LAC Group seeks a Information Services Manager for a prestigious multinational financial services organization in New York (Manhattan). This position will be responsible for managing the day to day functions carried out by the corporate Information Center. These functions include conducting custom research assignments, delivering research results to internal clients, administration of user accounts for market data services, arranging training on information services, investigating new information resources, advising internal business units on resource options and working with vendors to negotiate and execute contracts for market data resources.
Perform customized, in-depth information research on a variety of complex subjects to support the information needs of the financial, corporate and other staff of the firm Format, package and deliver results of research projects to clients in an appropriate format Research and evaluate new and renewing information services, including electronic sources, books, periodicals, newsletters and other media Advise and make recommendations to internal business units on new and renewing information sources Negotiate price, terms and conditions of new and renewal agreements with market data vendors Provide and/or arrange for training on electronic information sources delivered to the desktops of financial staff
At least 3 years of experience in a supervisor or management capacity in an information services/corporate research environment including familiarity with financial terms and concepts. Previous experience with vendor negotiation is required. MLS or MLIS degree from an accredited graduate program is required. Strong proficiency with specialized online and print market data resources used in the financial information world, including, but not limited to Factiva, Eikon, Capital IQ, Factset, SDC Platinum, Pacer, LoanConnector, S&P LCD, SNL, S&P Ratings Direct and others
New York, NY, USA