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MDFM Commercial Manager

Posted 19 Jun 2024
Work experience
0 to 7 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
English (Fluent)

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As a Barclays Market Data Financial Management (MDFM) Commercial Manager, you will be individually responsible for proactively managing a specified group of vendors and business areas on behalf of MDFM ensuring that Barclays obtain the most cost effective market data services to meet business requirements. You will also evolve the MDFM strategy based on direction from MDFM Leadership team, your own strategic thoughts, strategic insights from the lines of business, Group, industry groups and our competitors.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, established in 1690, with a legacy of success, quality, and innovation. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity – helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

At Barclays, we offer a hybrid working experience that blends the positives of working alongside colleagues at our onsite locations, together with working from home. We have a structured approach where colleagues work at an onsite location on fixed, ‘anchor’, days of the week, for a minimum of two days a week or more, as set by the business area (or nearest equivalent if working part-time hours). Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager. Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business.

What will you be doing?

Being responsible for leading commercial negotiations with relevant Market Data vendors

Managing overall Business relationship with assigned business teams

Advocating proactively for and advancing the MDFM strategy with the Business

Displaying high levels of leadership, influencing and transformational abilities, striving for continuous improvement across MDFM services

Ensuring that Barclays leverages its global purchasing power with vendors and undertake proactive management of the global contracts

Ensuring that all the terms of global deals are communicated to the relevant entities who are entitled to participate in them, and manage the compliance of Barclays

What we’re looking for:

In depth market data knowledge and understanding of different functional areas of a Bank

Excellent organisational skills with an ability to effectively utilize those around you

Ability to energise, motivate and inspire teams towards a common goal

Great communication skills with experience managing stakeholders across a universal bank, with an ability to summarise large and complex data with insightful analysis

Skills that will help you in the role:

Great team player and supportive team member

Ability to work under own initiative

Where will you be working?

Our new state-of-the-art Campus, right in the heart of Glasgow is a hub of creative collaboration. A place where everyone can bring their true selves to work and reach their full potential. Home to 5,000 of our colleagues, our Tradeston campus will support the community in more ways than one - by creating thousands of new career opportunities and celebrating local artists. A short walk from Central Station on the south of the Clyde, it will be a key location for the Barclays business that will deepen our ties with the city and its communities.


Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for 48 million customers and clients worldwide.

Finance & Banking
55,000 employees