Manager, Market Data Operations

Posted 17 January 2023

Manager, Market Data Operations at PSP Investments

Operations Full-time Montreal

Experience: Senior-Level
Education Required: Education

Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience and education
FIA Certified an asset
Salary Range: Not Specified

Close date: 30 March 2023

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We invest funds for the pension plans of the federal public service, the Canadian Forces, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the Reserve Force. Headquartered in Ottawa, PSP Investments has its principal business office in Montréal and offices in New York, London and Hong Kong.Capturing and leading complex global investments requires us to work as one to seize valuable opportunities, in close collaboration with some of the world’s top companies.

At PSP, you’ll join a team of motivated and engaged professionals, dedicated to propelling our organization further than ever before.

At PSP, we encourage our employees to grow, forge powerful relationships, contribute and fuel inspired investment launchpads. We are committed to a culture that fosters collaboration and allows us to think beyond, in an interconnected way. We advocate for our employees to speak-up, learn, experiment, share, and be part of an inclusive work environment where diversity is embraced.

We offer a competitive total rewards and benefits package* designed to attract and retain top talent, reward performance, and reinforce business strategies and priorities. Beyond salary and incentive pay eligibility, your package includes:

  • A flexible hybrid work model with a mix of in-office and remote days based on business groups, teams, and roles, including a periodic allowance to support any hybrid related needs
  • Competitive pension plans
  • Comprehensive group insurance plans
  • Unlimited access to virtual healthcare services and wellness programs
  • Generous and inclusive paid family leave
  • Vacation days available on day one with additional vacation days on milestone service anniversaries, and summer Friday afternoons off
  • Investment in career development

*Benefits package may vary based on your employee type.At PSP, we aim to provide an inclusive workplace where we leverage diversity and where everyone feels valued, safe, respected and empowered to grow. As part of this leadership commitment, we strongly encourage applications from all qualified applicants and strive to offer an inclusive and accessible candidate experience. If you require any accommodation for any part of the recruitment process, please let us know.

Vaccination: We are committed to a healthy and safe work environment. As a Canadian Crown Corporation with offices around the world, we adhere to Canadian and local government guidelines regarding COVID-19. Vaccination is not currently a mandatory employment criteria. However, this is subject to change, depending on Canadian and local government guidelines.

Position Description


The Enterprise Data Platform (EDP) department plays a crucial role in supporting the success of the business. We are responsible for developing and implementing a global Data Management model and Data Governance organization to support our fund management, trading, regulatory and operational areas with high quality data obtained from trusted and resilient sources.


As a Manager, Market Data Operations, you’ll:

Oversee the Market Data Operations team, includes day-to-day demand management and administrative inquiries from internal business units, including but not limited to:

  • data/sourcing requests
  • contract negotiation,
  • entitlement administration & exchange reporting,
  • moves/adds/changes requests, inventory management,
  • expense allocation, invoices reconciliation, and spend reporting
  • Review current operations processes & procedures with the intention of continuously improving and optimizing overall Market Data Operations
  • Manage a team of professionals by fostering their development and supporting their performance; and provide guidance, direction and coaching to ensure objectives are met
  • Remain abreast of TRG Screen FITS /Optimize platform with current and future system enhancements
  • Conduct regular internal team meetings to report on client SLA/SLO and to ensure all client service deliverables are being met and completed.
  • Lead the inventory management process of leavers/joiners, ensure current inventory is accurate and up to date.
  • Oversee the reconciliation invoices and validation of monthly allocations/expenses.
  • Manage monthly/quarterly exchange reporting and ensure exchange policies and data compliance across the client’s end-users and applications (BBG EMRS)
  • Review spend and enact cost savings and avoidance initiatives, understand their products/services and respond to any inquiries as needed.
  • Maintain reports on costs and identify ways to consolidate spend.
  • Maintain PowerBI reporting solution for real-time reporting as well as enhance on reporting criteria and fields.

Required Skill / Experience

  • Experience with Market Data Management Systems (FITS TRG)

  • 7-10 years of Market Data Management

  • Previous experience managing a team is considered a strong asset

  • Experience and knowledge of financial markets

  • Experience with Security Master, Pricing/valuation, Analytics and Fundamental data related products

  • Extensive understanding of Risk, Trading and Portfolio Management systems

  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills to sustain relationships.

  • Solid negotiating, influencing and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent analytical and research ability.

  • Solid oral and written communication skills

  • Bilingualism required

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