Sr. Analyst - Market Data Services-837490
At Franklin Templeton, everything we do is focused on one thing – delivering better client outcomes. We do that by partnering closely with our clients, assessing their strategic needs, and identifying the solution or solutions that can meet the challenge. Over 12,000 employees working in 34 countries around the world are dedicated to servicing investment solutions for our clients in more than 160 countries. For more than 70 years our success has been a direct result of the talent, skills and persistence of our people, and we are looking for qualified candidates to join our team.
What is the Market Data Solutions Team responsible for?
The Market Data Solutions team supports strategic initiatives and firm-wide objectives through the global management of market data for the purpose of delivering high quality content, products and services to grow our investment management business, while optimizing the total cost of ownership.
What is the Sr. Analyst - Market Data Services responsible for?
The Senior Analyst plays a key role in the team’s objectives to align the firm’s market and reference data requirements with providers and services that advance Franklin Templeton’s performance, operational and risk objectives. The role is dynamic, fast-paced and interacts with multiple stakeholders with focus on the needs of our global Investment Management teams for alpha generation, risk management, and business growth. The Senior Analyst will combine his or her knowledge of vendor services, problem solving, relationship building and negotiation skills to foster alignment between Franklin Templeton’s use cases and business needs and vendor products and services.
What are the ongoing responsibilities of a Sr. Analyst - Market Data Services?
Establish strong relationships with all of Franklin Templeton’s investment management teams to develop a vendor data and service strategy to meet their needs in growing their business and assets under management.
Maintain knowledge of existing and emerging vendor products and understanding of how vendor’s products are used across the firm and in the industry.
Lead vendor selection process, support negotiation of data subscriptions and value-added solutions, and maintain the ongoing management of vendor partnerships.
Establish strong relationships with investment management, risk management and marketing/sales teams to understand their data needs, promoting the effective use of data and services.
Lead contract negotiations with vendors providing intellectual property and market-based services while partnering with Legal to close agreements.
Manage vendor strategy meetings and effectively communicate vendor updates.
Identify new data partnerships based on existing or anticipated needs.
What qualifications would help someone be successful?
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required
5+ years’ experience related to market and reference data vendors, their products and services, industry trends and contract negotiation
5+ years’ experience in the investment management industry
Broad knowledge of market data content across asset types (Equity, Fixed Income, derivatives, etc.) and content types (real time pricing, news, fundamental and reference data, alternative data, and terminal products)
Familiarity with data science preferred
Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with internal stakeholders and external partners
Problem solver with a passion to learn and contribute in a dynamically changing work environment
Results driven with attention to detail and the ability to deliver quality results while multi-tasking, staying organized, and appropriately prioritizing work
Strong communication and presentation skills and ability to engage effectively with all levels within the firm
Proven ability to work independently as well as collaboratively
Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Office 365
What makes Franklin Templeton unique?
In addition to the dynamic and professional environment at Franklin Templeton, we strive to ensure that our employees have access to a competitive and valuable set of Total Rewards—the mix of both monetary and non-monetary rewards provided to you in recognition for your time, talents, efforts, and results.
Highlights of our benefits include:
Three weeks paid time off the first year
Medical, dental and vision insurance
401(k) Retirement Plan with 75% company match on your pre-tax and/or Roth contributions, up to the IRS limits
Employee Stock Investment Program
Tuition Assistance Program
Purchase of company funds with no sales charge
Onsite fitness center and recreation center*
- Only applicable at certain locations
We believe that being a good corporate citizen is good business. To us, corporate citizenship means being accountable, serving our clients, being an employer of choice, managing our environmental impact, and supporting our communities. An emphasis on corporate citizenship is embedded in our culture and values, and is an important element of how we achieve success.
We are also committed to your learning and development with resources focused around Experience, Exposure, and Education, to help you achieve your professional development goals. Take some time to, meet some of our people, and see what it means to say, “I AM Franklin Templeton”.
Franklin Templeton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity for all applicants and existing employees and we evaluate qualified applicants without regard to ancestry, age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, or gender expression, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law, ordinance, or regulation. We invite you to visit us at http://www.franklintempletoncareers.com/ to learn more about our company and our career opportunities.
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