Senior RFP specialist

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Triodos Bank is one of the world’s leading sustainable banks. Our mission is to make money work for positive social, environmental and cultural change: To make impact. Triodos Bank operates in Europe from branches in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Spain and the UK.

Triodos Investment Management, a 100% subsidiary of Triodos Bank, is a globally recognised leader in impact investment, managing direct investments around themes including climate and energy, inclusive finance, sustainable trade, organic food and agriculture, arts and culture, sustainable real estate and listed companies with above average environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance. The business has grown on the basis of deep market sector insights and long term commitment to sustainability objectives of our partners. Triodos Investment Management currently manages 6 impact strategies (AuM EUR 3.3 billion) investing in both Europe and emerging markets.

As the interest and client base of professional investors in impact investing is growing, Triodos Investment Management is looking for an entrepreneurial, relation oriented co-worker to fulfil the position of Senior RFP specialist (32-40 hours a week). 

The position is based in Zeist, The Netherlands. Applicants must be nationals of a European member state or have a valid work permit for the European Union. 

The Business Development & Investor Relations Team is responsible for building and developing the relationship with investors, ranging from institutional investors, family offices and foundations to private banks and distribution partners. The goal is to broaden and build a joint and long-term international network of committed impact investors. The team of Business Development & Investor Relations (including Client Services) coordinates all aspects of the relationship with investors; they manage introductions at the right level, support and guide the fundraising processes for new and existing funds, facilitate the finalization of investments and service the post-investment information supply, coordinate roadshows and due diligence visits. The team works closely with other departments (Marketing & Communication, Product Management, Finance & Control and Legal & Compliance), the Investment teams and the Management team of Triodos IM. 

Your responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and produce accurate, timely ‘Requests for Proposal’ and ‘Requests for Information’ questionnaires for institutional and retail business according to internal brand/style guidelines and compliance regulations
  • Complete ad-hoc questionnaires and surveys for industry publications
  • Coordinate information requests and participate in various ad-hoc projects
  • Liaison with relationship and Investment managers and with legal, marketing, product management and risk management departments to improve RFP answers, ensure key messages are consistent and represent the company's capabilities at all times
  • The questionnaire database is kept up-to-date, accurate and quality is continually improved
  • Assist in regular completion / review of consultant databases
  • Maintain standards of excellence: attention to detail; takes thorough approach working on tender documents and other literature

Your profile

  • Strong connection to the mission of Triodos Bank
  • Solid investment knowledge covering equities, fixed income, Private Equity and alternatives
  • Experience in RFP writing in financial industry/ asset management
  • Excellent time management skills required to ensure completion of multiple proposals within tight timeframes
  • Ideally hold the IMC and/or studying towards the CFA qualification
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • University graduate with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in financial industry
  • Strong written and verbal English language skills, additional languages are preferred

Company details

For information on the activities of Triodos Investment Management:

The offer

Triodos Bank offers the opportunity of actively contributing to a sustainable society. Staff development is given priority. Triodos Bank has an internationally oriented, informal and transparent working culture. Co workers are highly motivated, skilled in their profession and involved in their work, the mission of our organisation and the impact we can create in the world. Triodos Bank offers a positive working environment within a growing organisation where there is room for personal ideas, ambition and initiatives.


For more information about this RFP position please contact Heidi Foppa, manager Business Development & Investor Relations by e-mail:

To apply, please send your motivation letter and CV before 27 March to Peter Klessens, Sr HR Advisor.

The first round job interviews will be held on 5 April 2017. 

Details from this advertisement are not to be used for marketing purposes.

Vacature informatie

Organisatie: Triodos Bank

Locatie: Zeist

Opleidingsniveau: WO

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