Job description:

Core-Asset Consulting's client, a global asset management firm, is seeking a Business Adviser - Market Data to join their team in Edinburgh for an initial temporary assignment until March 2017.

Core responsibilities:

  • Partner key stakeholders to manage their index and data expense which includes reviewing their current data usage, pipeline, forecast, and targeted savings initiatives

  • Provide guidance and support to internal and external clients on data contractual rights and restrictions

  • Liaise between relationship managers to understand material changes to index and data vendor relationships

  • Lead the market data channel during the onboarding of new external clients which includes providing guidance on index and data licensing and associate data pass

  • Interpret and present index and data inventory and expense reports to teams of assigned Line of Business

  • Responsible for overseeing the index and data inventory to ensure accurate allocations and chargeback to internal teams and billing to external clients

Core requirements:

  • Minimum undergraduate in business, finance or economics

  • Candidate must possess a solid knowledge of financial information and market data industry, including various vendors and products available in the marketplace

  • 1-2 years of market & reference data experience would be beneficial

  • The ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, including executives, managers, and subject matter experts

  • Must be highly organised and self-directed with the ability to work autonomously and adapt to change

  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Job reference: 8982

To apply for this vacancy applicants must be eligible to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

Core-Asset Consulting offers specialist recruitment services to asset management, accounting & finance, asset servicing, legal and the wider financial services sector in Scotland.

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