SVP Global Partnerships & Exchanges

| Houston, TX, USA
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SVP Global Partnerships & Exchanges

Location: Houston, US or New York, US

About Argus

Argus is an independent media organisation with 1,300 staff. It is headquartered in London and has 29 offices in the world's principal commodity trading and production centres. Argus produces price assessments and analysis of international energy and other commodity markets and offers bespoke consulting services and industry-leading conferences. Companies in 140 countries around the world use Argus data to index physical trade and as benchmarks in financial derivative markets as well as for analysis and planning purposes.

Argus was founded in 1970 and is a privately held UK-registered company. It is owned by employee shareholders, global growth equity firm General Atlantic.

Argus Media is committed to ensuring career and personal growth for all its staff and provides extensive training and career development opportunities, as well as participation in employee-led initiatives, including a women's network. Our core values are Excellence, Integrity, Partnership and Inclusivity.

What will you be doing?

Argus is seeking to grow and expand its licensing business with exchanges and strategic partners, and further connect Argus services and technology to a broader distribution ecosystem.

This new position will Directly manage Argus' licensing business with global exchanges

  • Lead and direct our strategic partnership team and commercial relationships (Bloomberg, LESG)
  • Support partnerships and provide advice across the business
  • Develop and implement a commercial and product development plan for Argus Open Markets (AOM)
  • You will manage two direct reports including the VP Strategic Partnerships and the VP Commercial Product Argus Open Markets Platform.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, with dotted lines to Sector leaders, the position has executive management access and will be expected to bring ideas and offer counsel for optimal execution of the business. Initially the role will report to the CCO for the first six months as part of the induction process.

  • Manage and develop Argus' business globally with commodity exchanges.
  • Lead the global partnership team to identify/pursue strategic partners/opportunities for Argus to grow/expand its products and services beyond its traditional distribution models.
  • Cultivate and structure commercial partnerships, joint ventures, and opportunities to expand Argus' products and services distribution.
  • Develop Argus' channel partnership strategy and direction.
  • Provide leadership/guidance to the VP, Commercial Product Argus Open Markets
  • Deliver Strategic Guidance to the Executive Management Team - Provide senior executive counsel and negotiation support for the executive management team and Argus business sector leads. Serve as a sounding board for strategy, evaluation, and execution decisions.
  • Manage challenging corporate commercial negotiations.
  • Ensure that Argus intellectual property is well protected.

What we're looking for in you

  • A deep understanding of commodities, energy markets, and trading.
  • Expertise in financial markets, OTC derivatives, and functioning of exchanges.
  • Prior work experience at a at commodity exchange is required.
  • Strategic and Commercial Orientation - Strong ability to formulate client strategy and proactively seek market opportunities to grow revenue.
  • High integrity leader who demonstrates executive maturity and self-awareness; should have a calm and composed demeanour, while keeping the team focused on results with an ability to keep Argus' long-term growth in focus.
  • Must operate as a collaborative team player at all levels of the organisation including senior leadership, the commercial team, business development, audit, and legal.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; listens and communicates effectively and attends to details to ensure high quality proposals and contracts.

What's in it for you

Our rapidly growing, award-winning business offers a dynamic environment for talented, entrepreneurial professionals to achieve results and grow their careers. Argus recognizes and rewards successful performance and as an Investor in People, we promote professional development and retain a high-performing team committed to building our success.

  • Competitive salary and company bonus scheme
  • Hybrid work model
  • Group medical, dental and vision plans
  • Company paid short term and long-term disability and life insurance plan
  • Group 401(k) safe harbor retirement plan with a 6% company match
  • 20 vacation days your first year, which increases up to 30 days
  • Subsidized gym membership
  • Extensive internal and external training

For more details about the company and to apply please make sure you send your CV and cover letter via our website: www.argusmedia.com/en/careers/open-positions

Argus Media is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Equal Employment Opportunity Posters If you'd like to view a copy of the company's affirmative action plan or policy statement, please contact us. If you have a disability and you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an online application, please contact us. This email is provided exclusively to assist disabled job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Only messages sent for this purpose will be returned. Messages sent for other purposes, such as following up on an application or technical issues not related to a disability, will not receive a response.

More Information on Argus Media
Argus Media operates in the Analytics industry. The company is located in Houston, TX. Argus Media was founded in 1970. It has 1076 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all jobs at Argus Media, click here.
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