RFP Writer - 12 Month FTC

M&G plc.
London, United Kingdom
15 Nov 2022
15 Dec 2022
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
At M&G our purpose is to help people manage and grow their savings and investments, responsibly. As a business, we are continuing to take steps towards a sustainable future, delivering better long-term solutions for our customers and clients and identifying new opportunities to make a positive impact for our environment and communities . To help us achieve our vision we're looking for exceptional people who live our values of care and integrity and who can inspire others; embrace change; deliver results and keep it simple.

We will consider flexible 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.
The role:

M&G are looking for a RFP Writer to join the team on a fixed term basis of 12 months to aid with the proactive identification and updating of product text and collateral to reflect changes in both RFPs/DDQs and our RFP Library. This is due to moving funds from SFDR Article 6 to align with SFDR Articles 8 & 9. This person will be working with other members of the RFP Team and Product Specialists where necessary.
We anticipate an increased interest in these funds as a result of their move to more of an ESG focus. Therefore, the role will support the RFP Team in the production of resulting RFPs, DDQs, RFIs and any other opportunities or requests.

This is a great opportunity to develop writing skills, and broaden product and ESG knowledge, whilst working alongside a talented and supportive team. The team is split across both London and Edinburgh locations and this role is open to consider applicants from either location.

Key Responsibilities for this role:
  • Predominantly responsible for the Identification and updating of text affected by the switch to SFDR Art. 8 & 9
  • Assist in the production of RFPs, DDQs, RFIs, awards submissions, institutional competitive research and surveys
  • Expected to work across both Wholesale & Institutional opportunities
  • Proactively contribute to the overall team strategy
  • Ensure that team processes and procedures are adhered to
  • Assist in the training of new team members on M&G funds/systems/processes
  • Motivated to learn about the needs of our clients - be they internal M&G stakeholders 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:
  • 3-5 years of experience of working in asset management in an RFP role and willingness to learn about Investments
  • Experience working with various stakeholders and the ability to build good working relationships by understanding needs and requirements
  • Proficient in the MS Office suites (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to write for multiple audiences and stakeholders
  • Ability to manage and control multiple priorities and competing deadlines whilst maintaining excellent attention to detail
  • Experience of RFP Databases (RocketDocs, Qvidian, etc.) would be beneficial

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 are 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

Recruiter: Suzie Threlfall

We have a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture at M&G plc, underpinned by our policies and our employee-led networks who provide networking opportunities, advice and support for the diverse communities our colleagues represent. Regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, nationality or disability we are looking to attract, promote and retain exceptional people. We also welcome those who take part in military service and those returning from career breaks.