Manager, Derived Data Licensing & Partner Solutions

Locations: Chicago, New York
ID: 13464


CME Group: Where Futures Are Made

CME Group ( is the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace. But who we are goes deeper than that. Here, you can impact markets worldwide. Transform industries. And build a career shaping tomorrow. We invest in your success and you own it – all while working alongside a team of leading experts who inspire you in ways big and small. Joining our company gives you the opportunity to make a difference in global financial markets every day – whether you work on our industry-leading technology and risk management services, our benchmark products or in a corporate services area that helps us serve our customers better. With 2,500 employees located around the world, we’re small enough for you and your contributions to be known. But big enough for your ideas to make an impact. The pace is dynamic, the work is unlike any other firm in the business, and the possibilities are endless. Problem solvers, difference makers, trailblazers. Those are our people. And we’re looking for more.

Position Overview Manager, Derived Data Licensing & Partner Solutions (New York or Chicago)

As part of CME Group’s Global Data Licensing & Services team, the Manager, Derived Data Licensing & Partner Solutions will be responsible for growing CME Group’s Derived Data customer base and driving revenues from new and existing customers that are using or plan to use CME Group market data to create derived works/products. He/she will take ownership of the entire customer development and licensing lifecycle from the initial stages of client engagement to post-sales relationship management. This position will identify and prioritize key targets as well as develop strategies and tactics to capitalize on recognized growth opportunities.

The position requires a keen understanding of how financial market data is used to create and develop financial products and services such as Indexes, Structured Products (e.g. ETFs, ETNs, etc.), Contracts for Difference (CFDs), Valuation Services, References etc. as well as the target customer segments that use them. He/she will also play a lead role in creating and implementing a vision for customer product innovation, pricing, marketing, and organic and inorganic growth opportunities. The candidate will be required to provide extensive coordination, leadership, and teamwork with senior level management across all departments internally (e.g., Sales, Marketing, Research, Business Line Managers, Business Development, etc.) and externally through customer networks and relationships.

• Offering in-depth knowledge of financial product creation based on the use of CME Group market data as well as the targeted customer segments creating these financial products.
• Generating new business and managing existing customer pipeline while building valuable customer relationships.
• Educating existing and prospective customers about the benefits and opportunities CME Group market data provide to financial institutions, traders, risk managers, and other customers.
• Developing and managing the execution of detailed business plans, ensuring that all financial goals are met or exceeded.
• Actively engaging CME Group’s Client Development & Sales and Business Line Managers to ensure full alignment of the Derived Data strategy with the initiatives across these adjacencies.
• Applying comprehensive understanding of industry issues to advise on the future direction of CME Group’s Global Derived Data strategy.
• Evaluating, analyzing, and utilizing all available/applicable information to improve/optimize strategic decision making.
• Understanding the different ways in which CME Group market data is used to create new derived works/products – including how those products work and their value proposition to end user clients.
• Working with and developing relationships with other business units globally to effectively analyze key client behaviors.
• Researching, investigating and documenting usage of CME market data in the creation of derived data works/products in advance of engaging with clients and prospects as part of the KYC process.
• Engaging with the appropriate market data/business contacts at each client and prospect, detailing expectations around market data usage and thoroughly understanding the full use of CME Group market data in the creation of derived works/products by the client.
• Lead and Manage with conviction and integrity, modeling professionalism, dedication, fairness and respect in the workplace.

• 3-5+ years of financial industry market data management, data licensing, and/or deep knowledge and experience in financial product creation with exposure to the development of indexes and other structured products (ETFs, ETNs, etc.).
• Strong knowledge of market data pricing and licensing models across the financial industry (e.g. exchanges, calculation agents, index providers, etc.) is preferred.
• Extensive experience working with clients including relationships with the Asset Managers and/or Banks to facilitate their understanding of the application of CME Group’s market data products to their trading, investment and risk management needs.
• Demonstrates knowledge of data consumer and data vendor firms globally, including (but not limited to) major and niche information vendors, investment banks, online trading platforms, high frequency and proprietary trading firms.
• Proven background in analyzing, designing and implementing processes and policies to improve efficiencies and achieve desired objectives with a strong bias towards continuous improvement.
• The candidate will be required to regularly interact with external customers and potentially service providers they are assigned to.
• A strong relationship builder who is clear in articulating the values, expectations and polices of CME Group is essential to the function.
• Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) with advanced degree preferred.
• Strong teamwork skills, with a demonstrated ability to interact effectively across organizations.

As the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group ( is where the world comes to manage risk. Based in Chicago, with offices in New York, London, Singapore, Calgary, Houston, São Paulo, Singapore, Tokyo and Washington D.C., our team of more than 2,500 employees has an impact on the global economy every day. We offer:
  • The widest range of global benchmark futures and options available across all major asset classes;
  • The most advanced trading technology;
  • Industry-leading clearing and risk management capabilities;
  • A relentless customer focus, serving leading investment and commercial banks, hedge funds, proprietary trading firms, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, asset managers, corporations and individual traders; and,
  • A great place to work.
With this strong foundation in place, we are looking to continue growing our business in both listed and over-the-counter markets. To support this growth, we are seeking highly motivated individuals to help foster our corporate culture and uphold our core values of leading with conviction and integrity, advancing the global economy, building lasting relationships and acting with ingenuity every day. 
We hope you will consider joining our world-class team.



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