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£63,000 per annum + bonus
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently looking for an Analyst to join our Market Data Applications team based in the Reading area. This role is managing the MDS budget/spend globally. Liaison with internal business units, senior management and clients to provide quality and cost-effective Market Data solutions. Developing and maintaining Market Data Vendor relationships. Ongoing/regular client reviews of market data services and contracts.

Key Responsibilities

    Provide a full range of MDS administrative support whilst maintaining all aspects of the FITS market data inventory system to manage our $70mm MDS spend globally.Work with business partners to consult on best practice and maximisation of potential cost savings globally.Assist with establishing and formalising strategies to ensure MDS Admin and FITS rules, policies and procedures are followed globally. Work to adopt best of breed policies for managing MDS globally.

Work Experience / Knowledge:

    Proven experience of working within the Investment Services industry in either a business or market data related roleGood knowledge of vendor products including those from Reuters, Bloomberg and ThomsonMust have strong problem-solving capabilities with an analytical, methodical approachMust have experience of analysing business problems and proposing and implementing solutionsA good understanding of the business drivers within an investment services companyProven credibility with senior levels of businessGood knowledge of the fund management industry is essential particularly a solid understanding of the investment processExcellent knowledge of vendor invoicing and business principlesA sound understanding of market data administration in particular the use of inventory tools such as FITSAn awareness of project methodology disciplineMaintain up-to-date knowledge of the market data industry relevant to the services being provided or proposed
If this sounds like something you would be interested in doing and your profile fits the role description, please contact Anthony or email (see below) Unfortunately, we are only able to respond to successful applicants. Required IT operate as an employment agency and employment business and are an equal opportunities employer.

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