Global Actuarial Benefit Director


Our work touches the lives of millions of people around the world. We are dedicated to helping our clients deliver transformative employment packages that measurably improve the employee experience. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a large, diverse and successful team. The GSS Practice has an enviable client portfolio that focuses on multi-national companies across all sectors, including Pharmaceutical, Financial Services, Oil & Gas/Natural Resources, Retail, Construction and Engineering and Manufacturing. The team’s mission is to advise multinational companies’ headquarters on all aspects of pensions and benefits provided to workforces around the world.

Multinational companies face a variety of business, cultural, language and regulatory environments. We help companies to navigate these challenges in relation to pensions, benefits and employment structures. We advise multinational companies on certain specialist topics where the GSS has unique experience, and we also act as a single point of contact to help solve client questions where we draw on the expertise of all our colleagues from around the world.

The Role

This role will entail developing relationships with and providing strategic advice and consulting to the Headquarters HR and Finance teams of our multinational clients. Specifically, this role will have a focus selling and delivering strategic global retirement management advice, M&A support and other consulting services to the headquarters. You will also sell, provide, or oversee the provision of, actuarial services to our largest multinational clients in the region. Be main point of contact to corporate HR and Finance within multinational companies for global retirement strategy.

  • Lead complex multi-country actuarial projects to multinational clients, such as pensions accounting results or M&A projects
  • Translate local terminology into corporate language (facilitation/mediation)
  • Oversee the coordination and project management of other multi-country projects such as global benefits benchmarking exercises, merger & acquisition activity, total rewards alignment and cost savings projects, data analytics and governance processes. 
  • Lead diverse client teams to deliver advice to the headquarters of our multinational clients on employee benefit matters around the world. Such areas of advice could include benefit design, local compliance, local and global governance process, provider selection and benefit delivery, global benefit financing and risk management structures
  • Work closely with the global Client Relationship Directors (CRDs)/key local CRDs and local Retirement consultant colleagues 
  • Keep abreast of changes in legislation, market practice or otherwise, identification of issues and proactively supporting clients in addressing these
  • Develop people in the GSS team
  • Ensure that wider client team is kept appraised of issues and brought into conversations as necessary

About You

  • Qualified actuary, with extensive experience working with clients to prepare IFRS and/or US GAAP pensions accounting disclosures
  • Understands the nuances of working across borders, with different cultures and with multinational organizations
  • Experience in building relationships with and selling work to large organisations at the headquarters and local country level across a range of international benefits topic areas
  • Self-motivation and the ability to effectively lead and work in teams, including remotely with clients and colleagues in other countries
  • An ability to engage in a consulting relationship with clients at the headquarters and local country level
  • Ability to build a network with client contacts and WTW colleagues around the world.
  • Strong desire to deliver to clients’ high-quality results, consistently and a proactive approach to working with clients.
  • The ability to deal positively with change and comfortable in working in a global environment 

About Us

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. 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Vacature informatie

Bedrijf: Willis Towers Watson

Locatie: Amstelveen



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