• United States Of America, Usa

Job Description:

State Streets Sector Solutions Americas Request for Proposal (RFP) team is in search of a Proposal Manager to play an integral role in business development and client service efforts through the completion of RFPs and Due Diligence requests No previous RFP experience is required This role will suit a candidate with strong writing skills; experience of managing projects; and some knowledge and experience in the asset servicing industry The Proposal Manager will be trained to manage the completion of questionnaires, specializing in editing and writing and proof-reading compelling responses In this position, the Proposal Manager will work directly with the firms Deal Leads and Content Owners to create and customize written content for specific sales situations We are open to allowing some workplace flexibility in this role

Responsibilities

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to

Project management of detailed client proposals, due diligence questionnaires and consultant questionnaires related to asset servicing products, including amongst others; global custody, accounting, administration, risk, performance, compliance, client servicing, technology and reporting Primary focus will be on customizing and ensuring that the RFPs which are deemed transformative, strategic and value add are positioned to highlight State Streets commitment to clients services and needs
Manage the response process from kick-off meeting to dispatch of final response documents, ensuring milestones and deadlines are met
Maintain consistent product messaging and updated product language in responses
Leverage writing expertise to work with Deal Leads and Content Owners to ensure accurate, consistent and compelling content Ensure that the competitive advantages of the company and our products come across strongly in RFPs
Customize RFP responses to reflect a nuanced and targeted response to the specific sales opportunity
Assist with the 4-eye review of documentation produced by colleagues
Assist the Content Management Team in the on-going enhancement and maintenance of the Lexicon RFP database (Qvidian) as needed
Ensure adherence to the formal RFP production, back-up and review process within the given client deadline
Handle follow-up work associated with RFPs moving to the next phase coordinating answers, additional information, etc
Oversee production of final proposals (formatting, technical editing and reproduction)
Field ad-hoc questions from associates, advisors, and RFP generalists daily as needed

Qualifications

College education required
Excellent written English
Experience in the asset servicing industry
Detail-oriented with excellent project management and organizational skills; able to prioritize work and handle multiple tasks to ensure that complex projects are completed by deadline, with interim review steps incorporated
Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
The ability to work independently and as part of a team in a large global organization
Demonstrated initiative and good judgment as well as the ability to work well under pressure and with time constraints
Interest in and ability to interact directly and effectively with Deal Leads, Relationship Managers and Subject Matter Experts
Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Word, and the ability to quickly learn internal systems and applications Prior experience with Qvidian is a plus
Ability to prioritize workload to ensure deadlines are met
A positive, collegial attitude and a high level of professionalism

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Banking, Financial Services/Stockbroking
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Software Engineer
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 19th Jul 2020

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