Market Data Classification Specialist - Law

Knowledge Officer - United Kingdom

Ref: 387Wednesday 21 September 2022

Market Data Classification Specialist - Law

A leading US law firm with a UK base in Central London has a requirement for a Market Data Classification Specialist to join a large Information Services team that is geographically dispersed between the UK and US. The position is responsible the collection and cataloguing of company and market data assets, developing and maintaining best practices and processes for all levels of asset tagging and working with internal taxonomy and data expertise to ensure that tagging requirements are met. The position is critical to the continuous improvement of the quality and depth of the data generated across a range of projects and ensures that data is enhanced and made actionable.

Key responsibilities and objectives of the Market Data Classification Specialist include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitoring and application of firm taxonomy to market data within CRM systems
  • Using 3rd party software and internal research team data to enrich and classify data
  • Creating and documenting business processes for adding metadata 
  • Validates and updates existing connections and data between enrichment services
  • Monitors compliance with agreed metadata rules across the organisation
  • Leads on tagging efforts required to enhance enterprise data
  • Leads on tagging and classification requirements for content and knowledge initiatives 
  • Leads on ensuring the Pitchbook/CapIQ/Salesforce synchronization process is optimized
  • Analyze processes and workflows regularly to find opportunities for improvement

To be a suitable candidate for this role, applicants will require the following experience and skills:

  • Experience gained in a similar role, ideally in a professional services or similar environment 
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, iManage and other applications
  • Legal, business and industry research skills
  • Knowledge and experience conducting research using external tools such as Westlaw, Lexis, Intelligize, PitchBook, Capital IQ, Deal Point Data, Manzama
  • Mining internal data in CRMs, business intelligence and financial systems.
  • Basic knowledge of CRM reporting (preferably Salesforce) and use
  • A degree in a technology field, with advanced degree desired

 

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