Proposal Analyst

May 6, 2024

Proposal Analyst

ReferenceBNP024888

  • Standard / Permanent
  • US-NY-New York
  • SALES DEVELOPMENT
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BNP Paribas Asset Management (‘BNPP AM) is the investment arm of BNP Paribas, a leading banking group in Europe with international reach. At BNPP AM, we aim to generate long-term sustainable investment returns for our clients, based on a unique sustainability-driven philosophy. This philosophy has shaped our firm and directs all we do: our strategy, our culture, our structure, our products and our processes; the way we engage with our clients and our role in influencing the companies and the markets we invest in.

Role Description and purpose

We have an excellent career opportunity for a Proposal Analyst in our New York office. This individual will contribute positively to new business generation and client retention activities by developing powerful and high-quality responses to Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Due Diligence Questionnaires (DDQs) which cover the full range of the firm’s investment capabilities offered to institutional clients and external distributors.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Cooperate closely with sales teams, investment specialists and other departments within firm to produce high quality, client-focused RFPs, DDQs and other questionnaires within challenging timeframes.
  • Ensure all documents are high-quality, accurate, timely and adhere to relevant rules and guidelines.
  • Collaborate with team colleagues globally to continuously improve the RFP production process and the quality of the documents and their content, in order to improve hit ratios and efficiency and thereby support the achievement of firm’s commercial targets.
  • Project participation as assigned, as well as any other ad hoc duties or responsibilities that may be required.

Key Internal / External Relationships: Sales & Investment Specialists

Essential Skills / Competencies (Technical / Behavioral / Leadership)

  • Analytical skills: Identifies all aspects of a subject and examines them in a critical way to construct a broad point of view. Individual is driven by the desire to know more about things, people, or events.
  • Organizational skills: Sets priorities, plans actions, and methodically monitors progress by coordinating activities and resources in the best way possible.
  • Communication skills: Communicates, both orally and in writing, in an effective, organized way, delivered at a level appropriate for the audience.
  • Accuracy: Constantly attentive to the precision of the information sent and to the quality of the work; ensures that errors are minimized.
  • Teamwork: Strong interpersonal skills. Works effectively within and across teams, acts bearing common interests and respect for fellow team members in mind.
  • Taking initiative & problem solving: Works proactively and independently, implementing enhancements to work processes, new ideas and solutions.  Looks to find solutions, including in situations where information is incomplete.
  • Resilient: Reacts calmly and confidently in difficult situations and strives to provide the best possible service to relevant stakeholders.
  • Results-Driven: Seeks to achieve the objectives set within the defined timeframe, by acting with tenacity. Continuously seeks optimum performance.
  • Conduct:
    • Be a role model, supporting and fostering a culture of good conduct
    • Demonstrate proactivity, transparency, and accountability for identifying and managing conduct risks
    • Consider the implications of your actions on colleagues, partners, and clients before making decisions and escalate issues to your manager when unsure

Essential qualifications & experience :

  • 1-4 years of relevant experience at an investment management firm completing RFPs 
  • Financial writing / editing experience and level of expertise tailoring technical investment content to concisely answer individual client needs and questions.
  • High level of proficiency dealing with large volumes of investment product data.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word); experience using Qvidian an advantage.
  • Bachelor’s degree, ideally in Economics, Finance, Marketing or Business Administration
  • Fluent spoken and written English; additional European languages an advantage (especially French). 

What’s in it for you

Your engagement to unlock your potential and deliver high performance will be the driving force that will enable you to benefit from all that BNPP AM has to offer.  Culturally, we are more human than corporate so whilst high performance and strong expertise is a given, we value trust, empathy and empowerment. 

 

In return, we can offer you things that money cannot buy:

  • Dynamic career opportunities across the globe
  • Volunteering initiatives to support our local communities and connect with our colleagues
  • The opportunity to contribute to our award-winning Sustainability efforts and join our community of Future Makers
  • Access to a robust wellbeing program including mental health support and resources
  • An award-winning online learning and development platform
  • Hybrid working
  • A diverse and inclusive working environment where you can be your authentic self

Physical presence in office is an essential function of this position. This role has the flexibility of being hybrid, consisting of an in office and remote working component.

The expected starting salary range for this position in New York City is between $80,000 to $115,000 annually. Actual salary may vary based upon several factors including, but not limited to, relevant skills/experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business line, and geographic/office location.

Our firm is committed to providing a work environment that fosters diversity, inclusion, and equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, age, creed, sex, religion, national origin, disability (physical or mental), marital status, citizenship, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, or any other legally protected status.

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