Nearly/Newly Qualified Actuary - Retirement

Willis Towers Watson
14 Aug 2019
11 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
As a nearly/newly qualified Actuary with significant experience in the Pensions sector you will work as part of a team on a wide variety of complex projects and contribute to achieving the exciting growth strategy of the UK Retirement practice while maintaining a healthy work-life balance.

Actuarial colleagues at Willis Towers Watson benefit from all the resources and opportunities that a large company can provide, but this doesn't come at the cost of individuality. You will have the opportunity to work alongside some of the leading figures in the pensions industry and also to be recognised for your personal contribution.

The Role

You will serve as a key resource for the senior consultants in charge of each of your engagements by reviewing many aspects of the client work and managing a team of more junior consultants.

We work with a wide range of clients and your work may cover both trustee and corporate assignments. As well as providing advice on regular valuations, accounting, individual calculations and factor reviews, we often work alongside our clients on innovative, market-leading projects. You will have opportunities to contribute to varied and interesting projects such as:

• Integrated risk management
• Liability management
• Plan design strategy
• Asset/liability modelling and journey planning strategy
• Mergers and acquisitions

We structure our teams so that you get to work with a variety of colleagues, providing exposure to different ways of working. Depending on your preferences and strengths you will be able to work with your manager to develop yourself further and choose from a variety of different yet defined career path. The Requirements
  • Recently qualified or maintaining progress towards Fellowship of the IFoA OR
  • FIA qualified (or equivalent).
  • Strong client service orientation.
  • Proven experience in successfully managing multiple projects and producing quality deliverables on time and within budget.
  • Proven delegation skills and a desire to coach and mentor junior associates.
The role is based in the market town of Reigate which is a great place to live and work, and is just over a 30 minute train journey from Central London. Out of the top 40 pension schemes in the UK, 20 of these have their Scheme Actuary based in the Reigate office and the revenue of the Reigate Retirement team is around a third of the Retirement revenue for the UK.

We offer highly competitive salaries accompanied by impressive packages in a dynamic, friendly and agile working environment.

Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer.
A more detailed job description is available upon request.