Willis Towers Watson Senior DC Consultant in London, United Kingdom

Senior DC Consultant

Date Posted: April 16, 2018


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The Role

Working as a Senior Consultant as part of the London Defined Contribution (DC) team which advises clients on all aspects of DC pension provision, including scheme design, provider selection, communication, investment and ongoing governance.

Working with DC and other Willis Towers Watson consultants in keeping clients appraised of developments in the DC marketplace generally and of Willis Towers Watson DC initiatives in particular, by reference to the impact on the clients’ own arrangements.

This role involves leading the delivery of DC consulting work to trust and corporate clients, and developing business opportunities with existing and new clients.

Performance Objectives:


  • Prepare and deliver reports, client advice letters, member communications, project plans and business plans

  • Take responsibility for the timely delivery of services to clients in relation to provider updates and other standard service offerings

  • Demonstrate knowledge of Willis Towers Watson’s ‘WorkExcellence’ and risk management controls and procedures by applying these to day-to-day work practices


  • Build relationships internally and collaborate effectively on cross-functional teams

  • Demonstrate natural ease and effectiveness when dealing with clients, colleagues and providers at all levels

  • Line management of more junior colleagues including responsibility for their professional development


  • Attend client meetings and delivering papers face to face

  • Deliver work in accordance to project deadlines

  • Deliver on projects to meet or exceed client expectations

  • Increase efficiency within client teams by identifying ways to improve processes

  • Work with the wider national DC team to drive sales and marketing initiatives

  • Actively engage in prospecting work, prepare proposals and responses to RFPs and deliver new business presentations


  • Meet chargeable hours and sales targets

  • Demonstrate sound financial management through the budgeting and billing processes

The Requirements

It is essential that the candidate is able to demonstrate:

  • The candidate is most likely to be working as a consultant or senior consultant in a corporate pensions environment

  • The candidate should have a strong track record of consulting and business development experience.

  • The candidate should have an excellent technical understanding of the DC pensions landscape and both trust and contract based plans

  • An excellent standard of written and oral communication

  • The ability to work as part of a small team, adapting to the varying styles of the other team members

  • The capacity to manage their own workload efficiently, prioritising as appropriate, often working to tight deadlines

  • Strong interpersonal skills

The Company

Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas – the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com .

Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer

Willis Towers Watson believes that effectively managing a diverse workforce is vital to our business strategy. We have an obligation to our organization, ourselves and our clients to hire and develop the best people we can find. We will continually review our policies and practices to ensure that all areas of the employment process (including recruiting, hiring, work assignments, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, company-sponsored development programs and overall workplace experience) are free from discriminatory practices. We are committed to equal employment opportunities at Willis Towers Watson.

Unsolicited Contact: Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Willis Towers Watson are considered property of Willis Towers Watson and are not subject to payment of agency fees. In order to be an authorized Recruitment Agency/Search Firm for Willis Towers Watson, any such agency must have an existing formal written agreement signed by an authorized Willis Towers Watson recruiter and an active working relationship with the organization. Resumes must be submitted according to our candidate submission process, which includes being actively engaged on the particular search. Likewise, for our authorized Recruitment Agencies/Search Firms, if the candidate submission process is not followed, no agency fees will be paid by Willis Towers Watson. Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer.


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  • Location:London, England, GB

  • Date Posted:April 16, 2018