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Job description

Company Profile:

Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries.

As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic. Morgan Stanley can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.

Glasgow Office Profile:

Our Glasgow office was established in 2000, and is the firm's 5th largest location. Today we have over 1,400 people working in our divisions including: Operations; Finance; Technology; Morgan Stanley Fund Services, Internal Audit, Legal and Compliance, Human Resources and Administration.

During 2018 we moved to our new City Centre location, a building that our people helped to design. With the firm's Workplace Evolution strategy we have developed a new work environment (workforce strategy) with agile and collaborative spaces and new and improved on site services.

Our divisions worked together collegially,...

Before you apply, we encourage you to learn more about Morgan Stanley

Be unique. Be authentic. However you prefer to say it, we really mean it. Our culture embraces people’s diverse perspectives and creates a positive environment where everyone belongs. We’re determined to build a better, more connected world for everyone.

Employer Focus

Our divisions worked together collegially, under the leadership of our Co-General Managers (GM's). Our office forms part of the firm's Global In House Centre (GIC) governance framework.

Department Profile:

Corporate Services' strategic plan is to anticipate and provide the space and supporting services for internal business units. The organization employs a matrix management structure with specific office needs delivered by local management. The functional teams support the local management by providing expertise across these major areas: Corporate Information Management, Corporate Real Estate Management, Corporate Security and Investigations, Global Workforce Strategy, Business and Branch Management, and Travel.

Primary Responsibilities:

This is a new and high profile role, supporting the Glasgow site with the primary responsibility of defining and driving the strategic agenda and external engagement.

This position reports to Corporate Services Regional Management and locally to the Glasgow General Managers. The successful applicant will work closely with local, Divisional Heads and their Chief Operating Officers (COO's), and will provide oversight of the local Corporate Services team including the site COO and site management.

Global In House Centre (GIC)

- Support the General Manager by driving forward key agenda items under the GIC's global strategic plan; this will include key initiatives such as marketing and branding.
- Under the direction of the General Managers, develop the sites strategic plan, taking into account the key metrics and the global direction of each of the divisions.
- Build global and regional relationships across the GIC's and across the divisions with COO's and divisional leads.
- Build upon/develop knowledge of the Glasgow market through the building and maintaining of key external relationships.
- Build upon/develop knowledge of each of the Glasgow divisions to ensure understanding and representation of all interests in key forums.
- Drive the development of the Glasgow GIC's value proposition - both definition and delivery.
- Lead and enhance site communication across the GIC's and the divisions, locally, regionally and globally.

Workforce Strategy

- As Glasgow is the firm pilot for Workplace Evolution, gather and monitor qualitative and quantitative feedback on the progress of the pilot. Influencing key decision makers when enhancements are required.
- Drive the firm's workforce strategy agenda taking direction from Corporate Services Management and the General Managers.
- Ensure the Glasgow GIC provides the optimal environment, enabling business units to perform the roles and responsibilities they need to be successful.

Corporate Services

- Provide leadership and governance to the Glasgow Corporate Services division.
- Develop the business plan for Corporate Services across the location, monitoring the progress and success of the plan
- Be a carrier of the Morgan Stanley Culture and demonstrate our core values.
- Further develop site-wide communications internally and externally such as: town halls; newsletters; media screens; jive sites and the external Glasgow Office website and twitter feeds
- Provide leadership and direction to all Glasgow forums

Skills Required:

- Strong facilitator with experience of successfully influencing people at all levels across a matrix organisation
- Proven experience of operating at a senior level in a face paced business environment
- Proven business skills and commercial awareness
- Proven organisational and project management skills gained from working in a face paced commercial environment
- Proven ability in leading and developing a team
- Proven experience of creating and influencing a multi-disciplinary network across local and remote locations
- Articulate, concise and effective communicator that can get to the point across all communication mediums
- Proven attention to detail as appropriate
- Local market knowledge
- Understanding of the key divisions based in Glasgow and their businesses

Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximise their full potential. Our skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the global communities in which we operate and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences. Our strong commitment to a culture of inclusion is evident through our constant focus on recruiting, developing and advancing individuals based on their skills and talents.*LI-ZP1

'Interested in flexible working opportunities? Morgan Stanley empowers employees to have greater freedom of choice through flexible working arrangements. Speak to our recruitment team to find out more.'
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