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Vice President – Global Stewardship (Investment Management)

Website Morgan Stanley

Bank | Asset Manager

TEAM – Global Stewardship

LEVEL – Vice President



Required – Yes / No

People Management


Global Stakeholder Management


Leadership Role for Strategic Projects within function


Global Lead / Lead for a function with concentration in India (as % of Global) > 70%


Technical expertise required (market knowledge, specific systems, regulations etc.)



Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM), together with its investment advisory affiliates, has $781 billion in assets under management or supervision as of December 31, 2020. Morgan Stanley Investment Management strives to provide outstanding long-term investment performance, service and a comprehensive suite of investment management solutions to a diverse client base, which includes governments, institutions, corporations and individuals worldwide.

Description Of Role

The position with the Global Stewardship Team would be responsible for reviewing shareholder meetings and providing vote recommendations, assisting with policy updates, supervising ballot reconciliation and associated activities ensuring execution of votes on behalf of MSIM managed funds and clients. This position would require the individual to work closely with teams in our international offices and will also involve liaison and interaction with global service providers who support our processes.

The role would also require a conceptual understanding of sustainable investing and related trends (ESG).

Key Responsibilities

Member of the Global Stewardship team and reporting to the India Head of Global stewardship, the individual is responsible for the following –

  • Reviewing proxy advisory research and applying our voting policy to provide vote recommendations to the Investment teams supported by a vote rationale
  • Monitor the voting setup for relevant mandates
  • Participate in voting policy updates
  • Monitor the Power of Attorney (POA) tracking & filing process
  • Manage reporting requirements for internal and external stakeholders
  • Monitor the ballot reconciliation process and implement appropriate process controls
  • Aid in ad hoc ESG research and adhoc projects, as needed
  • Assist in external / internal audits

Experience And Skills

  • In depth knowledge of the global investment management industry
  • Strong attention to detail with critical thinking and problem-solving capabilities
  • Excellent project and time management skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • High degree of computer literacy, including working knowledge of Windows-based applications such as Word, Excel and Access.
  • Relevant prior experience in corporate governance / proxy voting
  • Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment, identify and escalate risk issues to stakeholders in a timely manner

“Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximise their full potential. Our skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the global communities in which we operate and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences. Our strong commitment to a culture of inclusion is evident through our constant focus on recruiting, developing and advancing individuals based on their skills and talents.”

Posting Date

Mar 17, 2023

Primary Location

Non-Japan Asia-India-Maharashtra-Mumbai (MSA)

Education Level

Bachelor’s Degree


Asset/Investment Management

Employment Type

Full Time

Job Level

Vice President