DC Consultant in London at Willis Towers Watson

Date Posted: 11/11/2017

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Job Description

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.

The Business

Human capital and benefits

High-performing institutions cultivate and grow talent, carefully balancing costs and rewards.  From employee benefits to executive compensation, we take a rounded perspective, based on leading-edge thinking, data, analytics and software, unearthing new ways to motivate people, foster wellbeing and implement solutions that work.

The Role

Working as a Consultant as part of the London DC Consulting team which advises clients (both trustee and corporate) on all aspects of DC scheme design, provider selection, implementation, operation, restructure, communication, investment and ongoing governance.

Working with consultants and Account Managers 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.

Performance Objectives:


  • Support senior consultants with advice based client material (including meeting papers) – with minimal changes required
  • Attend client meetings as a support consultant and making a contribution
  • Leading on small sized projects / clients
  • Proactively works on clients with consultants and seeks opportunities


  • Meet chargeable hours targets 
  • Support with sales and marketing efforts by helping with proposals and responses for RFPs
  • Support the billing process including initial data analysis and drafting of invoice


  • Keep consultants appraised of issues in relation to their clients, preparing briefing and /or meeting papers as appropriate
  • 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
  • Coaches and develop more junior members of the team
  • Demonstrate natural ease and effectiveness when dealing with clients, colleagues and providers at all levels

Job Requirements

The Requirements

  • The candidate is most likely to be working as a DC consultant or support consultant in a corporate pension’s environment and has / is working towards a professional qualification – ideally APMI.

  • The candidate should have a good technical understanding of the DC pensions landscape and both trust and contract based plans.

  • It is essential that the candidate is proactive, enthusiastic and able to demonstrate an excellent standard of written and oral communication

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