Investment Analyst Investment Analyst …

Morgan Stanley
in Beaufort, NC
Permanent, Full time
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Morgan Stanley
in Beaufort, NC
Permanent, Full time
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Investment Analyst
Alternative Investment Partners Private Markets Business Analyst - Associate/Senior Associate

This position is with the Morgan Stanley AlternativeInvestment Partners Private Markets Team (AIP PE).  The AIP PE team isfocused on providing world-class private markets solutions to our investors andhas $11.2 billion in assets under management and advisory as of December 2019.  AIP PE is part of Morgan Stanley AlternativeInvestment Partners (AIP), a boutique investment business within MorganStanley Investment Management.  AIP isMorgan Stanleys fund of funds group with teams specializing in private equity,hedge fund, and real estate investing, as well as a Portfolio Solutions Groupthat manages multi-asset class alternative investment portfolios. By housingthese investment disciplines under one roof, AIP is uniquely positioned tooffer a broad array of portfolio solutions and custom accounts that aretailored to clients evolving investment objectives. 


The candidate will function as a liaison between theAIP PE business and technology teams to define business objectives andtranslate them into meaningful technology requirements. This individual will workdirectly with Technology for AIP PE to guide new system development, implement enhancementsand resolve identified system issues. The candidate will also interface with external vendors and orconsultants to implement strategic solutions to enhance AIP PEs currentTechnology infrastructure.  This positionwill be based in the West Conshohocken, PA office.


  • Work with COO and Investment teams to evaluate existing AIP PE technology infrastructure and chart forward path to enhance overall efficiency of team
  • Serve on formal governance framework to prioritize system enhancements, initiatives and projects
  • Work as part of solutions enablement team to partner with business stakeholders to gather requirements, manage prioritization and deliver change initiatives
  • Interact with user groups for the significant AIP systems to aid in prioritization of system  enhancements and improvements
  • Responsible for businessanalysis and project management; ability to effectively document business andIT processes

  • Review options for automating quarterly reporting
  • Implement formal training programfor AIP PE technology infrastructure

  • Evaluate existing PipelineManagement and Monitoring software to determine best future course of action

  • Strong project management skills, including project planning and control, stakeholder management, status tracking and reporting, issue, risk and budget management
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Self-starter with entrepreneurial drive and demonstrated ability to achieve goals in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Self-motivated with strong sense of ownership and accountability for tasks
  • Polished written and verbal communication skills able to effectively interact and influence a diverse set of business and technical stakeholders
  • Efficient at managing multiple tasks concurrently under deadline constraints
  • Ability to gather and synthesize a significant amount of information and turn it into a compelling set of requirements
  • Proficient at defining,analyzing, documenting and communicating product and software requirements

  • Ability to think strategically and provide insight into how to improve existing business and technology processes
  • 3 6 years of professionalexperience working in a project based, technological or process basedenvironment

  • Knowledge of Private Equity strongly preferred; Investment Management and Alternative Investments experience required
  • Bachelors degree in Business, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or related field is required

Primary Location: Americas-United States of America-Pennsylvania-West Conshohocken
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Job: Asset/Investment Management
Organization: Morgan Stanley
Job Posting: Sep 8, 2020
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