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The Fixed Income Division is comprised of Interest Rate and Currency Products, Credit Products and Distribution. Professionals in the Division assess and actively manages risk, trade securities, and structure as well as execute innovative transactions in the fast-paced and constantly changing global markets. The Commodities Division is a market leader across a broad range of commodities markets, with expertise in areas including client risk management, financing solutions and investor products Sales & Trading.
From the largest global institutions to innovative new hedge funds, investors come to Morgan Stanley for sales, trading, and market-making services in almost every type of financial instruments including stocks, bonds, derivatives, foreign exchange, and commodities. Our professionals provide liquidity and content to clients around the world, actively assessing and managing risk, trading securities, and planning and executing transactions in the fast-changing markets. As the needs of our clients become increasingly complex, we often develop customized solutions.
The Cross FID Strats group is looking for a Project Manager to lead change initiatives within a program of Fixed Income Sales Technology projects. Responsibilities will include working with management and sales personnel to scope, document and implement technological and operational process initiatives, with a view to increasing efficiency of the FID sales organization by improving their workflow and related processes.
To achieve this, the candidate will need to:
Execute program governance,
Develop and maintain project plans as well as generate the ideas/solution,
Lead business analysis, requirements gathering, documentation and prioritization,
Work with stakeholders across all FID desks to understand their requirements,
Track and communicate project status including deviations from planned timelines and budgets,
Liaise with Business, Operations & IT colleagues to co-ordinate implementations,
Issue Tracking and Reporting,
Support project communications effort and ensure dependencies with other initiatives are understood and managed.
Skills required (essential)
Proven previous experience within project management from a banking or finance environment (global team experience are preferable).
Advanced degree or equivalent in a relevant field such as Economics, Science or Finance.
Confident in the ability to work closely with the front office – sales, trading and management.
Ability to work effectively with colleagues widely dispersed geographically.
Strong technical skills with an understanding of technology and application we use.
Excellent communication and inter-personal skills (role requires effective collaboration and consensus-building across a range of functional groups).
Analytical thinking and problem solving skills will be key, providing solutions within succinct timelines.
Ability to present complex issues clearly, both verbally and in writing.
Sensitivity to details, accuracy in everyday work.
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