Technical Data Consultant

Recruiter
Willis Towers Watson
Location
United Kingdom
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Technical Data Consultant

* This role can be based in either our London, Reigate , Bristol, Edinburgh, Manchester or Leeds office *

Our data services span a range of clients with different UK pension administration systems and our solutions are either delivered within the team or across several areas of the Willis Towers Watson business including the actuarial client teams and administration teams.

As a fast growing team, we want experienced Defined Benefit pensions professionals to join us as technical data consultants to deliver data auditing, cleanse and construction projects to our clients.

The candidate will play an essential role in a range of technical projects, take responsibility for successful delivery of the work and work closely with other members in a diverse project team. Over time the candidate will be expected to develop into a client facing data consultant and so an aptitude for communicating technically complex issues to a broad audience is required. The candidate will be a strong communicator who can demonstrate organisational skills and core project management behaviours to complement their technical expertise. Some experience in pension correction and rectification exercises would be advantageous as well as more advanced data auditing and cleansing all elements of Pension data.

Risk Solutions

The Willis Towers Watson Risk Solutions (RS) team works across multiple disciplines, various lines of business and with third-parties to help clients de-risk their pension schemes. One key strand of the Risk Solutions business is Data Solutions which supports clients in the strategic planning and implementation of data management programmes that support wider business objectives.

The Requirements

The essential skills/experience for this role are:

  • A proven track record in delivering multiple projects

  • Good knowledge and experience of UK DB Pension arrangements (5 years minimum)

  • A good understanding of manual benefit calculations and processes

  • A clear, concise and confident communicator of complex or technical issues relating to UK pensions and member data to a broadaudience

  • Comfortable with data and pension services and products that require technology and software

  • A firm commitment to delivering high quality service.

  • Ability to work both independently and on client teams and enjoy a fast-paced environment

Other highly desirable skills/experience are:

  • Experience in developing close working relationships with clients and/or external third parties, or suppliers
  • Experience in data auditing, data cleanse and construction, and GMP reconciliations

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

  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel and PowerPoint

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

What can we offer you?

The opportunity to develop a broad range of skills, working in a fast-growing business alongside a diverse, dynamic and collaborative team.

In return you will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including; a pension scheme, life insurance, medical insurance, eye care vouchers and flexible benefits including critical illness cover, dental cover, childcare vouchers, retail vouchers and many other options and Corporate deals.

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.