Date: 13 & 14 March 2019
Programme: Returner Engagement Event
Bloomberg Global Data is excited to partner with Women Returners to host the first of Bloomberg’s 2019 Returner Circles in London. Bloomberg Returner Circles are an initiative to support and engage talented professionals who have experience in financial services and are looking to return to full-time roles after a career break.
Bloomberg is committed to developing a more diverse workforce and recognises both the value of returners and the challenges you can encounter in restarting your careers in suitable corporate roles.
Returner Circle Format & Benefits to Participants
Bloomberg Global Data and Women Returners will host a two-day circle for a small group of talented returning professionals with specialised experience in data analysis. technology, project management and/or leadership. As a participant, you will have the unique opportunity to learn more about the Global Data department through targeted speaker sessions, business presentations, and networking with business leaders as well as members of the Bloomberg Women’s and Working Families Communities. You will participate in coaching workshops and exploratory career conversations to develop your personal brand and interview skills. You will also benefit from networking with a like-minded peer group. The day will comprise of activities and discussions to potentially match your career goals, experience, and skills, with relevant roles in the department.
Following each circle, participants may be invited to apply for a permanent role through a specific application process. A number of roles are available across Global Data. Whilst the roles are full-time and will require working as an integral part of a team, they will also involve a high level of autonomy.
What they are looking for:
- Women who have had a career break of a minimum of 18 months (as at March 2019). During this time, you may have worked on a small-scale or self-employed basis to fit around your other commitments, or have not done any paid work for a number of years.
- An interest and/or experience in industry fields such as: Data Analysis, Technical Development, Process Analysis, Technical Implementation, Financial markets, Project Management, Product Development, Leadership.
- A desire to learn, or are familiar with: Statistical methods, Data Analysis, Quantitative analysis, computer programming (python/SQL), information technology skills, Financial Markets, Advanced excel skills.
- Great communication skills where you can convey complex ideas and solutions in a simple and concise way.
- A desire to work in an innovative and collaborative environment with responsibility and opportunity to make an impact.
- A ‘spirit of curiosity’ about solving problems with Data.
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The Global Data Returner Circle will take place at Bloomberg’s new London office on 13th & 14th March 2019.
Application Process and Deadline
To apply for a place, please send a CV and a cover letter, outlining your motivation for applying for the Bloomberg Global Data Returner Circle and how you match the target participant profile, to [email protected].
Don’t forget to show clearly on your CV that you meet the career break criteria.
Closing date for applications is 26th January 2019.
For questions on the application process, please email [email protected].
Bloomberg is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity. They do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Bloomberg is a disability inclusive employer. Please let them know if you require any reasonable adjustments to be made for the recruitment process. If you would prefer to discuss this confidentially, please email [email protected]. Alternatively, you can get support from their disability partner EmployAbility, please contact +44 7852 764 684 or [email protected].
About Bloomberg Global Data
The Global Data team is responsible for acquiring big data and providing it to their clients. They collect, analyse, process and publish the data which is the backbone of their iconic Bloomberg Terminal — the facts and figures which ultimately move the financial markets. They apply problem — solving skills to identify innovative workflow effiencies and implement technology solutions to enhance their systems, products and processes — all while providing platinum customer support to their clients. Their Content Acquisition & Business Management team (CABM) is all about capturing and integrating data to provide their customers with the information they need. The department is comprised of several teams including: Pricing, Research, Exchanges, Product Development, Contracts, and Market Structure. They onboard an incredible amount of content so it’s imperative that it is discoverable, compliant, done in an efficient manner, and compliments other Bloomberg products. For more information about careers at Bloomberg, visit bloomberg.com/careers