Willis Towers Watson Executive Compensation Consultant (flexible work arrangements available) in London, United Kingdom

Executive Compensation Consultant (flexible work arrangements available)

Date Posted: March 19, 2018


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Summary of Role

As an Executive Compensation Consultant at Willis Towers Watson, you will be making a valuable difference every day to our high-profile client organizations. You will be expected to nurture the business network nationally and across various business lines. You will plan, design and implement Executive Compensation and incentive programs for existing and new clients. You will work directly with managers and executive leadership of large firms to evaluate and develop compensation and reward strategies that facilitate achievement of business and human capital strategies. We are open to discussing flexible work arrangements for the right candidate, including home working or flexible hours.

The Role


  • Deliver superior, consistent project management for multiple, marquee clients

  • Draft statements of work, project plans and budgets involving multiple workflow streams and client teams

  • Serve as the day to day project lead, ensuring the progress of the team against established objectives, budget, timeline, deliverables and quality standards

  • Interface with colleagues from other practices and regions on assignments that reflect the client’s broader business issues

  • Develop a trusted advisor relationship with client contacts through effective communication and efficient, quality execution of projects

  • Serve as primary, daily contact to clients on delivery of services

  • Manage client expectations and raise appropriate issues to Senior Consultants and Client Relationship Managers


  • Provide valued-added consulting expertise on large sophisticated projects

  • Develop diverse compensation structures, competitive base pay and incentive approaches that provide seamless delivery of global solutions for our clients

  • Collaborate and contribute to the development, design and implementation of employee executive compensation programs that include total rewards strategy, competitive benchmarking, and pay analyses

  • Contribute to the development of new tools and approaches


  • Meet revenue and billable hour goals as described by manager

  • Support the generation of new business as part of the broader team

  • Develop new business opportunities and enhance existing relationships

  • Directly contribute to clients’ success through applying your technical expertise


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

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

  • Serve as mentor to project team associates

The Requirements

  • In depth knowledge of tax, corporate finance, regulatory and accounting requirements in order to design Executive Compensation plans

  • Strong subject-matter expertise in compensation, including the areas of tax, corporate finance, regulatory and accounting requirements, annual, equity, stock and other long and short term incentive programs

  • Demonstrated hands on experience with special equity and incentive plans in a broad array of compensation related areas

  • Some experience with special equity and incentive plans for situations such as IPO’s, LBO’s, M&A’s, divestitures and entrepreneurial starts ups will be a plus

  • Demonstrated success or strong evidence to support new business generation

  • Strong client relationship, interpersonal and team skills

  • An executive presence with polished and well developed oral and written communication skills

  • Self-starter attitude and ability to work within ambiguity

  • Flexibility and proven ability to diagnose and resolve issues

  • Strong analytical and creative skills

  • Enjoy training/mentoring junior staff

  • The ability to see the big picture, leveraging the resources of related practices to address the clients’ business challenges

  • Working knowledge of Excel, MS Project, MS Word

  • Interest and ability to travel globally (foreign language skills desirable)

  • Bachelors degree required, MBA 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 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:March 19, 2018