RFP Manager - Fixed Income
This leading global asset manager is keen to identify an experienced, proactive and diligent RFP Manager / Team Leader to lead their Fixed Income RFP team. Focusing on the management of the completion of high quality RFIs/RFPs/DDQs for institutional and wealth clients globally, with primary focus on Fixed Income
Roles & Responsibilities
This role requires a pro-active, organised and diligent person, with a strong degree of investment knowledge (with particular focus on Fixed Income), experience in delivering business winning proposals and the ability to work with a wide selection of employees across the firm, including senior investment, client portfolio management and sales professionals, to present investment capabilities in the best light and assist in winning new business for the firm.
Manage and develop individuals within the Fixed Income RFP team
Lead the team to meet high standards and assist in resolving any issues. Contribute to objective setting and ongoing development of each team member, as well as formal performance review.
Responsible for assigning workload, monitoring progress and ensuring all deadlines are met. Communicate and collaborate with other RFP Managers in the team to ensure workload across full RFP function is well organised and distributed.
Keep abreast of changes within the firm, product and industry, ensuring changes are reflected in RFPs and the database. Ensure information flow through the RFP team.
Assist in the on-going enhancement and maintenance of RFP database. Demonstrate strong writing ability to assist in drafting and improving Fixed Income content.
Work with the RFP Content Manager, Client Portfolio Managers, Investment teams and other content owners to ensure accurate, consistent and compelling content and to gain a strong understanding of products, processes and people.
Develop the RFP team’s profile with the Investment, Client Portfolio Management and Sales teams; build relationships and develop strong knowledge of products and sales initiatives. Participate proactively in team projects and initiatives.
Experience & Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Finance/ Economics or related field preferred
5 - 7 years of experience within asset management in an RFP writing role
Experience of managing a small RFP team or training/ mentoring team members, with management as a next development goal
Strong level of investment product knowledge, with detailed understanding of Fixed Income
Strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to communicate effectively across the organisation
Ability to prioritise workload to ensure deadlines are met
A positive, collegial attitude and a high level of professionalism
Attention to detail/accuracy oriented
Self-motivated, hard worker and eager to learn
Excellent time-management, multi-tasking and organisation skills
To hear more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Karen Consalvi on 020 7847 8874 or email your CV to mailto:email@example.com
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