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Rights Manager

Thomson Reuters Sourcing 1/4/2018 11:19:12 AM Gdynia, Poland
Job Description


The Content Partners group and Rights Management  team are responsible for delivering the third party content strategy as defined by the Financial & Risk business units. Achieving this involves acquiring high quality content on the best possible commercial and legal terms through negotiation and relationship management with a broad range of content providers including exchanges, brokers and data vendors. Once content is acquired, the Rights Management team is also responsible for ensuring that it is used in a way that is consistent with the terms agreed with suppliers.

The Rights Management team provides advice on the appropriate use of third party content within Thomson Reuters products and by our clients and is critical in ensuring Thomson Reuters compliance with its data supplier agreements. In this role you will be responsible for providing feedback and consultancy to the content and product groups, sales teams and any Thomson Reuters and Thomson Reuters Group member wishing to leverage third party data content for purposes such as new products, new offerings in existing products, client/third party distribution models, requests for proposals (RFPs) and more as required. This role reports to the Head of Rights Governance in the Rights Management team and the preferred location will be Gdynia.


  • Liaison with relevant stakeholders across the organisation
  • Engagement with sales team, governance teams throughout the company
  • Analyse and advise on new product launches, and new uses of content within existing products
  • Actively project manage and tasks as part of CARM Rights Management
  • Make timely assessments of any legal (supplier) issues relating to data rights requests
  • Advise on any renegotiation opportunities as regards licensing rights arising
  • Raise internal awareness/visibility of the Rights Management function and explain licensing rules and processes to Thomson Reuters product groups globally
  • Handle compliance queries/approvals with regard to internal access to third party content and exchange requirements for service facilitators


  • University education preferred
  • Good negotiation, influencing and relationship management skills
  • Strategic and creative thinking
  • People Management and teambuilding skills
  • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects
  • Excellent prioritization and time management skills
  • Deep understanding of our product delivery and content processes (or similar products)
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with an attention to detail    
  • Effective oral and written communication and presentation skills  
  • Adept at interacting with all levels of management
  • Confidence and aptitude in decision-making
  • Experience of content strategy decision making
  • Experience of customer support and pre-sales support    

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

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Req #: JREQ089588
Locations: Gdynia-Poland
Job Function: Sourcing
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