EMEA Senior RFP Writer/Manager

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Macquarie Group
London, United Kingdom
28 Apr 2022
28 May 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Become a key part of our Asset Management business in our newly created role by joining our team as the Senior RFP Writer/Manager for our public investments business in EMEA. The Senior Writer/Manager will have responsibility to manage one team member to support our growing business. You will be a senior member of the global RFP team management, responsible for producing/completing questionnaires, developing and maintaining EMEA-specific content, and working seamlessly with the US team on process, firm, and strategy content across Macquarie's Investment Platform. Promotes stakeholder engagement, and excellence in execution for Requests for Proposals ("RFPs") and Due Diligence Questionnaires ("DDQs"). Partner closely with our Head of RFP and EMEA Distribution as well as Subject Matter Experts across firm and investment platform to update, write and maintain certain strategy and firm language in our repository database. It is the responsibility of this person to collaborate with all global team leaders to build a best-in-class process in EMEA. The Senior RFP Writer/Manager will look for opportunities to optimize the team's use of technology and develop strong metrics for tracking progress and making improvements to drive better results.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Completely own the RFP Process from A-Z, and effectively find solutions to enhance quality
  • Build EMEA process and procedures and liaise closely with US team for maximum consistency and accuracy
  • Champion our RFP process and adhere to timeframes to ensure deadlines are met
  • Proactively communicate across stakeholders every step of the way
  • Integrate relevant components into RocketDocs (repository system)
  • Build strong relationships with stakeholders across the firm and be the team's conduit for new information in EMEA
  • Review RFPs/DDQs, provide guidance with respect to product positioning, capturing new information, etc.

  • Build standard language into our RFP database (across firm and strategies relevant to EMEA)
  • Design and implement content governance model to ensure that the team is leveraging the most up-to-date language
  • Help with content development and positioning, where appropriate and effectively communicate content changes

Leveraging Technology:
  • Ensure we are using technology (RocketDocs) to its fullest extent to maximize process efficiencies; identify gaps/opportunities for improvement
  • Look at ways to optimize workflow across the global team's deliverables to create maximum efficiency (e.g, develop standard materials)
  • Utilize available analytics to own metrics, track volume, identify trends, capture success rates important to measuring progress

Key Requirements / Qualifications (essential unless stated)
  • Deep understanding and experience working across different countries and local jurisdictions within EMEA including responding in other languages
  • Strong entrepreneurial spirit to build team and process in EMEA
  • Deep understanding of investment strategies across asset classes
  • Demonstrated experience of partnering with sales, client service and investment partners to devise solutions for the most complex client needs
  • Strategic thinker and effective operator with a deep understanding of the RFP process and best practices
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Familiarity in submitting proposals and DDQs in other languages is not a requirement, but would be considered a plus
  • Ability to apply global savvy expertise and work in a dynamic group environment
  • Analytical skills, and strong project management capabilities
  • Additional language fluency such as native English/ native German speakers, Italian and other languages also a big plus

About Macquarie Asset Management

Macquarie Asset Management is a large scale, global asset manager, providing clients with access to a diverse range of capabilities and products across infrastructure, real estate, natural resources, private credit, fixed income, equities, multi-asset and liquid alternatives. As at 31 December 2021, Macquarie Asset Management had $A750 billion of assets under management.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and an inclusive workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you're inspired to deliver on our purpose of 'empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future', we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, marital status, gender identity or any other impermissible criterion or circumstance. Macquarie also takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

We equip our people with the support to work in a range of flexible ways. Talk to us about what working arrangements would help you thrive.

About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you'll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world-whether it's accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we're empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere-across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 16,000+ employees and offices in 32 markets around the world, we're a truly global organisation.

You'll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You'll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you'll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

Find out more at www.macquarie.com/careers

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