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Date: May 19, 2017

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US, 90071

Company: Capital Group

Req ID:  8823
Experience Level: Manager 
Other Location(s): Los Angeles (CA)  
Relocation offered: Yes
Travel required: None

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At Capital Group, how we work is defined by shared values that include absolute integrity, respect and collaboration. But it’s more than that. It’s smart and highly driven people united in purpose to serve our investors and one another.

Bring your energy and unique perspective to Capital and you’ll have the opportunity to grow with us professionally, personally, and financially. You’ll be part of a team that genuinely cares about helping you succeed. You’ll work alongside talented colleagues, many of whom build long careers while progressing through multiple roles, establishing lifelong friendships and making a difference in our communities. In return for your contributions, you’ll receive premier compensation and benefits, and a company-funded retirement plan that ranks among the most generous.

 

Market Data Services is a global team managing all aspects of Capital’s market data environment. The team is the primary interface for service related requests coming into the Market Data Group.

 

As a Market Data Business Services Manager, based in Los Angeles, California, you will oversee the team that is the liaison between the lines of business and the vendors who supply market data services to Capital.  The Market Data Business Manager will be involved in strategic planning, tool and content optimization, negotiating vendor agreements, cultivating and leading the Market Data Associates.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the day-to-day operations of the Market Data Business Services Team.
  • Manages the overall workflow processes and deliverables. 
  • Serves as a subject matter expert in all aspects of providing market data services including strategy, sourcing, negotiations, risk management, vendor management and some contract administration.
  • Collaborates with other Market Data Services managers to ensure that work processes and contract terms and conditions support the needs of their respective teams and regions.
  • Identifies opportunities to improve team processes and effectiveness.
  • Develops and implements solutions.
  • Oversees relationships with market data vendors.
  • Coordinates activities and decision making processes related to contract negotiations.
  • Ensures compliance with contract terms, performance and quality.
  • Collaborates with various business units to collect requirements and feedback for products and services.
  • Communicates business issues and makes presentations to associates and external vendors.
  • Responds to complex market data questions from associates at various levels.
  • Monitors industry trends and issues and regulatory changes and makes recommendations for modifications required to ensure compliance and reduce risk.
  • Manages the performance and development of each member of the Market Data Business Services team.
  • Plans, prioritizes, delegates and coordinates projects within respective area. Participates in the planning for future product upgrades, roadmaps and strategic efforts impacting end-users.

Qualifications:

  • Approximately 7-10+ years of experience in the market data industry
  • Undergraduate degree required. Master’s Degree a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to build high-performing teams by effectively leading and providing work direction.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop staff through coaching and mentoring.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills; Experience managing vendor relationships.
  • Effective project management skills.
  • Ability to work effectively and closely with all levels of management within and across the organization.
  • Analytical thinker who demonstrates the initiative to identify and logically resolve issues.

 

Company Overview:
Founded in 1931, Capital Group is one of the world’s largest and most trusted investment management companies and home to the American Funds. We manage more than US$1.39 trillion in assets, and our 7,500 associates make our clients their first priority every day. When we do our job right, millions of investors around the world fulfill their dreams and financial goals, from home ownership and higher education, to a comfortable retirement. Our long-term investment results and outstanding service set us apart from our competitors, while our workplace sets us apart from other employers. 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we comply with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination when making all decisions about employment. As equal opportunity employers, our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including gender and gender identity), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, AIDS/HIV status, political activities or affiliations, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 


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