Senior Proposal Specialist - London

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Columbia Threadneedle Investments
  • 19 Mar 18 2018-03-19

To manage and produce RFPs, RFIs, DDQs and other documents across all asset classes, related to the growth of new business, and the maintenance of existing business; You will be responsible for responding to ad hoc requests and the maintainance of content database as required. The sucessful candidate will be a self-starter with the technical skill and ability to make an immediate positive impact on the team and the workload. As a experienced Proposal Specialist the role will also offer the opportunity to mentor lesser experienced members of the team.

Proven RFP writing, proof reading and analytical skills;

Understanding of equities and fixed income (sufficient to complete RFPs);

Good written English and application of English grammar; with a meticuolus attention to detail;

European Languages a distinct advantage. German, French or Italian preferred

Significant experience in institutional and/or wholesale RFP writing with experience gained from within the asset management industry

Strong organisational abilities and ability to multi-task;

Excellent client focus;

Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines;

Ability to work both as part of a team and independently;

Reasonable level of numeracy; reasonable understanding of financial data;

Strong PC literacy and advanced MS Word skills;

Willingness to follow processes and adopt new procedures; proactive approach to maintaining the information flow within the team;

Good communicator; able to build effective working relationships within firm