RFP Writer

M&G plc.
London, United Kingdom
04 Oct 2022
18 Oct 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 looking for an intermediate RFP Writer to join our growing team of Writers to support with the production of DDQs, RFPs, and RFIs for large scale Wholesale & Institutional opportunities. Our General Writers work across various asset classes supporting our Senior Writers where required. General Writers prioritise DDQs but will also work on RFPs, RFIs and any other opportunities or requests.
This is a great opportunity to develop writing skills 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:
  • Produce awards submissions, DDQs, institutional competitive research, RFIs, RFPs and surveys; General writers should predominantly be responsible for DDQs.
  • 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

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

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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