Team Leader - Commodities Data - Data Management Lab

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Posted Apr 25, 2024 - Requisition No. 124838

Bloomberg runs on data. Our products are fuelled by powerful information. We combine data and context to paint the whole picture for our clients, around the clock – from around the world. In Data, we are responsible for delivering this data, news and analytics through innovative technology - quickly and accurately. We optimise the value of our data by combining our domain and technical expertise to make our data fit-for-purpose, timely and accurate. We apply our problem-solving skills to identify innovative workflow efficiencies, and we implement technology solutions to better manage our data.

Our Team:

The EMEA Commodities Data team covers the full commodity product spectrum including carbon markets. The team is responsible for acquiring and maintaining the full life cycle of commodities data as well as develop targeted quality improvement and monitoring initiatives to ensure input data is Fit-for-Purpose. Deep domain knowledge, client understanding, and data management expertise are paramount for our ability to continuously deliver high quality data to our rapidly growing client base. Our data coverage includes both pricing and fundamentals content across all product classes.

What’s the Role?

The EMEA Commodities data team is looking for a highly motivated and driven Commodities Data Team Leader to support our data product strategy and develop the team. You will play a key role in leading individuals with a diverse set of backgrounds ranging from data analysts to data management professionals. You will lead by example in understanding the commodity market dynamics and data management practices. Using your experience, market expertise and client understanding, you will help the team in identifying opportunities to expand coverage, ensure quality standards are met and improve discoverability of our content. You will be instrumental in setting the commodities data modelling strategy and deliver high quality data using strong project management and leadership skills. In doing so, you’ll build a close partnership with Engineering, Core Product, and other various stakeholders. 

We’ll Trust You To:

  • Recruit, mentor, and develop a team of data analysts and data management professionals who are experts in the commodities domain;
  • Foster and maintain strong relationships with other data and core business groups, such as Product, Sales, Enterprise, News and Engineering to help develop and improve fit-for-purpose data and functionality across the terminal;
  • Mobilize the team to design and implement proactive data quality management supported by client-focused metrics;
  • Implement a strong content acquisition strategy that is meta data and data quality driven;
  • Develop data modelling and ETL skills within the team to develop a robust data governance framework and ensure the interoperability of the commodity datasets;
  • Stay up to date with market trends and standard processes to be able to proactively spot opportunities for expanding our content coverage;
  • Identify and manage internal processes to find opportunities for improvement, as well as devise and implement new innovative workflow solutions;
  • Effectively project manage and set tangible data product strategy that is goal driven;
  • Manage and mentor the team on large and complex data projects and business initiatives.

You’ll need to have:

*Please note we use years of experience as a guide, but we certainly will consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary for the role.

  • A minimum of 3+ years* of formal leadership experience or strong informal leadership experience, and relevant commodities market knowledge;
  • Strong technical experience and domain expertise to lead and develop a team of data analysts and data management professionals;
  • Demonstrable experience in a data management related role such as data quality, content acquisition and data modelling;
  • Strategic vision to align your team's goals while providing outstanding service to business and other internal/external clients;
  • Experience in driving strategies and managing complex projects;
  • Superb stakeholder management skills to establish strong credibility and influential relationships to communicate business needs and an operational strategy to internal and external partners;
  • Good understanding of the commodity clients’ needs and the different use cases;
  • Creative and flexible approach to problem solving as well as leadership ability in change management;
  • Strong knowledge of data processing paradigms and associated tools and technologies;
  • Excellent communication skills, allowing you to clearly communicate business needs and to advocate on behalf of your team.

We’d love to see:

  • Experience in semantic technologies, or an understanding of their structures;
  • Understanding of Data Governance and Data Management;
  • Client facing experience or some level of indirect client interaction;
  • Commodity markets work experience or proven knowledge;
  • Proven ability to build influential relationships with multiple internal and external clients and partners;
  • Strong understanding of the Bloomberg commodities data product and terminal functionality;
  • Exposure to the Bloomberg Enterprise data products;
  • Varied project management experience and/or certifications (CAPM, PMP and/or CSM);
  • Experience using data visualization tools such as QlikSense.

Does this sound like you?

Apply if you think we're a good match! We'll get in touch with you to let you know what the next steps are.

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