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Commercial Strategist

Thomson Reuters Marketing 11/30/2017 5:52:30 PM New York, NY United States of America
Job Description

Team Summary

The Platform Commercialization team is responsible for developing the commercial model for the Thomson Reuters Financial and Risk (F&R) open platform. This involves establishing how an open platform creates value for our customers and partners and how a platform business model can drive growth for F&R. Our work combines commercial strategy and implementation programs to define the open platform opportunity and the business requirements to achieve it.

Job Summary

The successful candidate will lead commercial strategy and implementation initiatives to support the open platform proposition, examining how best to package and deliver F&R content and capabilities to drive growth for F&R and our customers.

The Platform Commercial Strategist creates the fact base and conducts analysis to develop and validate the economic model and the commercial framework for the open platform. He/she analyzes trade-offs between product segmentation options and product packaging strategies and establishes the commercial policies and practices needed to maximize revenues. The Platform Commercial Strategist also works directly with business managers to implement platform commercials in customer organizations.

The role requires strong financial modeling skills, commercial acumen and the ability to synthesise complex and sometimes imperfect data into clear proposals and recommendations. A collaborative mindset and program management experience are essential, as successful commercial implementations depend upon input from and alignment among key stakeholders across the organization (proposition owners, finance partners, commercial managers, order to cash specialists, and market development managers).

Qualifications

Required Skills and Experience: 

  • Proven success in a similar role; ideally 7-10+ years of experience
  • Ability to manage multiple work streams to tight deadlines
  • Strong financial modeling capabilities
  • Expertise in data modeling and visualization
  • Demonstrated success in program management
  • Superb written and spoken communication and influencing skills

Desired Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate will have worked as a business or financial analyst, or be an expert in commercial policy
  • Practical experience with Thomson Reuters financial reporting systems and product usage data
  • Deep knowledge of Thomson Reuters commercial policies and practice
  • Familiarity with Thomson Reuters products and propositions

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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Locations
New York-New York-United States of America
Req #: JREQ094031
Locations: New York-New York-United States of America
Job Function: Marketing
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