RFP Specialist RFP Specialist …

Non-disclosed
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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£70k - £80k + 20% Bonus
Non-disclosed
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
£70k - £80k + 20% Bonus
One of the most sort after asset managers in the UK, with capabilities across liability driven investment, fixed income, specialist equities, multi asset and absolute return is looking for a RFP specialist to join the top performing team.

The Company

The company have grown to be one of the largest asset managers in the UK, with over $600bn AUM, and investment capabilities across LDI, fixed income, specialist equities, multi asset and absolute return. 

The key to our success is and will always be the high quality of our professionals combined with the partnerships we create with our clients. 

Role Description

 

To produce high-quality requests for proposal (RFPs), requests for information (RFIs) and due diligence questionnaires (DDQs), as well as consultant database entries for prospective clients and consultants based on a well-researched understanding of clients’ needs, strengths and weaknesses and the overall marketplace for product and services.

This role provides the opportunity to join a highly regarded team within a successful asset management company. 
This role provides a fantastic opportunity to build relationships and increase product knowledge, with potential for career progression into various roles. 
The individual would preferably come from an RFP, investment writing, operational or client-related role within an investment management company.

We are looking for an individual who wants to work in a supportive team but who also seeks the scope to take ownership and responsibility for their own work.

Key Points

 

  • Produce high-quality RFPs, RFIs, DDQs and consultant requests accurately and on a timely basis. Treat each RFP as a project with you as the project manager
  • Effective management of established RFP process from inception through to delivery, pre-meets, allocation and follow-through of resources, effective draft management and workflow 
  • Use and support the maintenance of content on the RFP content database (PMAPS) with all new or improved content
  • Take responsibility for individual product (e.g. emerging market debt, LDI, specialist equity) and business areas (e.g. investment risk, ESG), including maintaining content and acting as the RFP Team subject matter expert (SME) for assigned areas
  • Support RFP Team peers and broader Marketing Team initiatives and projects where appropriate, e.g. implementation of new regulation (MiFID II), inter-company organisational changes, etc. 
  • Responsibility for ensuring accuracy and integrity of information presented on consultant databases, including working with business development teams to ensure appropriate products and content are consistently and accurately represented in line with strategic priorities
  • Working with and supporting the Consultant Database Team, including awareness and understanding of AUM data 


Specilist Knowledge

  • Good level of investment knowledge across a broad range of investment products, ideally to include fixed income and liability driven investment solutions
  • Familiarity with investment management operations and back office systems
  • Writing skills that enable the individual to represent the capabilities of the firm to clients
  • Experience in contributing to the acquisition of winning new business in a range of markets
  • Strong communication and organisational skills and the ability to confidently interact with colleagues
  • Familiarity with RFP content management systems, preferably PMAPS
  • Motivation and enthusiasm
  • Commitment to quality and attention to detail
  • Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure, ability to multi-task
  • Creative and used to using initiative in all tasks and projects
  • Ability to develop good working relationships with a wide range of internal Insight colleagues will be essential. 
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