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Market Data Analyst

Schroders Investment Management
London, United Kingdom
Posted 1 day ago Permanent Competitive
Market Data Analyst
Who we're looking for
Market Data Analyst is required to join us on a permanent basis within the and Commercial Management function which provides industry-leading guidance and support for the acquisition, provisioning and governance of financial data to all areas of the firm globally

About Schroders
We're a global investment manager. We help institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future.

We have around 5,000 people on six continents. And we've been around for over 200 years, but keep adapting as society and technology changes. What doesn't change is our commitment to helping our clients, and society, prosper.

The base
We moved into our new HQ in the City of London in 2018. We're close to our clients, in the heart of the UK's financial centre. And we have everything we need to work flexibly.

The team
The Market Data team is a specialist data content and Commercial Management function which provides industry-leading guidance and support for the acquisition, provisioning and governance of financial data to all areas of the firm globally. Our mandate is to ensure we operate best practice standards in the maintenance and supply of Market Data. With a diverse user-base comes immensely varied requirements for data and we support these needs by utilising the subject matter expertise and financial knowledge that our team is expected to demonstrate.

What you'll do
• Support the contract renewals process through pipeline tracking via our 'High/Low' and 'Front to Back' commercial processes.
• Engagement with the standard BAU process of ordering data, with an additional split focus on handling Index requests via our process for indices.
• Daily monitoring of our market data request queue (via Techlink) and assigning to the relevant Commercial Managers. Also handling those deemed more BAU type requests.
• Management of contractual renewal pipeline and maintaining a lens on cost rationalisation and demand management at all times.
• Business Relationship management and Vendor liaison, as an owner of the commercial relationships with our providers.
• Support for service enablements and escalation point for service and vendor issues.
• Advising potential & existing users and stakeholders about vendor policies and market data license restrictions.
• Monitoring of application data consumption.
• Inventory updates and related admin where necessary, including the operation of contract alarms.
• Weekly monitoring of the HR Leaver process and either cancelling or reassigning services where possible.
• Daily monitoring of our market data request queue (via Techlink) and assigning to the relevant Commercial Managers

The knowledge, experience and qualifications that will help
•A proven track record in Market Data, ideally with experience in Market Data commercials, negotiations and compliance awareness.
•A strong working knowledge around procurement of Index data is preferred. This needs to include its use, how it is commercially packaged by the key providers, their commercial policies, usage rights and associated challenges.
•Experience of working with vendors at both a strategic and tactical level, including Bloomberg, Factset, Refinitiv, Markit, FTSE and MSCI.
•A strong working knowledge of Index data, its use and how it is commercially packaged by providers is preferred.
•Awareness around Regulatory change impacts, particularly in the Index space.
•Experience of market data systems such as FITS, DART, DACS
•Excellent communication and relationship skills.
•Attention to detail and a flexible attitude.
•Able to work to tight deadlines, particularly in relation to diarised processes.
•Strong MS-Office skills, especially Excel.
•Good knowledge of Investment Management - what we do as a firm/how we make money.

We're looking for the best, whoever they are
Schroders is an equal opportunities employer. You're welcome here whatever your socio-economic background, race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious belief, age or disability.

Job ID  4794
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