Job Description :
Location: Whippany, NJ
Duration: 6 Months (Onsite, No Remote Option)
Rate: $ 72/Hour W-2 or $ 80/Hour 1099

No 3rd Parties
Candidates need to be able to work in the USA without needing sponsorship

Market Data Analyst
Major Investment Banking Client located in Whippany, NJ is in urgent need of a Market Data Analyst. responsible for all aspects of Market Data from commercial and vendor relationship management, financial and inventory processes and management and setting the market data strategy.

We are looking for a strong Market Data Analyst who will own and execute on several key initiatives on a portfolio of over $20M with 150+ suppliers. The successful individual in this role has worked in a market data role for 5+ years and is comfortable working on commercial initiatives and has a good technical acumen.

Critical Requirements:
Project manage market data integration activities into MetLife including, but not limited to
Categorization of acquired services
Service comparison between current and acquired services
Obtain communication and buy-in of next steps and action including:
Contract termination
Straight contract renewal
Renewal w. additional service
Provide information to load into Inventory Management Tool
Manage Usage Capture and Analysis program including, but not limited to:
Report and metrics generation
Project planning and execution
Communication including to Senior Leadership

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills (Must Have):
5+ years of Market Data Commercial experience (preferably on the client side)
Experience with Market Data licensing, contractual terms and vendor negotiations
Excellent Communication and Relationship Management skills
Contract Management experience is highly desired

Required Industry Background:
Must come of out of Investment Management industry (client buy/sell side) or Market Data (Vendor side) company – for example: Bloomberg or Reuters