Senior Quantitative RFP Specialist

Man Group
London, United Kingdom
Jun 18, 2021
Jun 26, 2021
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Main Purpose

The individual will be responsible for investment proposal development such as RFP/RFIs and DDQs in relation to Man AHL's strategies, as well as managing operational and investment due diligence on behalf of clients and consultants.

The successful applicant will be expected to produce high quality and professional materials quickly, efficiently and to a high standard. Based in London, the role will be within the Quantitative Investment Services team, working closely with senior Man AHL client portfolio management and sales personnel across Man Group.

  • Complete RFIs/RFPs and due diligence questionnaires predominately for range of Man AHL's quantitative strategies
  • Work closely with the Head of Quantitative Investment Services and Global Head of Investment Services on team level projects
  • Write bespoke content that supports the promotion of Man AHL strategies both internally and externally
  • Analyse proposal requirements with sales and other appropriate stakeholders, and review provided documentation to identify prospect/client key objectives
  • Create new content for RFP answers/marketing materials alongside client portfolio management and sales teams
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with senior sales/portfolio managers/key stakeholders
  • Provide ad hoc and regular reporting to investors where appropriate
  • Assume overall responsibility for projects including planning, organising timelines and project deliverables

Key Skills & Experience
  • Bachelor's degree, 2:1 or above and relevant industry qualifications would be advantageous (CFA, CAIA, IMC etc)
  • Over 5 years' experience within the industry and a solid understanding of the financial landscape
  • Prior experience of working with quantitative strategies an advantage
  • Strong reasoning ability (i.e., capacity to understand inner workings of investment strategies, explain them simply, and spot inconsistencies/errors in language and data used to represent them)
  • Ability to work with senior members of sales and investment management to support sales priorities
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Proficient in understanding institutional / retail client expectations and requirements
  • Good organisational and time management skills. Ability to prioritise work effectively
  • Ability to work independently within a team to meet demanding deadlines. Works comfortably in an entrepreneurial environment, seeks to continuously enhance own relevant skills
  • Good ability in Word, PowerPoint and Excel, with Qvidian experience an advantage but not essential
  • Strong analytical ability with good attention to detail / accuracy

Work-Life Balance and Benefits at Man

Man Group is proud to provide the best working environment possible for all of its employees, and we are committed to equality of opportunity. At Man Group we believe that a diverse workforce is a critical factor in the success of our business, and this is embedded in our culture and values. We run a number of external and internal initiatives, partnerships and programmes that help us to attract and develop talent from diverse backgrounds and encourage diversity and inclusion across our firm and industry. Man Group is also a Signatory of the Women in Finance Charter.

Man Group supports many charities, and global initiatives. We support professional training and development, and requests for flexible or part-time working. Employees are also offered two 'Mankind' days of paid leave per year as part of the Man Charitable Trust's community volunteering programme.

We offer comprehensive, firm-wide employee benefits including competitive holiday entitlements, pension/401k, life and long-term disability coverage, group sick pay, enhanced parental leave and long-service leave. Additional benefits are tailored to local markets and may include private medical coverage, discounted gym membership and wellbeing programmes.

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