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Vice President - Cross Risk - Risk COO (Risk Management)

Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India · Mumbai, Maharashtra, India · India
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

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.

Firm Risk Management

Firm Risk Management (FRM) supports Morgan Stanley to achieve its business goals by partnering with business units across the Firm to realize efficient risk-adjusted returns, acting as a strategic advisor to the Board and protecting the Firm from exposure to losses as a result of credit, market, liquidity, operational, model and other risks.

Background on the Position

The role will reside within Firm Risk Managements Risk COO function. The Cross-Risk Project Management team has the responsibility to lead the delivery of key regulatory-focused and strategic initiatives/projects, with a particular focus on projects related to Market Risk, Credit Risk, Risk Data and Electronic Trading Risk Management.

Primary Responsibilities

- Delivery of key regulatory and risk management projects, to ensure appropriate and timely closure of remediation plans

- Execution of risk projects, including developing project plans, driving delivery and highlighting relevant risks and issues

- Engagement with stakeholders across FRM (market risk, credit risk, liquidity risk, etc.) as applicable for execution of remediation plans required for regulatory initiatives implementation.

- Senior stakeholder management and project reporting in governance committees

- Documentation of business requirements in partnership with risk stripes, as applicable

- Creating concise and effective presentations for senior management on project updates and regulator-ready materials

- Guide/mentor junior members of the team


- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

- Experience in project managing and delivering strategic or regulatory projects

- The ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of stakeholders, both written and verbally

- An interest in working in a fast-paced environment, often balancing multiple high priority deliverables

- Confidence to take ideas forward and to challenge others, where appropriate, with experience in management by influence, facilitating and gaining consensus

- Strong attention to detail and ability to provide information in usable formats (proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel and Word)

- The ability to work independently in a self-directed way in a collaborative, team-oriented environment

- Experience in Risk Management at leading financial institutions (preferred)

Experience of interpreting regulatory guidelines and experience relating to the regulatory environment (preferred)

“Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximize 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".