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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 45,000 employees in more than 140 territories. 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 inter-sections between talent, assets and ideas driving business performance.
Our Retirement team in Switzerland advises multinational companies and their pension funds. Utilising a combination of strong analytical skills and in-depth market knowledge, we provide analytical and strategic advice on a wide range of topics related to pension solutions, including financial reporting and performance management, M&A and corporate restructuring, benchmarking analysis, asset liability studies, and risk management.
To support the growth of this innovative team, we are looking for an experienced
The role is based in our Zurich (or Lausanne) office.
What can you expect?
In this role, you will work with colleagues to design and implement solutions to the challenges faced by leading multinational companies and their pension funds. This will involve the analysis and valuation of pension fund liabilities for financial reporting, strategic decision-making and risk management purposes. You will lead the projects and provide guidance to less experienced colleagues. You will pro-actively consult your clients on any pension related matters and you identify opportunities for integrating our services with other consulting services offered by Willis Towers Watson and working with colleagues to support the realization of those opportunities. Additionally, you will actively contribute to marketing and research activities to support the team’s growth.
Qualifications - External
What are you bringing?
You are a highly motivated individual who enjoys quantitative modeling, with a relevant educational background, preferably in actuarial science. You are a qualified or part-qualified actuary (under a recognized actuarial body) and have 5-10 years of professional work experience in valuation of pension plans under Swiss and international accounting standards (in particular IFRS and US-GAAP). Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are second nature to you. Strong German and English skills are essential, and knowledge of French is an advantage. You enjoy working within a team and would look forward to working with colleagues and clients who are based both within Switzerland and internationally. You have strong project management skills and good organizational abilities as well as an aptitude for managing multiple stakeholder groups.
At Willis Towers Watson you will discover a diverse, team-oriented and flexible working environment with colleagues that take pleasure in providing value-adding advice to clients. We offer a competitive salary benefit package, a bonus scheme, support for further education (e.g. Swiss pension expert certification) and an interesting career within the leading global advisory, broking and solutions company.
For more information please visit our website on www.willistowerswatson.com.
We are looking forward to your online application. The application via our career portal only takes about 5 minutes. If you have any further questions, please send us an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org (Job ID 200003XC). Your contact person is Helle Romundset, phone: +49 (0) 69-1505 5563.
Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunities employer.
To be considered for this role, applicants must be either Swiss citizens, EU or EFTA nationals or have the legal right to live and work in Switzerland.