Implementation Project Manager - Vice President - Institutional Wealth Services
New York , New York
September 20, 2017
Morgan Stanley provides clients with access to Morgan Stanley's Global Markets Inc.'s extensive capital markets resources for unsurpassed market intelligence and investment opportunities wherever they originate around the world.
Position Summary: Individual initially will be part of a large migration team responsible for the successful platform shift for over 250 clients. Additionally, the candidate will guide a client through the stages of implementing a client's Equity Plan (Stock Option, Restricted Stock, Stock Purchase, Performance Awards, Cash Awards, Stock Settled, etc) onto the new platform.
o Initial primary responsibility will be to assist in the coordination and migration of existing clients from current MS administrative and operational platform to a new platform.
o Platform migration will include high level senior management reporting of current status and daily updates.
o Implementation of necessary PMO tactics to properly align with new platform including leveraging of agile PM components
o Revise and implement new onboarding process and take part in a task force assigned to drive this track to closure
o Individual will guide the Corporate Client through stages of implementing a client's Option Plan, Restricted Stock Plan, Cash Plan or Employee Stock Purchase Equity Plans.
o The individual must have a unique ability to prioritize multiple tasks and multiple clients in the implementation process and coordinate with all internal departments (Service Delivery Mgr, Operations, Client Services, FAS, Legal, CCG Directors and Technology) to monitor the tasks at hand.
o Individual must work closely with assigned client base to provide world class service and client satisfaction.
o Ability to manage across groups and corporate clients and vendors
o Capable of leading large corporate client discussions both via conference and in person
o Ability to manage Project Plans (Microsoft Project) to track & report the status of each client through the implementation process.
o Assist in the RFP and sales presentations process as required.
o Business Knowledge: Depth of knowledge relative to equity plan administration.
o Analytical Skills: Well-developed problem-solving skills necessary to research and trouble shoot inquiries through continual interaction with all departments.
o Project Management/ Support: Organization skills to track and maintain open issues for multiple projects. Ability to work under periods of extreme pressure with very tight time constraints, i.e. periods of unexpected high volume activity on implementation client's or a designated project;
o Prioritization skills to make sure the decisions being made are the right decisions.
o Leadership: Ability to take the lead on projects with minimal supervision or follow-up.
o Communication: Excellent written and verbal communication skills necessary to Interact with client management, product management, implementation, operations, legal and information technology (IT)

o In depth knowledge of Equity Compensation, CEP a plus.
o PMP Certification a plus
o Proactively manages potential problems to mitigate and minimize risk associated with people, product types, and projects early to take corrective action.
o Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and multiple client deliverables coordinating with all internal GSPS departments (Service Delivery Mgr, Operations, Client Management, FAS, Legal, CCG Directors, Product and Technology); monitoring the tasks at hand
o Handling of large scale migrations and architecture overhauls.

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