Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Amsterdam


Job Title: Client Service Manager, Institutional Trust Location: Amsterdam, The NetherlandsNorthern Trust proudly cultivates a diverse workforce, to serve our diverse client base. We strongly believe that diversity of experience contributes to a broader collective perspective that will consistently lead to a better company. We encourage applications from the best regardless of ethnicity, gender, gender identity, age, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, education, socio-economic background, parental and caring status, or religion.

The Client Service Manager is accountable for ensuring client satisfaction through:

•responsiveness to client enquiries regarding the operation of all products
•adherence to procedures and agreed Service Level Descriptions
•accurate and timeliness of agreed daily/weekly/monthly deliverables

Principle Responsibilities
•Main operational contact for client enquiries liaising with the appropriate internal partners
•Proactive monitoring of client deliverables
•Identifying revenue generating/cost reducing client operational efficiencies
•Lead or participation in client service reviews
•Administration of client accounts
•Maintenance and adherence of Service Level Descriptions
•Project management of restructure and transition activity
•Communication of any changes to the client relationship to the relevant internal partners
•Proactively work with the client and internal partners to automate manual processes and minimise risk
•Identifies and addresses service issues, ensuring timely escalation

The successful candidate will benefit from having:
•Proven proactive client service experience, with the ability to build strong relationships through trust, credible knowledge and delivery of solutions and responsiveness
•Analytical/problem solving through organisation and time management
•Ability to build strong internal and external network to assist in the timely resolution of client enquiries/issues
•Initiative to independently accomplish tasks and make decisions
•Manage multiple priorities considering client impact, timeframe complexity and risk
•Ability to represent Northern Trust in external meetings and the client in internal meetings
•Fluency in Dutch and English essential

The competencies that would be valuable for this role include:
•The ability to operate independently. A self-starter who takes initiative
•Good risk management and compliance knowledge and understanding
•Excellent communication skills. Ability to cultivate and maintain strong and pro-active working relationships with partners and clients of all levels
•Strong problem solving and analytical skills

Key Competency Behaviours
•Attention to detail
•Take Action
•Advise Beyond Expectations

The Employee Experience - Life at Northern Trust
Joining us, you would benefit from a positive work culture, where we support our employees' efforts to balance work and home life, in part by offering access to a broad range of workplace support options including: flexible working; emergency family or child care support; professional mentoring; paid volunteering days etc.

Personal and professional growth – a world of opportunity
To support our Global business strategy, we have a number of Business Resource Councils committed to promoting diversity and inclusion and supporting employees in their personal and professional growth. We provide opportunities for networking, mentoring and personal and career development across demographic and geographic groups. In 2014, these groups were responsible for a broad range of personal and professional activities including, guest speaker thought leadership, elder care, nutrition for children, stress awareness day, language classes and religious and cultural celebrations to name a few.

Interested in giving back?
Volunteerism, philanthropy, sound business practices and ethics in addition to a conservation-minded approach to protecting the environment; all are integral to Northern Trust’s culture of caring and form the foundation of our corporate social responsibility (CSR). All employees are given 2 days paid leave to volunteer and support. Take a look our CSR report on our careers site to find out more.

About Northern Trust

For more than a century, Northern Trust has worked hard building our legacy of outstanding service, expertise and integrity. From a Chicago-based bank founded in 1889, we now have more than 20 international locations and 18,500 employees globally. We serve the world’s most-sophisticated clients – from sovereign wealth funds and the wealthiest individuals and families, to the most-successful hedge funds and corporate brands.

We burnished our reputation as a global leader delivering innovative investment management, asset and fund administration, fiduciary and banking solutions enabled by sophisticated, leading technology. And through it all, we continually laid a solid, forward-looking foundation on which future generations can continue growing and achieving greater.

As of December 31, 2018, Northern Trust Corporation had:

$10.1 trillion in assets under custody/administration
$7.6 trillion in assets under custody
$1.1 trillion in assets under management
$132 billion in banking assets

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