Morgan Stanley’s Global Sustainable Finance (GSF) group is responsible for implementing the firm’s sustainability strategy across policies, activities, products and services. Positioned under the firm’s Chief Sustainability Officer, the team partners with senior leadership across the firm to integrate environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations into core business. The Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing is housed within GSF and is dedicated to accelerating the adoption of sustainable investing, which seeks to deliver both competitive financial returns and positive environmental and social impact. The Institute partners across the firm to foster innovation, help develop the next generation of sustainable investing leaders and generate insights that inform and empower investors.

The Sustainability Reporting Project Manager will help drive GSF’s firmwide sustainability reporting strategy and play a leading role in the development of the firm’s annual sustainability disclosures. The Project Manager will be a sustainability subject matter generalist with a passion for corporate sustainability, excellent project management skills, strong attention to detail and nuance, and exceptional business writing, presentation and organizational skills. The Project Manager will develop and manage complex work plans and collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders to support the firm’s suite of ESG disclosures.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as lead project manager for the firm’s sustainability reporting efforts
  • Play a leading role in developing firmwide sustainability reports, including interfacing with senior GSF leadership and the firm’s business units to: develop outlines, collect content, draft material, improve reporting capabilities and procedures, collect and track sustainability data
  • Maintain the sustainability-focused webpages on the firm’s public website
  • Monitor ongoing and rapidly changing dynamics in the sustainability reporting space, with a specific focus on ESG reporting frameworks (i.e. SASB/IFRS, GRI, TCFD, etc.) and emerging regulatory ESG disclosure
  • Support sustainability reporting-related deliverables including but not limited to the firm’s submissions to ESG/sustainability ratings/rankings, surveys, awards firm-level responses to RFP questions on sustainability topics and updates to policy statements
  • Assist with development and quality assurance of communications, publications, and presentations
  • Support other areas of GSF work including but not limited to Institute thought leadership and client engagement, as appropriate

QUALIFICATIONS

Requirements:

  • 5-8 years of work experience with 3+ years of corporate sustainability either in-house or in a consulting role; finance experience a plus
  • Deep understanding of the sustainability reporting landscape and the key frameworks (SASB/IFRS in particular)
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Ability to distill complex topics into high-level, effective summaries for senior internal stakeholders
  • Detail-orientation with excellent business writing, communication and presentation skills
  • Comfort with balancing multiple priorities and effective multi-tasking, with ability to manage stakeholders and prioritize work with support from senior team members
  • Ability to operate collaboratively in a team culture
  • Demonstrated passion for sustainability
  • Ability to build relationships and work with cross-functional partners to ensure alignment
  • Proven experience successfully delivering within a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with banks/financial institutions a plus

Expected base pay rates for the role will be between 110000 and 190000 per year at the commencement of employment. However, base pay if hired will be determined on an individualized basis and is only part of the total compensation package, which, depending on the position, may also include commission earnings, incentive compensation, discretionary bonuses, other short and long-term incentive packages, and other Morgan Stanley sponsored benefit programs.

To Apply

Please visit the Morgan Stanley careers website.