Job Vacancy U.S. Banks_Operational Risk (Wealth Management) Morgan Stanley

Job title: U.S. Banks_Operational Risk (Wealth Management)

Company: Morgan Stanley

Job description: Morgan Stanley is a global financial services leader with three core businesses – Institutional Securities, Asset Management, and Global Wealth Management. Global Wealth Management is offered by the Morgan Stanley Wealth Management (MSWM) franchise, which has one of the world’s largest network of Financial Advisors. Morgan Stanley is pleased to announce that we are expanding our suite of world-class banking and lending products exclusively for our Financial Advisors and their clients. In addition to our comprehensive financial services, which include brokerage, investment advisor, financial and wealth planning, annuities, insurance and retirement, Morgan Stanley will develop and enhance their lending, trust and cash management capabilities. We believe that now is the perfect time to build and support a new venture along with our Global Wealth Management partners. By combining our lending financial services business with private banking products built specifically to service the needs of Financial Advisors and their clients, we can tailor banking and lending solutions to client needs.

The Morgan Stanley Business Risk –Vice President will be a member of the Operational Risk Transformation team. This candidate will be responsible for the managing assessments, reporting, logistics, and action plans across first and second line, partnering with key stakeholders within the U.S. Banks and the broader Firm.

Primary Responsibilities

Participate as a key team member in a project across first and second lines within the U.S. Banks to:

  • Implement near-term enhancements in specified areas
  • Perform an assessment of the current state of the Operational Risk frameworks in first and second lines
  • Design a Target Operating Model (TOM)
  • Create an implementation plan for the TOM
  • Execute on the TOM implementation plan

Key role activities

  • Assist with the management of external consultants and internal stakeholders
  • Onboarding of consultants
  • Management of request lists
  • Work with PMO on project status and associated reporting
  • Prepare regular updates to key stakeholders, senior leadership, and the Board
  • Review provided materials and participate in interviews
  • Review and challenge observations, recommendations, implementation plans, and associated execution


Preferred Experience

  • 10+ years of experience in Risk and Control
  • Experience working with Senior Management and control groups, including Legal, Risk, and Compliance
  • Knowledge of Heightened Standards
  • Must have excellent teamwork orientation and the ability to work independently in a fast-moving environment
  • College degree required, advance degree a plus
  • Private Bank experience a plus


  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with cross functional groups
  • Ability to interact with senior management
  • Ability to multi-task and work under tight timelines
  • Microsoft Office
  • Meticulous follow-up and follow through
  • Excellent attention to detail

Expected salary:

Location: New York City, NY

Job date: Fri, 08 Jul 2022 07:16:43 GMT

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