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Director - RFP US Institutional, Insurance & Americas

Company: Franklin Templeton
Location: Saint Petersburg
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

At Franklin Templeton, we're driving our industry forward by developing new and innovative ways to help our clients achieve their investment goals. Our dynamic and diversified firm spans asset management, wealth management, and fintech, offering many ways to help investors make progress toward their goals. Our talented teams working around the globe bring expertise that's both broad and unique. From our welcoming, inclusive, and flexible culture to our global and diverse business, we offer opportunities not only to help you reach your potential but also to contribute to our clients' achievements.Come join us in delivering better outcomes for our clients around the world!What is the Global RFP/DDQ/GCSR (Global Consultant Services & Reporting)? Team Responsible for? The Global RFP Team is responsible for completing Requests for Proposal (RFPs), Due Diligence Questionnaires (DDQs) and other new business or client-related questionnaires which accurately and favorably represent the organization, and its investment products and services, to prospective clients and their advisers. As part of Global RFP, the Director of US Institutional, Insurance & Americas RFP/DDQ Team supports the full range of Franklin Templeton's investment capabilities across 23 distinct investment groups.This individual supports the firm's new business development and client retention efforts through partnership with clients and business partners; assesses needs and evolves capabilities within the team to meet these needs.Further, this individual will co-ordinate, create and deliver responses for Request For Proposal (RFP), Due Diligence Questionnaires (DDQ), and other external client-related requests, which accurately and favorably represent the organization, and its investment products and services, to prospective and existing external clients and their advisors.What are the ongoing responsibilities of the RFP Director - US Institutional, Insurance & Americas?

  • Establishes, develops and implements servicing strategy, operating models, and workflow tools to manage the team's performance.
  • Partners with key business leaders to advance relationships with prospective and existing clients and consultants through the firm's response to questionnaires/submissions and other inquiries from existing and prospective clients and consultants.
  • Proposes solutions to longer term capacity constraints and troubleshoots immediate scheduling issues as they arise.
  • Measures results by establishing, tracking and monitoring key department performance measurements. Use metrics and data insights to identify and implement productivity and quality improvements.
  • Analyzes new strategic/tactical processes to optimize operational efficiency and effectiveness, coordinating with Lead Business Analyst for design, training and implementation.
  • Through subordinate managers or directly, drives and develops capability within the team to meet current and evolving business needs/requirements.
  • Provides insight to support development and maintenance of product/strategy/firm level content.
  • Coaches and develops team to ensure responses to questionnaires/submissions accurately position the organization, and its investment products and services to prospective and existing clients and their advisors.
  • Oversees a global team of managers and specialists across multiple offices, including external vendors (where applicable).
  • Identifies long-term development requirements to meet current and evolving business needs/requirements, coaches and mentors leaders and other direct reports to meet or exceed performance expectations.
  • Identifies and implements appropriate workforce plan and operating models.
  • Develops and leads system or business-related project activities
  • Supports senior managers in establishing and implementing long-term strategic goals for the global team.What ideal qualifications, skills and experience would help someone to be successful?
    • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience, MBA a plus
    • 10+ years of client or marketing management experience.
    • Minimum 10 years of financial services industry experience, institutional business understanding, building relationships and client knowledge expertise.
    • Minimum 5 - 7 years of people management experience in a multi-site or international environment.
    • Ability to work in multiple time zones
    • Claritas Investment Certificate from CFA Institute a plusFranklin Templeton offers employees a competitive and valuable range of total rewards-monetary and non-monetary-designed to support the whole person and to recognize their time, talents, and results. Along with base compensation, other compensation is offered such as a discretionary bonus, 401k plan, health insurance, and other perks. There are several factors taken into consideration in making compensation decisions including but not limited to location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. At Franklin Templeton, we apply a total reward philosophy where all aspects of compensation and benefits are taken into consideration in determining compensation. We expect the salary for this position to range between$145,000 - $170,000.#DIRECTORExperience our welcoming culture and reach your professional and personal potential!Our culture is shaped by our diverse global workforce and strongly held core values. Regardless of your interests, lifestyle, or background, there's a place for you at Franklin Templeton. We provide employees with the tools, resources, and learning opportunities to help them excel in their career and personal life.By joining us, you will become part of a culture that focuses on employee well-being and provides multidimensional support for a positive and healthy lifestyle. We understand that benefits are at the core of employee well-being and may vary depending on individual needs. Whether you need support for maintaining your physical and mental health, saving for life's adventures, taking care of your family members, or making a positive impact in your community, we aim to have your needs covered. Learn more about the wide range of benefits we offer at Franklin Templeton.Highlights of our benefits include:
      • Three weeks paid time off the first year
      • Medical, dental and vision insurance
      • 401(k) Retirement Plan with 85% company match on your pre-tax and/or Roth contributions, up to the IRS limits
      • Employee Stock Investment Program
      • Tuition Assistance Program
      • Purchase of company funds with no sales charge
      • Onsite fitness center and recreation center*
      • Onsite cafeteria**Only applicable at certain locationsFranklin Templeton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and existing employees, and we evaluate qualified applicants without regard to ancestry, age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, or gender expression, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law, ordinance, or regulation.Franklin Templeton is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment. If you believe that you need an accommodation to search for or apply for one of our positions, please send an email to . In your email, please include the accommodation you are requesting, the job title, and the job number you are applying for. It may take up to three business days to receive a response to your request. Please note that only accommodation requests will receive a response.

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