Deputy Head of Global In-House Center (GIC) Strategy, Managing Director / Executive Director

Location
London, England, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Oct 2018
Closes
17 Oct 2018
Ref
4686701
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

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.

Team Profile

GIC Strategy is a London-based function in the Firm Management Division. The successful candidate will work with the Head of GIC Strategy, as well as with the local GIC leadership to provide guidance on overall GIC strategy including location and talent management, planning processes, culture and risk management. This role will report to the Head of GIC Strategy.

Morgan Stanley has 9 GIC locations across three continents with ~15,000 staff. GICs are firm's internal capabilities to support critical areas like Technology, Operations, Finance, Risk, HR, LCD and business units. Each site is run by a local GIC Head responsible to partner with the businesses to implement and execute on the Firm's growth and deployment strategy. The central strategy function will interact with all the GICs, business units and other firm management functions. This role offers a unique opportunity to gain exposure to Firm's senior management.

Primary Responsibilities

• Strategy development:
o Partner with the Head of GIC Strategy to develop, implement and monitor the GIC Strategy
o Partner with firm Business and Divisional heads to identify medium term initiatives and support the development of an implementation plan
o Represent and champion GICs in Business, Regional and Divisional OpCos across major firm hubs
• Oversight and management:
o Run and drive regular meetings with GIC Heads, COOs and Divisional COOs
o Support various meetings, including setting the agenda and developing content for the monthly GIC Heads meeting and quarterly GIC Governance Committee (including many members of Firm's Global Operating committee)
o Work with GIC heads to develop a talent management strategy to foster leadership development and support long-term career aspirations of the staff
o Institutionalize processes to identify, report and mitigate conduct and operational risk
• Planning:
o Business Continuity Planning
o Active participation in office space planning, management, and forecasting


Qualifications:


Skills Required

• Strategy development:
• Partner with the Head of GIC Strategy to develop, implement and monitor the GIC Strategy
• Partner with firm Business and Divisional heads to identify medium term initiatives and support the development of an implementation plan
• Represent and champion GICs in Business, Regional and Divisional OpCos across major firm hubs
• Oversight and management:
• Run and drive regular meetings with GIC Heads, COOs and Divisional COOs
• Support various meetings, including setting the agenda and developing content for the monthly GIC Heads meeting and quarterly GIC Governance Committee (including many members of Firm's Global Operating committee)
• Work with GIC heads to develop a talent management strategy to foster leadership development and support long-term career aspirations of the staff
• Institutionalize processes to identify, report and mitigate conduct and operational risk
• Planning:
• Business Continuity Planning
• Active participation in office space planning, management, and forecasting

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.

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