Operations Program Management, Senior Associate//AVP Operations Program Management, Senior  …

Morgan Stanley
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 27 Jan 22
Competitive
Morgan Stanley
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 27 Jan 22
Competitive
Morgan  Stanley
Operations Program Management, Senior Associate//AVP

The role requires strong execution skills in project management, cross-area governance, planning & implementation. It will require the setting up and ongoing management of the Programme Management Office for the initiatives in the Asia region and the delivery of project components in support of global and regional programmes. This will involve engagement with the responsible workstream leads across the spectrum of products, functions, divisions and firm business groups to apply structure, organisation, effective management and tracking. A good working knowledge of the financial services industry is necessary and Operations experience and subject matter knowledge are a plus.

The candidate will have the following responsibilities:

Programme Management

- Support to Program Manager throughout the lifecycle of global and regional projects and programs

- Management support to a fully functional Program Management Office (PMO)

- Project Management and delivery of individual project and programme components, including analysis and production of requirements, management of development, test and implementation

- Creation and maintenance of materials for programme charters, governance models, workstream structures, key dependencies, RAID logs etc.

- Management of work plan development, requirements collection, issues, risks and scope changes throughout all phases of the project

- Working with stakeholders to prioritize work and drive and track milestones to completion

- Tracking and reporting status on cross-divisional projects being completed by leads across Operations

- Escalating risks and issues to Programme Manager as they are identified

- Organizing and maintaining PMO artefacts and documents, including version control and traceability

- Coordinating user training on various PMO tools such as Sharepoint etc.

- Preparing reports and status updates on cross-divisional projects being completed by leads across Operations

Leadership

- Strong sense of ownership and accountability

Communication and Relationship Management

- Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential, both in person and acting remotely

- Developing effective working relationships and demonstrating a strong sense of ownership and accountability

- Interacting with managers to help define and document project objectives, governance and priorities

- Interfacing with key stakeholders, sponsors and other senior management to confirm program/project sponsorship/support, strategic alignment, and report progress, achievements, significant issues and risks
Company Overview

Morgan Stanley has earned a worldwide reputation for the excellence of its advice and execution in financial markets. With offices in more than 41 countries, the firm is truly global-and a market leader in the U.S., Europe and Asia as well as in emerging markets. Morgan Stanley's success rests on the talents and passion of our people, who share a common set of values and bring excellence and integrity to everything they do. We seek to grow long-term relationships by virtue of our consistently rigorous thinking and the unsurpassed access to financial markets that Morgan Stanley can bring. This means providing leadership in specific areas such as investment banking, debt and equity underwriting, research, and sales and trading. We also focus increasingly on creating custom-tailored solutions that cut across functions to help our clients realize new opportunities and solve complex problems. Our aim is to be the first choice of everyone who deals in financial markets, whether as prospective clients, employees or investors.

We believe our greatest asset is our people. At Morgan Stanley, you’ll find trusted colleagues, committed mentors and a culture that values diverse perspectives, individual intellect and cross-collaboration. Visit https://www.morganstanley.com/people to discover who we are and the right opportunity for you.

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