Risk / Policy Mgmt (Technology Management) Risk / Policy Mgmt (Technology Management) …

Morgan Stanley
in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 May 20
Morgan Stanley
in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 May 20
See job description for details

Company Profile

Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm and a market leader in investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. With offices in more than 43 countries, the people of Morgan Stanley are dedicated to providing our clients the finest thinking, products and services to help them achieve even the most challenging goals.

As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. We embrace integrity, excellence, team work and giving back.

Department Profile

The mission of the Global Technology Department is to provide a highly reliable and commercial technology platform, which supports the Firms strategy, delivered by an innovative, world class team of professionals.

Technology & Information Risk (TIR) is part of the global Technology organization. Its mission is you enable proactive, comprehensive, and consistent technology and information-related risk management practices across the Firm and to protect Firm information, systems, and associated infrastructure from Cyber threats.

Team Profile

The team is responsible for policy development, maintenance, socialization and advisory services, as well as mappings to regulatory requirements and risk objectives. The team develops new and existing policies and procedures based on development requests to final governance approvals.

Primary Responsibilities

- Manage a global team of Policy Development specialists reporting directly into the Global Head of Technology and Information Security Policies and Standards.
- Lead the multiple Policy Worktreams required to develop and maintain Technology and Information Security Policy, Standards and Procedure content including;
- Leading engagement with the Firms Subject Matter Experts regards Researching and Scoping of new Policy, Standards and Procedure enhancements.
- Developing and overseeing internal team practices to ensure a quality/consistent process for Policy, Standards and Procedures content development.
- Managing and executing the quarterly cycles of Policy content publication up to including CIO and Board level review of materials.
- Liaising with Policy compliance assessment teams and other interested parties on the roll out of Policy and Standards enhancements.
- Managing day to day aspects of resource planning, management reporting and issue tracking for the team.


Skills required

- Proven management and leadership skills in Financial Services or a similar dynamic environment.
- Proven written and verbal communication skills, to the level of being able to interact directly with C-Suite level management.
- Experience of policies and standards programs within a large organization.
- Strong awareness of industry standards, best practices and regulatory expectations in respect to technology controls.
- Aptitude for technology and strong understanding of technology concepts and terminology.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

Skills desired

- Hands on technical experience (e.g. software development, infrastructure support)
- Any of the below or industry equivalent would be of benefit
- Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
- Certified in Risk and Information Systems Controls (CRISC)
- Certified in Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT)
- Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
- Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
- Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)

Interested in flexible working opportunities Morgan Stanley empowers employees to have greater freedom of choice through flexible working arrangements. Speak to our recruitment team to find out more.

** Given the continued spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), all interviews will be conducted by phone or virtual connection to protect our candidates and employees **

Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximise their full potential. Our skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the global communities in which we operate and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences. Our strong commitment to a culture of inclusion is evident through our constant focus on recruiting, developing and advancing individuals based on their skills and talents.