Special Projects Coordinator in Welwyn at Willis Towers Watson

Date Posted: 11/16/2017

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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

Project Management

  • Work, in conjunction with the Administration Team, to prepare a full project specification, involving translating the client's requirements into appropriate deliverables and inputting into the fee estimate.

  • Project management:

  • co-ordinating project activities

  • analyse project after completion

  • identify areas for development and improvement

  • implement changes as necessary for future projects

Individual Client Profitability

  • Ensure time and activity is recorded correctly in Oracle, identifying any out of scope activity as required. 


  • Maintain a high standard of technical knowledge and be a point of reference on technical issues and non-standard cases.

  • Maintain a good working knowledge of systems and products.

  • Provide input to future IT development.

  • Promote new developments in the market place, eg web services.

  • Provide input to the process improvement team 

Knowledge Management

  • Identify and assist Project Manager to populate Vantage with best practice templates.

  • Prepare case studies within 1 month of project completion, where appropriate.

Business Development

  • Participate in new business presentations as required.

  • Identify opportunities for cross-selling other services to existing clients.

Team Responsibilities/Management Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the associate training and development programme for the practice.

  • Understand your role in the team.

  • Encourage teamwork by sharing knowledge, ideas and solutions.

  • Foster trust and respect

Job Requirements

The Requirements

  • Interpersonal skills to include good written and verbal communication.

  • Good time management skills and the ability to organise and prioritise own workload.

  • Ability to work to a high level of accuracy.

  • Customer and quality focussed.

  • Computer literate, with strong Excel skills.

  • Experience of dealing with occupational pension schemes (both DB and DC).