Overview

Vice President, RFP
New York, NY

Premier Investment Management leader with $200B+ in assets under management seeks an exceptional individual to lead their Request for Proposal process. The RFP team is responsible for creating language and documents to articulate the Firm’s unique value proposition and product differentiation to clients and prospective clients.

In this senior leadership position, you will play a vital role to develop and evolve the team from a sales support role to a proactive new business distribution function. You will also act as the steward of the proposal development process from beginning to end and oversee the development of proposals or other prospecting documents to describe products and services in response to requests from prospective clients. Success in this role requires proven leadership and project management skills coupled with a high level of initiative and a sense of urgency.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Manage the language creation process with support from the marketing content team, portfolio specialists, portfolio managers and sales professionals
  • Provide technical writing support for subject matter experts to ensure standard formatting and single voice for commonly used RFP language
  • Manage all proposals and responses specific to Firm investment offerings; including writing new content, organizing related content from across the organization, and ensuring the professionalism and timeliness of final RFP responses
  • Implement processes to control and improve production standards as well as facilitate continuous improvement across team
  • Continuously evaluate and improve RFP responses based on client feedback, sales needs and market research
  • Develop a deep understanding of differing client needs and levels of sophistication across the team, as well as product-specific knowledge as needed, in order to tailor responses to the target audience

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS required
  • MBA preferred
  • 5+ years Investment management industry experience with a proven track record of managing RFP and Proposal processes
  • Previous team and project management experience is crucial
  • Exceptional technical writing skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word
  • Experience in designing and developing compelling RFP strategies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated, results-driven with a high level of initiative and a sense of urgency
  • Attention to detail and highly organized with the ability to handle multiple-tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams and peers that are not under direct control
  • Self-Starter with a hands-on type of mentality

This is an exceptional opportunity to join one of the leaders in their field so send your resume today!

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