Inventory Manager - Associate

Full Time Posted 13 days ago
Main Location
New York City, NY, United States
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Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. We advise, originate, trade, manage and distribute capital for governments, institutions and individuals. 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. We provide you a superior foundation for building a professional career where you can learn, achieve and grow.

This role will be focused on proactively validating and verifying non-data center asset inventory and decommissioning procedures and records, with the objective of detecting, alerting and verifying errors, omissions and corrective actions to prevent potential non-data center asset or data loss events. Requirements on ensuring the regional teams compliance to policy and procedures for data decommissioning for data bearing assets and execution against the firms asset management program

The inventory function ensure adherence to firm tooling requirements and asset Lifecyle management for the region, the rile will controls within and across regions via desktop and/or field level validations. The main objective of the role is to check that the decommissioning process and chain of custody documentation is compliant to the Firm's standards and that artifacts are globally reconcilable.
The role has global responsibilities with colleagues and key stakeholders based in locations across North America, EMEA, Asia and Japan. The successful candidate will build relationships across different regions and time zones to support the role and WSS Risk agenda.

Job Responsibilities:
Ensure regional WSS adherence to Asset inventory policy and procedures
Program manage operational execution of WSS Asset Management function within region.
Physically oversee Asset inventory within region and Shipping of Assets to location for Disposal.
Oversee/Conduct reiterative desktop and field checks of non-data center decommission processes and records to ensure compliance to Standards.
Ensure chain of custody records are being reconciled along the deco and disposal workflow. This includes but is not limited to the following, Service Now Request, Deco Tracker, Disk Tracker, Inventory systems, chain of custody records (e.g. certificates of destruction), etc.
Proactively validate and verify critical non-data center asset life cycle management policies, procedures and agreements for applicability and control strength.
Serve as an approver of key records in the deco-disposal process
Coordinate with teams across WSS and ET&S to identify and document asset life cycle management risks
Liaise with Assessment, Entitlements, Reporting and Audit teams in delivery of program of firm and regulatory mandated programs.

Excellent teamwork skills, capable of working effectively across a variety of IT and Business groups, across regions, roles and able to interact effectively with all management levels
Ability to switch context quickly and work on multiple streams of work concurrently
Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority
Ability to identify appropriate stakeholders within and beyond immediate team and work to build and maintain tight network/relationships with them
Strong communication skills essential written and verbal
Experience in developing executive level presentation materials
Self-starter able to identify where focus is needed and bring clarity to requirements
Proven ability to manage multiple, concurrent projects with minimal supervision
Ability to work in fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Proficiency in MS Office and related applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Visio, Project). Advanced skill in data manipulation or automation using Excel functionality.
Ability to build and sustain relationships with individuals at all levels of the organisation and leverage this to achieve work-related objectives
Education and qualifications
Educated to degree level.
ITIL, PMP certified (desired)

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Inventory Manager - Associate
Morgan Stanley Technology