Project Manager
New York , New York
January 12, 2017
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.

Technology works as a strategic partner with Morgan Stanley business units and the world's leading technology companies to redefine how we do business in ever more global, complex, and dynamic financial markets. Morgan Stanley's sizeable investment in technology results in quantitative trading systems, cutting-edge modeling and simulation software, comprehensive risk and security systems, and robust client-relationship capabilities, plus the worldwide infrastructure that forms the backbone of these systems and tools. Our insights, our applications and infrastructure give a competitive edge to clients' businesses-and to our own.

Position Description:
The Institutional and Corporate Technology (ICT) group is looking for Project Manager. The role is within the strategic Detailed Sub-Ledger finance program. The DSL program is a high profile (FHC reported), multi-year delivery which requires strong project management skills to bring together trading, risk and finance systems and data across all of the asset classes that Morgan Stanley trades.
The role requires strong analysis, planning and delivery skills. The candidate should have proven experience of delivering significant change into production systems, of user liaison and co-ordination across many stakeholders both with IT and the business groups. A key component of the role is the ability to build strong working relationships with partners across the Morgan Stanley IT stack, spanning from front to back office.
This role provides significant scope for growth and opportunity to influence and shape the business analysis and project management processes within finance IT.

Skills required:
- Project Management.
- Business Analysis & creation of requirement specifications.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Matrix management across various IT and business stakeholders.
- Planning, status reporting and issue tracking.
- Deployment management.

Skills desired:
- Knowledge of Finance processes.
- Knowledge of trade capture and overnight risk.
- Knowledge of valuation, PnL and risk methodologies.
- Understanding of IRD, Credit, FX, Equities, Cash and other asset classes.

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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