Current Opportunity

Vendor Management and Market Data Administrator

Job Description

Acadia is looking for an experienced professional to join our Legal department in a Vendor Management role to manage material subcontractors and market data sourcing. Our client base ranges from globally operating top tier banks and asset managers to smaller, highly specialized financial institutions.

Responsibilities and Duties

Vendor Management:

  • Manage risk management for material subcontractors, including conducting annual due diligence/risk assessments, track identified issues and remediation plans
  • Report to management team regarding status of risk profile of material subcontractors
  • Build a repository of all vendors with a map of the products/services purchased for both, track contract terms and expirations, open source
  • Evaluate where consolidation makes sense from both a logistical and financial perspective(might involve looping in different departments who have overlapping needs)
  • Manage vendor relationships
  • Coordinate with Strategic Partnership team

Market Data:

  • Market research for Market Data – identifying vendors & alternative vendors for required data, and initiating relationships based on guidance from subject matter experts.
  • Procurement pricing –identification of value for money in data procurement processes, benchmarking costs
  • Negotiation – getting the best price possible during procurement.

Technical Skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Sharepoint)

Personal Skills

  • Highly organized, detail oriented and able to meet deadlines in a multi-task, fast-paced environment.
  • Strong work ethic with an ability to work independently as well as collaboratively.
  • Ability to handle, respond to and execute flawlessly multiple tasks and projects in a fast-paced environment, under tight deadlines.
  • Must possess strong logic and reasoning skills.
  • Team player with positive and proactive attitude.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

Qualifications

  • 1-3 years in Third Party Risk Management and Information Security
  • 1-3 years of market data sourcing/procurement
  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States