Vice President, Operational Risk (Investment Management)

Morgan Stanley
Hong Kong
May 04, 2018
May 08, 2018
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Company Overview
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. Morgan Stanley Investment Management, together with its investment advisory affiliates, has over 600 investment professionals around the world and $482 billion in assets under management or supervision as of December 31, 2017. Morgan Stanley Investment Management offers a wide range of products and services and strives to provide outstanding long-term investment performance, service and a comprehensive suite of investment management solutions to a diverse client base, which includes governments, institutions, corporations and individuals worldwide.

Department Overview
Investment Management's Global Risk & Analysis department is hiring a Vice President of Operational Risk in Hong Kong, who will report into an Executive Director of Risk and will interface with business partners in both the private and public sides of the business.

• Part of a team to manage operational risk in accordance with the Firm's Operational Risk Management framework including top operational risk reporting and other risk metrics and analytics
• Implementation and maintenance of the following programs:
o Annual Risk and Control Self Assessments to ensure that risks are properly identified, assessed, monitored, controlled and reported
o IM Vendor Management program including the vendor certification process, inventory maintenance, status reporting, and risk / issues reporting
o IM Incident Management including incident data collection, analysis, and oversight as well as issues and actions tracking
• Perform Business Unit Information Security Officer role (review entitlements coverage, investigate and analyze information security incidents, segregation of duty assessments)
• Take on new projects and assist in regulatory, internal audit, business and other initiatives
• Conduct thematic reviews for control enhancement/mitigation
• Coordinate various Asia risk governance committees and forums (Asia risk management committee, investment & trading review)
• Operate as the IM Business Continuity coordinator for the region


• Undergraduate degree in business, finance, economics or other disciplines demonstrating both quantitative and qualitative analytical skills. MBA, CFA, CPA, CISA, or FRM is considered a plus but not required
• 5+ years of financial services experience in operational risk management. Alternatively, Other areas, such as audit, compliance, product management, technology management, would be helpful
• Experience with buy-side business and associated support and control functions would be preferred
• Strong team player who can simultaneously work independently
• Attention to detail and strong verbal and written communication skills and relationship management skills
• Good technical skills including Excel, Powerpoint, and other end user computing tools. Prior experience with creating executive dashboards is a plus
• Exposure or understanding of other risk management domain areas (e.g., investment risk; enterprise risk; market risk; credit risk) is helpful

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