RFP / DDQ - Asset Management | Analyst | Mumbai

Mumbai, India
03 Jul 2022
22 Jul 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

Job Purpose/Background:

Global Consultant Relations ("GCR") is responsible for driving new business and maintaining existing business through relationships with global, national and specialist investment consultants. The team contributes to the sales and corresponding revenue through responding to RFPs & DDQs. GCR is represented across the US & Canada, EMEA, and APAC.

The DDQ team works closely with both, product, and sales team globally and presents an excellent opportunity to gain exposure to these areas of the business and acquire wealth of knowledge about BlackRock, its position in the market and the products we manage.

The team delivers high quality, consistent and cohesive quantitative and qualitative information to clients and consultants.

The ideal candidate should have strong written and verbal communication skills and previous experience of working in a fast-paced global financial services firm on DDQs and RFPs or similar documents.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Writing DDQ / RFP responses about our firm, product, support model and value proposition.
  • Complete client due diligence questionnaires by liaising with subject matter experts at all levels throughout the business to source information.
  • Ensure timely and accurate delivery of DDQs including quality oversight.
  • Manage workload to successfully meet assigned deadlines and assist other team members when required.
  • Proactively communicate potential issues.
  • Contributing to the evolution of RFP processes, technology, projects, and resources

Skills, Experience and Competencies:
  • 1 to 3 years of relevant experience in investment management/asset management or financial industry
  • Have good understanding of capital markets instruments (like equities, fixed income, derivatives) and the trading lifecycle
  • Hands on experience on Proposal Management, Client Retention or Pre-Sales activity and Post-Sales activity
  • Organized and eye to detail approach and ability to prioritize multiple deadlines.
  • Team player with demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build and maintain strong relationships
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, both locally and across geographies.
  • Strong familiarity with MS Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and RFP software (Pmaps, Qvidian, RFPio)
  • Postgraduate - MBA (Finance) or equivalent; CFA / FRM certification will be an added advantage.

Our benefits

To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

About BlackRock

At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children's educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.

This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment - the one we make in our employees. It's why we're dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.

For additional information on BlackRock, please visit careers.blackrock.com | www.blackrock.com/corporate | Instagram: @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to age, disability, family status, gender identity, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation and other protected attributes at law.

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