Morgan Stanley

Placement and duration

The Market Risk Analyst Program is an intensive, hands-on experience. You will be exposed to all areas of the department and become an important member of the team, charged with rapidly increasing levels of responsibility under the guidance of more experienced colleagues.

Training program

The Program has been designed to give you exposure to the full range of the Firm's products, as quickly as possible. You will find yourself on a very steep learning curve, beginning with a four-week training program covering both technical and soft skills. Once you join your team, you will begin an extensive on-the-job training program.

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  • Report Firmwide risk covering global activities, via reports and presentations.
  • Gain an appreciation for risk management and governance processes.
  • Understand and analyse risk representation of various traded products and other investments.
  • Assist in methodology and research related to market risk models such as Value-at-Risk.
  • Understand issues surrounding regulatory and economic capital for market risk.
  • Represent the Market Risk department at cross-functional working groups, and engage in extensive project work.

*Salary is competitive with excellent benefits

Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements

  • An excellent academic background or strong analytical background. 
  • Candidates are expected to be proactive and are able to demonstrate diligence as well as strong quantitative and investigative skills.
  • Attention to detail, project management and prioritization skills will also be key in balancing daily deadlines with timely implementation of strategic projects.
  • Excellent communication skills for written, graphical and verbal presentation.


Morgan Stanley London

In 1977, Morgan Stanley opened its European headquarters in London, where it now has over 5,000 staff. Morgan Stanley is one of the preeminent financial services firms in the UK, with longstanding client relationships and a leading role in many landmark transactions. Our professionals value individual intellect as much as teamwork. We offer nimble, innovative services and products tailored to our clients’ needs.

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Application Process & Deadlines

Candidates must apply online at and are encouraged to apply early as we recruit on an ongoing basis. Deadline for applications is Sunday 22nd November 2020. Applicants will be required to complete online tests within 48 hours of submitting an application.

Please note we may have some additional off-cycle positions available throughout the year, depending on business needs.

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