers. Ensure documentation is accurate, up-to-date, and easily accessible to project stakeholders.

Tool Administration: Utilize tools such as O365, SharePoint, Confluence and Azure DevOps (ADO) to track project progress, manage tasks, and collaborate with team members. Maintain project dashboards and reports to provide visibility into project performance.

Reporting and Analysis: Generate reports and analyze project data to identify trends, issues, and opportunities for improvement. Present findings to project stakeholders using PowerPoint presentations and other communication tools.

Process Improvement: Continuously evaluate and streamline project management processes to enhance efficiency and effectiveness. Identify areas for automation and implement tools or workflows to optimize project delivery.


Excellent communication, interpersonal, written and presentation skills, with the ability to interact confidently with individuals at all levels of the organization.

Exceptional problem-solving abilities and a proactive approach to overcoming challenges.

Strong organizational skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize effectively in a fast-paced environment.

Understanding and exposure of information security, IT audit and/or IT risk management principles.

Knowledge of business strategy development to provide long term planning and to manage the profitability performance.

Extensive business experience and broad functional expertise, with focus on risk and control functions and proactive strategic leadership

Highly flexible and adaptable to change, technology forward thinking

Knowledge of Northern Trust global business structure and various business segment

Experience Required

A Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Computer Science or a related discipline with 15+ years of experience.

Some exposure and experience around technology risk management, Infosec, control functions, audit services experience, or similar experience with transferable skills. Financial Services industry experience is a plus.

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 .

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.

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