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Morgan Stanley

Associate, Product Owner - ISG Management

Company: Morgan Stanley

Location: New York, New York State, United States

Posted on: July 06

Associate, Product Owner - ISG Management

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POSTING DATE: Jul 5, 2022
PRIMARY LOCATION: Americas-United States of America-New York-New York
JOB: Investment Banking/Sales/Trading/Research
JOB LEVEL: Associate


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.

Position Description:
The ISG Cross-Divisional Governance group within ISG Management is a 1st line team responsible for governing the Global Model Control, Trader Mandate, Booking Model, and Trading Risk Limit Governance functions within Morgan Stanley.
These in-business risk management teams partner with internal and external control groups to understand business needs and their associated risks, execute on practical solutions, and maintain a global governance, communication, and awareness strategy that underscores a culture of control excellence.

As an in-business Product Owner, your responsibilities will be as follows.
  • Oversee the development and maintenance of CDG-owned systems.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with stakeholders in our team, and across ISG and the Firm.
  • Become a trusted subject matter expert in our systems and business processes.
  • Partner with Technology to develop effective solutions by understanding both the business and technical domains.
  • Propose system enhancements to meet the evolving business needs of our team and those of stakeholders.
  • Monitor and track development work against agreed-upon priorities and timelines.
  • Facilitate tracking of the budgets and staffing of development teams.
  • Solicit and review business requirements and work with developers to translate them into technical specifications.
  • Participate in the design of UAT testing and of system monitoring processes.


  • Bachelor’s degree. Post-graduate degree preferred, not required.
  • 3+ years of work experience
  • Experience and interest in both technology and business
  • Ideally, experience as a programmer in a team, or working closely with programmers
  • Ideally, previous financial services experience
  • Excellent communication skills, especially communicating technological topics to non-technologists
  • Confidence to present to senior management
  • Ability to balance various initiatives and deadlines simultaneously
  • Initiative and ability to facilitate communication among departments
  • Sound analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Sensitivity to detail and accuracy in everyday work