Legal Council - LifeSight

Willis Towers Watson

Vacature informatie

Bedrijf: Willis Towers Watson

Locatie: Rotterdam

Opleidingsniveau: WO

Arbeidsvoorwaarden: Competitive

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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


LifeSight is the PPI of Willis Towers Watson in the Netherlands and is part of a growing global pension plan provider. Currently, LifeSight is available in Belgium, Ireland, the Netherlands and the UK. We offer personal pension insight to individual employees and their employers within the mid-market and corporate segment. We do this by offering pension schemes that can be tailored to the situation of an employee. With clear and relevant communication we make pensions a valuable benefit that everyone understands. Clarity about the product, the business model and the organization is key for the way we operate.

LifeSight is the answer to the growing demand for distinctive defined contribution pension solutions for companies with 50 employees or more. It is a unique and innovative pension solution, based on dynamic life cycle investments, personal employee communication and a modern admin platform.

LifeSight is a separate legal entity with an independent board of directors who select best in class external partners in the fields of administration, asset management and insurance to provide to best value to our clients.

Our goal is to realize better outcomes for members, engage employees with their pension. And provide employers high quality pension solution that relieves them from governance and operational burden.

The Role


The legal council is a highly skilled professional, the legal linking pin between the business, operations and the board. In this role you are pivotal in making sure that LifeSight's proposition and policies are complying with all relevant legislation. You ensure that LifeSight's capabilities are fully in line with our potential to the market place, operational excellent and up to date to the latest (market and legislative) developments.
Responsibilities
  • Legal advisor to the LifeSight board
  • Legal advisor to Pension Services associates
  • Legal review on LifeSight's product offering and policy making
  • Drafting and maintenance of all relevant legal pension document formats
  • Determine policy regarding all relevant legislation and changes
  • Keeping track of relevant changes in legislation
  • Legal review of all client communication formats
  • Support sales during the RFP process in case of bespoke requests from advisors or prospects
  • Support product management
  • Legal support during contracting of clients
  • Legal support during contracting of third party suppliers in cooperation with the general legal council
Excellence
  • Excellent knowledge and expertise about Dutch pension act
  • Sufficient knowledge about relevant fiscal legislation
  • Sufficient knowledge about relevant corporate law
  • Market knowledge and affinity with DC products

People
  • Wins confidence and deals easily with the board, colleagues at Pension Services, customers and other stakeholders
  • Absorbs and analyses complex legal questions and transforms them into clear cut decision making pieces for the LifeSight board and pension services team.

Financial
  • Contributes to the sales and marketing efforts by giving legal advice or guidance
  • Contribute during product development and innovation

Clients
  • Hands-on attitude
  • Client centric
  • Solution focused


The Requirements


  • Completed university education Dutch law or equivalent
  • Completed pension law education
  • WFT pension certificate
  • 5+ years of legal work experience within an advisory organization or in the pensions business
  • Analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills: to the point, clear cut solutions, tailored to audience
  • Capable of coping with stress
  • Good organizational skills; planning and organizing work efficiently, handling multi projects and priorities with regard to quality & priority
  • A good understanding of (DC) pension products and the broader Pension environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in Dutch and English
  • Will have a good working experience with Word and PowerPoint
LifeSight - Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on any basis. We support flexible working and this role will be considered on a flexible basis.

Vacature informatie

Bedrijf: Willis Towers Watson

Locatie: Rotterdam

Opleidingsniveau: WO

Arbeidsvoorwaarden: Competitive

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