Retirement Consultant

Willis Towers Watson
17 Oct 2017
01 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Retirement Consultant

As a Retirement Consultant (Part Qualififed/Qualified Actuary) you will work as part of a team on a wide variety of complex projects. You will serve as a key resource for the consultant in charge of each of your engagements by performing many aspects of the client work. As you grow and gain more expertise, you will increase your contact with clients and take on project manager roles for larger projects. We work with a wide range of clients, working on cutting edge projects. You'll have the opportunity to be involved in some innovative and market leading work.

We structure our teams so that you get to work with a variety of colleagues, providing exposure to different ways of working. We also have defined career paths to ensure you can see how you can progress within the company, whether this be towards a scheme actuarial, business development, people management or broader role.

Your work will cover both Trustee & Corporate assignments and you will contribute to varied and interesting projects such as:

  • Integrated risk management

  • Liability management

  • Plan design strategy in the context of broader total rewards strategy

  • Pension plan financial management

  • Asset/liability modelling

  • Mergers and acquisitions

The Requirements

  • FIA qualified (or equivalent) or part-qualified essential.

  • Experience and expertise delivering retirement consulting services to FTSE 100 or organisations of similar size is ideal

  • An excellent track record in delivering core retirement and bespoke project work as well as the ability to contribute to cross-practice client engagements

  • Proven experience in successfully managing multiple projects and producing quality deliverables on time and within budget

  • Strong sense of personal accountability

  • Thrives in a fast-paced and sometimes unpredictable, working environment

  • Excellent client relationship, interpersonal and team skills

  • Obvious leadership potential

  • Ambitious and achievement oriented

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a client team

  • A strong personal presence with well-developed and polished oral and written communication skills

  • Inquisitive, self-starter and attitude and ability to work with ambiguity

  • Flexibility and proven ability to diagnose and resolve issues

  • Strong analytical and creative skills

  • Proven delegation skills and a natural desire to coach and mentor junior associates

  • The ability to see the "big picture"

  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel and PowerPoint

Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on any basis. We support flexible working and this role will be considered on a flexible basis.