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Market Data Analyst (HK$25,000 to 28,000 per month) (Ref. No.: 23762)

Our client, a leading investment bank, is urgently looking for a Market Data / Business Analyst to take up the new role in 2020.

Job Duties

BU Relationship Management

  • Maintain ongoing relationship with senior managers within the business unit.  Requires in-depth understanding of the market data requirements of the business as well as broad knowledge of the optimum sources available to facilitate planning for future actions.
  • Provide data analysis, advice, guidance, education on market data products and spend drivers to influence business unit strategy for market data services.

Demand Management

  • Maintain understanding of end user requirements via end user contact, product trials, market data reviews, execution of product replacement strategies.
  • Match best product to user needs.
  • Develop and execute cost management programs such as removal of underutilized services and implementation of job function profiling.

Vendor Knowledge and Management

  • Maintain in depth knowledge of vendor strategy, vendor account plans and product roadmaps.
  • Manage strategic direction for product demonstrations, pilots, competitive displacement opportunities.
  • Liaison point between the business unit and the global sourcing team for global contract renewals to identify potential action based on new costs, features, or requirements.

Financial Management

  • Partner with Finance to ensure BU understanding of cost allocations and finance methodologies.
  • Provide explanations of cost drivers and make recommendations to effect change to the BU cost profile and drive toward initiative deadlines.

Management Reporting

  • Create and maintain reporting on business unit market data inventories and product utilization both at a summary and detailed level.
  • Produce management summaries for initiatives and projects.

Data Compliance Management

  • Maintain relationship with AeJ exchanges to keep updates on policies or products that would affect our operations.
  • Partner with IT to ensure data usage is always in compliance with the requirements from exchanges/ vendors.

Strategic Projects

  • Utilize business unit and vendor knowledge to create and advocate for strategic cost management and best-fit product choice initiatives such as vendor displacement, product upgrades, and business unit market data audits.
  • Participate in / lead global initiatives.
  • Partner with Market Data Analysts in the other regions.

Job Requirements

  • Ability to communicate at all business levels.
  • Ability to work under pressure with a high degree of accuracy and excellent attention to details.
  • Team player who is self-sufficient, flexible to demanding change in priorities and can expedite work to business unit timelines in a collaborative manner.
  • Ability to develop and advocate for recommendations/solution implementation; critical thinking and translation of business needs to actionable items; ability to analyse undefined requirements and clarify to specific tasks and deliverables.
  • Fluent written and spoken English.
  • Good Product knowledge (data content and functionality) for the broad range of providers serving the institutional, wealth management and IBD users is desirable.
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