RFP Executive Apprentice

QA Ltd
United Kingdom
£20,000 per annum
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Employer Description This is a full-service, pure-play asset management group, focused on meeting the worldwide investment needs of institutions, private investors and the advisers who serve them. Formed in 1983, we operate in 25 countries, managing assets of £302.7 billion as at 31 December 2016. Listed on the London Stock Exchange since 1991, we are one of Europe's largest public, pure-play investment managers. We manage investment across the full spectrum of asset classes and geographic markets - including equities, fixed income, property and alternative assets. Based in or close to the markets in which we invest, we are dedicated to first-hand research to deliver the investment returns that enable our clients to achieve their financial goals. Role Summary: The RFP function within the Aberdeen Distribution team works closely with the sales teams, client directors and consultant relations teams covering the UK, Europe and Middle East. The team presents an excellent opportunity to gain exposure to these areas of the business and to gain a wealth of knowledge about Aberdeen and the products we manager. The team is organised into two functions: RFP (new business tenders and questionnaires) and Presentations. This role will provide support to the whole team by assisting in the completion RFP's, questionnaires, online consultant databases and presentations utilising internal departments and systems. Main Duties - Responding to RFPs, questionnaires and presentations from investment consultants, existing clients and prospective clients on behalf of the Aberdeen business development teams - Maintenance of the consultant databases (online websites with information on Aberdeen products) on behalf of the Aberdeen consultant relations team - Maintenance of the Aberdeen CV database eg requesting and uploading CVs - Providing administrative support to the team - Liaising with internal departments such as sales, performance and legal to obtain information to complete tasks such as RFPs, client requests Qualities/ requirements - Strong communication and interpersonal skills: both verbal and written - High motivation and enthusiasm - Attention to detail - Ability to be flexible and adaptable in a new environment - Willingness to learn - Ability to work well within a team environment and also on own initiative - Competent with Microsoft Office programmes: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook Qualifications - Educated to at least A Level or equivalent level Other Important Information Working hours - 9am-5:30pm, 37.5 hour per week
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