Investment Platforms Project Manager

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley USA
  • 25 May 19

Investment Platforms Project Manager

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 Wealth Management Investment Platforms team is responsible for supporting the creation, on-going development of the latest solutions for Morgan Stanley clients, prospective clients and financial advisors. The Investment Platforms team manages products used by over 16,000 Financial Advisors across the firm. Primary Responsibilities As part of the Investment Platforms team, this individual will provide program oversight and development for multiple strategic initiatives. This role requires collaboration across multi-disciplinary teams to develop tools and methodologies to plan, analyze, monitor progress and report on risks and metrics to enable informed and strategic decision-making for key stakeholders. The successful candidate will work closely with key Business, Risk, Technology and Product management to deliver solutions for Clients and Financial Advisors. Qualifications: - BS/BA degree required. Advanced degrees a plus. - A minimum of 10+ years of professional experience in project management, product management or technology

Qualifications:

Required Skills - Proven ability to manage a team of high performing project managers - Strong written and verbal communications skills, ability to interact at all levels of the organization and tailor messages appropriately - Experience leading cross functional teams, including product management, UX, technology, analytics, marketing, risk and compliance - Strong presentation skills, including ability to create polished PowerPoint presentations for various levels of management - Proficient in SDLC processes (e.g., Waterfall) and Agile Methodology - Ability to deal with ambiguity and define approaches to bring un-focused issues to resolution - Ability to complete projects on time and within the stated budget - Strong analytical skills, ability to conduct data analysis in Microsoft Excel and identify data points critical for decision making - Ability to manage multiple activities to aggressive deadlines - Strong time management skills - Highly skilled in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Project and SharePoint Desired Skills: - Professional experience in the financial services industry, Wealth Management, FinTech, or management consulting