Compliance Analytics - Project Manager

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley USA
  • 16 Nov 18

Compliance Analytics - Project Manager

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
Professionals within the Legal and Compliance Division (LCD) provide a wide range of services to our business units. They might help to structure a complex and sensitive cross-border transaction; advise on a new product introduction; develop a training program or defuse an investor dispute. They preserve the firm's invaluable reputation for integrity and protect the firm from sanctions with policies and procedures that meet regulatory requirements around the world. They also strive to maintain cooperative relationships with governmental policy makers and the regulatory and self-regulatory agencies that govern the firm's businesses.
Oversight (Monitoring & Testing) Analytics is a function in the Compliance Department reporting to the Head of Compliance Oversight. The team is responsible for designing and optimizing surveillances, assisting with data analysis to support Monitoring and Testing, and leading strategic initiatives to increase adoption of advanced analytical techniques like Natural Language Processing (NLP), Natural Language Generation and graph analytics. The surveillances and other tools help identify suspicious and/or illegal behaviors like market manipulation, insider trading, unfair sales or trading practices and other financial crimes.

Position Description
Analytics Project Manager will program manage the various projects and work streams within the Compliance Analytics program. He/She will coordinate initiatives across different user teams in Compliance, within Oversight Analytics and partnering with Compliance Technology to ensure that analytics program delivers maximum value to the organization.
The role will require managing the user requirement intake process, evaluating potential solutions and identification of critical path dependencies and working with governance forums to prioritize initiatives. Once projects have been prioritized, work with different teams to resolve any issues or dependencies and report on the progress of the projects.

Primary Responsibilities
-Manage the requirements intake process across various Legal and Compliance Division (LCD) user groups
-Evaluate the potential solutions and keep dependencies for successful execution
-Make prioritization recommendations to LCD governance forums
-Program manage the pipeline for different analytics teams across LCD and LCD technology
-Draft/Deliver executive presentations
-Provide periodic updates on the progress for the governance forums
-Initiatives to measure ROI and value delivered through Analytics initiatives
-Conduct business analysis on compliance monitoring and testing data to identify opportunities to improve data management and the analytics program
-Keep abreast of industry standards and regulatory trends in the Legal and Compliance Data Analytics space


-Bachelor's degree (Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Business-preferred)
-2-5 years' experience in Project Management or Business Analysis, preferably in financial industry
-Excellent written and oral communication skills
-Strong business analysis skills
-Detail-oriented and organized
-Ability to work with global, cross-functional teams
-Understanding of Capital markets, listed derivatives and fixed income instruments is a significant plus