FinTech - Digital Onboarding Product Manager
New York , New York
September 20, 2017
Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. Morgan Stanley Wealth Management has over $2 trillion under management and is one of the world's largest networks of Financial Advisors.

Within Field Strategic Services, the Strategic Client Onboarding group is responsible for transformational platform strategies that provide Financial Advisors, support staff, and clients with tools to better manage business and interact with clients and the firm. We are recruiting a strategic thinker who has a passion for uncovering new opportunities and executing projects to continuously improve these tools and develop new ones. The Digital Onboarding Product Manager will be responsible for the execution of technology project activities throughout the project life cycle from concept through implementation.

The Digital Onboarding Product Manager will interface with business partners within and outside of the Field Strategic Services, other business areas, operations, technology, legal, compliance, and risk partners to implement enhancements and strategic transformations for client acquisition, onboarding and all associated and ancillary business processes across wealth management. In particular, this role will be responsible for onboarding technology that is both client and branch-facing.

The Digital Onboarding Product Manager will oversee multiple projects simultaneously from beginning to end. S/he will act as a subject matter expert for account opening and maintenance. The Digital Onboarding Product Manager will field inquiries from senior management, the service center, business partners, and branches and be able to explain how the system works, troubleshoot escalations, and propose well thought out solutions.
The ideal candidate is a detail-oriented, inquisitive self-starter with experience in user-facing technology implementations.


• Project execution through all phases of the project lifecycle
• Develop meaningful solutions to critical business issues
• Collect and analyze user feedback and metrics to inform solutions
• Write business requirements to achieve strategic solutions
• Manage testing completion in coordination with team leads, review testing
plans, defects, requirement clarifications, and completion reports to ensure a
smooth implementation of enhancements to the account opening and
maintenance platform
• Work with communications and training partners to educate end users and call
centers about upcoming implementations and promote adoption
• Manage field engagement and release rollout strategy
• Perform business verification of new functionality releases post-
implementation in production
• Liaise between cross-functional teams to identify strategic system solutions
and issue resolutions compliant with industry and governmental regulations
• Resolve escalations from senior management, the Service Center, Business
Partners, and branches
• Simplify complex technical systems into visual process flows, tables, and
PowerPoint presentations
• Assist with meeting preparation, facilitation, and note taking

Qualifications :
• BS/BA degree with strong academic record
• Experience with user-facing technology strategy

Skills Required:
• Consulting experience preferred
• Self-starter with exceptional project management skills and ability to work both
independently and in a group to drive projects to completion
• Ability to juggle multiple priorities with competing deadlines in a fast-paced
• Strong analytical capabilities and problem solving skills
• Must be able to effectively communicate in both business and technical
• Strong analytical, process-oriented, problem-solving/issues-resolution skills
• Ability to work well with employees across a diverse range of functional groups
• Must be highly organized and detail-oriented
• Must be able to understand technical intricacies of systems
• Excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills
• Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
• Working knowledge of Visio preferred
• Knowledge of / Experience with Wealth Management preferred

A little about us:
Since its founding in 1935, Morgan Stanley and its people have helped redefine the meaning of financial services.

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