Project Manager - Third Party Management Program

Chicago, Illinois, United States
16 May 2023
09 Jun 2023
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

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.

This role will report into the Vice President of Third Party Vendor Management. Responsibilities include partnering with key stakeholders and our supply chain to support the organization’s 3rd party vendor oversight program for a portfolio of suppliers.


  • Responsible for managing a large or complex portfolio of projects within the Third Party Management Office (TPMO) and assisting with the program execution.
  • Support project timelines and procedural enhancements for the TPM Program
  • Supporting the execution, monitoring, controlling and timely closure of all TPMO projects
  • Align project plans with Northern Trust’s strategic goals and priorities
  • Support the development and strategic approach of the TPM Program
  • Identifies and analyzes new program opportunities and regularly monitors the opportunities for TPMO
  • Communicates regularly with program and field staff as well as other departments on ongoing and planned program


  • Must have a strong analytical and communication skills to be impactful with external regulators and partners
  • Strong business acumen with proven ability to interact with all levels of the organization
  • Highly flexible and adaptable to change
  • An undergraduate or graduate degree in Accounting, Finance or Risk and/or other appropriate academic major is highly preferred.
  • 2+ years of experience as a Consultant/ Senior Consultant with a public accounting firm, or particular business/industry experience to meet special needs of vendor manager/ 3rd party oversight

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.

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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