Product and Licensing Manager

Location(s) US-TX-Dallas
Job ID
2021-79424
Schedule Type
Full Time
Function(s)
Vendor Management
Region
Americas
Division
Engineering
Business Unit
Data Engineering
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

Market Data Team

The MARKET DATA team at Goldman Sachs delivers analytics, pricing and reference data, both real-time and historical reflecting all major markets and financial instruments to our internal and external clients.

 

The Market Data Licensing and Commercialization team is responsible for managing and negotiating data agreements with third party vendors to enable our business activities. The team coordinates directly with internal business sponsors on data requirements as well as legal counsel, Technology Risk, Compliance and the Vendor Management Office - to ensure vendor solutions meet firm policies and standards. The role provides the opportunity to support revenue growth areas and build  strong relationships with all divisions in the Firm while supporting strategic projects.

 

We are seeking an individual to support the growing demand for data product commercialization and pipelining. The role will involve day to day support of these requirements as well as offer the opportunity to develop strategic solutions for our business aimed at improving the efficiency and transparency. 

 

HOW WILL YOU FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

  • You will work with key stakeholders to define our client driven data product vision, map out requirements and execute on the path to delivery
  • You will support the launch of new data products by facilitating the governance process and risk and issue management.
  • You will work within our global team of data licensing experts to understand data usage rights and anticipate complexities
  • You will collaborate with major external market data vendors to agree partnership opportunities and solve for client challenges
  • You will prepare reports for senior stakeholders and weekly progress updates, ensuring their views are managed towards the best solution

WHY JOIN THE TEAM?

  • We are a collaborative and global team of 10, responsible for over 400 vendor relationships 
  • Opportunity to work closely with business stakeholders across the Goldman Sachs business to understand  client requirements and support strategic projects
  • We are at the forefront of driving industry change in digital rights and are building a Digital Rights Management (DRM) platform to revolutionize data licensing 
  • Exposure to a broad array of products as well as many different aspects of the business since market data is a critical enabler for our businesses.
  • As the primary representative for Firm, you will be accountable for maintaining the Firm’s reputation with our suppliers
  • Ownership of high profile Vendor relationships for new contract negotiations, renewals and all other vendor oversight activities 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Project or product management experience in global and/or large-scale delivery environment
  • A solid understanding of PMO fundamentals (e.g. project planning, risk management, stakeholder engagement, reporting)
  • Highly motivated individuals who enjoy fast-paced environments and have a track-record of meeting agreed timelines
  • Strong experience in vendor negotiation and relationship management 
  • Senior stakeholders engagement; ability to confidently communicate with and influence 
  • General understanding of market data licensing terms

NICE TO HAVE

  • Vendor management, procurement and/or exchange licensing experience
  • Experience of managing projects and deliverables within Jira
  • Business analysis experience 
  • Market data industry awareness 

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