Risk Management Specialist

Willis Towers Watson
Reigate, United Kingdom
Not Specified
17 Dec 2018
19 Dec 2018
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Summary of Role

As part of the UK Advisory Investment Services team, you will work with consultants, clients and prospects to improve their portfolios through utilising a range of risk management solutions, with a particular focus on longevity hedging.

The Role

This role provides the candidate with an opportunity to join the UK Advisory Investment Services Team, which continues to represent the largest part of the Global Investment Line of Business (LOB). The successful candidate will work closely with Investment LOB consultants, clients and prospects to improve their portfolios through utilising a range of risk management solutions, with a particular focus on the growing interest and need for longevity hedging. Your role will be to help promote the use of risk management solutions within the Investment LOB, to input into client specific strategy analysis and to maintain strong relationships with the Risk Solutions team in the Retirement Line of Business. In addition you will have opportunity to get involved in liability hedging projects (LDI) across a range of client and portfolio types. The Requirements

  • Keen interest in risk management solutions, across asset, inflation, interest rate and longevity risk
  • Technically very strong (eg qualified actuary or CFA) confident with asset liability analysis. 
  • Ability to demonstrate strategic thinking to improve the outcomes of clients' portfolios.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise and deliver accurately on time, often within short timescales.
  • Good oral and written communication/presentational skills.
  • Ability to work successfully in cross-LOB teams to ensure successful delivery of projects and to build strong networks in the investment and retirement practices.
  • Willingness to support and guide investment colleagues in considering the investment aspects of longevity hedging for their clients, under internal guidance and the strategy ASK 

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.

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