Data Management Lead Specialist (Pricing and Benchmark) Data Management Lead Specialist (Pricing and  …

Schroders Investment Management
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 20 Jan 22
Schroders Investment Management
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 20 Jan 22
Posted by:
Bien Law • Experienced Recruiter
Schroders Investment Management
Posted by:
Bien Law
Experienced Recruiter
Data Management Lead Specialist (Pricing and Benchmark)
Team overview

The Data Management department in Asia is a key hub within Schroders Global Data Management functions providing Schroders's client base a range of data services including market data management, securities and index data management and client and portfolio data management. Services are provided directly to internal clients across Investment, Distribution, and Infrastructure divisions within the firm. Working within the Asia Pacific Data Management team based in Singapore, an exciting opportunity has been created to support and progress the provision of high-quality Data Management to the Global Investment teams.

Overview of role
  • Support the day-to-day management of reference data for Pricing, Index and Benchmark data delivery to key global stakeholders
  • Perform active review and analysis of illiquid securities and recommend appropriate pricing proposals to Asian Pricing Committee
  • Proactive management of risks and controls, working with Operational risk and Audit to ensure an effective control environment. Effective management of errors and omissions in the operating model including root cause analysis and changes to the control environment to prevent re-occurrence and exposure to further errors
  • Ensure all processes and procedures are updated and in compliance with the group's directive
  • Continual review and improvement to workflow, systems and processes through automations, innovation, and adoption of new technologies
  • Support execution of global and regional data projects, ensuring smooth implementation
  • Instil and build up data governance and stewardship framework for Asia Pacific for Pricing and Benchmark management
  • Provide oversight and work with outsource vendor to manage daily deliverables
  • Provide and arrange vendor meetups and minutes write up as part of Vendor management for APAC data management team

Essential Skills
  • Good product knowledge across a wide range of investment classes including Equities, Derivatives, Fixed Income and Multi-asset
  • Knowledge on pricing models and complex pricing valuation techniques
  • Service delivery oriented and able to work collaboratively across teams
  • Self-starter, able to prioritise, work on own initiative and under pressure, and focus on continuous improvement, quality, and delivery
  • Effective communication skills, written, presentational and verbal
  • Demonstrable business analysis skills, strong analytical and numerical skills
  • Experience in managing relationships with Data vendors
  • Good technical skills around data interrogation and analysis, typically SQL and excel
  • Experience with usage of Aladdin and Markit Enterprise Data Management will be an advantage
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