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Market Data Services Business Advisory



Technical Skills

  • Compliance
  • Costing
  • Data Analysis
  • Equities
  • Gap Analysis
  • Inventory Management
  • Market Data
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Negotiation
  • SQL

Job Description

Market Data Services Business Advisory

Location: APAC-HKG-Hong Kong-Hong Kong

A Market Data Advisory (Analyst) is required to work in the APAC Region with global engagement on various initiatives to help drive reductions in overall spend.
Primary areas of responsibility will be:
  • Working with APAC BA colleagues to ensure coverage of APAC (including Japan) Market Data within the business.
  • Working with Global colleagues across the Market Data team to effectively execute on global and regional initiatives.
  • Contract review to cost effectively procure services for business (working with business to understand requirements and ensure we are providing most appropriate service, working to remove any duplication)
  • Review of product/service request from business to ensure suitability and correct inventory reflection/allocation
  • Get involved in various projects roles e.g. Non-real time data rationalization project, Data Notification process, Market data Desktop review process amongst others
  • Generate out of box ideas to achieve savings for regional & global. 
The role will require a broad set of responsibilities including strong business relationships, vendor management, setting agendas and initiatives while conducting product comparative/gap analysis. This person will need to be confident and client facing.  Market Data knowledge preferable.


  • Preferable exposure to Institutional Investor Services, Equities, FICC businesses.
  • 2+ years’ exerience in Market Data products, vendors, services
  • Market data inventory system understanding
  • Entitlements and permissioning systems knowledge
  • Appreciation of technical delivery systems used for Market Data, both real time and non-real time
  • Product comparative/gap analysis
  • Contract renewals process, flows and negotiation skills
  • Awareness of possible compliance issues that may arise by incorrect use or licensing of Market Data 
  • Experience of presenting MD financials/spend and reporting 
  • Experience in non-real time market data is preferred 


  • Ability to connect convoluted issues & articulate effectively concisely
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills, detail-oriented
  • Strong interpersonal / influencing skills for interfacing with all levels of internal and external parties
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Fluent English, Cantonese & Mandarin (preferable)
  • Self-starter with ability to work under pressure, tight deadlines, prioritize multiple on-going issues, team-oriented (regional/global) 
  • Excellence required in MS-Access/SQL, data analysis, excel & PowerPoint, SharePoint / Collaborate 
  • Bachelor’s degree required
Employment TypeFull-time
Education LevelBachelor
LanguageEnglish, Cantonese, Mandarin (Putonghua)
CitibankFinancial Services, Retail and Commercial Banking

50/F, Champion Tower 3 Garden Road Central, Hong Kong

directions_walk12 mins walk from Admiralty Station