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Private Wealth Management Asia, BURM Product Risk Team - Manager and Associate

Morgan Stanley
Singapore, Singapore
Closing date
Jun 22, 2023

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Job Function
Wealth Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Morgan Stanley has been serving ultra-high net worth individuals, corporates and asset owners in Asia for over 30 years. Leveraging strong connectivity to Morgan Stanley's renowned Investment Bank, Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management Asia delivers the global resources, product expertise and personalized service needed to address the complex challenges of managing significant wealth:

Flow Products
Fund Investments
Alternatives & Privates
Financing Solutions
Strategy Advisory
Wealth Planning
Capital Markets Access
Cash Management

Why Morgan Stanley?
Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) is a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities, wealth management and investment management services. With offices in more than 41 countries, our employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments, institutions and individuals.

Building on over 30 years of delivering first-class business in a first-class way, Morgan Stanley helps Asia wealth management clients succeed by delivering the Firm's global reach, product leadership and investment expertise. To reinforce our commitment to the region, we have established Morgan Stanley Bank Asia Limited, a licensed bank in Hong Kong and a wholesale bank in Singapore, to conduct private wealth management business in Asia.
You'll find that the competitive compensation packages with benefits, the established career paths and our culture and values all make Morgan Stanley a great place to develop your career.

Morgan Stanley is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Learn more at:

The Singapore Product Risk team operates within Business Unit Risk Management team of Asia Private Wealth Management ("AWM") business as the first line of defense; the team is responsible for structuring and implementing the risk management framework around product governance, trade approvals and asset transfers primarily for Singapore branch of the AWM business.
The primary responsibilities for this role include but not limited to:
- Review, assess and approve complex and/or bespoke trades and asset transfer requests for clients of AWM Singapore branch
- Assist in reviewing product due diligence across all PWM products / asset classes including OTC derivatives & discretionary portfolio management before trading desk can offer the product for AWM clients
- Well versed with the regulatory requirements across products and implement required controls to ensure compliance
- Work closely with various stakeholders including trading desk, Legal & Compliance and on risk governance related to Product Risk, Product Due Diligence and Asset Transfer
- Ability to prepare various risk models to provide with the product risk rating
- Ensure standardization and consistency in risk management policies and procedures applicable to AWM business
- Facilitate new business initiatives and work with trading desk and functional support teams on these initiatives.
- Support regulatory inquiries, internal audits and compliance testing for the AWM business
- Participate in ongoing projects to streamline processes including system enhancement to manage the risk of the business in an effective and efficient manner
- Promote awareness of product risk and risk management best practices
- Provide cross coverage to Hong Kong and Australia product team where necessary


- Bachelor's degree with minimum 3+ years of relevant working experience in banking
- Private banking experience in Hong Kong or Australia as first line of defense
- Regulatory knowledge around regulatory requirement from HKMA, SFC, MAS and ASIC perspective
- Proficient in both English, Mandarin and Cantonese is required
- Prior experience in working overseas is required
- Product knowledge of various asset-classes including equity, fixed income, listed and OTC derivatives and banking products
- Ability to multi-task and work under fast paced environment
- A self-motivated fast learner and a good team player
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Proficient in data analytics and Bloomberg application is preferred

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