EMEA Risk Governance & Cross-Risk Regulatory Vice President

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 24 May 18 2018-05-24

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Company Profile

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 cornerstone of Morgan Stanley's risk management philosophy is the execution of risk-adjusted returns through prudent risk-taking that protects Morgan Stanley's capital base and franchise. Risk Management protects the Firm from exposure to losses resulting from market, credit and operational risk exposures.

Primary Responsibilities

Morgan Stanley is seeking a Risk Management professional for the EMEA Risk Governance team within the EMEA Risk Management Division. The EMEA Risk Governance was function created in light of the increased focus on demonstrating the effectiveness of control frameworks across risk management. The principal objective is to ensure EMEA risk governance and oversight is in line with local regulation and best practice (including policies and procedures), and help ensure a consistent approach in dealing with regulators.

The EMEA Risk Governance team works closely with Risk colleagues in London and globally.

This role is focused on governance and cross-risk aspects. Responsibilities include:
• Risk management policy frameworks – including maintaining, writing and reviewing policies, standards, procedures and guidelines
• Risk Committees – full administration of the EMEA Risk Committees including agreeing agendas, request materials, review submissions, compile meeting packs, attend and minute meetings, maintain Terms of Reference
• Policy co-ordination – including tracking policy reviews, managing policies and procedures, update requests from the stakeholders
• Drive cross-risk external reporting as it pertains to the risk management framework
• Advisory role across risk management focusing on regulatory standards - Identify and propose changes to enhance regulatory processes and controls, analysis of regulations and consultation papers


Skills Required

• Bachelor degree or equivalent, ideally in Finance, Economics or similar
• Proven financial sector experience, preferably in risk management, internal audit or a Secretariat / regulatory co-ordination role,
• Understanding of PRA and European regulation, particularly in relation to CRD IV regulatory requirements relating to capital models and related permissions
• Experience with committees / regulatory submissions and an understanding of the importance of timely and accurate delivery
• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written; ability to produce concise and effective presentations
• Strong organization skills with the ability to multitask and prioritise; ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines;
• Ability to work in a small team environment, building and maintain a network of contacts and coordinating with a large number of stakeholders

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. *LI-CL1