Program Manager - Parametric Program Manager - Parametric …

Morgan Stanley
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
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Morgan Stanley
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
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Program Manager - Parametric
Parametric is part of Morgan Stanley Investment Management, the asset management division of Morgan Stanley. We partner with advisors, institutions, and consultants to build portfolios focused on what's important to them and their clients. A leader in custom solutions for more than 30 years, we help investors access efficient market exposures, solve implementation challenges, and design multi-asset portfolios that respond to their evolving needs. We also offer systematic alpha and alternative strategies to complement clients' core holdings.

General Description
The Program Manager will be a key member of Parametric's growing and dynamic Project Management Office. This role will work across multiple business and technology teams and be chiefly responsible for structuring, planning, and executing high visibility and high priority strategic enterprise initiatives, primarily focused on integrating and partnering with Morgan Stanley, Parametric's parent company. This person will manage both programs and individual projects to drive technology and business transformation and alignment with our evolving corporate structure.

As Program Manager, you will bring your superior communication, organizational, program management, and relationship building skills together to play a critical role in leading program alignment and business/technical delivery within and across organizations. You will lead cross-functional, hybrid teams through needs analysis, iterative implementation of solutions, and measuring impact of those solutions as we deliver on our ambitious vision. This role is highly cross-functional and will require a strategic thinker comfortable with ensuring cross-departmental alignment; building tools, processes and capacity to achieve the organization's goals. The position will report to the Director, Project Management Office but will be closely partnered with executive business and IT stakeholders in both Parametric and Morgan Stanley, a diverse set of team members across both organizations, and PMO colleagues with whom you will plan for and monitor a complex set of dependencies.
About You
  • You can affect change at Parametric.
  • You want to be a key part of business transformation at Parametric.
  • You are highly organized and accountable and can lead others through projects and strategic deliveries.
  • You are interested in high-velocity software delivery with quality and customer experience in mind.
  • You seek a collaborative relationship with your business partners and multiple IT delivery teams.
  • You are an active learner, open-minded and innovative.
Primary Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with business and technology partners to deliver on a comprehensive, multi-organizational roadmap
  • Partner with work stream leads and executive team members to create and refine program, roadmap, and implementation plans, and tracking
  • Integrate with disparate technology teams to design, implement, and deliver portfolio of applications and services
  • Collaborate with other project/program managers to identify, map, communicate and monitor complex, cross-program dependencies
  • Manage implementation activities for concurrent work-streams
  • Translate business use cases into functional specifications and work with team leads on work-breakdown
  • Develop and track KPIs and project success metrics
  • Ensure consistency with and application of PMO standards, processes, and controls throughout the program


Job Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred
  • 7+ years of Business Analysis, Project/Program Management experience required, with proven ability to manage multiple related and concurrent workstreams
  • PMP, PgMP, PMI-ACP and/or CSM certification strongly preferred
  • Asset Management domain expertise with experience managing software delivery is highly preferred
  • Proven ability as liaison between technical teams and business visionaries - not a "go between" but rather facilitator and someone who can capture the vision from both points of view into a cohesive roadmap and implementation plan
  • Proven ability to write well-formed, clear documentation and hold presentations for large groups
  • Expert relationship builder, skilled in conflict management, negotiation, and facilitation
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Experience with Agile/Kanban Software Development
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