Global Conflicts Office - Conflicts Manager, Americas
Vice President Qualifications:
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. Morgan Stanley can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career - a collegial but highly dynamic place for people to learn, achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture. The Global Conflicts Office
The Global Conflicts Office ("GCO") oversees Morgan Stanley's Firm-wide conflicts management framework, and has members based in New York, London, Hong Kong and Mumbai.
The GCO operates the Firm's transactional conflict clearance process, and oversees conflicts management measures relating to the Firm's broader business practices. The group's role involves frequent engagement with senior members of Business Management, Risk, Legal, Compliance and other control functions within the Firm.
As part of the conflict clearance process, the GCO reviews proposed transactions to assess whether they could result in conflicts that risk the Firm's bottom line, its reputation, or its Client relationships. The GCO crafts and directs strategies to appropriately address these risks.
Joining the GCO provides excellent exposure to a wide range of products and services at an innovative, fast paced institution. The role demands real-time risk analysis, practical problem-solving, and an ability to build relationships with senior decision makers across the Firm. Responsibilities of the Americas Conflicts Manager (VP)
- Review new mandates and activities proposed by teams across all Firm businesses, to identify potential conflicts / reputational risks
- Craft and direct strategies to appropriately address actual/potential conflicts, partnering closely with Business Unit Management, Legal, and other control functions
- Liaise with Conflicts Managers in the other Regions to address matters on a global basis
- Lead role in the Americas Region on:
- Engaging with senior members of Business Unit Management, Legal, Compliance and other Control Functions on conflicts-related policies/processes, regulatory developments, and Firm or industry initiatives
- Monitoring significant conflicts-related industry developments/trends impacting the Firm and region
- Engaging with Regulators on conflicts topics, partnering with Regulatory Relations/Compliance/Legal
- Conflicts-related training
- Lead strategic projects, e.g. enhancing technology, policies or processes, integrating new businesses into Firm's conflicts framework