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Market Data Business Analyst

Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : IT Staffing

Job Description :

Reporting to the Head of Sourcing & Vendor Management, Americas and Head of Market Data, we are seeking an experienced business analyst to join the Sourcing & Vendor Management team to support Market Data needs of our Commodity Markets and Finance line of business. You will work closely with the business units and technology teams providing support, analysis, advice, and guidance as it relates to Market data. You will participate and lead strategic and business driven initiatives to help drive efficiencies and cost management. 


Reporting to the Head of Sourcing & Vendor Management, Americas and Head of Market Data, we are seeking an experienced business analyst to join the Sourcing & Vendor Management team to support Market Data needs of our Commodity Markets and Finance line of business. 


You will work closely with the business units and technology teams providing support, analysis, advice, and guidance as it relates to Market data. You will participate and lead strategic and business driven initiatives to help drive efficiencies and cost management.


 




Required Qualifications :

Responsibilities include:



  • Provide advice and analysis on market data products

  • Understand, interpret and define business requirements

  • Effectively interact with stakeholders, operations and technology teams

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with our market data vendor and Exchanges

  • Understand what can and can't be done with data and products

  • Analyse more cost effective ways to use data across the enterprise

  • Match best product to user needs

  • Contract management; validate commercial framework, terms & conditions

  • Evaluate vendor and product offerings

  • Ensure compliance with contracts terms.

  • Define reporting requirements for business units

  • Deliver and implement solutions (in conjunction with business and technology) 


You will have:



  • 5 years plus of relevant financial services experience, preferable in Energy markets

  • Experience working with Market data vendors such as Platts, Argus, Thomson Reuters, Bloomberg as well as exchanges ICE, CME etc.

  • Experience working with LIM and ZEMA platforms in the energy sector

  • Experience with market data licensing and vendor negotiations

  • Adapt at interpreting Market data agreements, contractual terms, data usage and distribution

  • Self-motivated and proactive with the ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Ability to work in deadline oriented environment

  • Excellent Communication and Relationship Management skills, ability to effectively communicate at all business levels

  • Proficient in data analysis using the Microsoft Office suite

  • Proficient in requirements gathering, business analysis and solution definition

  • Strong attention to detail


The Corporate Operations Group (COG) brings together specialist support services including workplace, human resources, market operations and technology. COG's purpose is to drive operational excellence through business-aligned services with a focus on quality, cost and risk. COG comprises the following divisions: Business Improvement and Strategy, Business Services, Human Resources, Market Operations, and Technology.


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