Real Estate RFP Writer

M&G plc.
London, United Kingdom
03 May 2022
17 May 2022
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
At M&G our vision is: to become the best loved and most successful savings and investment business and we're looking for people who are excited about joining us on our journey. We're digitally transforming and investing heavily in technology and innovation to develop new and improved customer propositions that really raise the bar for our customers. To help us achieve our vision we're looking for exceptional people who live our values and behaviours and who can inspire others; embrace change; deliver results and keep it simple.

We know that an inclusive environment makes us more accessible and ensures we attract, engage, promote and retain exceptional people. We welcome applications from all individuals regardless of age, gender/gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity/nationality, disability, or military service and welcome those who have taken career breaks. We will consider flexible working arrangements or home working arrangements for any of our roles and also offer work place accommodations to ensure you have what you need to effectively deliver in your role.

What you can expect from us:
We are committed to creating an environment where you can be exceptional at all you do. To help us deliver this, we promise to:
  • Challenge Your Limits by creating a stimulating working environment and providing opportunities for you to be involved in meaningful and challenging work
  • Support Your Aspirations with a commitment to learning and development that helps you achieve and build your experience with people who want you to succeed
  • Value Your Input whereby leaders and managers will involve you in key decisions, listen to your thoughts and recognise the important contribution you make
  • Balance Your Life through a work life partnership that focuses on making this an inclusive, diverse and friendly place to work and offers the flexibility and support that enables everyone to be at their best

How do we support our employees:
All M&G plc employees will be supported in the workplace through our M&G Employee Assistance Programme (EAP). If you need counselling, confidential financial or legal advice. The service is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and offers access to qualified professionals who can provide specialist information, advice and support on many issues. It offers a broad range of services, including help with family issues, maintaining work/life balance and mental health support.

The Role:

We are searching for an enthusiastic Real Estate RFP Writer to support with the production and writing of RFPs, DDQs, RFIs and Survey and Award submissions across the Wholesale and Institutional business for Real Estate strategies.
This is a great opportunity to collaborate with talented teams and to contribute to the team strategy and our award winning (and growing) Real Estate department.

Key Responsibilities for this role:
  • Delivery of high-quality RFPs and DDQs on M&G funds
  • Liaise with; investment specialists, directors, content writers, compliance, performance and risk departments etc. and a variety of other sources within M&G to ensure responses are optimal and tailored appropriately
  • Learn to utilise competitor research produced within the team to ensure correct messaging within RFP responses
  • Participate in wider team projects involving the content database as well as ad-hoc projects to build the team's profile around the business.
  • Learn about the needs of our clients - be they internal M&G sales teams or the investors in our funds
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues and take personal accountability to maintain and enhance controls you are responsible for to support improvement of the overall control environment, customers outcomes and a reduction in M&G's operational risk.
Key Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
  • To have strong working experience in the Asset Management industry and a willingness to learn more about Investments
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative to improve RFP processes and content
  • Knowledge of Q&A databases is preferred (RFPIO)
  • Ideally IMC qualified or working towards this or other relevant qualifications.
  • Proficient in the MS Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Key Work Level Accountabilities: Experienced Colleague:
  • Accountable for providing a quality service or product to customers and stakeholders, using skills/experience built through significant practical experience or training
  • For team leaders, accountable for ensuring the team the role supports is delivering a quality service or product
  • Works within established frameworks and procedures, with the freedom to interpret them to solve a range of problems
  • Delivers outputs that are clearly defined, using discretion over how to achieve them
  • Makes suggestions for improvements to the work of the team, based on previous experience and knowledge of similar situations

Work Level: Experienced Colleague
Recruiter Name: Suzie Threlfall
Closing Date: 20th May 2022

We live by four behaviours at M&G and we ask all our employees to:
  • Inspire Others - Support and encourage each other, creating an environment where everyone can contribute and succeed
  • Embrace Change - Be open to change, willing to be challenged and able to adapt quickly and imaginatively to new ideas
  • Deliver Results - Focus on outcomes, set high standards and deliver with energy and determination
  • Keep it Simple - Cut through complexity and bureaucracy, be clear and decisive and never overcomplicate things
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