Environmental and Social Risk Management Group - Associate / Analyst

Morgan Stanley
New York, USA
$70k - $105k
Dec 04, 2022
Dec 18, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Morgan Stanley - A Full Service Firm

Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of services, including:
- Institutional Services - Investment Banking, Capital Markets, Sales & Trading, Research
- Investment Management - Traditional and Alternative products, including Private Equity & Credit
- Wealth Management - Personal, family office, and institutional wealth management services

The Firm serves clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries.

Environmental and Social Risk Management Group
Morgan Stanley's Environmental and Social Risk Management (ESRM) Group is responsible for developing and implementing the firm's approach to identify, assess and manage environmental and social risks across its businesses.
Successful candidates will have experience in environmental and social issues as well as risk management or financial markets and will have an opportunity to contribute to further developing Morgan Stanley's environmental and social risk management approach.

Responsibilities include:
- Conduct research and provide project management support to help further develop the Firm's Environmental and Social Risk Management policies and processes
- Contribute to environmental and social transaction due diligence by conducting and summarizing research
- Assist in supporting the ESRM's Group involvement in major Morgan Stanley initiatives such as the Firm's Net Zero commitment
- Support ESRM's stakeholder engagement and ESRM trends research and analysis
- Prepare presentations and communications for internal stakeholders across Morgan Stanley's businesses
- Manage data and data analytics to support robust ESRM reporting


Qualifications & Skills Required
- Knowledge of environmental and social / human rights topics as they may impact financial institutions
- 3-5+ years of relevant professional experience in environmental sustainability, human rights, health and safety or similar field
- Law, sustainability, business, environmental science or other relevant degree preferred
- Prior experience conducting and summarizing research and diligence
- Project management and execution skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to synthesize information into concise reports and communications
- Ability to work independently as well as within a team and take initiative to contribute to team success
- Strong attention to detail
Expected base pay rates for the role will be between 70000 and 105000 per year at the commencement of employment. However, base pay if hired will be determined on an individualized basis and is only part of the total compensation package, which, depending on the position, may also include commission earnings, incentive compensation, discretionary bonuses, other short and long-term incentive packages, and other Morgan Stanley sponsored benefit programs.
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