Job Description

Experience Level: Experienced Hire

Categories:

  • Sales & Marketing

Location(s):

  • One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5FA, GB
  • An der Welle 5, Frankfurt, 60322, DE
  • Hanauer Landstraße 175-179, Frankfurt, 60314, DE
  • Remote - France, Remote, Remote, FR
  • Remote - United Kingdom, Remote, Remote, GB
  • Le Swave, level 19, 1 Parvis de la D?fense, Puteaux, 92800, FR
  • 21, Blvd Haussmann, Paris, 75009, FR
  • 7, Rue Drouot, Paris, 75009, FR
  • Tour opus 12, 77 Esplanade du G?n?ral-de-Gaulle, La D?fense Paris, Puteaux, 92800, FR

Moody’s is a developmental culture where we value candidates who are willing to grow. So, if you are excited about this opportunity but don’t meet every single requirement, please apply! You may be a perfect fit for this role or other open roles.

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Industry Practice Lead, Master Data Management (Europe & Africa)

Moody’s Analytics is an established leader in global data solutions bringing transparent data, predictive analytics, and flexible workflow tools to the market to power better decisions.

The Global Industry Practice Group is comprised of practitioners, former regulators, and subject matter experts specializing in risk lifecycle and strategies, insurance risk solutions, AML / financial crime compliance and third-party due diligence, ESG, portfolio optimization strategies, stress testing, transfer pricing, credit analytics, commercial real estate, and data solutions.

A Moody’s Analytics Industry Practice Lead plays a critical role in the sales cycle by establishing credibility and confidence in Moody's Analytics’ products and solutions with prospective clients. The Practice Lead facilitates solution architecture to address our customers use cases based on Moody’s Analytics existing, future and acquired solutions. The Practice Lead collaborates in the creation of a new product offering, its value proposition and architecture, and facilitates market feedback using rapid learning approach to product development. The Practice Lead will interface with internal stakeholders such as product, research, partnerships, advisory, and customer success teams to align Moody’s solutions to the industry challenges.

Working in conjunction with the members of the Sales and Product teams, the Practice Lead will manage the qualification and solutioning stages of the sales process as the key solution architect and product advocate of Moody’s Analytics. Specifically, the Practice Lead for Master Data Management (MDM) will actively support the evaluation stage of the sales process and serve as the technical advisor for Moody’s Analytics product suite. Further, the Practice Lead will be responsible for understanding customer needs to lead the solutioning stage of the sales process and prepare, present, and promote the sale of Moody’s Analytics solutions to the customer.

Importantly, as the MDM Practice Lead, you will also be participating in industry advocacy efforts with industry associations and standard setters. This advocacy may take form of industry presentations, articles and white papers, webinars, podcasts, and workshops.

Specifically, there are four areas of activities the MDM Practice Lead will be engaged in:

  • Driving sales and customer engagement: design, build and execute market outreach strategy (with sales, marketing and product management teams to win opportunities; develop clear, concise proposals and deliver targeted client demos that address client needs; act as trusted advisor to customers; proactively work with prospective clients through the sales process, providing thought leadership on best practices and technical assistance and guidance as required; respond to functional and technical queries of RFIs and RFPs; qualify and lead the Proof of Concept (POC) process in the sales cycle.

  • Internal education: drive the preparation and circulation of market insight to create awareness of Moody's expertise internally; assist sales teams across the organisation on learning how to identify sales opportunities with the use of advanced use cases; conduct training sessions on the propositions, Moody’s solution set and emerging trends across a large and diverse teams of Relationship Managers and Sales Representatives; serve as an informal coach and expert to product consultants, sales professionals and customer success teams; create high quality training and client materials (e.g., PowerPoint decks, playbooks).
  • Industry engagement & thought leadership: develop and maintain industry stakeholder relationships; speak at industry events; write white papers and maintain social media engagement.
  • Market feedback for product development: translate emerging market themes and regulatory requirements into product requirements to future proof our solutions; identify valuable white space; keep abreast of the competitive landscape across portfolio solutions; build business case for product development and improvement. The role requires continuous education and strong Moody’s Analytics product knowledge

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business administration, Finance, Economics, Banking, Engineering, Mathematics, or similar field
  • PhD or MBA is a plus
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience working within corporates, consulting, advisory connected to MDM
  • Industry affiliation and leadership roles is a plus
  • Experience with complex sales cycles and relationship management are a plus
  • Public speaking experience, publications and/or internal lead on training within an organization are a plus
  • Ability to travel
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including ability to listen to requirements and business problems in order to respond with the appropriate business answer
  • Strategic, analytical, operations-focused, able to recognize market opportunities
  • Patient and persistent with an ability to maintain a professional demeanor while working under time and customer pressures
  • Ability to influence and gain buy-in from skeptics
  • Ability to work productively and cooperatively in a structured and rigorous team environment
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Moody’s is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, place of origin, disability, marital or familial status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage applications from Aboriginal persons, members of a visible minority group, persons with a disability, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and women.

Moody’s is committed to maintaining an inclusive, diverse and accessible workplace. To this end, reasonable accommodations are available on request, and will take into account the particular accommodation needs of individual candidates. If you are selected and require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, you may send your request to AODA@moodys.com. Information provided during the accommodation process will be treated as confidential, and will be shared only to the extent required to properly evaluate accommodation requests.

Candidates for Moody's Corporation may be asked to disclose securities holdings pursuant to Moody’s Policy for Securities Trading and the requirements of the position. Employment is contingent upon compliance with the Policy, including remediation of positions in those holdings as necessary.

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