Job ref no.: CT3114388-01#8457

Technology - Technology Risk and Client Engagement (TRaCE) , Associate - Hong Kong

Morgan Stanley

Position Description

The Technology & Information Risk department is seeking an experienced Technology Risk professional to join a small, global team responsible for managing responses to regulatory, and client requests and monitoring resolution of regulatory findings. This includes coordinating technology-related regulatory examinations as well as ad hoc requests for information and meetings.

The Technology Regulatory and Client Engagement (TRaCE) team fulfills the following responsibilities for the Technology organization:

  • provides transparency to Technology Senior Management about the status of:
    • fulfilling all technology-related requests received globally
    • progress with remediating regulatory and audit findings
  • ensure responses to technology-related requests are fulfilled efficiently, consistently, accurately, and timely
  • maintains an archive of responses to technology-related requests
  • facilitates timely closure of technology-related regulatory and audit findings by advising on remediation plan development and execution

This position requires regular interaction with senior managers and organizational partners including Compliance, Legal, and Internal Audit.


  • Analyze requests to define the response required, establish response deadlines, and identify impacted technology personnel that will supply and approve the response content
  • Mobilize the response effort by notifying impacted personnel and scheduling response preparation meetings
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on technology risk management processes and associated regulatory requirements
  • Collaborate with personnel tasked with preparing responses to technology-related requests to ensure the common goal of an accurate and timely response
  • Collect responses and review them to ensure they are responsive to the request
  • Liaise with owners of regulatory and audit findings providing advice throughout the finding lifecycle including remediation plan development, execution, and closure
  • Maintain the archive of responses to technology-related requests
  • Prepare status reports for technology-related requests that will be used in Technology Senior Management regular reporting

Skills Required

  • Sound knowledge of Asia financial market laws and regulations impacting technology risk management processes including technology governance, information security, business continuity planning, systems development, project management and supplier management.
  • Sound understanding of risk assessment methodologies, internal controls and industry technology risk management frameworks such as ITIL, CobiT, and ISO 27001
  • Strong analytical skills required to enable independent research and accurate assessments of adherence to regulatory requirements- Strong organizational skills and an ability to manage multiple demands and changing priorities. Detail oriented.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization. Excellent influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to draft high quality written products that are comprehensive, accurate, and tailored to the audience-Fluent English is essential for this position.Skills Desired
  • Successful track-record of regulatory response coordination-Technology audit background in a highly complex financial institution-Industry Certification such as CISA, CISSP, CISM, CRISC-Solid understanding IT/Cyber Security tools & practices

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