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13/05 Vijaylakshmi
HR at Morgan Stanley

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Morgan Stanley - Derivative Structurer (2-4 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 1094731

Description - External

From global institutions to hedge funds, investors come to Morgan Stanley for sales, trading, and market-making services in almost every type of financial instrument in all the world's financial markets. Morgan Stanley professionals use our network and technology to provide liquidity and sophisticated analysis, to manage risk and execute reliably in the fast-changing markets.

Morgan Stanley's Institutional Equity Division (IED) is a world leader in the origination, distribution and trading of equity, equity-linked and equity-derivative securities. Our broad and deep client relationships, market-leading platform and intellectual insights enable us to be a world-class service provider to our clients for their financing, market access and portfolio management needs.

Global Markets Group is the offshoring arm of Morgan Stanley's Equity businesses in India. It covers functions across IED ranging from those associated with sales, trading, analytics, strats to risk management.

The Quantitative and Investment Strategies Group (QIS) provides investment strategies and quantitative models and bespoke strategies to external clients and the sales desk. We are looking for proactive, self-starting individual to be part of our India team working with Asia Financial Engineering team.

This is a challenging role and offering exposure to an interesting, dynamic product group and work environment to build your career in.

Overall responsibilities for this role would involve:

- Daily pricing for Asia on recurring flow structure and/or large size bid that needs coordination with trading

- Helping in marketing materials and payoff back testing

- Support sales on the stream usage

- YODA pricing outside of stream, including new product features for small sizes

- Pre-quote analysis on new underlyings (funds, thematics), working with vendors and P2

- Stress tests (finding proxy data, explaining stress test metrics)

- Marketing material (products backtests and pricing) update

- LSDP performance reports (for those that won't go through the LDSP new portal)

- Regular communication with team members in Asia

Product roll-outs:

- Coordinate work between relevant departments for product launches and changes to existing product suite

- Ensure that project delivery is carried out according to the defined scope, plan and timeline

- Carry out appropriate tracking and monitoring throughout the implementation and post successful completion

- Regular status reporting for review at senior level

Market development / transaction management

- Support the Head of Financial Products in transaction design and innovation

- Coordinate with Legal team on product documentation

- Present transaction highlights and risks to internal stakeholders

Product evaluation

- Regularly evaluate product performance through objective tests

- Closely monitor new products and product change performance

- Design new products to address business objectives of the firm, in particular revenue growth and revenue diversification while adapting to existing considerations (engine, legal etc.)

- Think outside the box, products might not need to conform to existing constraints

- Prepare product launch justification for consideration by Exco and manage product development

- Identify areas of change to existing product suite and evaluate financial and operational impact of proposed changes for consideration by Exco

- Provide required product information and education for Sales

- Work with the Financial Products quant team on the design and testing of new product

Qualifications - External

- 2+ years' experience working in financial markets derivatives

- Degree with a quantitative discipline (BE, BTech in Computer Science, MS in Maths/Statistics/ FE) from Tier 2 institutes.

- Knowledge of programming languages such as Python, VBA, R or Matlab and ability to work with financial data

- Ability to innovate, refine and coordinate the execution of transactions

- Strong inter-personal / communication skills.

- Strong attention to detail

- Drive and desire to work in an intense team-oriented environment.

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Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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