VP Market Data

J Harlan Group, LLC - New York, NY

VP Market Data

NYC Investment Bank

J Harlan Group is currently conducting a search for a VP of Market Data – America’s Sourcing and Vendor Management.

Based in New York as part of a global team you will work closely with the business units to provide analysis, advice, and guidance as it relates to financial Market Data including financial content and analytics products. You will participate and lead strategic and business driven initiatives to help drive efficiencies and cost management.

With your first-class experience in Market Data you will provide advice and analysis on market data content and market data products across asset classes and internal business units.

The firm will look to your excellent data driven mindset to understand, interpret and define business requirements in relation to both sell and buy side trading operations and their use of market data.

Making strong internal relationships with your superb interpersonal skills you will interact with stakeholders, operations and technology teams to analyze and constantly strive for cost effective ways to use data across the enterprise. These interpersonal skills will also be utilized to develop and maintain strong relationships with our market data vendors and exchanges.

Your attention to detail and process-driven mindset will allow you to add value, matching best product and content to your user needs, contract management, validating commercial framework, overseeing terms & conditions, evaluating vendor and product offerings and clearly understanding what can and can’t be done with vendor and exchange licensing and products working closely with Market Data compliance team.

The ideal candidate would have a background including:

•5+ years of relevant Market Data financial services experience, preferable capital markets and with an understanding of vendor products such as Refinitiv, Bloomberg, Factset

•Extensive knowledge of market and reference data Strong analytical skills

•Experience with lively, organic, highly collaborative environments


•Strong academic record and a BA/BS degree

An individual who loves solving deep and complex business problems regarding acquisition and distribution of financial market data and wants to have an outsized impact with the products they deliver. An individual with a passion for market data, high level of intellectual curiosity, a commitment to excellence and an unparalleled drive to deliver world-class software.

They seek candidates who are high-energy self-starters who want to join an investment banking firm on the leading edge of the global markets. The management team needs individuals of the highest professional caliber who are leaders, problem solvers, analytic, detail-oriented, and entrepreneurial. Everyone at the firm works in a highly collaborative and charged environment.

Successful candidates are:

•Analytic and relentless in pursuit of the right answer

•Strong communicators who excel at rapid synthesis

•Able to demonstrate sound business judgment

•Able to digest complexity while maintaining an understanding of the “big picture” of business needs

•Team players who are energized by a collaborative enterprise

About the Client:

The firm is a major Global Investment Bank with expertise in banking, they operate in over 50 countries and employ over 14,000 people worldwide. They’re one of the largest financial services providers in the world, and are also engaged in retail banking, credit cards, corporate banking, and wealth and investment management. They provide large corporate, government and institutional clients with a full spectrum of solutions to their strategic advisory, financing and risk management needs.

The firm’s employees maintain the highest professional and ethical standards. The firm has earned a reputation for honesty, fair dealing, and transparency in a competitive industry. They believe that these standards are the foundation for superior investment performance and are critical to delivering performance to clients


Posted On: Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Position Contact
Jerry Goldberg
Manager Director
(212) 792-0099

After years as a Senior Financial Services Executive, I have decided to make a career change and leverage my vast knowledge of the financial services and technology industry as an executive recruiter and have opened an executive search and recruiting firm "J Harlan Group, LLC' specializing in technology and financial services talent search.

Financial Services Executive with expansive Private Equity, Hedge Fund, Investment Banking, Asset Management, Securities Brokerage, Commercial Banking and Insurance experience. With combined expertise as a Chief Information Officer, Chief Administrative Officer and Principal/Consultant, my responsibilities have expanded a broad cross-section of business disciplines – technology, strategic planning, operations management, HR, administration, outsourcing, business development, strategic partnering, product development, financial operations and reporting, client relationship management.

Specialties: • Leadership authority for building and managing the technological, operational, and administrative platforms for financial services organizations.

• Contributed significantly to starting, developing and building a privately-held organization into a $1 billion market cap publicly traded company on the NYSE within five years of inception.

• Recognized achievements in building top-performing, best-in-class organizations capable of supporting corporate objectives.

Contact: jgoldberg@jharlan.com – 212-792-0099 – www.jharlan.com 

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