Remuneration Governance Specialist

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 20 Feb 19

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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
Human Resources is committed to recruiting and retaining talented individuals and positioning them to excel. Our HR professionals provide a full range of services including: human capital planning; creating strategies to attract, develop and reward employees; promoting a diverse workforce; fostering employee engagement; designing competitive pay and benefit plans; and proactively addressing employee matters.

Role Profile
This role will provide support to the EMEA Remuneration Governance team. The EMEA Remuneration Governance team is responsible for monitoring and implementing EMEA remuneration regulations, coordinate Remuneration Committee activities, and establish/review remuneration policies and processes in line with applicable regulations.

Primary Responsibilities

- Monitor external regulatory developments which may have an impact on Morgan Stanley EMEA remuneration policies and processes
- Analysis of consultation papers and preparation of responses to industry bodies
- Ad hoc participation to industry round tables on regulatory remuneration matters
- Contribution to the annual review of regional remuneration policies and regulatory deferral schedules in line with applicable rules
- Provide support in the preparation of presentations for Remuneration Committees and Board meetings on key remuneration governance and regulatory matters
- Support the annual review of Material Risk Taker identification frameworks
- Contribute to the training of the wider HR team on regulatory remuneration matters
- Provide support in the coordination and preparation of regulatory remuneration disclosures
- Build and maintain strong relationships with the Global Compensation teams in NY and Asia


Skills Required
- Excellent analytical skills - Ability to understand, interpret and summarise complex regulatory and legislative texts
- Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written
- Reliable and meticulous with high standards for client service
- Thorough attention to detail with excellent prioritisation skills (can handle multiple projects at the same time)
- Able to work with complexity and ambiguity to propose logical solutions to problems
- Inquisitive, composed and self-confident (not afraid to ask questions or speak-up)
- Thrives under pressure and enjoys a fast paced, dynamic environment
- Previous experience with EU remuneration regulations
- Compensation, HR Risk Management or Compliance background preferred.

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.

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.