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Northern Trust Corporation

Business Unit CIO - Wealth Mgmt

Northern Trust Corporation - Chicago, IL


Northern Trusts Technology Solutions Team is seeking a dynamic CIO who will help us build strategic partnerships with the Wealth Management Business Unit to establish and implement key initiatives to continue to grow & expand WM business.

The Chief Information Officer for Wealth Management will serve as the single point of accountability for an integrated plan and roadmap to deliver a distinctive, transparent, cost-effective and reliable technology platform to deliver and support business unit client, product and partner priorities

Acts as part of Business Unit and Technology Solutions Executive Leadership teams to translate Company’s strategic vision and business objectives into results-driven technology solutions.

Create / establish new ways of working between the business / CG and technology

Collaborate with key stakeholders in the development and execution of strategic and tactical plans for the technology solutions to support business objectives.

Develop, document and ensure accountability for challenging goals and metrics for the delivery of technology services and performance of systems and people.

In partnership with Business leadership, accountable for overall spend on technology initiatives attributed to client organization, including costs and timing of Technology project delivery and capital investment.

Ensure strong partnership with peer BU aligned CIO’s and other Technology areas (Infrastructure, Security, Data, etc.) to drive strong standards while meeting client needs.

Acts as an innovation champion identifying and exploring emerging and existing technology with the business and working together to create new business opportunities.

May participate in business development or client relationship management activities where technology services are a key part of Company’s value proposition to the market.

Deep Wealth Management domain knowledge, technical expertise or vast experience in the industry are essential to support the Business Unit

Reporting Relationship:

Reports to Head of Technology Solutions with strong matrix accountability to Business Unit President. Considered part of the WM management team.

Oversees management of Application Development, Delivery and Support team with approximately ~90 FTEs Globally and Contingent Labor Workforce of approximately ~230

Partners with the Wealth Management with approximately 85 applications

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of experience and education; MBA or advanced degree preferred

Minimum 15 years of experience in systems/technology leadership; with at least 7 of those years in a senior management capacity within financial services

Proven ability to build and lead a client-centric technology organization that is innovative, creative, results-oriented and diverse

Knowledge of the compliance and regulatory environment surrounding technology and financial services

Excellent communication and presentation skills to influence results and articulate recommendations

Experience in strategic planning and execution

Ability to work with non-tech colleagues, build relationships by establishing and maintaining a strong understanding, rapport, bond and trust between individuals

Proficiency in directing people, projects, resources, budgets, vendors and other partners

A flexible approach and ability to personally drive and lead others through change

Strong knowledge of

data management systems and data repositories including data warehouses, data marts or business intelligence environments

Understanding of business and technical architecture principles and methodologies with ability to align data architecture with business/technical architecture framework

Proven ability to develop, recruit and build a global high performing execution and support team

15 days 5 hours ago

Northern Trust Corporation


Business Unit CIO - Wealth Mgmt Northern Trust Corporation - Chicago, IL, United States


Location: Chicago, IL

Company Profile:
Northern Trust (Nasdaq:NTRS) is a global leader in delivering innovative investment management, asset and fund administration, fiduciary and banking solutions to corporations, institutions and affluent individuals. For more than 120 years, we have evolved with the changing needs of our clients and our world.