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TIAA Senior RFP Lead in ENGLAND, United Kingdom

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

Nuveen is the investment management arm of TIAA. It is one of the largest global asset managers with specialist knowledge across a wide array of asset classes, including fixed income, equities and alternatives. Nuveen is driven not only by the independent investment processes across the firm, but also the insights, risk management, analytics and other tools and resources a truly world-class platform provides. As a global asset manager, our mission is to work in partnership with our clients to create outcome-focused solutions to help them secure their financial future. For more information about the firm please visit our website at

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is accountable for the coordination, writing, and delivery of Requests for Proposal (RFPs) under strict deadlines and for creating additional supporting documentation to support our RFP processes. This includes drafting RFI’s, pricing proposals, and creating/ updating ad hoc documents for external and internal clients. This individual will be responsible for independently managing projects with adherence to detailed client specifications and local regulation. Extensive knowledge of the investments and the RFP process is preferred, as well as the ability to communicate formally in clear, concise writing. In addition to working with senior managers at all levels of the company, the RFP Lead interacts with the product management and sales teams and with subject matter experts (SMEs) to update product information, ensuring proposals are customized appropriately.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Manage, coordinate and lead RFP project from initial receipt through RFP delivery.

  • Write, edit, organize, and package responses to Request for Proposals in compliance with client requirements.

  • Ability to lead RFP meetings with subject matter experts internally to ensure the sales positioning meets the objective of the sales strategy aligned to each proposal.

  • Accountable for the editing and proofreading of the final draft to ensure 100% accuracy of content, grammar, style and formatting.

  • Develop and facilitate relationships with key business partners and stakeholders.

  • Assist the Knowledge Manager in managing and updating database content with responses from recent proposals.

  • Contribute to creating and distributing information on improving processes in proposal cycle to team and business partners.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Journalism, English, Communications or related field.

  • Experience as an RFP Asset Management professional.

  • Demonstrable product/investment knowledge with a good understanding of real estate and other private markets products preferred.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Project and PowerPoint applications.

  • Experience with RFP database software.

  • Strong writing, editing and proofreading skills.

  • Strong research and analytical skills.

  • Strong knowledge of Investments preferred.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects while adhering to strict deadlines and producing quality work

  • Ability to quickly assimilate new information regarding specific product and technical topic; including accurately writing about a topic or concept immediately after introduction.

  • Experience operating within a large, matrixed asset management organization.

  • Ability to interact with individuals throughout the organization, from technical staff to executive staff.

  • Ability to communicate effectively on unfamiliar topics to elicit technical and program information necessary to answer client questions.

  • Ability to work with little supervision as well as ability to request supervision or assistance when necessary to meet deadlines.

  • Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong client service orientation.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 1722736

Company: Nuveen

Post Date: Oct 14, 2019

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