Pension Proposition Consultant
Manchester, England
3d ago

Our Data Solutions team works with UK pension schemes to unlock the potential in their data in order to achieve their strategic aims.

From compliance to de-risking, through audit, cleanse and construction projects, we pride ourselves on offering unique, market leading solutions and consultancy to our clients.

A fast growing team, we are seeking a New Business consultant to support the Head of Data Sales as we continue to grow the business at pace.

In this role, you will :

  • Work directly with the Head of Data Sales and existing client teams to generate, pursue and win new data projects
  • Maintain a database of leads and uses own initiative to take proactive steps to follow up on new business leads
  • Develop a wide network, both internally within Willis Towers Watson, and externally to promote our Data Solutions business
  • Support the creation of compelling responses to tenders and proposals
  • Create, maintain and proactively update sales and marketing collateral for internal and external purposes
  • Develop, monitor and own effective MI to ensure that estimating tools are continuously refreshed and accurate
  • The opportunity to develop a broad range of skills, working in a fast-growing business alongside a diverse, dynamic and collaborative team.

    In return you will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including; a pension scheme, life insurance, medical insurance, eye care vouchers and flexible benefits including critical illness cover, dental cover, additional life assurance, childcare vouchers, retail vouchers and many other options and Corporate deals.

    The candidate will be a confident communicator who is comfortable liaising with stakeholders and clients at all levels. In addition the candidate will have good organisation skills and demonstrate core project management behaviours to complement their expertise.

    The successful applicant will evidence the following essential skills / experience for this role :

  • Ability to identify a client’s needs, create relevant solutions and articulate the value proposition
  • A demonstrable knowledge of and experience of working with UK defined benefit pension arrangements
  • Experience in engaging with clients and prospects to sell new projects and leverage opportunities from existing projects
  • A clear, concise and confident communicator of complex or technical issues relating to UK pensions member data to a broad audience.
  • An aptitude for creating clear and impactful written explanations of complex data matters, bringing the subject to life

  • The ability to work equally well independently and collaboratively with the Head of Data Sales and in a team, and enjoys a fast-paced environment
  • A good networker, both internally within Willis Towers Watson, and externally
  • A willingness to build an external market presence for the Data Solutions team and WTW
  • Experience of supporting responses to tenders for new business
  • A firm commitment to delivering high quality service
  • Willingness to travel across the UK to work closely with sales teams and to meet clients and prospects
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, particularly Powerpoint and Word
  • Minimum academic requirements grade 9 4 / Grade C or above for English Language and Maths at GCSE or equivalent
  • Other highly desirable skills / experience are :

  • Experience in developing pricing and scoping models, standardising material and monitoring MI to feed back into future projects
  • Experience in data auditing, data cleanse, GMP or de-risking projects
  • Experience in public speaking
  • Inquisitive, self-starter attitude and ability to work with ambiguity
  • 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

    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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