Willis Towers Watson Senior Global Benefits Consultant in Chicago, Illinois

Senior Global Benefits Consultant

Date Posted: June 11, 2018

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JOB DESCRIPTION

As a Senior Global Consultant within the Global Services and Solutions (GSS) line of business, you will be responsible for developing new business, leading and delivering large, strategic client engagements and serving as strategic advisor to multinational clients concerning their retirement and broader benefits/compensation/human capital issues for their operations globally. You’ll also be asked to contribute your thought leadership to the overall development of the Global Services and Solutions business.

Operating in the global market place means multinational companies face a variety of different business, cultural, language and regulatory environments. Our GSS business helps these companies navigate the challenges of multi-country complexity based on context knowledge of trends and innovative multi-client solutions. In particular, we help multinational companies develop global/cross-border solutions that meet the needs of both local and headquarter management in the design, establishment, administration, financing, operation, oversight and monitoring of their compensation and benefit programs around the world. In doing so, we work closely with our local offices in over 100 geographies, as well as subject matter experts in other Willis Towers Watson business segments.

The Role

  • Accountability for penetrating the local and regional market and introduce new clients and projects to the firm in order to meet annual revenue goals

  • Identify opportunities to cross-sell new products and services

  • Coordinate with existing sales and Client Development Group teams to identify, develop and close strategic sales opportunities

  • Build relationships with internal and external sources to maximize the penetration of key target accounts

  • Lead and manage multiple client engagements

  • Perform technical review of complex work products

  • Finalize and present quality deliverables to clients

  • Establish a trusted advisor role with clients and provide consistent, superior relationship management

  • Lead large global 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)

  • Serve as senior strategist on global client assignments

  • Contribute to the development of new tools and approaches related to global consulting

  • Demonstrate extensive leadership ability by mentoring other consultants

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

The Requirements

  • 10+ years of experience and success in the design/management of global benefit/compensation programs for multinational organizations, ideally gained in a consulting environment

  • Proven ability to generate revenue and grow market share

  • Track record of success in managing large client relationships and leading global team

  • 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

  • Interest and aptitude in keeping abreast of latest developments in global compensation/benefits approaches and contributing to the development of new tools and approaches

  • Flexibility with regard to global travel

  • An undergraduate degree is required; advanced degree preferred

  • Experience living and working overseas and foreign language skills 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 willistowerswatson.com .

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.

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  • Location:Chicago, IL, US

  • Date Posted:June 11, 2018