Northern Trust
DE & I Global Projects Coordinator
Project Associate, Project leaders, Project Assistant
Bengaluru Karnataka
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About the Organization

Northern Trust provides innovative financial services and guidance to corporations, institutions and affluent families and individuals globally. With over 130 years of financial experience and nearly 20,000 partners, we serve the world’s most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service.

Job Description

The successful candidate will support the Global Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Team with the coordination, administration and execution of a variety of projects, initiatives and programs across all three regions to help execute the company’s DE&I strategy and objectives.  The location for this role will be in India, on full time hours but with the flexibility of working hours to best support the global team (including some EMEA shifts).  The team members that this role will support are based in Manila, Bangalore, London and Chicago. The role will report to the joint Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion officers for EMEA & APAC and North America (based in London and Chicago).

Experience of project coordination and execution is key as well as the ability to prioritize and juggle multiple demands at once.  A passion for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is important as well as the ability to work across cultures, time zones and with a range of stakeholders.  Strong communication skills as well as data collection and analysis will be useful for this role.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide project management support on key DE&I regional and global priorities, coordinating with functional leads to ensure clear objectives and timelines are defined and met accordingly.

  • Provide program management support for DE&I training, development and learning programs, including liaising with external vendors where necessary.

  • Provide support on reporting of organizational DE&I metrics to management.

  • Assist with the completion of DE&I indexes, benchmarks, RFPs and award submissions.

  • Ensure DE&I content is updated in internal and external websites and resources.

  • Provide support to the DE&I team in planning, organizing, and coordinating global and regional events and initiatives.

  • Assist with planning and publishing of DE&I communications, surveys and presentations.

  • Support the team with invoice processing, raising POs and budget tracking.

Education Qualification/ Required Skills and Experience

  • Excellent communication, listening, analytical, and problem-solving skills.

  • Highly flexible and adaptable to change.

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Power Point and Excel.

  • 5+ years of work experience, with at least 2+ years in a role involving project coordination.

  • Experience in having worked for a global organisation, preferably finance or professional services.

  • Strong organisational, project management and execution skills along with an ability to prioritise and drive multiple initiatives and activities.

  • A proven ability to coordinate across multiple stakeholders both internally and externally.

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Experience in data collection and analysis, coupled with clear presentation skills.

  • Experience with project management software tools would be an advantage but not required.

How to apply

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