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Consultant, Business Management

Northern Trust
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Closing date
Jul 27, 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.


Working within a highly capable and collaborative team, the Business Management Consultant will have broad involvement in a variety of activities that will challenge and expand existing knowledge and experience. This role presents an excellent opportunity to gain a comprehensive understanding of the The Northern Trust Company of Hong Kong (TNTCHK) office, working across functions and with onshore and offshore senior management.

This is a varied and challenging role where the ability to independently work through ambiguity and recommend a path forward is expected. Strong written and verbal communication skills that engage key stakeholders combined with the confidence to hold others accountable, will ensure success.

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, Hong Kong, the Business Management Consultant will be responsible for providing support to the key functions performed by the Chief Administrative Office, a first Line of Defense function, including:
• Regulatory change implementation
• Manager-In-Charge Regime support
• Service Provider Outsourcing support
• Business strategy
• Governance and reporting
• Strategic projects

The role of the Business Management Consultant helps ensure TNTCHK's approach to accountability, governance, strategy and risk management remains fit for purpose and meets business and regulatory expectations.

Main duties

Manager-In-Charge Regime support

With TNTCHK operating as a Licensed Corporation in Hong Kong, the CAO Office supports MICs, Responsible Officers and Licensed representatives for guidance and support to meet their accountability obligations and responsibilities under the SFC Manager-In-Charge Regime .This role will support the ongoing maintenance of key elements of the existing MIC Framework.

Service Provider Outsourcing

The CAO Office is also relied upon to provide guidance and support to meet the requirements of the corporate Third Party Risk Management Program. As we implement the Third Party Risk Management Framework in June 2024, the Business Management Consultant will support the continued adherence to all stages of the Outsourcing Lifecycle in the business as usual environment including due diligence, reviews and approvals, implementation and agreements, monitoring and reporting and managing changes to existing outsourcing arrangements.

Business initiatives

The Business Management Consultant will participate in key business initiatives, playing an important support role to the CAO in working with the wider leadership team to execute on the strategic roadmap. This will include the development of ad-hoc analytics to help the business better understand and manage its costs, risks, capital usage, growth opportunities, etc to support continued business success.

About you
  • You operate with sound judgment, professional maturity and personal integrity, your naturally proactive and results-oriented work ethic are often commented on by others
  • Your strong stakeholder management skills enable you to build effective, collaborative and productive partnerships with a range of senior and internal stakeholders
  • You have the courage to ask tough questions and respectfully challenge the status quo
  • You create solutions by applying a tech savvy lens, continuously seeking opportunity to drive greater efficiencies through automation, particularly process workflows
  • You can easily provide examples that evidence your strong attention to detail, your ability to communicate clearly and succinctly
  • You are familiar with the relationship between business vision, the achievement of strategy and the management of risk and are interested in the planning and execution process that brings it all together
  • You make it your business to understand organizational risk management practices and expectations and take steps to integrate them into the way you operate on a day-to-day basis
  • You will have strong expertise across the Microsoft 365 application suite, including Teams, Outlook, SharePoint, OneDrive, Excel, PowerPoint and Word. The ability to design and build process workflows using Power Automate is highly regarded.
  • You will have an interest in working within the Financial Services sector and will have a university/college degree or equivalent and/or relevant proven work experience
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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