Lending Strategist – Securitised Products Group

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 20 Mar 18 2018-03-20

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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.

Department Profile

The Lending Strategists are focused on supporting the Deleveraging and Lending Group (DLG) by delivering high value business related analysis and associated technology. The group also has a dual role in assisting the Fixed Income Division to manage the impact of the new regulatory capital environment.

We are looking for a strategist to work on the lending desk and become part of our global team.

Primary Responsibilities

This role will involve data modelling, collateral analysis and structuring of deleveraging and lending transactions for both CRE and the warehouse businesses. The candidate will interact with originators, risk managers, lawyers and other strats during the development of a global lending platform.


Skills required (essential)

  • Advanced degree in a quantitative field such as Maths, Engineering, Physics or Computer Science.
  • Demonstrated previous experience/expertise and good understanding of fixed income mathematics.
  • Familiarity with fixed income products and concepts, including:
    - Loans, Bonds & Swaps
    - CLOs, CMBS & ABS
    - Structuring and cash flow modelling
    - Credit rating methodologies
  • Mathematical modelling and data analysis skills.
  • Strong programming skills in KDB+/Q , Python, Scala, Java; with HTML/Javascript a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximise their full potential. Our skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the global communities in which we operate and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences. Our strong commitment to a culture of inclusion is evident through our constant focus on recruiting, developing and advancing individuals based on their skills and talents.