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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

F/T - Information Rscs Mgr (Elliott Mgmt) (NY)

Information Resources Manager

A top hedge fund based in New York, with offices in London, Hong Kong and Tokyo is seeking an Information Resources Manager (IRM) for its New York office. This is a full time position with an immediate start date. The IRM is part of the Research Services Department and reports to the Global Head of Market Data/Research Services.


Information and vendor management – approximately 85%

 Identify and onboard information providers/vendors in response to the research needs of investment professionals. This entails analyzing information sources, comparing competing products, reviewing pricing structures, negotiating fees and contract terms, and developing a solid understanding of the information product and its corresponding terms of use.

 Liaise between information providers and end users to assure there is a good fit. Work closely with counsel and compliance throughout the diligence and onboarding process.

 Post-onboarding responsibilities include ensuring that end users have the appropriate access and training, documenting the final contract according to internal procedures, and processing invoices.

 Manage vendor relationships throughout the term and serve as the point person internally for any questions about, or problems with, the vendor.

 Manage renewals and/or cancelations including analyzing usage, reaching out to the vendor to learn of any product or pricing changes, conveying those changes to the end users and working with them to reach a consensus on the renewal and/or cancelation.

 Facilitate access to sell side research for the NY office.

Basic research and training – approximately 15%

 Train new hires on the company’s intranet.

 Arrange training session with information providers as needed.



 Research or vendor management experience preferably in a financial, corporate, or legal setting.
 Experience selecting and using proprietary research services.
 Experience with research resources like Factiva, LexisNexis, Bloomberg, S&P Capital IQ, Westlaw, Intelligize/Edgar.
 Comfortable managing competing priorities and working in a fast-paced, global environment.
 Ability to communicate confidently, effectively, and professionally with vendors, internal clients, and colleagues including Research and Research Services Department members globally.
 Savvy internet research skills and creative approach to identifying information resources.


 Facility with Microsoft Outlook, MS Excel, and MS Word.
 Experience with SharePoint is helpful.
 Experience with Market Data Management Systems such as FITS (The Roberts Group) or MDM (MDSL) is helpful.
 Solid understanding of database design and electronic information retrieval.

 Master’s degree in Library Science required.


 Highly competitive compensation package including robust health/dental benefits.
 Opportunity to join a dynamic team.
 Midtown Manhattan office.

Interested candidates please send a cover letter and your resume to:
Deborah Schachter <>