Market Data Procurement Manager Global Investment Bank – Houston or Philadelphia Office

J Harlan Group, LLC - Houston, TX

Market Data Procurement Manager

Global Investment Bank – Houston or Philadelphia Office

J Harlan Group is currently conducting a search for a Market Data Procurement Manager based in either Houston or Philadelphia.

An excellent opportunity has arisen to join the dynamic global Market Data team of Global Investment Bank in their Houston or Philadelphia office supporting the firm’s Commodities - Energy Trading/Investment Markets businesses.

As part of a global team, you will work closely with business units, vendors and technology teams providing support, analysis, advice and guidance as it relates to market data. As a key member of the Americas Market Data Team, you will be responsible for the end-to-end procurement and management of Market Data across the commodities - energy investment organization.


In this role, you'll be part of a global, collaborative team and will be responsible for;

  • Providing advice and analysis on market data products, interpreting and defining business requirements as well as analyzing more cost-effective ways to use data across the enterprise
  • Leveraging your relationship building skills to effectively interact with stakeholders, operations and technology teams as well as developing and maintaining strong relationships with our market data vendors.
  • Matching best product to user needs, ensuring contract management, validating commercial framework, maintaining terms & conditions, evaluating vendor and product offerings, ensuring compliance with contracts terms and defining reporting requirements for business units.

The ideal candidate would have a background including:

  • 5 years plus years of relevant financial services experience, preferable in Energy markets
  • Experience working with Market data vendors such as Platts, Argus, Refinitiv (LSEG), Bloomberg as well as exchanges ICE, CME etc.
  • Experience working with Market Data platforms in the energy sector
  • Experience with market data licensing and vendor negotiations
  • Adept at interpreting Market data agreements, contractual terms, data usage and distribution.


  • 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

If you or anyone in your network would be interested in this opportunity, please send resume to Jerry Goldberg at or directly contact us at (212) 792-0099

About the Client:

The firm is a major Global Investment Bank with expertise in banking, they operate in over 50 countries and employ over 15,000 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

'J Harlan Group, LLC' is an executive search and advisory firm specializing in recruiting for Financial Services, Management Consulting and Public Accounting companies. The organization is a global leader in professional staffing and consulting services working with major companies in the US and Global investment capitals around the world. Built by industry leaders to meet the talent demand needs for highly professional and specialized roles, J Harlan Group, LLC operates under the highest level of professional and quality standards providing a customized project approach for each client and search assignment.

Posted On: Tuesday, June 18, 2024

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: – 212-792-0099 – 

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