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Senior Retirement Actuarial Consultant

Willis Towers Watson

in Arlington VA

Work for one of the top actuarial consulting firms in the country! As a Senior Consultant at Willis Towers Watson, you will be making a valuable difference every day to our high-profile client organizations. You will apply your actuarial and project management expertise in the delivery of complex projects for Fortune 1000 and other not-for-profit organizations of similar size. You will help clients achieve their evolving business objectives by aligning their defined benefit, retiree welfare and defined contribution plans accordingly.

The Role
As a Senior Retirement Actuarial Consultant you will be primarily responsible for developing new business, leading and delivering large, strategic client engagements and serving as strategic advisor to clients in your areas of subject matter expertise. You?ll also be asked to contribute your thought leadership to the overall development of the Retirement Line of Business. 

Addition responsibilities include: 

  • Primary accountability for growing Retirement revenue
    • Cross-sell new projects and services to current Retirement clients; maximize the penetration of key accounts
    • Serve as the lead Retirement strategist/subject matter expert in closing opportunities with new clients of the firm
    • Work with existing sales and Client Development teams to identify, develop and close new clients of the company
  • Lead client relationships from a Retirement perspective
    • Establish a trusted advisor role with clients and provide consistent, superior relationship management
    • Identify opportunities to cross sell projects and services to current clients
  • Lead and manage multiple large Retirement consulting client engagements
    • Build leveraged teams that work effectively together
    • Develop plans for execution of large, global engagements
    • Ensure project managers are maintaining team progress against established budget, timeline and quality standards (while you have overall responsibility, consultant level staff typically serve as day to day project managers)
    • Finalize and present quality deliverables to clients
  • Serve as Senior Actuary for select clients
    • Provide deep level of technical expertise for complex and large client relationships
    • Oversee actuaries and other financial experts in the delivery of value added models, projections and analytics
  • Serve as senior strategist and subject matter expert and ensure clients are regularly informed about the implications and opportunities that changing laws and regulations have related to their retirement plans
  • Perform technical review of work products
  • Contribute to the development of new tools and approaches to Retirement plan strategy and management
  • Demonstrate extensive leadership ability by mentoring other consultants
  • Build relationships internally and collaborate effectively on cross-functional teams
  • Oversee actuaries and other financial experts in the delivery of value added models, projections and analytics

The Requirements:

  • 10+ years? experience and success in the design and management of large group Retirement benefits gained in a consulting environment
  • A broad understanding of human capital strategy and the ability to contribute to cross-practice client engagements
  • Proven ability to generate revenue
  • Track record of success in managing large client relationships and leading global teams
  • Experience in managing multiple people and projects and producing quality deliverables on time and within budget
  • Proven ability to recognize and diagnose issues, work in teams, and leverage the resources of other related practices to address client challenges
  • An executive presence with polished and well developed written and oral communication skills
  • Superior ability to influence and collaborate with senior management and work across all levels of an organization
  • BA/BS plus FSA/FCIA required, EA preferred

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

Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer
Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability. 

Equal Employment Opportunity: Know your rights.

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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