Senior Project Manager - Tokyo

Careers at Bloomberg


Posted Nov 29, 2016 - Requisition No. 55839

You are excited by the prospect of operating on the cutting edge of technology and the financial markets. You build relationships quickly and effortlessly, and you’re the organizer amongst your friends- a natural project manager, who knows what it really takes just to get things done. Technology and finance excite you, and you love nothing more than solving a complex problem. You love dealing with people, you thrive in a team environment, and you’re that person who knows what customer service really means.

Our Team:

We are Content Acquisition and Business Management (or CABM for short). We form an integral part of the Global Data department, responsible for acquiring and publishing all the over-the-counter (OTC) pricing data which makes Bloomberg products so powerful. We partner directly with leading financial institutions- managing key client accounts, working alongside data contributors and providing technical solutions for influential market players.

Importantly, we also manage the design, building and troubleshooting of the site-to-site technology that links our data providers up to Bloomberg. By building strong and lasting relationships with these organisations, we’re able to glean a deep understanding of their technology and infrastructure, and ultimately ensure that pricing on the Bloomberg platform is as fast, reliable and accessible as possible.

We’ll trust you to:

  • Manage and support a client base of important data contributors- helping them to maintain and expand their content on Bloomberg and leverage the best technology available-On-board and build relationships with new and prospective contributors
  • Work closely with our Content Specialists and Sales teams to really understand local markets
  • Partner with our Engineering department and other technical teams to implement projects which help Bloomberg develop in these markets
  • Partner closely with clients and stakeholders, using your expertise to support, influence, strengthen relationships and find opportunities to build our business
  • Anticipate market and regulatory trends which might impact the data solution requirements of banks, brokers and governments

What’s in it for you?

  • Opportunities to work closely with key players in the financial industry, including traders, market data and business managers
  • Work with a global team of motivated data analysts and technical specialists
  • Partner with other internal departments to enhance our products and exceed our customers’ expectations
  • Autonomy to develop your own ideas and strategies for the markets which you cover
  • Real potential for exciting and varied career progression

You’ll need to have:

  • Finance-related Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • 7+ Years work experience
  • Business level fluency in English and Japanese
  • Pre-disposition for deciphering technical matters, solving problems and thinking creatively
  • Excellent client-facing skills and an enthusiasm to represent Global Data both internally and externally
  • In-depth knowledge of some or all of the following: Bloomberg functionality, OTC pricing data, financial markets, data feeds and related technologies
  • The ability to build and maintain lasting relationships with new and existing clients
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and an ability to handle multiple projects at the same time

We’d love you to have:

  • Prior experience in a client-facing project management role
  • Experience and knowledge of technical infrastructure (such as FIX, VBA, Python, SQL) , particularly within financial organizations

If this sounds like you:

Apply! If we think you’re a good match we’ll get in touch to let you know the next steps.

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