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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

Department Profile

One of the largest divisions in the Firm, Operations is the first line of defence for Morgan Stanley's financial and reputational well-being and essential in delivering value to our clients. Operations is responsible for correctly settling and recording millions of transactions per day, identifying and mitigating operational risk, developing strong client relationships and partnering with technology to realize the full potential of IT and Automation. Operations has a world-class team of innovative and dedicated professionals, with a unique vantage point in the Firm interacting with all parts of the business, front to back. The Operations Senior...

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Employer Focus


One of the largest divisions in the Firm, Operations is the first line of defence for Morgan Stanley's financial and reputational well-being and essential in delivering value to our clients. Operations is responsible for correctly settling and recording millions of transactions per day, identifying and mitigating operational risk, developing strong client relationships and partnering with technology to realize the full potential of IT and Automation. Operations has a world-class team of innovative and dedicated professionals, with a unique vantage point in the Firm interacting with all parts of the business, front to back. The Operations Senior Management team are passionate about our people development and providing best in class employee opportunities through an inclusive, forward-looking environment defined by open communication, collaboration, learning, and proactive career management

Background

The Trading Operations Risk Team is currently hiring for a Vice President. The team is responsible for setting, executing upon and enforcing the Operations and broader firm's risk management agenda. This is achieved through partnering closely with line teams, senior stakeholders, subject matter experts, other risk teams and colleagues from across the broader organisation

The role will require the individual to act as the European Head of the team and they will report into the Global Head, an Executive Director based in London

Responsibilities

• Act as Trading Operations Risk representative
• Support risk colleagues and senior management in designing and facilitating key business aligned risk management programs and risk-aligned projects/deep dives
• Coordination with Operations Risk and Control, Audit and other Operations Risk teams to design, facilitate and execute upon initiatives, in support of governance efforts across ISG Product Operations
• Support the overall risk environment through upholding and developing the risk and control agenda and through the on-going development and evolution of key metrics
• Coordination, production and presentation of risk based information to our business and management stakeholders
• Contributing to the production of risk packs and key risk indicators, inclusive of analysis, trending, exception management and commentary
• Execute upon a potentially broad range of strategic projects, including but not limited to; reducing aged cash/stock breaks, new business initiatives, entitlements governance
• Supporting the department in providing coordination around NPAs and new business related processes

Qualifications
Skills Required

• Relevant financial services experience, particularly in Trading Operations and Operational Risk management roles
• Prior team management experience is essential, as is experience working with offshore offices
• Strong risk and control experience is required. Experience with risk and control self-assessments and implementing controls and remediation is essential. Experience creating and reviewing risk metrics and indicators and frameworks
• You will have experience of the regulatory landscape and reporting requirements
• Prior Trading Operations experience, and good knowledge of derivatives products
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Confidence and ability to influence stakeholders and build relationships, both within Operations and across the broader organisation, and with senior management globally
• Ability to prepare and implement training plans and materials is required

The closing date for applications is 01/03/2019

The salary for this role is competitive

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
Job Sector
Banking
Job Position
Credit/Risk Management
City/Town
London
Address
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